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Vardy: Leicester want top-half finish

Vardy: Leicester want top-half finish

However, within four minutes, Spurs had reopened their two-goal lead through Kane, who was able to head into the net from two yards after Victor Wanyama's header back across goal was deflected into his path.

Tottenham's Harry Kane celebrates after scoring the fifth goal to complete his hat trick against Leicester City.

Leicester City: Schmeichel; Simpson, Benalouane (Gray, min. 66), Fuchs, Chilwell; Mahrez, Ndidi, Amartey, Albrighton; Okazaki (Slimani, min. 46), Vardy (Musa, min. 79).

Third last season despite being Leicester's closest challengers for most of the campaign - or, as the home fans enjoyed chanting in the opening stages, "third in a two-horse race" - Spurs have gone one better this time. Now at the end of a long and demanding season, with nothing at stake, the only thing Tottenham can achieve is hand Harry Kane more goals and secure him the golden Boot.

Many of their key players have been attracting admiring glances, yet Kane is unmoved by such talk given Spurs' trajectory makes them as attractive as nearly anyone. Always it's the club's decision to keep or sell the players'.

The England striker moved two clear of Everton's Romelu Lukaku thanks to a stunning solo display of ruthless finishing that took his tally to 26 top-flight strikes for the season.

He took ten shots and only scored four times - a bad night for Harry Kane?

Pochettino's team will have to adjust from playing on the second smallest pitch in the Premier League to the biggest in 2017-18.

"It'll definitely be sad because I still get that buzz when I go to White Hart Lane".

"He was injured twice this season but he is so fresh now and he is trying to score a lot of goals to finish at the top".

"I'm now sitting at the top, but we go in with the same mentality, to make sure we win first and foremost and then score as many as I can".

He explained: "Next season and during the summer we need to find a way to inspire [the players], to motivate them to push further in our performances and to find different ways to play. He is great, one of the best strikers in the world and now we try to keep going and he tries to finish in the best way and then we look forward to next season".

Tottenham in turn, due to a misfire from West Ham on May 5, lost all chances for the championship in this season, but it's too late to talk about it.

In spite of the limited significance to Thursday's game, both managers fielded sides that suggested this was anything but a dead rubber.

"The team has worked so hard in the last few seasons to play how we play and now it's the moment".

Key to Lazio's good performances this season has been the consistent excellence of mercurial Brazilian winger Felipe Anderson, who has been back to his mesmeric best after a downturn in form last season.

90' - GOAL! Leicester 1-6 Spurs.