In the first round Leicester beat Sheffield United with a score of 2:1 away. Leicester won both games against Sheffield last season with a score of 2:0 at home and 2:1 away. Leicester have not lost to the Blades for nine games in a row. In the last five matches of Leicester in the Premier League, the prediction was "both teams will score". Sheffield has played under 2.5 goals in five of Sheffield's previous seven away games in the Premier League.Bet Now!
However, the Foxes continue to cling to points regularly, keeping them in the top four in the Premier League. Leicester are currently ranked third in the Premier League standings. Now the team has 53 points, which is one less than Manchester United. However, pursuers have already pulled up. Chelsea have 50 points, West Ham and Everton are close and have played a match less.
It should be noted that Leicester plays worse at home than away. The team has not lost so often lately, but all three defeats in the previous 15 rounds fall on home matches. In general, for 13 matches in the home arena, Brendan Rogers' wards achieved six victories, lost the same number of times and ended one meeting in a draw.
In the Leicester squad, midfielders Harvey Barnes and James Maddison, as well as defenders James Justini and Wes Morgan, striker Cengiz Under will miss the game due to injuries.
According to press reports, following the defeat to Soton, Chris Wilder was fired from his post as head coach of Sheffield United and will be replaced temporarily by Paul Hackingbottom.
It is unlikely that castling will significantly improve the standings. The "Blades" have practically lost all chances of being registered. In the standings they occupy the last place and are already 12 points behind the saving 17th line.
There are four defenders in the team's infirmary: Chris Basham, John Egan, Jack Robinson and Jack O'Connell, as well as midfielders Sander Berge and Jack Rodwell.
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