Leicester’s Ahmed Musa strikes to frustrate blunt Tottenham

Tottenham have the defence to win the title. It has taken them 10 matches to concede from open play in the league this season and none of their rivals can match Mauricio Pochettino’s side when it comes to defensive excellence. Yet whether Tottenham have enough in attack to last the pace is more debatable. This was another blunt performance from Mauricio Pochettino’s side, who are crying out for the return of Harry Kane, and they lost more ground on Arsenal and Manchester City after being held by Leicester.

Ahmed Musa’s equaliser earned the champions their first away point of the season and the draw was far more useful for Leicester. With Arsenal and City winning, Tottenham needed to win. But despite taking the lead through Vincent Janssen’s penalty, they dropped two points and have not won since beating City here at the start of October.

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