Ahmed Musa is two by two

Super Eagles Assistant Captain and Speed Demon,Ahmed Musa was on target again on Saturday to help Premier League Champions Leicester City to grab another vital away point at White Hart Lane against Tottenham Hotspur's who are still unbeaten in the league.

Musa was on hand to slot home Jamie Vardy low cross early in the second half to secure a point for his team and sustained an injury in the process.


Neither side had anything more than half an eye on their midweek Champions League assignments and the game was full of crunching tackles, energetic running and furious pressing, but there was a need for a change of pace at times, someone to put a foot on the ball and introduce some subtlety.
All that blood and thunder made the search for space elusive. Dele Alli crashed a shot against the bar and saw another saved by Kasper Schmeichel. Yet Spurs lacked fluency without their Argentinian midfielder Erik Lamela, who was missing with illness. Son Heung-min probed without success and Christian Eriksen was poor, disappointing with his set-piece deliveries.
Leicester looked to Riyad Mahrez for inspiration, regularly working the ball to the right flank in the first half. Danny Rose kept him quiet, however, save for the moment when the Algerian whipped in a cross that Shinji Okazaki glanced narrowly over. Christian Fuchs also rammed a volley over after Mahrez picked him out with a corner.
Tottenham’s breakthrough arrived when Huth, playing with fire, was penalised for hauling Janssen down after an Eriksen free-kick reached the striker after a spot of head tennis.
Huth has never been a defender who respects the personal space of his opponents, although Ranieri felt that Janssen initiated the contact and fell softly. The referee, Robert Madley, pointed to the spot, though, and Janssen beat Schmeichel with a firm finish. Leicester have conceded 14 goals in their first five away games.
Despite prodding wide in the second half, though, Janssen rarely looked mobile enough to lead the line for Spurs. He has scored three penalties since his £17m move from AZ Alkmaar and will need time to adapt to English football, yet the 22-year-old has struggled to fill in for Kane.
Although Pochettino said that he is “really happy” with Janssen, he could do with the player he called his main striker. The manager said that Kane has a 50% chance of returning against Bayer Leverkusen at Wembley on Wednesday and a better one of being involved in the much-anticipated visit to Arsenal next Sunday. Tottenham need him fit as soon as possible.
Leicester’s attacking edge will be sharper when Jamie Vardy regains his touch in front of goal. He has gone 11 games without scoring and miscontrolled when Musa sent him clear in the first half.
Vardy has plenty of other qualities, however, and he played a key role in Leicester’s equaliser early in the second half, racing clear on the right after Wanyama’s careless header and crossing for Musa, who forced the ball past Hugo Lloris at the far post.

As a measure of how difficult it is to score against Spurs from open play, perhaps nothing sums it up better than the way Musa had to put his body on the line. The winger briefly lay in a heap in the back of the net after colliding with Lloris, but it was worth the pain. Although Jan Vertonghen sent a late header against the bar, Tottenham could have used some of Musa’s persistence in attack.

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