Fulham will welcome Leicester on Wednesday night looking for their first home win in Premier League since April 2013. Craven Cottage Stadium in London will be the venue of a very special game for the new Fulham manager Claudio Ranieri. Leicester City with whom Ranieri created history and won the much surprising title back in 2016 are coming to town and will try to put a dent in Fulham’s attempt to finally climb up from the last position in the table. The host are last with just 8 points, while Leicester are sitting 8th with 21 points.
Fulham vs Leicester Head to Head
This is the first league game between the clubs for the last 14 years. Back in 2003-2004 season Fulham won both home and away with 2-0. They’ve met 3 times since then in the different cup competitions in which they scored 19 times.
Fulham vs Leicester Stats
Fulham’s recent form is worrying their supporters as they have managed just 2 wins from the last 10 games, losing the other 8. In their last home game they beat Southampton 3-2. Alexander Mitrovic scored a brace in that game and Andre Schurle added another. 2 days ago the Cottagers lost their trip to Chelsea, going down 2-0 but displaying some good football. Fulham’s home form shows that they have won 2, lost 2 and drawn 1. Mitrovic is on fire as he has scored 5 in the last 5 home games for Fulham.
Leicester are currently on a better form than Fulham and in the last 10 games they lost just 2, winning and drawing 3 times in the process. They have also eliminated Southampton and Wolverhampton from the league competitions. In their last 5 games away from home the Foxes have won 3, drawn 1 and lost just 1.
Fulham vs Leicester News
Fulham will have to do without the services of Andre Schurle, while for Zambo and Mcdonald they’ll wait till the last moment hoping they recover on time.
The Foxes from Leicester will sweat over the fitness level of key striker Jamie Vardy. Good news came on Monday when Harry McGuire went back to training following a spell on the sidelines. Ghezal and James are also under question for the visitors.
Fulham vs Leicester Predictions
Fulham to win
Both teams to score and over 2,5 goals.