This weekend sees the return of the Premier League, with Leicester City facing Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City team in a crucial match at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday.
Preview for Manchester City vs. Leicester City
Leicester City has had a difficult start to the season and is now ranked 19th in the Premier League standings. The Foxes cannot afford another disaster this weekend after suffering a disastrous 1-0 loss to Bournemouth in their previous match.
On the other side, Manchester City is now in second place in the league table and has had a good season. The host team defeated Bayern Munich this week with a 3-0 victory in the UEFA Champions League, and they’ll try to repeat that feat in this match.
Leicester City will play Manchester City Key Numbers and Head-to-Head
- In 126 games played between the two teams, Manchester City has a great record versus Leicester City, winning 65 games to 32 for the Foxes.
- In the Premier League, Manchester City has won four straight games and ten of its last twelve encounters with Leicester City, with their lone loss to the Foxes coming by a score of 5-2 in 2020.
- Leicester City lost five of their previous six away games at the Etihad Stadium in the Premier League after a run of four triumphs in their first five away games there.
- Manchester City has won seven of their past eight Premier League games and is on a five-game winning streak in the league since their 1-0 loss to Tottenham Hotspur in February of this year.
Prediction for Manchester City vs. Leicester City
With an outstanding team at its disposal, Manchester City has improved over the past month. In recent weeks, Erling Haaland and Jack Grealish have stepped up to the plate, and they will look to make an impact in this match.
This season, Leicester City has been a shell of their former selves, and they will need to play at the top of their game to have any chance of winning this game. On paper, Manchester City appears to be the superior team and ought to prevail in this match.
Manchester City will likely defeat Leicester City 4-1.