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Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino declined to blame his squad rotation policy for Spurs' 2-1 defeat to Leicester in the FA Cup on Saturday.
Pochettino showed a much-changed lineup at White Hart Lane, retaining just two players who started the midweek Capital One Cup semifinal win over Sheffield United, but he offered no excuses for the defeat.
"This [rotation] is our way since the beginning of our season, and I do not think this is a reason to justify the result," the Argentine said.
Leicester manager Nigel Pearson called for video technology to help prevent the sort of injustice which could have resulted in his side being knocked out of the FA Cup instead of going on to produce a thrilling stoppage-time 2-1 victory over Tottenham at White Hart Lane.
The Foxes had been trailing to a penalty from Andros Townsend but felt they should have been given a spot-kick themselves just ahead of halftime.
Spurs goalkeeper Michel Vorm -- who had earlier made two good saves -- looked to...
LONDON -- Three thoughts on Leicester's 2-1 win vs. Tottenham in the FA Cup fourth round Saturday.
1. Leicester finally get what they deserve
Unlike so many of the teams who have propped up the Premier League in recent years, Leicester City aren't actually that bad. They have shape, discipline, pace and determination. What they don't have is luck.
All too often, they are beaten by a single goal, compromised by a solitary mistake or held back by an opponent's heroic moment of defiance. For so long,...
Leicester came from behind to net a stoppage-time winner from Jeff Schlupp which beat Tottenham 2-1 in the fourth round of the FA Cup at White Hart Lane.
After a good start from the Foxes, who forced a couple of fine saves from Michel Vorm, Spurs went ahead from the penalty spot after 19 minutes through Andros Townsend.
Leicester's frustration grew as they were denied what looked a clear penalty before half-time, with B£9million signing Andrej Kramaric instead booked for diving, but their...