Leicester City boss Claude Puel: 'We should have beaten Tottenham Hotspur'

Dean Simpson
May 14, 2018

"To structure the club, I think Leicester know just two times in the first part of the Premier League in 18 years, this club need consistency and stability and with a lot of work to continue the development".

Kane's two goals took his tally to 30 for the season and it was an encouraging performance ahead of this summer's World Cup, but he ultimately fell two goals short in his pursuit of a third successive Golden Boot.

Goals from Jamie Vardy, Riyad Mahrez and Kelechi Iheanacho had put the Foxes into a 3-1 lead by the 47th minute at Wembley.

Heading into the final day of league games, Spurs could not finish above third and wanted to avoid dropping down to fourth, with Liverpool ready to take advantage. Until Vardy scored his second to level the tie.


Lamela tapped home to make it 3-2, then a shot was deflected off Christian Fuchs and in to make it 3-3 four minutes later.

And Pochettino's side made no mistake as they ran out 5-4 winners in a insane game against Leicester City at Wembley. Demarai Gray looked close to extending the lead when he forced a fine save from Hugo Lloris after some superb football from Leicester. Shortly after Danny Rose was denied a penalty following a challenge from Silva, Mahrez - who had just missed a great chance - slipped in Vardy to smash home Leicester's equaliser for his 20th league goal of the campaign.

Leicester and Tottenham contributed to a game which matched the all-time record for goals scored in a single match at Wembley, in a topsy-turvy game which did not appear to have little meaning for either side.

However, a second-half collapse, conceding four goals in 27 minutes to lose 5-4, left them with only one win from their final seven games in the league.


- Kane has reached 30 Premier League goals for the first time in his career - the first Englishman to do so since Kevin Phillips in 1999-2000 (also, 30).

Game over? No. Harry Kane had other ideas.

"It's insane to lose a game where you've scored four goals away", Puel added.


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