'A worrying sign': Paul Merson predicts result of Tottenham v Leicester clash
Tottenham Hotspur will hope to maintain their unbeaten Premier League run when they host Leicester City on Saturday.
Antonio Conte’s Spurs sit third in the table after winning four and drawing two of their six games so far.
However, Tottenham will go into the Leicester game on the back of a 2-0 defeat to Sporting CP in the Champions League.
Meanwhile, Brendan Rodgers’ Foxes are in dire straits right now, sitting bottom of the table.
Leicester are yet to win in the league this season and have one draw and five defeats from six.
“All over the place”
He claims that Spurs aren’t playing well at present, and said their loss to Sporting was “a bad one” for them.
At the same time, Merson feels the midweek defeat could help Tottenham in the long run, and backed them to win.
The former Arsenal man reckons Leicester are “all over the place” and felt the players “aren’t working for each other”.
Merson went with a 3-0 win for Tottenham.
“Tottenham are not playing well at the moment, let’s be honest,” he wrote.
“The game against Sporting in the UEFA Champions League was a bad one for them, but in my opinion, it could help them in the long run.
“At the start of the Premier League season, I felt results were papering over their cracks, which obviously wouldn’t be the case anymore after what happened in Europe midweek.
“That said, I still fancy them to bounce back and beat Leicester City this weekend.
“The Foxes are all over the place and it looks to me like their players aren’t working for each other, which is a worrying sign for Brendan Rodgers.
“They have good players, but it just isn’t working for them at the moment.”
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