Leicester face Manchester United at the start of the busy Christmas period in English football and King Power stadium is going to host this match. Leicester City, the Foxes, have been good recently by winning four of their last six matches in the Premier League. In last 6 matches, Leicester City won 4 matches,lost only 1 match and 1 match was drawn. However, they are having mixed home season and Foxes should focus more on home matches. In 9 home matches, Foxes won 4, lost 4 and 1 was drawn. Both Leicester and Manchester United are coming into this game off the back of a Carabao Cup exit. Leicester usually gives tough fight for bigger teams. Especially Jamie Vardy has a great record.
On the other side, Manchester, the Red Devils, also faced failure in midweek. The holders of the League Cup are out after losing in Bristol City. Recently they lost to Bristol City and that’s a big shocker for Red Devils but they need to accept the fact and digest it. In last 6 matches, Manchester won 4 matches and lost 2 matches. At the beginning of the season, they lost few matches away from home, but now, it looks like they have overcome through this, also won 3 matches away from home. Already Manchester United defeated Leicester City once when two teams met at Old Trafford in the month of August.
In head to head matches, Manchester United have won five and drawn two of their last seven meetings with Leicester. Red Devils have good record over Foxes.
Leicester lost 13 of their last 17 matches against Manchester and that’s a worst record for Foxes.
Romelu Lukaku has been involved in five goals in his last six Premier League games against Leicester City.
Manchester United have conceded in each of their last five Premier League away games.
Team News : Leicester City
Leicester has two long term absentees in Robert Huth (knock injury)and Matty James(Achilles). Adrien Silva remains ineligible for this match so he won’t play. Wilfried Ndidi returns from suspension.
Team News : Manchester United
Antonio Valencia (hamstring) Eric Bailly (ankle) Marouane Fellaini (knee) and captain Michael Carrick (illness) will all be missing for Manchester United.
Leicester City Probable XI
Manchester United Probable XI