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The Premier League game at King Power Stadium on Saturday sees home team Leicester City do battle with Manchester City.
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Leicester City, buoyed by their previous result, will be hoping for more of the same after a 1-2 Premier League success against Norwich City.
In that match, Leicester City had 55% possession and 9 attempts on goal with 3 on target. For Leicester City, the scorers were Jamie Vardy (8') and Marc Albrighton (76'). On the other side, Norwich City had 14 shots on goal with 4 of them on target. Teemu Pukki (44') was the scorer for Norwich City.
Leicester City have been on a persistent run of goalscoring form, finding the back of the net in one hundred percent of their last 6 matches.
They’ve totted up the amount of 8 during that time while also conceding a total of 11. Even so, we will just have to wait and see whether that trend might be sustained in this match or not.
Manchester City go into this match following a 5-0 Premier League win in the defeat of Arsenal in their previous match.
In that match, Manchester City had 81% possession and 25 attempts at goal with 10 of them on target. For Manchester City, the goals were scored by İlkay Gündoğan (7'), Ferrán Torres (12', 84'), Gabriel Jesus (43') and Rodri (53'). For their opponents, Arsenal got 1 shots at goal with 0 of them on target.
A succession of outstanding showings from the Manchester City defensive unit has seen the number of goals they’ve conceded amounting to 3 from their previous 6 fixtures overall. Over that same period of time, the number of goals that they have scored themselves is 15.
Their prior results show that Manchester City:
- haven't been defeated by Leicester City when having played them away from home in the previous 2 matches in the league.
- are without a win away from home in their last 2 league games.
Head to head
Inspecting their prior head-to-head clashes stretching back to 06/05/2019 tells us that Leicester City have won 2 of them and Manchester City 4, with the number of draws being 0.
A combined total of 16 goals were scored between the two sides in this period, with 7 of them from The Foxes and 9 coming from The Citizens. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 2.67.
Team News: Leicester City
Wesley Fofana (Fibula Fracture), Nampalys Mendy (Groin Injury), James Justin (Cruciate Ligament Injury) and Jonny Evans (Foot Injury) won’t be able to feature for Leicester City boss Brendan Rodgers. Ayoze Pérez cannot play in this game through suspension.
Team News: Manchester City
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has to contend with a number of unavailable players. Zack Steffen (Corona virus), Phil Foden (Foot Injury) and Kevin De Bruyne (Ankle Injury) are those who can’t be considered.
We’re inclined to think that Leicester City are dangerous enough to put one past this Manchester City side, although just one goal probably shouldn’t be enough to avoid defeat.
We are therefore anticipating a close game with a 1-2 win for Manchester City when the referee blows the final whistle.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: King Power Stadium (32,261)
Captain: Kasper Schmeichel
Chairman: Aiyawatt Srivaddhanaprabha
Manager: Brendan Rodgers
Competitions: Premier League position 9, EFL Cup (Third Round), FA Community Shield (Community Shield), Europa League (Group C)
⭐ Star Man: Jamie Vardy
Regularly playing in the Striker position, Jamie Vardy was born in Sheffield, England. Having played his first senior match for Fleetwood Town in the 2011 - 2012 season, the goalscoring Forward has contributed 2 league goals in the Premier League 2021 - 2022 season so far from a total of 3 appearances.