Leicester vs Manchester City
England – Premier League
Date: Saturday 3rd April 2021
Kick off at 17:30 UK/ 18:30 CET
Venue: King Power Stadium (Leicester).
Premier League football returns this weekend following a brief break to allow for World Cup qualifiers. Four games are scheduled from the top tier of English football on Saturday, with the main attraction coming from London. Leicester vs Manchester City with a 18:30 CET kick-off.
The home team are pushing for a top-four finish this season and return to the Champions League. Their efforts so far merit a spot in UEFA’s elite, but nothing is decided yet. Man City are pulling clear of the chasing pack and are Premier League champions in waiting. With every win, they edge a step closer to regaining the trophy from Liverpool.
Leicester vs Manchester City: Head to Head
- Last season Manchester City won this game 1-0.
- Earlier in the season in the reverse fixture Leicester stunned Manchester City with a 5-2 win.
- Manchester City have won six out of the last 8 meetings against Leicester.
Leicester vs Manchester City: Prediction
Both teams have impressed this season and enter this match high on confidence. The pressure is on Leicester to make their home advantage count and grab another vital three points. The visitors can afford to take their foot off the gas a little, but Pep has built a winning team, and they’ll want to sprint to the finish and show precisely why they are champions.
Leicester vs Manchester City Team News :
PREDICTED XI (3-4-1-2): Schmeichel; Fofana, Evans, Soyuncu; Ricardo Pereira, Tielemans, Ndidi, Castagne; Perez; Iheanacho, Vardy
UNAVAILABLE: Morgan (Injured), Justin (Injured), Barnes (Injured), Under (Injured)
PREDICTED XI (4-3-3): Ederson; Cancelo, Dias, Laporte, Zinchenko; Bernardo Silva, Rodri, De Bruyne; Mahrez, Jesus, Sterling
Leicester City possible starting lineup:
Schmeichel; Soyuncu, Evans, Fofana; Albrighton, Tielemans, Ndidi, Praet, Castagne; Vardy, Iheanacho
Manchester City possible starting lineup:
Ederson; Walker, Stones, Dias, Cancelo; De Bruyne, Rodrigo, Gundogan; Mahrez, Jesus, Sterling