Rodgers urges Leicester to not ‘over-complicate’ the Spurs recreation

Boss Brendan Rodgers admits Leicester should take their probabilities with the race for the Champions League happening the wire.

The Foxes are flat on points with Liverpool and a point behind Chelsea after dropping out of the top 4 this week.

They’re fifth forward Sunday’s Premier League finale with Tottenham at King Energy Stadium and Rodgers is aware of his side cannot afford any errors.


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“We are going to speak concerning the totally different conditions which may come up within the recreation,” he said.

“I believe on the end of the day we went on to win the sport. What’s essential is which you could’t over-complicate it.

“For us, if there’s a point the place we want a goal, we’d need one thing in place for that.

“Nonetheless, it is one thing the place I’ve had expertise earlier than, as you well know, the place if you happen to get too emotional and suppose you possibly can go after goals, it may possibly go against you.

“The key is to win the sport, and get three points. There are only a few video games the place you’ll get 5 – 6 goals within the Premier League, so win the sport.

“This isn’t a team you possibly can take an enormous risk with, just by opening up your complete team. They’ve players like Harry Kane, Son, they’re fast, they’re dynamic. Moura, Gareth Bale, Dele Alli, they’re gifted players, so you possibly can’t open up your team and suppose you may escape with it.

“Just win the sport, be skilled, stay targeted, and if there is a moment within the recreation the place we have to, or the place we will get one other goal or we will push for an additional goal, then we are going to conscious of that state of affairs and we’re ready for it. ”

Spurs’ own European hopes stay within the balance earlier than Sunday with Ryan Mason having gained three and dropping three of his six video games since Jose Mourinho’s alternative till the end of the season in April and they sit seventh.

Rodgers said: “It has been tough, Jose going just earlier than the cup final. It is hard at any time when any membership loses a manager, Ryan has come in and I am fairly certain he’ll have a great managerial career.

“He was a top talent as a player and just had that horrific injury so I am happy that he is gone into coaching and been in a position to put in all that data and enthusiasm and wish to go in and study.

“This expertise will likely be great for him. Tottenham is an excellent membership. It has been tough for them as a result of Mauricio (Pochettino) has given them the soundness. Traditionally it’s a big membership, a big fan and a membership that’s well-known all over the world.

“I am certain in the summertime they’re going to be going away to have a look at how they’ll nonetheless move the membership forward.”

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