Leicester City vs Fulham | EPL 22-23 | Matchday 19
Matchday #19 of the Premier League is approaching and with it new emotions and top matches. This time Leicester City vs Fulham, a match in which two relatively similar rivals meet after a while. Surely good soccer if we will have this exciting encounter at the beginning of the year.
At the King Power Stadium will be played the Leicester City vs Fulham from 03-01-23
Leicester City could miss out on another season in the Premiership
The season that Leicester has offered us has been somewhat disastrous for them. Of the first six games played, they went after a draw, five consecutive defeats, a disaster that by that time had them in the relegation places.
Their last three games so far resulted in a draw and two wins, this was a catapult for them, momentarily pulling them out of the nightmare that is the bottom of the table. Here comes a game they can take something from, Leicester City vs Fulham.
Fulham score in a difficult race but they are going with good results.
For some clubs, like Fulham, it has not been easy to sustain a good rhythm from the beginning of the season so far. Facing opponents in vulnerable positions is not the same as going up against those who look as if nothing can affect them. Heading into Leicester City vs Fulham the team is carrying some good numbers but they must carry that same attitude if they want to get the points on their visit.
Previous Leicester City vs Fulham. Statistics, results, protagonists
On 03 – 02 – 21 would take place at Craven Cottage a Leicester City vs Fulham that would end up losing at home the Cottagers in a 2 – 0. The home side had 58% of the ball but it was not enough to even get on the scoreboard, while the visitors managed 42% of the match. Similarly, Fulham had a better passing accuracy with an 83% pass success rate, while Leicester City only had a 76% pass success rate. But there was one thing the Foxes were superior in, they managed to hit the opposition goal on 5 occasions, while the Cottagers only scored once.
Both goals were scored in the first half of Leicester City vs Fulham. The first goal of the match would come from striker Kelechi Iheanacho in the 17th minute off an assist from James Maddison. The second would be scored by defender James Justin with another assist from James Maddison. This was the end of the game in which the second half went dead for both teams.
Another Leicester City vs Fulham we enjoyed was the one played on 30 – 11 – 20 at the King Power Stadium. On this occasion the opposite happened, the numbers were dominated by Leicester but the game was taken by Fulham.
The ball was held by the Foxes for 68% of the match, while the Cottagers only touched and dominated the ball for 32%. As did accuracy in which Leicester achieved 86% accuracy in passes executed. For Fulham it was 70% accuracy in their passes. In terms of shots on goal, the visitors had 5 shots on goal and the home side only 3.
The scoreboard would open in the 30th minute of the match with a shot by Ademola Lookman and an assist by Zambo Anguissa, giving Fulham the lead by the minimum. In the 38th minute, just eight minutes after the first goal, there would be a penalty kick in favor of the Cottagers that would be executed by Ivan Cavaleiro adding another for the 0 – 2 in the Leicester City vs Fulham. With this result they went to the break, a comfortable Fulham in Leicester’s ground won the match so far.
And the discount would come almost at the end of the match, in the 86th minute midfielder Harvey Barnes would receive a ball from J. Vardy to send it to the back of the net and reduce the distance on the scoreboard. In the same way, the Foxes would not be able to reach the draw at home.
Upcoming games Matchday 20 English Premier League
On matchday 20, Nottingham vs Leicester City and Newcastle vs Fulham will be played, in which the Magpies’ defense will measure the Cotaggers’ attacking capacity.
Leicester City vs Fulham predictions January 2023
The last four Leicester City vs Fulham matches have ended in 2 wins for the Foxes, 1 draw and 1 win for the Cottagers. But this season tells a story about each club that we can’t ignore.
Fulham has been performing better and has been occasionally sneaking from time to time among the top places, while Leicester City is towards the bottom, called by the relegation places. Therefore, we can think that the match could end in a 1 – 2 victory in favor of the visitors, who already know how to take points from the rival ground.
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