(Video) Vincent Janssen bags first Premier League goal for Tottenham Hotspur despite quiet first-half against Leicester

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Vincent Janssen touched the ball just 13 times during the first half at White Hart Lane today.

The only player to be less involved in that regard was Leicester City defender Robert Huth.

However, the ball-shy duo conspired just before the interval to see Tottenham Hotspur go in 1-0 up at the break.

Janssen – who up until his 44th-minute opener, had got very little change out of Leicester’s centre-backs – was foolishly fouled in the box by Huth.

Tottenham’s summer signing then raced to collect the ball to make sure none of his teammates dared to challenge his penalty-taking status.

And his selfishness was justified as he slammed the ball down the middle, beyond Kasper Schmeichel, to score his third goal for Spurs.

All of Janssen’s Spurs goals have so far come from the penalty spot, while Spurs have still yet to score in open play since Dele Alli’s equaliser at West Brom, over five hours of football ago.

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