It is the second day of the seventh match day of the premier league, and today we have the defending champions playing against the Saints at the King Power Stadium for their game. Leicester City is 13th on the table with seven points from six matches, one point below Bournemouth and above on goals scored from Burnley. On the other hand, we have Southampton who is 10th in the table with eight points from six games, one point below West Bromwich Albion and above on goal difference from Watford.
02nd October 2016 at 18:45 (IST).
King Power Stadium, Leicester, England.
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Leicester City is the defending champions, and they haven’t lived up to that reputation till now as they are currently 13th on the table with two wins, one draw, and three losses, scoring eight goals and conceding 11 goals in total. They need to perform better if they want to get into the top 10.
They haven’t been able to score that much goals as they are not strong up front as they were last season. They have been outstanding in the Champions League as they are top of the table in group G with six points from two wins in two games.
They played against FC Porto at the King Power Stadium and won the game by 1-0. Their performance has been worse than expected in the league as they have lost two, won two and drew one in their last five games. They played against Manchester United in their last game in the league and lost the game by 4-1 away from home.
Southampton is 10th on the table with two wins, two draws and two losses from the six games they have played, scoring seven goals and conceding six goals in total. Charlie Austin is their top scorer in league with two goals to his name and he also has one assist as well.
Southampton is second in group K with four points from two games. They played against Hapoel Be’er Sheva away from home and was able to draw by 0-0. Southampton has won two out of three matches they have played in the league; they won against Swansea City by 1-0 at home and against West Ham United they won by 0-3 away from home.
Zieler, Simpson, Huth, Morgan, Fuchs, Amartey, Drinkwater, Albrighton, Mahrez, Vardy, Slimani.
Forster, Fonte, Bertrand, Soares, Dijk, Davis, Hojbjerg, Tadic, Romeu, Redmond, Austin.
LEI v SOU Prediction
Leicester City needs to win as they need to get into top 10 but it won’t be easy for them to play against Southampton.
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