Leicester vs Brighton Prediction & Tips
Leicester City and Brighton & Hove Albion meet at King Power Stadium, in a match for this phase of the FA Cup (5th Round). The history of head-to-head matches played at this stadium is favorable to the home team, which in the last 4 matches won 3 and drew 1. Indeed, the last time these two teams played a match at this stadium, on 13‑12‑ 2020, for the Premier League, Leicester City won by (3‑0). J. Vardy (41 ‘) and J. Maddison (27’ and 44 ‘) scored the goals for Leicester City. Particular attention is needed for the home / away condition, as both teams present significantly different results at home and away.
Until reaching this stage of the FA Cup (5th Round), the home team eliminated: Brentford and Stoke City. This is a team that curiously tends to achieve more positive results as a visitor than at home, since in the last 30 games they have registered 9 victories, 4 draws and 2 defeats as a visitor, with 27 goals scored and 14 suffered; against 8 victories, 1 draw and 6 defeats in his stadium, with 25 goals scored and 17 suffered. In their last match, for the Premier League, they drew with Wolverhampton Wanderers in an away match by (0‑0). In their last 10 home games Leicester City have 6 wins, 1 draw and 3 losses. His attack has scored regularly, as he has scored goals in 9 of the last 10 matches. In 15 games, they suffered the first goal 5 times and only managed 1 comeback.
Brendan Rodgers’ team comes to this match after a 0x0 draw on their visit to the Wolverhampton stadium. The home team generally operates on a 4-3-3 tactical system, in which the three most advanced players are Harvey Barnes, Ayoze Pérez and Kelechi Iheanacho. In this tactical scheme, Leicester’s game organizer is the fantastic English midfielder James Maddison, a player with above-average technical ability. One of the great qualities of Leicester is the ease with which they come out for the fast break and their players are very competent in this regard. The coach of the home team must be very happy to have all the players at his disposal.
Until reaching this stage of the FA Cup (5th Round), the visiting team eliminated: Blackpool and Newport County. This is a team that curiously has been stronger away than at home, since in the last 30 games they have registered 6 wins, 5 draws and 4 losses as a visitor; against 3 wins, 7 draws and 5 losses in his stadium. The team comes to this match after a draw against Burnley by (1‑1). In the last 10 away matches for all competitions, Brighton & Hove Albion have won 3, tied 4 and lost 3. Their attack has scored regularly, scoring goals in 7 of the last 10 matches. In 15 games, they conceded the first goal 4 times and never got the comeback.
Brighton comes to this game after a 1×1 draw at the Burnley stadium visit. Contrary to their opponents in this match, Brighton usually play 5-3-2, with the two most advanced players being Aaron Connolly and Neal Maupay. The visiting club, when investing in the offensive process, generally do so through the left flank, taking advantage of the depth offered by Dan Burn. Coach Graham Potter should not be able to count on Danny Welbeck and Tariq Lamptey turned over to the medical department.
Leicester – Brighton FREE TIPS
Leicester – Win @ 1.85
Both teams to score / YES @ 1.80
Over 2.5 Goals @ 1.90