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Ndidi Goal Disallowed, Iheanacho Missing in Foxes Comeback Victory over Spurs

Super Eagles tackling machine, Wilfred Ndidi was at his flying best when Leicester City fought back to beat Tottenham Hotspurs at the King Power Stadium on Saturday.
The 21-year-old had his goal disallowed in the first half courtesy of VAR(Video Assistant Referee).

James Maddison's late strike sealed the three points for Leicester James Maddison's fine late strike saw Leicester come from behind to beat Tottenham 2-1 in a game filled with more VAR drama.

Maddison's powerful 25- yard effort settled a wonderful game of twists and turns at the King Power Stadium, which saw Spurs surrender the lead for the third time in four games.

Leicester thought they had scored the opener when Wilfred Ndidi bundled home after Paulo Gazzaniga's fumble, but VAR ruled it out for an offside, and minutes later Harry Kane put Spurs ahead with a superb finish, somehow hooking the ball past Kasper Schmeichel while falling to the ground from Caglar Soyuncu's shove.
After half-time, the visitors thought they had doubled their lead when Serge Aurier powered in a low effort from just outside the box before VAR again adjudged an offside in the build-up, and moments later Leicester equalised when Ricardo Pereira fired in a loose ball from 12 yards.
Both sides had enjoyed plenty of opportunities in a game which still threatened to go either way - but a moment of magic from Maddison would end up defining it, beating Gazzaniga from 25 yards with a fine finish five minutes from time.

Meanwhile, Out of favour former Manchester City star, Kelechi Iheanacho didn't make the matchday squad again for the Brendan Rodgers tinkered team.

By Olamide Oyetunji

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