Leicester City vs Newcastle | EPL 22-23 | Matchday 17
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The Premier League has been giving us all kinds of spectacles in every single match, highlighting the delight of soccer every week, where in a matter of minutes, everything can change. This leaves us on the edge of our seats, uncertain about what will happen in the upcoming games. Leicester City vs Newcastle will be a great match where both will have a chance to avenge previous occasions when they have been affected.
Leicester City vs Newcastle 2022 at the King Power Stadium
Leicester City Can’t See the Light at the End of the Tunnel
Leicester City is having one of its worst seasons for some time now. They have tried adjusting to the pace that the Premier League demands, but it just isn’t happening.
Most of their attempts to score have failed. As of their tenth matchday, they had only achieved a single victory against Nottingham Forest, who were also on their heels in the table until then.
A match like Leicester City vs Newcastle, against an opponent they know and know they can hurt, is a golden opportunity to get the three points they need.
Newcastle Is Going Hard in the Competition
Newcastle had managed to score in almost all but one of their matches leading in to their tenth matchday. This gave them an incredible record to start an EPL season where most teams had at least two defeats by this stage.
In Leicester City vs Newcastle they should take advantage of this sort of momentum as they look to take the points at home.
Results and Statistics From Previous Leicester vs Newcastle Matches
The first Leicester City vs Newcastle match last season was played at the King Power Stadium on December 12, 2021.
The first goal was a penalty kick for Leicester City, kicked by Youri Tielemans at minute 38. It was the only goal of the first half.
In the second half, in the 57th minute, Patson Daka, assisted by Harvey Barnes, scored the second goal for the Foxes. Then, in the 81st minute, a pass from Maddison to Youri Tielemans resulted in a third. And four minutes later, James Maddison, with an assist from Patson Daka, would score the fourth and last of the match.
The shots on goal in this Leicester City vs Newcastle were not many, but for Leicester, they were enough, and they almost hit all of them. In fact, out of five shots on goal, four went in, while Newcastle only approached the goal three times, all of them without success.
Possession was fairly even between the teams, with the Foxes having the ball 47% of the time versus the Magpies 53%. Passing accuracy ended up even at 79% for both clubs.
On April 17, the second Leicester City vs Newcastle match took place at St James’ Park. It was an exciting game in which the scoring started with a goal in the 19th minute by Ademola Lookman with an assist from Ayoze Perez. But in the 30th minute, Bruno Guimaraes scored an equalizer, bringing the score to 1-1.
They went to halftime with the score level, and the comeback would be at the end of the second half, at 90′ + 5′ with Bruno Guimaraes scoring.
Leicester dominated the game for the most part, but it was not enough to turn the match in their favor. They held the ball for 69% of the game, compared to Newcastle’s 31% possession. Passing accuracy was 83% verses the Magpies’ 64%. However, the shots on goal were more in favor of Newcastle, who kicked 7 times to Leicester’s 2.
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Prediction for Leicester City vs Newcastle
Leicester City vs Newcastle is likely to end in a 1-1 draw. There is a slight chance that Newcastle will win by the minimum, 0-1.
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