Leicester City have lost to 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.
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.
Not sure I’ve seen that before. Huge ask for a player to come straight on and take a penalty.— Gary Lineker (@GaryLineker) February 10, 2019
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