Leicester City v Tottenham Hotspur - All the stats

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Following Tottenham Hotspur's 2-1 victory over Leicester City at the King Power Stadium, we bring you all the best Opta Stats.

Christian Eriksen was the hero again for Tottenham Hotspur as they overcame Leicester City 2-1 on Boxing Day. 

Spurs went ahead in the first minute when Harry Kane fired in from close range, but the Foxes levelled three minutes after the break, courtesy of Leonardo Ulloa's near post finish.

Nevertheless, with just under 20 minutes remaining, the visitors regained their lead through Eriksen's low free-kick, from which they pushed on to secure maximum points.

Here are the top five statistics from the Lilywhites' hard-fought victory:

10 - Tottenham Hotspur are now unbeaten in their last 10 Premier League matches on Boxing Day, winning seven. 

5 - Leicester's Riyad Mahrez emerged as the most creative player in this clash, having fashioned an impressive five key passes - two more than his closest challengers, team-mates Daniel Drinkwater and Leonardo Ulloa.

  TeamChances createdAssists
Riyad Mahrez Leicester 5 1
Daniel Drinkwater Leicester 3 0
Leonardo Ulloa Leicester 3 0

85 - Drinkwater accumulated more touches than anyone else involved (85), while Spurs' Nabil Bentaleb recorded a match-best 67 passes, of which 82% were successful. 

15 - Kane has now scored 15 goals in all competitions this season; only Sergio Aguero (19) has more for any Premier League side.

  TeamSeasonGoalsShots per gameConversion rate (%)Appearances
Christian Eriksen Tottenham 2014-2015 7 2.89 13 18
Nacer Chadli Tottenham 2014-2015 6 1.67 24 15
Harry Kane Tottenham 2014-2015 5 2.64 14 14

7 - As he netted the winner, Spurs' Eriksen scored his 7th league goal of the season, equaling the number he reached throughout the whole of 2013/14. 

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