Tottenham fans slate Mauricio Pochettino's decision to bring Victor Wanyama on against Leicester

James Maddison of Leicester City evades Victor Wanyama of Tottenham Hotspur  during the Premier League match between Leicester City and Tottenham Hotspur at The King Power Stadium on...

The Tottenham boss brought Wanyama on for Spurs midway through the second half and it proved a bad call.

Mauricio Pochettino manager

A number of Tottenham Hotspur fans have taken to Twitter to express their bewilderment at Mauricio Pochettino's decision to bring Victor Wanyama on as a substitute in the 2-1 Premier League loss away at Leicester City.

Since the start of the 2019-20 season, the midfielder - who was linked with a departure from North London over the summer - had not played a single minute of competitive action for Spurs prior to the King Power game, according to Transfermarkt.

 

Pochettino brought him on in the 67th minute in place of Moussa Sissoko, with Tottenham a goal to the good, and he gave the ball away in the lead up to Leicester's equaliser, as well as getting booked for a cynical body check on Ricardo Pereira and being slow in closing down James Maddison for the Foxes' winner.

A number of Spurs fans were therefore not impressed to say the least and made their feelings known on social media, but quite a few of those fans pointed the finger at the manager himself rather than the player:

The result means that Tottenham have failed to win three consecutive away Premier League games when they were leading at half-time for the first time since March 2008, as well as being without a win in their last nine away games in the Premier League  - they last had a longer winless away run between April and December 2006 (10), according to BBC Sport.

James Maddison of Leicester City evades Victor Wanyama of Tottenham Hotspur  during the Premier League match between Leicester City and Tottenham Hotspur at The King Power Stadium on...

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