Super Eagles midfielder Wilfred Ndidi played a key role as Leicester City fought back from a goal down to register a 2-1 victory over Tottenham Hotspur in Saturday’s Premier League fixture at the King Power Stadium, Completesports.com reports.
Ndidi had what would have been a curtain raiser goal for Leicester City rightly disallowed by the VAR in the 16th Minute. Tottenham goalkeeper Paulo Gazzaniga parried Youri Tielemans’ shot, then Ayoze Pérez missed the rebound before Ndidi sent it into the net. The VAR confirmed that Pérez was offside in build-up
It was Ndidi’s fifth Premier League appearance for Leicester City albeit he has scored one goal for the Foxes this season.
His international teammate, Kelechi Iheanacho was not listed for the match by Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers.
It was the fourth consecutive game that Iheanacho has failed to make the bench.
Harry Kane put Tottenham Hotspur ahead a minute before the half hour mark.
Serge Aurier thought that he had doubled his team’s lead shortly after the hour mark before VAR intervened to rule that Son Heung-min had been millimetres offside in the buildup.
Leicester equalised shortly afterwards through Ricardo Pereira.
James Maddison netted the winner from distance five minutes from time to move his side into second position in the standings.
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