Leicester edge Tottenham | Picture: Premier League Twitter

Video Assistance Referee (VAR) made a controversial call as Leicester came from a goal down to beat Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League on Saturday.

Late second-half goals from Ricardo Pereira and James Maddison saw the foxes take all the three points at the King Power stadium.

Despite dominating the possession, Tottenham were in the back foot during the opening exchanges. However, A moment of magic from Harry Kane gave Spurs a 29th-minute lead, heading into the break.

In the second half, Serge Aurier seemingly gave the visitors a 2-0 lead, only for the VAR to intervene and rule it out.

Soon after Spurs were denied their second, Leicester equalised on the break. Vardy raced down the left and cut one back for Pereira, who side-footed shot takes a deflection and goes past Gazzaniga.

The Portuguese full-back last scored on Boxing Day of last season when Leicester defeated Manchester City 2-1.

Brendon Rogers made a couple of tactical switches in the final third, which paid off later on.

Leicester went on to complete a comeback after a moment of magic from James Maddison. The Youngster wonderful, dipping effort went past a scrambling Gazzaniga.

Early, in the first half, Leicester had a goal of their own denied by the VAR after Wilfred Ndidi bundled home from a yard out.

The 2015 Champions, with this win, moved second in the table behind Liverpool, who are yet to drop a point.

On Friday, Bournemouth defeated Southampton 3-1 in the south-coast derby at the St. Mary’s Stadium. The Cherries, temporarily, went third in the table with their first-ever win at the Saint’s helm.

Also, on Saturday, Manchester City humiliated Watford 8-0 at Etihad Stadium. Bernardo Silva netted a hat-trick while David Silva, Sergio Aguero, Nicholas Otamendi and Riyad Mahrez also got on the scoresheet.

Other Premier League results:

Burnley 2:0 Norwich City (Chris Wood 10′, 14′)

Everton 0:2 Sheffield United (Yerry Mina 40′ (OG), Lys Mousset 79′)


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