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Leicester City arrive at Goodison Park on Tuesday for the Premier League fixture with hosts Everton.
Full predictions, pre-match stats and user poll for Everton v Leicester City are shown on this page - along with the latest match odds.
Everton will be looking for another win after the 2-3 FA Cup success versus Hull City.
In that match, Everton had 47% possession and 21 attempts on goal with 7 of them on target. For Everton, the goalscorers were Demarai Gray (21'), André Gomes (31') and Andros Townsend (99'). Hull City got 17 shots at goal with 8 on target. Tyler Smith (1') and Ryan Longman (71') scored for Hull City. The game was won by Everton in extra time.
Three or more goals per match were seen in 5 of the past 6 fixtures where Everton have taken part. Opposition teams scored 14 of them in this period while Everton amassed a tally of 10.
Heading into this fixture, Everton have not been beaten in the league by Leicester City in their last 3 games.
Leicester City head into the meeting following a 4-1 FA Cup win to beat Watford in their most recent match.
In that match, Leicester City managed 52% possession and 13 shots on goal with 7 on target. For Leicester City, goals were scored by Youri Tielemans (7'), James Maddison (25'), Harvey Barnes (54') and Marc Albrighton (85'). Watford had 13 shots at goal with 4 of them on target. João Pedro (27') scored for Watford.
Over the course of their last half-dozen clashes, Leicester City have bagged a tally of 17 goals. Leicester City have also managed to score in every single one of those games. Over that period, they have seen 13 goals go into their own net. Despite that, we’ll just have to find out if that pattern will be replicated in this upcoming match.
Looking at the pre-match facts, Leicester City:
- haven't beaten Everton when they've played them away from home in the last 2 matches in the league.
- haven’t won away from home in the past 3 league matches.
Head to head
Looking at the statistics for their head to head meetings stretching back to 01/01/2019, there is nothing to separate the two clubs with Everton winning 2 of those games, Leicester City 2 and 2 being drawn in normal time.
A combined total of 15 goals were scored between the two sides throughout the course of those matches, with 8 of them for The Toffees and 7 created by The Foxes. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 2.5.
The last league game between the two was Premier League match day 20 on 27/01/2021 when the final score was Everton 1-1 Leicester City.
In that match, Everton managed 35% possession and 8 attempts on goal with 2 on target. Their only player on the scoresheet was James Rodríguez (30').
On the other side, Leicester City got 18 attempts on goal with 5 on target. Youri Tielemans (67') scored.
The referee was Mike Dean.
Team News: Everton
Richarlison (Calf Injury) and Yerry Mina (Thigh Problems) won’t be available for Everton boss Rafael Benítez.
Team News: Leicester City
Leicester City boss Brendan Rodgers has to choose a team with limited availability. Ricardo Pereira (Hamstring Injury), Nampalys Mendy (Groin Injury), Jamie Vardy (Hamstring Injury), Wesley Fofana (Fibula Fracture), Caglar Söyüncü (Hamstring Injury) and Jonny Evans (Hamstring Injury) will miss out on this game.
Looking at these two, we feel that Leicester City and Everton could well both score and end up finding themselves in a fairly even game here.
Let’s see how this one goes, but it looks this could be a draw. We therefore think that it’s going to be a very close game with a 1-1 score when all is said and done.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Goodison Park (39,414)
Captain: Séamus Coleman
Chairman: Bill Kenwright
Manager: Rafael Benítez
Competitions: Premier League position 15, FA Cup (Third Round)
⭐ Star Player: Richarlison
Customarily used in the Striker position, Richarlison was born in Nova Venécia, Brazil. Having made his senior debut playing for Fluminense in the 2016 season, the goalscoring Forward has managed 3 league goals in the Premier League 2021 - 2022 campaign so far coming from a total of 11 appearances.