Leeds are struggling in the Premier League and have a difficult task as they face Leicester City in England’s top flight on the weekend and we have all the information you need to know ahead of kick-off.
Leicester desperately need three points to keep their top half table hopes alive, whilst Leeds are also desperate for points as they battle against relegation.
Leeds sacked loved manager Marcelo Bielsa, and this will be the first game for new manager Jesse Marsch. There will be a lot of pressure for the American to pick up points immediately to help them in their battle against relegation.
With both sides massively needing a morale boost, the upcoming match between the two will be a very entertaining contest.
Here is everything you need to know about Leicester City vs Leeds United:
Leicester City vs Leeds United will take place on Saturday 5th March 2022 at the King Power Stadium and the match will start at 12:30pm UK time.
How To Watch
Football fans in England will be over the moon to hear that Leeds vs Leicester will be televised live on BT Sports. Coverage will start from 11:30am.
If you are looking to live stream the big match, you can do so via the BT Sport app or Virgin streaming service.
You need to have an account or a monthly pass to access the live stream, so make sure you have everything you need prior to kick-off. The monthly pass costs £25.
Leeds are without five players, and some of these are very key players like Kalvin Phillips, Liam Cooper, Patrick Bamford and Diego Llorente. The latter faces a late fitness test ahead of the match.
Meanwhile, Leicester have six players missing and they include Timothy Castagne, Jonny Evans, James Justin, Ricardo Pereira, Wesley Fofana and Ryan Bertrand.
Leicester Predicted XI: Schmeichel; Albrighton, Amartey, Soyuncu, Thomas; Tielemans, Ndidi, Maddison; Barnes; Vardy, Daka.
Leeds Predicted XI: Mesiler; Ayling, Llorente, Struijk, Junior Firpo; Koch, Dallas; Raphinha, Harrison, James; Rodrigo
Head to Head
The two sides have met 19 times in England’s top flight. Leeds have won nine, while there have been two draws. The Foxes have won eight times.
Last five meetings in all competitions:
- 18th January 2014: Leeds United 0-1 Leicester City
- 24th October 2017: Leicester City 3-1 Leeds United
- 2nd November 2020: Leeds United 1-4 Leicester City
- 31st January 2021: Leicester City 1-3 Leeds United
- 7th November 2021: Leeds United 1-1 Leicester City
The betting markets have Leicester as the favourites, and understandably so.
- Leicester City to win: 3/4
- Draw: 14/5
- Leeds United to win: 16/5
This should be a very good contest as they both desperately want three points to push up the table. We should see a fair few goals, but we expect Leicester to come out on top.
Prediction: Leicester City 3-2 Leeds United
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