After a 2-0 comeback over the weekend, Crystal Palace will be hosting in for Leicester City at the Selhurst Park Stadium. The kickoff is scheduled for 3rd November at 17:00 GMT.
Crystal Palace managed to stage a dramatic comeback following the 2-0 defeat at Arsenal in the first 15 minutes after two set pieces. A penalty by Milivojevic and a header by Ayew secured the Eagles slot at the top six.
Leicester City over the weekend marked history in the Premier League books, with the biggest away win to Southampton. The 9-0 win ensured that Coach Brendan Rodgers secured their 3rd spot on the League with 8 points clear off title contenders Liverpool and two points clear of former League winner, Manchester City.
Both team enter the game with a spirited momentum with hopes of securing a Champion’s league slot. Leicester City play favorites due to the inform team, but Crystal Palace also will show their prowess.
Crystal Palace vs Leicester City Head to Head
Both teams have played 26 games together, with Leicester City emerging the winners in 9 occasions and Crystal Palace winners in 11 occasions. Here is a look at both team’s previous encounters:
Leicester 1-4 Palace
Palace 1-0 Leicester
Palace 5-0 Leicester
Leicester 0-3 Palace
Palace 2-2 Leicester
Leicester 3-1 Palace
Palace 0-1 Leicester
Leicester 1-0 Palace
Crystal Palace Team News
Talisman Wilfried Zaha failed to show his supremacy against Arsenal over the weekend but played a role in the penalty received. Forward Jordan Ayew sealed the equalizing goal and is set to start against the Foxes.
The arrival of former Chelsea center back, Gary Cahill has casted a shadow over the play time by center back Mamadou Sakho. Forward Christian Benteke also has been sidelined warming benches for most of the games.
Leicester City Team News
Young sensation Ayoze Perez was instrumental in the 9-0 thrashing of Southampton scoring his first Premier League hat trick. Another pain on Palace’s side will be the ever pressing forward, James Vardy who scored a brace in the Southampton clash.
Despite injury woes days leading to the Southampton clash, James Maddison has been impressive scoring a wonderful free kick over the weekend. Other aids that will cause problems down the opponents side includes Monaco’s former midfielder Tieleman’s who was also on the score sheet.
Prediction and Odds
Leicester win – 2.18
Goals Over 2.5 – 2.08
Both Teams to Score – 1.85
Vardy to Score – 2.15