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The Premier League match at King Power Stadium on Saturday will see home side Leicester City ready themselves for the challenge from opponents Manchester United.
All Leicester City v Manchester United match predictions, user poll and stats are shown below (inc. the best betting odds).
Leicester City enter this match after a 2-2 Premier League draw versus Crystal Palace.
In that game, Leicester City managed 40% possession and 9 shots on goal with 5 of them on target. For Leicester City, the goalscorers were Kelechi Iheanacho (31') and Jamie Vardy (37'). At the other end, Crystal Palace got 18 shots at goal with 4 of them on target. Michael Olise (61') and Jeff Schlupp (72') scored for Crystal Palace.
It’s not been often in recent times where Leicester City have shown defensive steel. The facts show that Leicester City have seen their defence breached in 5 of their previous 6 matches, giving up 9 goals during that time. We shall soon see whether or not that trend can be sustained into this next match.
Leading up to this clash, Leicester City:
- haven't been beaten in the league by Manchester United in their previous 2 games.
- are without a home win in the past 2 league matches.
In the game prior to this, Manchester United drew 1-1 in the Premier League tie with Everton.
In that match, Manchester United managed 72% possession and 13 shots at goal with 6 of them on target. The only player to score for Manchester United was Anthony Martial (43'). At the other end, Everton had 12 attempts at goal with 2 of them on target. Andros Townsend (65') was the scorer for Everton.
The numbers tell their own story, and Manchester United have been scored against in 6 of their last 6 matches, seeing opposing sides hit 7 goals in total. At the back, Manchester United seem to have a bit of a soft underbelly.
Looking at their past form shows that Manchester United:
- have not been beaten by Leicester City when they've played them away from home in the last 6 league games. A very decent away record against them.
- are unbeaten in their previous 29 league matches away from home. An amazing run.
Head to head
Looking over their past head-to-head clashes dating back to 03/02/2019 shows us that Leicester City have won 2 of them & Manchester United 3, with the number of drawn results standing at 1.
A total of 15 goals were scored between the two sides during those clashes, with 7 for The Foxes and 8 coming from The Red Devils. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 2.5.
The previous league clash between these sides was Premier League match day 36 on 11/05/2021 when it ended Manchester United 1-2 Leicester City.
In that game, Manchester United had 52% possession and 4 attempts on goal with 1 of them on target. Their only player to score was Mason Greenwood (15').
On the other side, Leicester City got 12 attempts at goal with 3 on target. Luke Thomas (10') and Çağlar Söyüncü (66') scored.
The match was refereed by Craig Pawson.
Team News: Leicester City
Nampalys Mendy (Groin Injury), James Justin (Cruciate Ligament Injury) and Wesley Fofana (Fibula Fracture) won’t be able to feature for Leicester City boss Brendan Rodgers.
Team News: Manchester United
Manchester United manager Ole Solskjær has to contend with a number of unavailable players. Harry Maguire (Calf Injury), Raphaël Varane (Groin Injury) and Marcus Rashford (Shoulder Injury) can’t be considered.
We’re thinking that Leicester City will have to work hard as a team to register a score against this Manchester United outfit who we think will get the vital goal that wins it.
With that in mind, we reckon that it will be a highly competitive game with a 0-1 victory for Manchester United at the end of this one.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: King Power Stadium (32,261)
Captain: Kasper Schmeichel
Chairman: Aiyawatt Srivaddhanaprabha
Manager: Brendan Rodgers
Competitions: Premier League position 13, EFL Cup (Fourth Round), FA Community Shield (Community Shield), Europa League (Group C)
⭐ Key Player: Jamie Vardy
Normally taking up the Striker position, Jamie Vardy was born in Sheffield, England. After having made a senior debut playing for Fleetwood Town in the 2011 - 2012 season, the skilful Forward has managed 6 league goals in the Premier League 2021 - 2022 campaign so far coming from a total of 7 appearances.