Tottenham Hotspur have their second friendly of the preseason today against Leicester City in Bangkok, Thailand. This match serves three purposes: it allows us the team to get some valuable practice against another club while they continue to learn Ange Postecoglou’s high-octane tactical system, it gives Thai fans and those of us watching from our couches another chance to see what Spurs might look like in the upcoming Premier League season, and it allows us to remind Leicester that they got relegated last season and are now playing Championship ball.
This is an awkward match for two reasons: it’s the first time James Maddison, founding father, will face off against his old club since he joined Spurs a few weeks ago, and it’s also the first time Tottenham academy grad Harry Winks will play against his boyhood club since he went the other direction.
Remember, this is a friendly. It’s meaningless. It won’t stop anyone from deciding they want to take every performance way too seriously, but it does mean that if you do you really should go out and touch some grass afterwards.
Your team in Thailand— Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial) July 23, 2023
Our XI in Bangkok as we get set to take on Spurs! pic.twitter.com/JGCEBX8Lfp— Leicester City (@LCFC) July 23, 2023
How to Watch
Tottenham Hotspur vs. Leicester City (friendly)
Rajamangala National Stadium, Bangkok, Thailand
Time: 5:00 p.m. Thailand, 6:00 a.m. USA, 11:00 a.m. UK
TV: CBS Sports Network (USA), not televised (UK)
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