Match: Southampton v Leicester City
Competition: Premier League
Kick-off time: 8pm
- Last 5
- Last 5
Head to head record
Last 5 matches – Premier League only
16/01/21 Leicester City 2 – 0 Southampton
11/01/20 Leicester City 1 – 2 Southampton
25/10/19 Southampton 0 – 9 Leicester City
12/01/19 Leicester City 1 – 2 Southampton
25/08/18 Southampton 1 – 2 Leicester City
- Total match goals
Southampton team goals
Leicester City team goals
Corner betting stats
Southampton corner stats
Average corners for: 4.82
Average corners against: 4.13
Over/ under corner % charts
Leicester City corner stats
Average corners for: 5.17
Average corners against: 4.96
Over/ under corner % charts
Card betting stats
Southampton Card stats
Yellow for: 1.53
Yellows against: 1.66
O Romeu – 6
R Bertrand – 5
M Djenepo – 5
K Walker-Pieters – 5
Leicester City Card stats
Yellow for: 1.72
Yellows against: 1.69
J Evans – 7
J Tielemans – 6
W Fofana – 6
N Mendy – 6
Southampton injuries & suspensions
Out: O Romeu, M Obafemi and W Smallbone
Leicester City injuries & suspensions
Out: J Justin, W Morgan and H Barnes
Southampton v Leicester City Match Preview & Trends
Can Saints de-rail Foxes Champions League charge?
Friday night football comes from St.Marys Stadium this week as Southampton play host to Leicester City who are fresh from beating Crystal Palace on Monday evening. The foxes had to come back from behind to seal a 2-1 victory at the King Power Stadium which solidified their position in 3rd place. Brendan Rodgers’ men are now 7 points clear of 5th placed West Ham in the race for Champions League places and of course, still have an F.A Cup Final against another top-4 rival in Chelsea to look forward to.
Southampton conceded at least 1 goal in each of their last 6 home matches and there has been a first half goal scored in each of their last 9 home games in a row. Saints have scored before half-time in their last 4 home games. There has been an odd number of goals in each of the last 7 games played by Southampton and at least three goals in the last 5 games between Southampton and Leicester at Southampton’s home.
There has also been a card inside the first 30 minutes in the last 7 games between these two sides. Southampton have won just one of their last 5 Premier League games in total, including one of their last 5 league games at home and one of their last 5 home matches against Leicester. Ralf Hassenhuthel’s men have also conceded 2 goals or more in each of their last 5 matches.
Leicester City have won 62% of their away matches and have scored in 88% of their away matches. The Foxes have scored 2 goals or more in each of their last 3 matches and scored 33% of their goals after the 75th minute including in-form Kelechi Iheanacho’s thunderbolt winner against The Eagles last time out.
Southampton have picked up an average of 1.33 Points Per Game in their 15 matches played at home
Leicester City’s average Points Per Game in their 16 away games is 2.13.
Southampton have scored 65% of their goals in the first half.
Ref: R Jones
Average yellow cards: 2.57
Average red cards: 0.14
Average booking points: 29.57
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