Leicester vs Manchester City: prediction for the English Premier League fixture
Leicesterfinished last season of the Premier League in the Top 5. They chalked up 20 victories and drew 6 games. But the main achievement of Leicester was winning the FA Cup where the Foxes beat Chelsea in the final (1:0).
In the summer, Leicester signed Patson Daka from Red Bulls (30 million), Boubakary Soumaré from Lille (20 million), and defender Jannik Vestergaard from Southampton (17.6 million).
At the start of the new season, Brendan Rogers' men won the Community Shield, defeating Manchester City (1:0). In the first three rounds of the Premier League, the Foxes got one defeat and two victories over Wolverhampton (1:0) and Norwich (2:1).
Fofana, Bertrand, Mendy, Pereira, Evans, and Justin are all sidelined with injuries. Perez is suspended after picking up a red card in the game against West Ham.
Manchester Citychalked up 27 wins and 5 draws in 38 rounds of the previous English Premier League season. The 86 scored points allowed them to win their seventh title. However, City couldn't also claim the main European club trophy: they were defeated by Chelsea in the Champions League final (0:1).
In the summer, Man City have signedJack Grealish from Aston Villa (117.5 million) and Kayky from Fluminense (10 million).
City kicked off the new Premier League season with an away defeat from Tottenham (0:1), followed by two victories in a row - over Norwich (5:0) and Arsenal (5:0). After three games, Manchester City have six points and occupy seventh place in the table with one goal conceded.
Manchester City will be without Laporte, Delap, Gabriel Jesus, Ederson, and Steffen.
Manchester City won 4 of the last 5 matches.
This bet played in 2 of the last 4 head-to-head games.
This bet played in 3 of the last 5 games of Leicester.
This bet played in 3 of the last 4 games of Man City.
In this fixture, we bet on the guests' victory. Manchester City have not only the tournament motivation but a desire to avenge their defeat in the Community Shield match. The Sky Blues also have more bench depth, while Leicester are weakened by many injuries.
Our prediction - Asian handicap (-1) to Manchester City
Prediction: Handicap (-1) to Manchester City
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In the recent matches, Man City looked great, but Leicester are a difficult opponent. It will be hard to get through the Foxes' defenses. But we suggest taking a risk and betting on Man City's victory with a 2 goal margin.
The second bet - Manchester City to win by 2 goals