The Foxes from Leicester delivered the perfect gift to their fans on Boxing day, having beaten reigning champions Manchester City. Their Saturday opponents – The Bluebirds from Cardiff managed to draw away to Crystal Palace. Leicester are currently 7th in the table and will be involved in a battle with Manchester United over european places, while Cardiff are occupying 17th spot – the last place ensuring another season in the Premier League.
Leicester vs Cardiff Head to Head
|Last 20 H2H games||Last 10 games at Leicester||Last meeting|
|Leicester||7 W/ 5 D/ 8 L||3 W/ 3 D/ 3 L||W|
|Cardiff||8 W/ 5 D/ 7 L||3 W/ 3 D/ 3 L||L|
Worth mentioning : Since Leicester’s title winning season in 2016, the teams have met only once – the reverse game earlier this season. The fans have seen just 14 goals in the 9 meetings between the teams at King Power Stadium, with the goal difference standing at 7-7.
Last game between the teams: 03.11.2018 Cardiff – Leicester 0:1; Gray 55’.
Last game at this venue: 22.12.2012 Leicester – Cardiff 0:1; Bellamy 25’.
Leicester vs Cardiff Stats
as of: 27.12.2018
|Last game||Last 10|
|Leicester||Win||3 W/ 5 D/ 2 L||3 W/ 1 D/ 1 L|
|Cardiff||Draw||3 W/ 1 D/ 6 L||0 W/ 1 D/ 4 L|
Worth mentioning: Leicester are on an impressive form lately, as they faced Manchester City twice and Chelsea and managed to get 2 wins in the Premier League, while just getting beaten on penalties in EFL cup meeting. In their last twelve games the Foxes cannot score more than twice. In eight of the last ten Leicester games the fans saw no more than 2 goals being scored. Six of the last 10 games for Cardiff produced over 2,5 goals and on each occasion both sides managed to score. The same goes for 3 of the last 5 games, with Cardiff keeping a clean sheet in the other 2.
Last game Leicester: 26.12.2018 Leicester – Manchester City 2:1; Albrighton 19’, Ricardo Pereira 81’; Bernardo Silva 14’.
Last game Cardiff: 26.12.2018 Crystal Palace – Cardiff 0:0
Top performers Leicester: Jamie Vardy 6 goals, 2 assists; James Maddison 5 goals, 3 assists; Albrighton 2 goals, 2 assists.
Top performers Cardiff: Callum Paterson is on 4 goals, Josh Murphy 3 goals, Victor Camarasa 2 goals and 2 assists.
Leicester vs Cardiff News
Missing players Leicester: Daniel Amartey is the only absentee for the Foxes.
Missing players Cardiff: Callum Paterson, Kenneth Zohore, Daniel Ward and Ashley Jazz Richards are all injured, with only the latest having a chance to recover on time.
Leicester vs Cardiff Predictions
Leicester are going to win this game, and if you combine it with over 2,5 goals you should get some good odds.