King Power Stadium: Leicester City vs Manchester United Premier League pre-match info

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Competition: England Premier League
Competition: Sat 16.October
Match begins: 14:00 (UTC)
Venue: King Power Stadium (32312 seats)

Premier League: Two sides in good form get together for this fixture. Manchester United could have a small edge with their 4th place in the table?

Insights:
  • Leicester City haven’t played a single 0-0 game.
  • Manchester United have not yet lost a game away.

We should expect both teams to be fresh and ready for this match, as there is some time since both teams last played. Let's have a look at how the teams are doing!

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Leicester City form and stats

Leicester City have collected 4 points from their Premier League home games so far after 1-1-1.

Leicester City travelled for their previous game, a trip to Crystal Palace that ended 2-2. A disappointing finish for Leicester in their match versus Crystal Palace as their 2-0 lead was destroyed and replaced with a 2-2 full time score. Midfield player Hamza Choudhury got a match rating of 7.85 in that game, the max score being 10. Choudhury dribled past the opponent 1 of 1 times.

A Europa League defeat was the result before that one, 0-1 away at Legia Warszawa.

There's a new game coming up fairly quickly for Leicester City as they are travelling to their away game against Spartak Moskva in the Europa League. That match is four days after this one.

Leicester are certainly not overdoing their scoring at home in league matches, having created 3 goals in 3 games. 3 goals have been conceded.

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Manchester United form and stats

Manchester United are happy with their away performances in the Premier League so far, having secured two victories and one draw from their first three travels. It could be a hat trick of victories away for United, as they have won on their previous two travels.

United delivered a 1-1 draw playing at home against Everton (placed 5th) in their previous match; a Premier League game. Victor Lindelöf, who plays in defense, got the "man of the match" on his team with the rating 7.33. Lindelöf won 2 of 5 duels.

That result followed a home victory 2-1 versus Villarreal in the Champions League.

A new game in only four days for United, the Champions League home match versus Atalanta. Busy days.

United are scoring more than one goal per away game on average, having accumulated 4 away goals from 3 games (in the league). United are defending well in their away games, having conceded only 2 times in 3 matches. For more goal statistics, check out the Statistics tab above.

Head 2 Head

H2H stats regardless of arena (last ten matches): Leicester two wins, two draws and Manchester United six victories. As for goals, six matches ended with three or more goals (over 2,5), four games had two or less.

Top Goalscorers

Leicester CityJ. Vardy
J. Vardy
6 goals
Manchester UnitedB. Borges Fernandes
B. Borges Fernandes
4 goals
Manchester UnitedM. Greenwood
M. Greenwood
3 goals

Leicester City missing players

Manchester United missing players

Leicester City Manchester United
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs mid Away Total
7 3 1 Played P 2 3 7
2 1 0 Won W 2 2 4
2 1 0 Drew D 0 1 2
3 1 1 Lost L 0 0 1
9 3 0 Scored S 3 4 14
12 3 1 Conceded C 1 2 6
100% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 100%
71% 33% 0% Over 1.5 O 1.5 50% 67% 71%
71% 33% 0% Over 2.5 O 2.5 50% 33% 43%
43% 33% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 0% 29%
14% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 29%
71% 33% 0% BTTS BTTS 50% 67% 71%
14% 33% 0% Clean Sheets C S 50% 33% 14%
14% 33% 100% Failed to Score F T 0% 0% 14%
 
5.6 6 5 Corners for (avg) C F 9 8.3 7.4
5.6 5 8 Corners against (avg) C A 3.5 4.7 3.9
1.4 1.3 1 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 2 2.3 1.7
1 0 0 Red cards R C 0 0 0
 
11.1 13.3 7 Shots (avg) S ( 13.5 14 17.1
3.3 4 2 Shots on Target (avg) S O 6.5 5.7 5.7
39% 25% 0% Goal Efficiency G E 23% 24% 35%
Key stats in Premier League this season:
  • Leicester City haven’t played a single 0-0 game.
  • Manchester United have not yet lost a game away.
  • Manchester United have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded.
  • Manchester United have scored in all their away matches so far.
  • Manchester United haven’t played a single 0-0 game.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Chelsea 7 5 1 1 15 3 4 3 0 1 9 2 3 2 1 0 6 1 12 16
2 Liverpool 7 4 3 0 17 6 4 2 2 0 8 3 3 2 1 0 9 3 11 15
3 Manchester City 7 4 2 1 14 3 3 2 1 0 10 0 4 2 1 1 4 3 11 14
4 Manchester United 7 4 2 1 14 6 4 2 1 1 10 4 3 2 1 0 4 2 8 14
5 Everton 7 4 2 1 13 8 3 3 0 0 8 2 4 1 2 1 5 6 5 14
6 Brighton & Hove Albion 7 4 2 1 8 5 4 2 1 1 4 3 3 2 1 0 4 2 3 14
7 Brentford 7 3 3 1 10 6 3 1 1 1 5 4 4 2 2 0 5 2 4 12
8 Tottenham Hotspur 7 4 0 3 6 10 4 3 0 1 4 4 3 1 0 2 2 6 -4 12
9 West Ham United 7 3 2 2 14 10 4 1 1 2 8 7 3 2 1 0 6 3 4 11
10 Aston Villa 7 3 1 3 10 9 3 2 1 0 6 1 4 1 0 3 4 8 1 10
11 Arsenal 7 3 1 3 5 10 3 2 0 1 4 3 4 1 1 2 1 7 -5 10
12 Wolverhampton Wanderers 7 3 0 4 5 6 4 1 0 3 2 5 3 2 0 1 3 1 -1 9
13 Leicester City 7 2 2 3 9 12 3 1 1 1 3 3 4 1 1 2 6 9 -3 8
14 Crystal Palace 7 1 4 2 8 11 4 1 3 0 6 3 3 0 1 2 2 8 -3 7
15 Watford 7 2 1 4 7 10 3 1 1 1 4 5 4 1 0 3 3 5 -3 7
16 Leeds United 7 1 3 3 7 14 4 1 1 2 4 7 3 0 2 1 3 7 -7 6
17 Southampton 7 0 4 3 5 10 3 0 2 1 1 2 4 0 2 2 4 8 -5 4
18 Burnley 7 0 3 4 5 11 4 0 2 2 2 4 3 0 1 2 3 7 -6 3
19 Newcastle United 7 0 3 4 8 16 3 0 2 1 5 7 4 0 1 3 3 9 -8 3
20 Norwich City 7 0 1 6 2 16 3 0 0 3 2 8 4 0 1 3 0 8 -14 1

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The English Premier League is the top level of the English football league pyramid. 20 teams play 38 fixtures each to see who tops the Premier League table. The Premier League is the most watched sports league in the world. Seasons run from August to May with most games on Saturdays and Sundays.