Liverpool FC vs. Leicester City Match preview
Leicester City have done it before can they do it again? On Saturday all eyes will be turned to Anfield. Liverpool host Leicester City in EPL 7th matchday.
To write the Foxes off for a second title would seem witless. Liverpool, though, sits just one point behind and look in no mood to desist from their newly returned championship winning ways.
Meanwhile, before the International break, Liverpool drew 1-1 away to Manchester City while the Foxes defeated Wolves 1-0.
These teams are in good form as they face each other on Saturday.
Leicester City vs Liverpool Match Facts
- Liverpool have featured in six EPL matches, winning three, drawn two, and lost once.
- Reds have failed to register any clean-sheet of the last six EPL matches.
- Leicester City has registered two clean-sheets in the last six EPL matches.
- The Foxes have featured in six EPL matches this season, won four times, and lost twice.
- Liverpool has won all of three home matches in EPL this season.
- Leicester have also won all three away EPL matches this season.
Liverpool FC vs. Leicester City Head to Head
The last time Leicester City won against Liverpool was back in 2017 on EFL Cup the match that ended 2-0. In the previous encounter Reds thrashed Foxes 4-0 Firmino scoring a brace in 31’ and 74’ James Milner making it 3 through penalty 71’ and Alexander-Arnold sealing the victory with the four-goal in 78’.
Liverpool winger Mohamed Salah is likely to be given a clear for the clash if he is negative for coronavirus second test. He contracted the virus while on international duty with the national team Egypt and is currently in self-isolation.
The international break has brought more misery to Merseyside to the home side with Joe Gomez and Jordan Henderson picking up injuries on duty with England
Leicester City Team News
Brendan Rodgers has welcomed a key player back into the training squad ahead of the clash. Wilfred Ndidi has fully returned to the training following abductor injury.
The likes of Ricardo Pereira and Caglar Soyuncu are unavailable, but Rodgers have formed a backline that has looked solid, evidenced by their form and being top of the league.
Liverpool FC vs. Leicester City Prediction
The Foxes attack is at verge of picking up the momentum and they have scored 15 goals on their six-game winning streak. Jamie Vardy proved not to be shy in front of goal post this season, especially with the Reds conceding in 12 of their last 13 league games, and he has scored seven in 11 league games against the Reds.
We are expecting goals at both ends in a high-scoring affair at Anfield with five of the last six meetings producing more than three goals, and both sides scoring in four of those five matches.
Goals – Over 2.5
These two teams have occasionally produced more than two goals in their previous encounters, therefore chances of scoring more than two goals are likely to be recorded.
We expect goals to be produced in this match therefore over 2.5 markets ascertained by our pundits
Betway are backing the goals with 1.57 while 1XBet is placing odds at 1.64.
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