Gary Lineker reacts to Jamie Vardy penalty decision for Leicester

Gary Lineker attends the World Premiere of 'Make Us Dream' at The Curzon Soho on November 14, 2018 in London, England.

Leicester City have lost to Tottenham Hotspur.

Hugo Lloris of Tottenham Hotspur saves the penalty of Jamie Vardy of Leicester City during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Leicester City at Wembley Stadium on...

Gary Lineker has taken to Twitter to give his reaction to Leicester City manager Claude Puel bringing on Jamie Vardy to take the penalty against Tottenham Hotspur.

During the 58th minute of the Premier League game between Tottenham and Leicester at Wembley Stadium in London, the visiting team were awarded a penalty.

Jan Vertonghen was adjudged to have brought down James Maddison inside the Spurs penalty box.

 

Vardy was among the substitutes at the time, but Leicester manager Puel decided to bring on English striker to the spot kick.

The 32-year-old former Fleetwood Town striker, though, saw his effort from 12 yards saved by Tottenham goalkeeper Hugo Lloris.

Just minutes later Christian Eriksen scored for Spurs, and although Vardy found the net in the 76th minute, the North London outfit eventually won the Premier League game 3-1, with Son Heung-min scoring a late third for the home team.

Jamie Vardy of Leicester City reaction after missing from penalty spot during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Leicester City at Wembley Stadium on February 10, 2019...

Vardy’s failure to convert the penalty was game-changing. After all, had it become 1-1 at the time, then the Foxes could have drawn or even won the match eventually.

Gary Lineker played for both Leicester and Tottenham, and the former England international striker did not seem too impressed with Puel’s decision to bring on Vardy to take the penalty, and he has also given his reaction to the final result.

Son Heung-min of Tottenham Hotspur celebrates scoring their 3rd goal with Harry Winks and Kyle Walker-Peters during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Leicester City at...

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