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Leicester City vs Wolves – EPL Match Off The eighth week

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Leicester City vs Wolves
English Premier League
Date: Sunday, 8 November 2020
Kick-off at 14:00 UK/ 15:00 CET
Venue: King Power Stadium.

Four Premier League matches will be played on Sunday following English club’s involvement in the UEFA Champions League and Europa League. One game on the schedule of note takes place at the King Power Stadium where top-four contenders Leicester City line-up against Wolverhampton Wanderers

Leicester City started the season in decent form and can be found eighth in the Premier League after six games played. Their form stats show the Foxes have won four and lost two games so far, scoring thirteen goals and conceding eight at the other end. They made a strong start to their push for a European finish but have lost two of their last three.

Brendan Rodgers’ team suffered a double blow when losing 3-0 at home to West Ham United in what was an upset result before losing at this venue when hosting Aston Villa courtesy of a 1-0 score. They got back on track by beating Zorya Luhansky 3-0 at home in the Europa League and had the quality to shoot down Arsenal in London, Vardy scoring the winning goal on 80 minutes.

Leicester vs Wolves: Head-to-head (h2h)

  • The latest encounter between the two squads had ended in a goalless draw.
  • It’s been 13 years since the guests have won at this venue.
  • In fact, in the past 31-year-period, only once have the hosts lost at this ground.
  • The visitors had failed to score in 11 of their preceding 15 encounters at this stadium.

Leicester vs Wolves: Prediction

These are two similarly matched sides and regardless of the outcome, will make for an entertaining game of football. There isn’t much between the clubs, on and off the pitch, with a mere two points dividing them, with Leicester on 15 and Wolves on 13 although it will be a fascinating match-up stylistically. Both teams have only lost two games this season, and this could remain the case come Sunday with a draw and both teams to score appealing.

Leicester vs Wolves: TEAM NEWS

LEICESTER

Predicted line-up (3-4-2-1): Schmeichel; Justin, Fofana, Fuchs; Albrighton, Tielemans, Mendy, Thomas; Praet, Barnes; Vardy

Unavailable: Ricardo Pereira (Injured), Ndidi (Injured), Amartey (Injured), Soyuncu (Injured), Castagne (Injured)

Questionable:

WOLVES

Predicted line-up (3-4-2-1): Rui Patricio; Coady, Boly, Kilman; Nelson Semedo, Ruben Neves, Moutinho, Ait Nouri; Pedro Neto, Podence; Raul Jimenez

Unavailable: Jonny (Injured)

Questionable: