Leicester City dropped their second game on the spin in embarrassing fashion, losing 6-1 to Tottenham at the King Power.
With Robert Huth and Wes Morgan still unavailable for selection due to injury, it meant back-to-back appearances for the makeshift Fuchs-Benalouane partnership at the heart of the defence.
From early doors the game looked to be a shoot out. Jamie Vardy had a chance to grab the lead in the 9th minute after Riyad Mahrez managed to skip past 3 defenders and tee him up, but his powerful angled strike was parried well by Hugo Lloris.
Daniel Amartey was denied an unlikely opener a few minutes later after his long range attempt took a wicked deflection, but was nicely saved by Lloris.
Down at the other end Heung-Min Son managed to get on the end of the loose ball and found himself one-on-one with Kasper Schmeichel, only to lift his shot over the bar.
The visitors eventually struck first blood in the 25th minute, courtesy of former Leicester loanee Harry Kane after Son capitalized on a poorly timed clearance attempt by Fuchs, completely taking the Austrian out of the equation before carrying the ball towards byline and cutting it back for Kane to comfortably fire home from close range.
Leicester had a penalty appeal a couple minutes later after Vardy was chasing a loose ball, only to be barged into from behind by Toby Alderweireld, but nothing was given.
Spurs bagged their second in the 36th minute courtesy of some awful tracking from the defence as Dele Alli entered the Leicester penalty area. Fuchs, Benalouane, and Danny Simpson all seemed mesmerized by Alli, who chipped it over Fuchs straight into the path of Son to slot home on the volley.
With nothing to play for momentum against them, the Foxes surprisingly started the second half the brighter of the two sides. Ben Chilwell was able to cut the lead in half in the 59th minute after a long ball over the top to Vardy forced Lloris to come out of his goal. Unfortunately for the Frenchman, he was unable to clear it, and the ball eventually ended up with Chilwell to calmly slot home.
Unfortunately any hope of a come back was killed 4 minutes later as Harry Kane bagged his second of the game. Once again tracking was nonexistent, as Alderweireld was given acres of space down the byline to swing a ball in to Victor Wanyama, who headed across goal straight to Kane, who nodded in at the far post.
Spurs grabbed a 4th in the 71st minute courtesy of Son, who curled his second of the match in from 25 yards. Harry Kane then bagged two more identical goals from just outside the box in the span of 4 minutes, to conclude a miserable evening for the Foxes.
Although the scoreline didn't completely reflect the game, it was rather apparent that the team lost all confidence after the third goal. That said, getting thumped 6-1 at home is completely inexcusable, and definitely doesn't reflect positively on Craig Shakespeare's hopes of getting the permanent managers job come to end of the season.