Leicester City will take on Bristol City at the King Power Stadium this weekend in the Championship.
- Leicester City's most recent home game ended in defeat
- Bristol City has won their past three road games
- Previous meetings between Leicester City and Bristol City have averaged 3.13 goals, with BTTS occurring 63% of the time
Leicester City are currently in good home form, while Bristol City are playing admirably on the road. It's worth mentioning that Leicester have won their past two meetings with Bristol City, both at home and away. These elements set the stage for an exciting clash.
Leicester City Form
Leicester City secured a remarkable victory against Norwich City in their last Championship encounter, winning 0-2.
The Foxes have lately won a string of games, including victories against Rotherham United, Tranmere Rovers, Southampton, and, most recently, Norwich City. The lone blip in their remarkable run was a 0-1 loss at Hull City. Leicester has shown their strength in these games, scoring 10 goals while surrendering only three and keeping two clean sheets, highlighting their overall good performance.
Bristol City Form
Bristol City put up an outstanding effort in their most recent Championship encounter, defeating Plymouth Argyle by a score of four goals to one.
The Robins have had some difficulties in recent games. While they won against Swansea City and Plymouth Argyle, they also drew twice, once against West Bromwich Albion 0-0 and once against Hull City 1-1. In addition, they were defeated 0-1 by Norwich City. Bristol City managed to score 7 goals while surrendering 4, with one clean sheet to their credit.
Leicester City has won three times and Bristol City has won four times in their eight matches. One fixture between Leicester City and Bristol City ended in a tie.
In terms of personnel, Leicester City manager Enzo Maresca has only one fitness worry to deal with from a nearly full-strength squad. Hamza Choudhury is unable to compete due to illness.
Bristol City manager Nigel Pearson has no health concerns ahead of this encounter, thanks to a totally injury-free squad.
Leicester City has a number of significant players that have contributed to their success in the 2023-2024 season. Kasey McAteer has been particularly outstanding, scoring four goals in all competitions in only six appearances for Leicester. Stephy Mavididi has also made big contributions, with two goals and two vital assists in seven appearances this season.
Bristol City has a number of notable players in the 2023-2024 season. Samuel John Bell has been a prominent player for the club, netting three goals in all competitions while appearing in nine games. Matty James is another notable player who has made major contributions for Bristol City this season, scoring two goals in all competitions in nine games.
Leicester City are presently ranked second in the rankings table, confirming their great season's performance. Bristol City, on the other hand, are outside the top five. The next meeting between these two clubs promises to be exciting, especially given Leicester's strong home form and Bristol City's prowess on the road. Given the intensity they bring to their home stadium, the Foxes may benefit from having a home advantage.