Leicester City were beaten 3-1 by Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League on Sunday afternoon, and after the match their fans were quick to react to a huge call made by their manager Claude Puel ahead of the contest.

The Frenchman has been under fire from Foxes followers for a while now, and the decision to leave star striker Jamie Vardy on the bench for the high profile contest raised more than one or two eyebrows.

As it turned out, Leicester dominated much of the match, creating chances at will, but they could not convert the good openings they made, which is where the controversial decision by Puel came back to haunt them.

Vardy began the game on the bench, but with the Foxes trailing he was being readied to come on in the second half. That move was sped up when the former Premier League champions were awarded a penalty after the break.

The striker was sent onto the pitch and was given the duty of converting from 12 yards, with what would be his first touch of the football.

Vardy duly took the spot kick but saw his effort saved by Hugo Lloris, much to the annoyance of the travelling supporters. They were not unhappy for too long though, as the former England forward soon had them back in the match when he converted a good build up.

Ultimately the damage had been done earlier in the contest, and once Son Heung-min had raced clear to wrap up the points for Spurs, Leicester fans were left to reflect on what could have been.

The decision made by Puel always had the potential to go wrong, and was it to do so there was going to be an inevitable amount of questioning of it. Foxes supporters did not let anyone down in that regard, with many reacting to the choice when they posted on social media after the match.

Here are some of their messages:


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