Leicester City vs Manchester United Preview

Leicester City vs Manchester United

Competition – Barclays Premier League

Stadium – King Power Stadium

Date: 23rd December 2017

Kick-off time – 19:45 GMT

Leicester City have suffered some misfortune over the past week.

First they fell to a shock 3-0 home loss to Crystal Palace before a penalty shootout heart breaking loss to Manchester City in the League cup quarter final.

Generally, the Foxes are having a good season winning four of their last six games in all competition.

Their home form however needs serious improvement as they have lost four, won four and drawn one of their last 9 home league games.

The majority of Leicester’s home losses have come against top teams like Liverpool, Chelsea and Manchester City however that will not do their confidence much good as they face Manchester United this Saturday.

Manchester United themselves head into this game with a win on their mind after their shock Carabao Cup exit at the hands of Bristol City.

They will want to quickly put that behind them with a win here and they have a better record in the league with six wins from their last seven games.

Their only loss in that period came against table toppers Manchester City and they will need to keep the wins coming as they are already 11 points behind City who don’t look like letting their form slip one bit.

Away from home, their recent form is excellent with three consecutive wins ahead of this game.

They have beaten Leicester City in each of their last four meetings together.

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

Leicester City

LAST FIVE GAMES DATE COMPETITION
L Leicester City 0-3 Crystal Palace 16 Dec, 2017 English Premier League
W Southampton 1-4 Leicester City 13 Dec, 2017 English Premier League
W Newcastle United 2-3 Leicester City 9 Dec, 2017 English Premier League
W Leicester City 1-0 Burnley 2 Dec, 2017 English Premier League
W Leicester City 2-1 Tottenham Hotspur 28 Nov, 2017 English Premier League

Manchester United

LAST FIVE GAMES DATE COMPETITION
W West Bromwich Albion 1-2 Manchester United 17 Dec, 2017 English Premier League
W Manchester United 1-0 AFC Bournemouth 13 Dec, 2017 English Premier League
L Manchester United 1-2 Manchester City 10 Dec, 2017 English Premier League
W Manchester United 2-1 CSKA Moscow 5 Dec, 2017 UEFA Champions League
W Arsenal 1-3 Manchester United 2 Dec, 2017 English Premier League

H2H

LAST FIVE GAMES DATE COMPETITION
Manchester United 2-0 Leicester City 26 Aug, 2017 English Premier League
Leicester City 0-3 Manchester United 5 Feb, 2017 English Premier League
Manchester United 4-1 Leicester City 24 Sep, 2016 English Premier League
Leicester City 1-2 Manchester United 7 Aug, 2016 English FA Community Shield
Manchester United 1-1 Leicester City 1 May, 2016 English Premier League


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