In the first round match Leicester beat Wolverhampton at home with a score of 1:0. In four of the last five head-to-head matches in the Premier League, the prediction was “total under 2.5 goals”. Both teams have scored against each other in only one of their five previous head-to-head meetings. Leicester beat Wolverhampton away for the last time back in 2006.Bet Now!
With this victory, the wards of Nuno Espirito Santa interrupted their unbeaten streak, which had already numbered eight in a row. During this period Wolverhampton scored only three points, ending in a draw with Chelsea (0:0), Brighton (3:3) and Tottenham (1:1), while the Wolves were losing to rivals of different caliber, namely to Everton (1:2), West Bromwich (2:3), Burnley (1:2), Manchester United (0:1) and Crystal Palace (0:1).
The last three of these defeats took place in away matches, but Nuno Santa's charges lost to the "toffee" and "blackbirds" just at home. Wolverhampton are now tenth in the Premier League in home play. In 11 home games the "wolves" achieved four victories, lost the same number of times and ended three matches in a draw. They scored fourteen goals in these matches and conceded as many.
In the standings Wolverhampton is in 14th place before the upcoming round. It is hardly possible to compete for a place in European competition, because even from the fifth position the “wolves” are already 12 points behind.
Due to injuries, following players will not be able to take part in this match: defenders Romain Saiss, Ryan Ait-Nuri, Honatan Castro Otto and Fernando Marsal, as well as striker Raul Jimenez.
The defeat at Leeds was the only one for Leicester in the last nine rounds in the Premier League, with the Foxes winning five of them. In general, it should be noted that Leicester are playing better away than at home in the current league season. In the Premier League on the fields of rivals Letershire lost only one match out of eleven. They lost to Liverpool at the end of November (0:3). They also won eight times during this period and ended two matches in a draw. On the road Brendan Rogers' wards occupy the second line in the current championship. Only Manchester United has a better indicator.
In the standings Leicester have now moved up to third place. They are two points behind the second Manchester United and five points behind Manchester City.
Wolverhampton's infirmary has three defenders: Wesley Fofana, Timothy Castagne and Wes Morgan, as well as midfielder Dennis Prat. Questionable is the presence of Wilfred Ndidi.
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