Speaking to the BBC, Spurs manager Mauricio Pochettino has commended the work rate and effort of his players, as they snatched a draw against Leicester City.

Christian Eriksen opened the scoring for Spurs in the 8th minute, before Leicester goals either side of halftime put Tottenham’s FA Cup future in jeopardy. Harry Kane equalised in the 89th minute with a controversial penalty, meaning that Spurs will have to travel to the King Power Stadium for the replay.

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Pochettino believes that a draw is a fairer result for his side than a defeat, however with their dominance on they day he hoped for more.

A defeat would not have been fair, a draw is a bit more fair but if you analyse the full 90 minutes then we deserved more.

The Spurs boss also spoke about his happiness with the performance from his players today.

I’m happy with the performance and we made a great effort.

The Spaniard also stated that the FA Cup is an ‘important competition’ for Spurs.

I am happy because it was a draw and this is an important competition for us.

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The replay of the tie is currently set to be on the 19th of January, however, this is still subject to change as ties for TV are yet to be chosen.