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The Premier League fixture at King Power Stadium on Saturday will see hosts Leicester City welcome Southampton.
All of our predictions, stats and the user poll for Leicester City v Southampton are shown below including the latest game odds.
Leicester City will want to continue from where they left off last time out with a 0-4 FA Cup triumph against Stoke City.
In that game, Leicester City had 65% possession and 12 attempts on goal with 7 on target. For Leicester City, goals were scored by James Justin (34'), Marc Albrighton (59'), Ayoze Pérez (79') and Harvey Barnes (81'). Stoke City had 7 shots on goal with 2 of them on target.
In their last 6 games, Brendan Rodgers's Leicester City have celebrated scoring a combined total of 11 times, an average number of goals scored per match of 1.83.
Coming into this contest, Leicester City have not won at home in their last 2 league games.
Southampton head into the match following a 1-0 Premier League win versus Liverpool in their most recent match.
In that match, Southampton managed 32% possession and 7 shots at goal with 3 on target. The scorer for Southampton was Danny Ings (2'). Liverpool got 16 attempts at goal with 1 on target.
For 5 of the previous 6 clashes featuring Southampton, a notably low volume of goals have been hit between them and their opposition. The overall average goals scored per game during that period works out to just 1.17, with the average goals for The Saints equalling 0.83. That sort of pattern might not follow through into this match, of course.
Analysis of their past results shows that Southampton:
- have not lost to Leicester City when they have played them away from home in the previous 4 league games. A solid away record against them.
- have not been beaten in their last 7 away league matches.
- have not won away from home in their last 2 league games.
Head to head
Checking out their prior head to head duels going back to 19/04/2018, there has been little between the sides with Leicester City winning 2 of those games, Southampton 2 and 2 being drawn in regulation time.
18 goals were yielded between them in this period, with 13 from The Foxes and 5 belonging to The Saints. That’s an average goals per game figure of 3.
The previous league game between these clubs was Premier League match day 22 on 11/01/2020 when it finished Leicester City 1-2 Southampton.
In that match, Leicester City managed 57% possession and 5 attempts on goal with 5 of them on target. Their only player to score was Dennis Praet (14').
Southampton got 16 attempts on goal with 10 on target. Stuart Armstrong (19') and Danny Ings (81') scored.
The match was refereed by Lee Mason.
Team News: Leicester City
Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers has zero fitness concerns at all before this clash with a fully injury-free group available for selection.
Team News: Southampton
From a largely full-strength squad, there is only a single fitness issue for the Southampton gaffer Ralph Hasenhüttl to contend with. Sam McQueen (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) misses out for this game.
When taking all factors into account, Leicester City look set to score a couple of goals when they meet Southampton, who may well find it hard getting goals.
Therefore, we are anticipating a pretty comfortable 2-0 winning score for Leicester City 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: Wes Morgan
Chairman: Aiyawatt Srivaddhanaprabha
Manager: Brendan Rodgers
Competitions: Premier League position 3, FA Cup (Third Round), Europa League (Round of 32)
🔑 Star Man: James Maddison
Normally deployed in the Central Attacking Midfielder position, James Maddison was born in Coventry, England. After having made a senior debut playing for Coventry City in the 2014 - 2015 season, the skilful Midfielder has hit 4 league goals in this Premier League 2020 - 2021 season so far coming from a total of 15 appearances.