Manchester City vs Leicester City Match Analysis and Prediction

After a delayed start to their Premier League campaign, Manchester City finally welcome competition this weekend against Leicester City at the Etihad Stadium. The match schedules for Sunday with kickoff at 6:30 pm.

Manchester City looks keen on giving title defenders Liverpool a run for their money this season. It started with comfortable 3-1 win over Wolves. Another win for Pep goes back to the third round of the EFL Cup where the side B team edged out Bournemouth.

Playing at Etihad will bring a different feeling for the Citizens without fans. However, the side enjoyed good home games last season with ten wins from their 11 Premier League outings at the stadium.  The side has an impressive winning aggregate in seven games totalling 26-1.

Leicester City saw their hopes for an EFL Cup fail with a 2-0 loss to Arsenal. Brendan Rodgers chooses to rest his first-team players ahead of the weekend’s clash with 11 first team changes. James Maddison earned some minutes to his comeback from injury. Talisman Vardy was kept safe to cause a threat for the Citizens this Sunday.

The Foxes were on course for a third straight win in the Premier League with emphatic wins over West Brom and Burnley last weekend. The cam has only won three of their opening matches four times in their history dating back to 1922-23 season.

Manchester City vs Leicester City Head to Head

Both sides have 17 games against each other with Man City taking home 12 wins while Leicester with three wins. Here is a look at their previous encounters:


Man City 2-1 Bournemouth

Wolves 1-3 Man City

Man City 1-3 Lyon

Man City 2-1 Real Madrid


Leicester 0-2 Arsenal

Leicester 4-2 Burnley

West Brom 0-3 Leicester

Leicester 1-1 Blackburn

Manchester City Team News

Talisman Gabriel Jesus recently picked up an injury and set to remain on the sidelines with teammate Sergio Aguero. It remains a mystery whether Pep might hand Rory’s son, Delap a first Premier League debut after an impressive display against Bournemouth in the EFL Cup.

Leicester Team News

A major blow to Brendan Rodgers is the three-month injury picked up by defensive midfielder Wilfried Ndidi. Jonny Evans continues serving his three-match ban with Ricardo Perreira recovering from an ACL injury.

Prediction and Odds

Both teams are not fully fit with injuries striking each side hard, but Man City can pull off a win with their current attacking threat.

Man City Win

Goals Under 3.5

Most Goals: 2H



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