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Posted on 24 November 2000  - 12:00

Tottenham Hotspur (Spurs) Football Club is located in North London. The club is also known as Spurs. Tottenham's home ground is White Hart Lane. The club motto is Audere est Facere (To dare is to do).

TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR
(9th/White Hart Lane/George Graham (Oct 98)/Spurs)

Last six league results:
COVENTRY (A) L1-2 (Rebrov)
DERBY (H) W3-1 (Leonhardsen 2, Carr)
CHELSEA (A) L0-3
SUNDERLAND (H) W2-1 (Sherwood, Armstrong)
ASTON VILLA (A) L0-2
LIVERPOOL (H) W2-1 (Ferdinand, Sherwood)

  • Won only 3 of their last 9 league games
  • Lost 5 of their last 9 league games
  • Won 9 of their last 12 home games in all comps (lost at home to Birmingham in the LC, 31st October)
  • Won 8 of their last 10 home league games, including the last 3 in a row.
  • Unbeaten in those 10 games - last home league defeat by Aston Villa in April
  • Lost only 1 of their last 12 home games in all comps
  • Won only 1 of their last 12 league games away from home - at Leicester, 19th April (8 since)
  • Lost 9 of their last 12 league games away from home, including 6 out of 7 this season - only 1 point so far on their travels
  • Failed to score in 5 of their 8 games away from home in all comps so far this season
  • If Spurs concede 2 goals today it will bring their goals against tally in the Premiership to 450 (Played 330 games)

Top Scorer: Rebrov - 5 lge (1 pen)
Also: Leonhardsen - 4 (3 lge, 1 LC), Ferdinand - 3 lge, Anderton/Carr/Sherwood - 2 (1 lge, 1 LC/2 lge/2 lge) (Anderton 2 pens)

LEICESTER CITY
(3rd/Filbert Street/Peter Taylor (June 2000)/The Foxes)

Last six league results:
MAN UTD (H) L0-3
LIVERPOOL (A) L0-1
DERBY (H) W2-1 (Izzet, Gunnlaugsson)
MAN CITY (A) W1-0 (Savage)
NEWCASTLE (H) D1-1 (Gunnlaugsson)
MIDDLESBRO (A) W3-0 (Izzet pen, Benjamin, Eadie)

  • Unbeaten in 4 league games (3 all comps)
  • Won only 3 of their last 10 in all comps
  • Lost only 1 of their last 5 games in all comps
  • Won only 3 of their 9 home games so far this season
  • Conceded only 8 goals in the league so far this season, the best in the Premiership. City are the only team not to have conceded double figures so far this season in the Premiership
  • Conceded only 1 goal away from home so far this season in the league
  • Lost only 1 of their last 7 games away from home in the league - at Liverpool, 21st October
  • Scored only 14 goals in the league so far this season - only Bradford (5) and Coventry (13) have scored fewer in the Premiership
  • Failed to score in 4 of their last 8 games in all comps
  • Lost only 1 of their last 9 home league games

Top Scorers: Izzet - 4 (3 lge, 1 UEFA)
Also: Akinbiyi/Eadie/Gunnlaugsson/Taggart - 2 (2 lge/2 lge/2 lge/1 lge, 1 UEFA)

Head to Head

  • Leicester have won 3 of the last 4 league meetings here
  • Spurs have not beaten Leicester at home since March '95 - 4 league meetings since
  • Only 2 draws in the last 12 meetings here in all comps
  • Contested the 1999 LC final, Spurs winning 1-0 with an Allan Nielsen goal in the last minute
    Last Season: Tottenham 2 (Iversen 2) Leicester 3 (Izzet 2-1 pen, Taggart) - 3rd October '99
    Also: Leicester 0 Tottenham 1 (Ginola) - 19th April 2000
  • StatPack - By Dave Todd