Leicester City vs Manchester City Premier League 2020-21 Prediction | Preview | H2H Results

An enthralling contest is lined up for Saturday night as the Premier League leaders Manchester City visit the King Power Stadium to take on third-placed Leicester City.

The Foxes had a brilliant performance against Manchester United in the FA Cup quarter-finals to knock them out of the competition just a couple of days prior to the international break.

Leicester City vs Man United FA Cup Quarter Finals
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Manchester City have also been in a league of their own, winning four out of four in all competitions lately, with the possibility of a quadruple still in Pep Guardiola's mind.

In terms of games, Saturday night's visitors have just 16 games in all to fight for this season and victory in at least 14 of them would be enough to make another mark in the history of English football. 

Leicester City vs Manchester City: Head to Head 

Leicester City vs Man City Head to Head Record

The result of the last clash between the two sides is what makes this one even more compelling, as Manchester City were given the beating of their season so far, losing 5-2 at home, courtesy of a Jamie Vardy hattrick.

Man City 2-5 Leicester City
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Despite the Cityzens ruling the overall head-to-head contest, Leicester have won two of their last five meetings with Pep Guardiola and co; losing two of them, while one was a draw.

Overall, Manchester City have ten wins to their name, with four draws, with the Foxes winning four of the total 18 meetings between them.

Recent Form

Leicester City Recent Form

Leicester City are a threat to both the Manchester clubs and are one of the only sides to have beaten all the teams from the traditional top six this season.

The Foxes have lost twice and drawn once in their last six games in all competitions, but their last three have been some great performances and victories, the latest being a 3-1 win against Manchester United.

Manchester City's only bump in the road was a loss against their city rivals and title competitors, Manchester United. The winning run may have ended, but Manchester City did not waste any time to get back on track.

Man City Recent Form

In their last six games in all competitions, the Cityzens have only lost one, winning the rest, but they have an additional draw in their league form except for a win.

Leicester City vs Manchester City: Team News

An announcement about Sergio Aguero's departure was made by the visitors this week. However, that would still not stop Pep Guardiola to give the nod to Gabriel Jesus.

Raheem Sterling and Riyad Mahrez are expected to keep their spots too, with some impressive performances lately. Guardiola has options galore at the moment, something that has not happened very often but Kevin De Bruyne is another man who is most probably going to take the charge of the City midfield.

The defensive duo of John Stones and Ruben Dias will also be the most likely pics at the back.

For the hosts, James Justin and Harvey Barnes are sidelined, while decisions are yet to be made for James Maddison, Ricardo Pereira, and Cengiz Under.

Kelechi Iheanacho has been in hot form recently, and Rodgers would hope that he continues to help his side alongside the forever reliable Jamie Vardy.

Leicester City possible starting lineup: Schmeichel; Soyuncu, Evans, Fofana; Albrighton, Tielemans, Ndidi, Praet, Castagne; Vardy, Iheanacho

Manchester City possible starting lineup: Ederson; Walker, Stones, Dias, Cancelo; De Bruyne, Rodrigo, Gundogan; Mahrez, Jesus, Sterling

Leicester City vs Manchester City: Prediction

We haven't seen many sides completing a double over Pep Guardiola's Manchester City. The Red Devils did it last season, but this time the story has been different. City are back where they belong and they would be hoping to respond to their last time's embarrassment in a similar fashion.

Rodgers and co have a task in hand and it will be intriguing to see how the fixture pans out. 

Sportco predicts a draw between Leicester City and Manchester City.


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