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Leicester City
Leicester City
VS
Manchester United
Manchester United
England
England
Premier League
26.12.2020
13:30
Ended
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MATCH ABOUT TO START
King Power Stadium
Leicester

Leicester City FC - Manchester United prediction 26.12.2020 Premier League

Gameweek 15 in the Premier League will see the clash between Leicester City and Manchester United at King Power Stadium. Kick-off time is at 1:30 PM on Dec 26, 2020. In our preview of Leicester City vs. Manchester United we will provide you with all the important facts and stats for this Premier League fixture. Let’s start by having a look at the current form of the two teams involved.

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Leicester City were victorious in 3 of their previous 5 league matches (3 wins, 0 draws, 2 defeats. In the current Premier League season 2020/2021, Leicester City were able to win 3 of their 7 games at home, with a total of 0 draws, and 4 defeats (Goal difference 9:10).

Manchester United have won 4 of their last 5 Premier League encounters (4 wins, 1 draws, 0 defeats. The away record in this year’s Premier League season for Manchester United reveals the following stats: 6 wins, 0 draws and 0 defeats - Goal difference 19:9.

Out of the last five Premier League encounters between the two teams, Leicester City won 0. In 1 match the points between the two sides were shared, and 4 times Manchester United got the win. If we look at the home record of Leicester City against Manchester United, the stats are as follows: 0 wins Leicester City, 1 draw and 4 wins Manchester United.

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Leicester vs Manchester United, EPL 26.12.2020

Manchester United travel to the King Power Stadium for an early kickoff Boxing Day Premier League match. The game is primed to be an intriguing one and we will delve into some betting tips that will be of interest to punters here.

LEICESTER CITY

The Foxes brought their A-game last weekend in London and it was good enough to deliver a shock 2-0 win over fellow contenders Tottenham, with their mercurial talisman Jamie Vardy getting his 11th of the season to lead the race for the golden boot. That win was enough to elevate them the second spot on the log, 4 points adrift of league leaders Liverpool.

This was an excellent response from the Foxes following their own 2-0 home loss to Everton in their prior game in a game in which they looked clueless with the ball despite enjoying the lion’s share of possession.

This is a tough assignment for Brendan Rodgers side against a Red Devils outfit that boasts of a 100% record on the road this season but they are determined to make the top 4 this time after narrowly missing out last season.

MANCHESTER UNITED

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s troops had a rather shaky start to the season which put the coach under all sorts of pressure with a section of fans calling for his head. However, they have put up an impressive run of form that has seen them climb up the ladder into the third spot, just a point behind Leicester, but with a game in hand.

They have been excellent on their travels winning all six games and they appear to have turned the corner with their home performances too, winning their last couple of league games at Old Trafford, including the thrilling 6-2 win over Leeds in their last league assignment.

A top 4 finish is still a priority for Ole. A win here will, however, send a strong message of their intentions to challenge for the title in the long run.

Possible Line Ups

LEICESTER CITY MANCHESTER UNITED
  • Schmeichel
  • Castagne
  • Evans
  • Fofana
  • Justin
  • Ndidi
  • Albrighton
  • Tielemans
  • Maddison
  • Barnes
  • Vardy
  • Coach: Brendan Rodgers
  • De Gea
  • Telles
  • Maguire
  • Lindelof
  • Wan-Bissaka
  • Fred
  • Pogba
  • Rashford
  • Fernandes
  • James
  • Martial
  • Coach: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer
Injured: Pereira (Groin), Soyuncu (Hip) and McTominay (Groin), Rojo (Calf), Jones (Knock)

LEICESTER V MAN UNITED BETTING PREDICTIONS

It’s incredible that the Red Devils have not only won all their six away games on the league but that they’ve done so, coming from a losing position in all six games. They looked really good while putting six past Leeds last weekend, although it would be fair to say, the visitors really played into their hands. We expect a different approach from Rodgers and his charges. They are more disciplined defensively and will not afford them as many bites on the cherry. Recent meetings between these teams actually point to a potentially close encounter rather than a goal-fest. In the scheme of things, we expect more of the same and we are going for Under 3.5 goals @ 1.50 with Betway as our first tip here. By the way Betway is one of our best betting sites in Ghana.

Ultra-defensive games tend to result in a flurry of bookings either way. Each of the last three league meetings here have resulted in 7 total bookings. The no-nonsense Mike Dean, who has been dishing out cards like Santa Claus dishing out Christmas gifts, is the centre referee assigned to this game. We are backing Over 4.5 bookings @ 2.12 at Betway betting app as our final tip.

Our tips

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Performance

Leicester City
Leicester City
Last games

Leicester City performance of the last 5 home matches

Victories
80%
Over 2.5
80%
Manchester United
Manchester United
Last games

Manchester United performance of the last 5 away matches

Victories
20%
Over 2.5
80%

Current Standing

POS TEAM PTS MP W D L GF GA GD
1
1
Manchester City
Manchester City
86 38 27 5 6 83 32 51
2
2
Manchester United
Manchester United
74 38 21 11 6 73 44 29
4
3
Liverpool FC
Liverpool FC
69 38 20 9 9 68 42 26
3
4
Chelsea FC
Chelsea FC
67 38 19 10 9 58 36 22
5
5
Leicester City
Leicester City FC
66 38 20 6 12 68 50 18
6
6
West Ham United
West Ham United FC
65 38 19 8 11 62 47 15
7
7
Tottenham
Tottenham Hotspur
62 38 18 8 12 68 45 23
9
8
Arsenal FC
Arsenal FC
61 38 18 7 13 55 39 16
10
9
Leeds United
Leeds United FC
59 38 18 5 15 62 54 8
8
10
Everton FC
Everton FC
59 38 17 8 13 47 48 -1
11
11
Aston Villa
Aston Villa FC
55 38 16 7 15 55 46 9
15
12
Newcastle United
Newcastle United FC
45 38 12 9 17 46 62 -16
12
13
Wolverhampton Wanderers
Wolverhampton Wanderers FC
45 38 12 9 17 36 52 -16
13
14
Crystal Palace
Crystal Palace FC
44 38 12 8 18 41 66 -25
14
15
Southampton FC
Southampton FC
43 38 12 7 19 47 68 -21
16
16
Brighton & Hove Albion
Brighton & Hove Albion FC
41 38 9 14 15 40 46 -6
17
17
Burnley FC
Burnley FC
39 38 10 9 19 33 55 -22
18
18
Fulham FC
Fulham FC
28 38 5 13 20 27 53 -26
19
19
West Bromwich Albion
West Bromwich Albion FC
26 38 5 11 22 35 76 -41
20
20
Sheffield United
Sheffield United FC
23 38 7 2 29 20 63 -43
Legend
  • Champions League
  • Europa League
  • Relegation
  • Europa Conference League