Leicester will welcome Newcastle to King Power Stadium for a match of Premier League 35th round on Friday. The Foxes are sitting on 3rd place in the standings on sixty-three points, while the Magpies are down to 17th, just outside the relegation zone on thirty-six.
Leicester vs Newcastle Head to Head
|Head to Head||Last game||Last games||Last games home/away|
|Liecester||Win||9 W/ 4 D/ 7 L||4 W/ 4 D/ 2 L|
|Newcastle||Loss||7 W/ 4 D/ 9 L||2 W/ 4 D/ 4 L|
Last game between the teams: 03.01.2021 Premier League: Newcastle – Leicester 1:2; Andy Carrol 82’; James Maddison 55’, Youri Tielemans 72’
Last game at this venue: 29.09.2019 Premier League: Leicester – Newcastle 5:0; Ricardo Pereira 16’, Jamie Vardy 54’, 64’, Paul Dummett 57’(own goal), Wilfried Ndidi 90’; Isaac Hayden from the visiting team was sent off with straight red card in the 43’
Worth mentioning: Leicester prevailed 1:2 when meeting Newcastle in January at St James’ Park. The Foxes are on a run of three straight victories and unbeaten in four consecutive H2H clashes. Just one of the last eight encounters have ended in a win for the teams playing at home, as the visiting sides recorded six wins for the period. The Magpies have been unable to score more than a goal in any of the previous six matches. Three of the last five games featured over 2,5 goals, as two witnessed goals at both ends.
Leicester vs Newcastle Stats
|As of 04.05||Last game||Last 10 games||Last 5 games home/away|
|Leicester||Draw||6 W/ 2 D/ 2 L||4 W/ 0 D/ 1 L|
|Newcastle||Loss||2 W/ 5 D/ 3 L||1 W/ 2 D/ 2 L|
Last game Leicester: 30.04.2021 Premier League: Southampton – Leicester 1:1; James Ward-Prowse 61’(penalty); Jonhy Evans 68’; Jannik Vestergaard from the home team was sent off with straight red card in the 10’
Top performers Leicester: Jamie Vardy 13 goals 8 assists, Kelechi Iheanacho 10 goals 2 assists, Harvey Barnes 9 goals 4 assists.
Next game Leicester: 12.05.2021 Premier League: Manchester United – Leicester
Last game Newcastle: 02.05.2021 Premier League: Newcastle – Arsenal 0:2; Mohamed Elneny 5’, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang 66’; Fabian Schar from the home team was sent off with straight red card in the 90’
Top performers Newcastle: Callum Wilson 10 goals 5 assists, Miguel Almiron 4 goals 1 assist, Joseph Willock 4 goals.
Next game Newcastle: 14.05.2021 Premier League: Newcastle – Manchester City
|Last 10 games||GF:GA||Over 2.5 goals||BTTS||Clean sheets|
Worth mentioning: Despite playing with a man more for over 80 minutes of their visit to Southampton on Friday, Leicester returned home with only a point, as the clash at St Mary’s Stadium finished in 1:1 stalemate. That draw ended the Foxes three game winning streak, but extended their unbeaten run to four. Four of Leicester’s five defeats across the last twenty encounters came at home. Three of their last five meetings produced over 2,5 goals, and also three saw both involved teams to score.
Newcastle suffered 0:2 home defeat at the hands of Arsenal on Sunday. Prior to that game, the Magpies were unbeated in four matches and lost just one of the previous eight clashes. On the other hand, Newcastle have won just two of the last eleven meetings and managed to keep just one clean sheet in the process. Just two of their last twelve clashes were won by the visitings sides, while the hosts triumphed on five occasions for the period. Three of Newcastle last five outings resulted in over 2,5 goals, as four witnessed goals at both ends.
Leicester vs Newcastle News
Missing players Leicester: Harvey Barnes, James Justin and Wes Morgan are injured.
Missing players Newcastle: Fabian Schar is suspended. Karl Darlow, Jamaal Lascelles, Ryan Fraser and Isaac Hayden are injured.
Leicester vs Newcastle Predictions
Leicester to win – 1.44 @ bet365