Tottenham vs Leicester LIVE: Team news, line-ups and more ahead of Premier League fixture today


Tottenham Hotspur are hosting Leicester City in the Premier League this afternoon as Jose Mourinho’s team aim to close the gap on league leaders Liverpool at the top. Liverpool thrashed Crystal Palace 7-0 on Saturday to move six points clear, but Everton beat Arsenal to climb second and Spurs can reduce the gap to three once more with victory here today. 

Harry Kane and Son Heung-min remain in menacing form but Spurs will have to deal with Jamie Vardy at the other end today, Leicester’s leading goalscorer and last season’s Golden Boot winner. Leicester were flying high themselves before the recent disappointment of defeat by Everton, and will be desperate to make amends this afternoon with the major scalp of Spurs. 

Follow all the action and latest updates below following the conclusion of Brighton vs Sheffield United.

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Both sides stay where they were in the table, Brighton are two points clear of the relegation zone with 12 points whilst Sheffield United finally add another point to their tally. 

Brighton 1 – 1 Sheffield United

90+4 mins: Full time. Honours even at the Amex. It’s a valuable point for the Blades as Jahanbakhsh heads the ball onto the crossbar in the final seconds of the game to almost win it for Brighton. Both teams will be pleased. It’s a fair result but both teams will feel they could have won it. 

Brighton 1 – 1 Sheffield United

90+2 mins: Another free kick as Welbeck brings down Basham on the right wing. Osborn delivers the cross into the box. Sanchez comes to claim it but drops the ball and is rescued by the referee’s whistle. 

Brighton 1 – 1 Sheffield United

90 mins: Four minutes of stoppage time to play as Sheffield United whip a free kick into the box that Danny Welbeck heads clear. 

Brighton 1 – 1 Sheffield United – Welbeck

87 mins: GOAL! It’s been coming. A free kick over on the right is taken short and comes to Trossard who curls the ball into the six-yard box. There’s a cluster of bodies around the ball and it hits Basham and bounces out to Welbeck who pounces on the chance and whacks it into the back of the net. 

Brighton 0 – 1 Sheffield United

84 mins: Big chance for Brighton! Jahanbakhsh fires the ball across the penalty area. Ramsdale comes for it but misses the ball. Connolly has an open net in front of him but he doesn’t connect cleanly with the ball as it hits the top of his head and bounces away!

Brighton 0 – 1 Sheffield United

81 mins: Brighton are keeping up the pressure, they win their 12th corner and play it short again before whipping a cross into the area. Enda Stevens deals with it and Sheffield United are closing in on a first Premier League win of the season. Less than 10 minutes to go for them to hold out. 

Brighton 0 – 1 Sheffield United

78 mins: Brighton play a corner short and Solly March runs into the right side of the box and drills a shot that takes a deflection to put it wide. The home side get a second attempt and the corner finds Webster in the middle but his soft header falls safely to Ramsdale. 

Brighton 0 – 1 Sheffield United

75 mins: Basham wins the ball for the Blades and picks out Bogle. He sends it wide for Burke who holds it up well. Bogle gets into the box and takes it back before the whistle goes for an offside. 

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