Crystal Palace vs. Leicester City preview
Leicester City travel to play Crystal Palace on Monday afternoon at Selhurst Park for their next EPL match on the back of registering a 2-2 draw with Manchester United on Boxing Day.
The Foxes seemed happier of the two sides after twice coming from behind to claim a point at the King Power Stadium.
United failed to take their opportunities in the final third, but the host fully deserved a result that kept them above their opponents in the standings.
The hosts are 14th placed with 10 points behind the visitors, while the Foxes are 3rd placed with 28 points.
- Crystal Palace have failed to register any single clean-sheet in their last ten matches in all competitions.
- The Eagles have scored more than two goals in three of their last five matches in EPL
- Leicester City have picked four wins, two draws while suffering three defeats in their last nine matches in all competitions.
- The Foxes have produced more than two goals in three of their last six matches in all competitions.
- Leicester City have kept two clean sheets in their last eight matches in all competitions.
- Crystal Palace have failed to win in the last four matches in EPL.
Crystal Palace vs. Leicester City Head to Head
The last time Crystal Palace won against the host was back in 2019 the match that ended 4-1 and the previous encounter the match ended 3-0 in favor of Leicester City.
Crystal Palace Team News
Christian Fuchs is likely to be recalled and James Justin switching to left wing-back to keep Wilfried Zaha at bay.
Timothy Castagne returned from injury and is unlikely to start two games in 24 hours, while Ayoze Perez and Cengiz Under could feature as a substitute in the final third
Leicester City Team News
Jordan Ayew or Michy Batshuayi is likely to stand in for Christian Benteke in the attack.
Andros Townsend could get considered over Eberechi Eze, but Gary Cahill is unlikely to be fit after a hamstring injury.
Crystal Palace vs. Leicester City Prediction
Leicester’s squad depth has been proven in the Europa League, and the Foxes could adapt to the short turnaround much better than their hosts. The Foxes have been doing great so far.
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 more goals to be registered in this match therefore over 2.5 markets ascertained by our pundits
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