Leicester vs Sheffield Utd Prediction & Tips
Leicester City and Sheffield United face at King Power Stadium, in a match for the 28 th round of the Premier League. In the last head ‑ to ‑ head between these teams in this competition, on 06‑12‑2020, Leicester City won away by (1‑2). The recent head ‑ to ‑ head record favors the home team, who have won 5. In the last 5 matches, special attention is called to the home / away condition, as both teams show significantly different results in their home and away matches.
After 16 wins, 5 draws and 7 losses, the home team is in 3rd position, having won 53 points. In the last match, they have won in an away match against Brighton & Hove Albion by (1‑2), after in the previous match they have tied (1‑1) an away match against Burnley. This is a team that, curiously, has more positive results away than at home, since in the last 30 matches they have recorded 8 wins, 6 draws and 1 loss as a visitor, with 25 goals scored and 12 conceded, against 9 wins, 1 draw and 5 defeats at home, with 26 goals scored and 15 conceded. For the league, Leicester City won 16 points out of 30 possible points, after 5 wins, 1 draw and 4 losses in the last 10 home matches. The team allowed goals to its opponent in 7 of the last 10 games, reason why it has not presented great defensive solidity, but its attack has scored regularly, since it managed to concretize in 9 of the last 10 games in this competition. In 28 games in this competition, he managed to turn the score in 4 of the 13 games in which he suffered the first goal. There are 1 periods that stand out in the last 13 home matches for this competition: they scored 7 of their 20 goals between minutes (76′ ‑ 90 ‘).
Leicester City enters this game with a triumph, by 1-2, in the trip to the Brighton field, thus returning to the victories after two consecutive games without winning in this Premier League: the goals of the team were scored by Kelechi Iheanacho and Daniel Amartey . When he invests in the offensive process, spontaneously, he does it through the right corridor, taking advantage of the depth offered by the wing Ricardo Pereira. On the other hand, striker Jamie Vardy is Leicester City’s top scorer with 12 goals scored. For this match the home coach won’t count on Cengiz Ünder, Jonny Evans, Harvey Barnes, James Maddison, Ayoze Perez, James Justin, Wes Morgan and Dennis Praet, all with physical problems.
The visiting team is currently in 20th place, with 14 points won, after 4 wins, 2 draws and 22 losses. In the penultimate match, they won at home against Aston Villa by (1‑0). In the last match, they lost at home to Southampton by (0‑2). This is a team affected by the home factor, which is stronger when they play with the support of their fans, since in the last 30 games they have recorded 2 wins, 2 draws and 11 losses as a visitor, with a total of 10 goals scored and 26 conceded. At home, he won 5 wins, 1 draw and 9 losses, with a total of 13 goals scored and 20 conceded. Their last away match for this competition ended in a loss by (1‑0) against Fulham. In the last 10 away matches, Sheffield United has recorded 1 victory, 1 draw and 8 losses, having won 4 points out of 30 possible. In their games as a visitor there are some frequent results: at the interval 1‑0 (5 out of 13 games) and at the end of the game 1‑0 (5 out of 13 games). Defensive solidity has not been his strong point, as he has conceded goals in 9 of the last 10 games for this competition. This is a team that scores a few times first: they only opened the scoring in 7 of their last 28 Premier League games, of those 7 they reached the break in advantage in 2 and won in the late 90 ‘in 3. In 28 games in this competition , suffered the first goal 21 times and only managed 1 turn on the scoreboard.
Sheffield United comes to this game with a setback, by 0-2, receiving Southampton, registering this way the fifth defeat in the last six games played in the Premier League. It should be noted that the visitors remain in the last position in the league table and will hardly be able to recover the points lost so far. On this trip to the Leicester City arena, coach Chris Wilder must act with a defensive strategy, looking only for the counterattack in order to exploit the back of the enemy’s defense. At individual level, we highlight striker David McGoldrick, who is Sheffield United’s best scorer with 6 goals scored. Out of this game are Chris Basham, Jack Rodwell, John Egan, Jack Robinson, Sander Berge and Jack O’Connell due to physical problems.
Leicester – Sheffield Utd FREE TIPS
Leicester – Win @ 1.55
Both teams to score / YES @ 1.80
Over 2.5 Goals @ 1.90