Leicester City vs. Newcastle United Forecast and Overview

The Premier League is back in action this week with a new game set, starting Monday at St. James’ Park when Leicester City squares off against Eddie Howe’s excellent Newcastle United team.

Leicester City vs Newcastle United: A Preview

Leicester City has had a difficult start to the season and is now ranked 19th in the Premier League standings. Following a humiliating 3-0 loss to Liverpool the previous week, the Foxes will need to put in a lot of effort to win this match.

On the other side, Newcastle United has been punching above its weight over the past year and is currently in third position in the league table. The Magpies destroyed Brighton & Hove Albion 4-1 in their previous match, and they’ll try to repeat that performance this week.

Leicester City vs. Newcastle United Key Numbers and Head-to-Head

  • Leicester City has only won 49 of the 133 games played between the two teams in the past, while Newcastle United has a strong record against them, winning 57 of them.
  • For the first time since the 1994–95 season, Newcastle United could defeat Leicester City twice in the Premier League with a 3-0 victory in the rematch.
  • Leicester City had suffered as many defeats in their last four Premier League meetings against Newcastle United as in their previous ten similar contests combined.
  • Leicester City will play a league game on four consecutive Mondays, making them the first side in Premier League history to do so.
  • Since their last victory in 2014, Leicester City has gone eight seasons without a victory in their season’s final away league game.

Leicester City vs. Newcastle United Prediction

With a strong roster at their disposal, Newcastle United has a chance to lock up a top-four finish this weekend. In the upcoming game, Alexander Isak and Callum Wilson will try to increase their goal totals after stepping up in previous weeks.

Leicester City has had a difficult season and can be demoted to the Championship in the upcoming weeks. Newcastle United should be able to win this game because they are currently the better team.

Newcastle United will likely defeat Leicester City 3-1.


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