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Leicester City vs West Bromwich Albion

Competition – Barclays Premier League

Stadium – King Power Stadium

Date: 16th October 2017

Kick-off time – 20:00 GMT

 

Leicester have had an indifferent season so far but many will consider this season still too early to judge.

They started their season strongly although they lost to Arsenal in a 4-3 thriller – since that then they have won three, drawn twice and lost 3 times in their seven league games.

They have had a solid fixture list so far as they have already visited Arsenal, Manchester United, and hosted Liverpool and Chelsea.

They sit just outside the relegation zone but it is obviously too early to write them off or brand them relegation candidates. They also have a chance to win the League Cup.

The Baggies started the season on a strong note as they won their first two games of the season but since that time they have lost 3 and drawn 3 of their last 6 games.

They will be looking to get back to winning ways here but the King Power Stadium is an unlikely place to find redemption.

They have lost 4 of their last 5 away games in the league and unless the international break has helped them build some rhythm, they will likely still find it difficult here.

They face a Leicester side that does not boast the best home record but the Foxes have won 6 of their last 10 home games.

Results of each team’s last 5 matches across all leagues and competitions

Leicester City

LAST FIVE GAMES DATE COMPETITION
D AFC Bournemouth 0-0 Leicester City Sep 30, 2017 English Premier League
L Leicester City 2-3 Liverpool Sep 23, 2017 English Premier League
W Leicester City 2-0 Liverpool Sep 19, 2017 English Carabao Cup
D Huddersfield Town 1-1 Leicester City Sep 16, 2017 English Premier League
L Leicester City 1-2 Chelsea Sep 9, 2017 English Premier League

West Bromwich Albion

LAST FIVE GAMES DATE COMPETITION
D West Bromwich Albion 2-2 Watford Sep 30, 2017 English Premier League
L Arsenal 2-0 West Bromwich Albion Sep 25, 2017 English Premier League
L West Bromwich Albion 1-2 Manchester City Sep 20, 2017 English Carabao Cup
D West Bromwich Albion 0-0 West Ham United Sep 16, 2017 English Premier League
L Brighton & Hove Albion 3-1 West Bromwich Albion Sep 9, 2017 English Premier League

H2H

LAST FIVE GAMES DATE COMPETITION
Leicester City 1-1 West Bromwich Albion Jul 19, 2017 Premier League Asia Trophy
West Bromwich Albion 0-1 Leicester City Apr 29, 2017 English Premier League
Leicester City 1-2 West Bromwich Albion Nov 6, 2016 English Premier League
Leicester City 2-2 West Bromwich Albion Mar 1, 2016 English Premier League
West Bromwich Albion 2-3 Leicester City Oct 31, 2015 English Premier League


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