Surprise package Aston Villa will hope to continue their perfect start to the Premier League this weekend. The side plays host to Leicester City at the King Power Stadium with kickoff at 7:15 pm on Sunday.
Villans have an unblemished record so far with three wins from their last three matches. It includes the shocking 7-2 win against Liverpool. Leicester’s winning streak came to a halting stop last two weeks following their loss to West Ham.
Dean Smith is still coming around their surprise display for his side that shocked the world and defending champions Liverpool. Ollie Watkins netted his first hat-trick at Villa Park, followed by Barkley and Grealish’s deflected shots.
The win follows their impressive wins over Fulham and Sheffield United without conceding. The side is currently second in the table below leaders Everton with a game in hand. Villans are currently unbeaten in their last seven matches while winning five of the matches and keeping a clean sheet in all but one match.
The Foxes also have an impressive start to their new campaign while winning three of their opening games. It culminated in a 5-2 win over Manchester City, pushing their overall goal tally to 12 goals in three matches. The momentum came to a halt at King Power Stadium following a 3-0 loss to West Ham.
Leicester City vs. Aston Villa Head to Head
Both sides have 11 games against each other, with Aston Villa picking four wins while Leicester with five wins. Here is a look at their previous encounters:
Leicester City 0-3 West Ham
Man City 2-5 Leicester City
Leicester City 0-2 Arsenal
Leicester City 4-2 Burnley
West Brom 0-3 Leicester City
Aston Villa 7-2 Liverpool
Aston Villa 0-1 Stoke City
Fulham 0-3 Aston Villa
Bristol City 0-3 Aston Villa
Aston Villa 1-0 Sheffield United
Leicester City Team News
Wilfried Ndidi and Danilo Perreira remain injury concerns for Brendan Rodgers ahead of their clash. Other fitness doubts ahead of their clash include Daniel Amartey and James Maddison. Soyuncu is still carrying a knock. After a big-money move from St. Ettiene. Fofana looks set to make a debut.
Aston Villa Team News
Two confirmed injury absentees ahead of the match include Wesley Moraes and Tom Heaton. Douglas Luiz, Conor Hourihane, and John McGinn were featured heavily during international duty and look doubts.
Prediction and Odds
Despite a huge momentum in their buildup to the Premier League, Leicester City might burst the happy bubble for the side.
Leicester City Win
Both Teams to Score
Goals Over 2.5