61 touches, 10 ball recoveries; N’Golo Kante shines as Leicester City beat Southampton

Leicester City

The Foxes were 1-0 winners on Saturday to go seven points clear of Tottenham Hotspur at the top of the table.

Leicester City midfielder N’Golo Kante was in fine form again at the Kingpower Stadium as his side beat Southampton this weekend.

The Foxes were 1-0 winners on Sunday, their fourth straight win by that scoreline as the season draws to a close.

Captain Wes Morgan was the hero as his header in the first half proved the difference between the two sides.

The result took them seven points clear at the top of the Premier League table and one man who was key to their victory was midfielder N’Golo Kante.

  MatchWon TackleInterception WonTotal ClearanceBall RecoveryOutfielder BlockAccurate PassPassing AccuracyTouchesMins Played
N'Golo Kanté Leicester vs Southampton 4 4 3 10 1 30 79% 61 90

As illustrated by the table provided by Opta, the Frenchman was heavily involved throughout.

In total he posted 61 touches, with all of those proving to be successful as he dominated the midfield.

Defensively he was a rock throughout as he managed four won tackles, four interceptions and three clearances.

He followed that up with one block and an enormous 10 ball recoveries, the most of any outfield player in the game.

His passing was also strong as he managed 30 accurate passes and enjoyed a passing accuracy of 79%

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