Leicester City vs. Fulham: Premier League – Match Preview

Leicester City will fancy their chances of a home victory against a struggling Fulham side on Monday evening.

Leicester City lost top spot last weekend following a 3-0 defeat away to an injury hit Liverpool side.

A late Jamie Vardy goal ensured they have qualified from their Europa League group with two games in hand.

Fulham’s defensive issues continued as they were beaten 3-2 at home by Everton last weekend.

Ivan Cavaleiro missed from the spot, the third penalty this season Fulham have failed to convert.

Premier League form: Leicester City W3 D0 L2; Fulham W1 D1 L3
Premier League top scorers
Leicester City – Jamie Vardy 8 goals
Fulham – Bobby Reid 3 goals

Match history
Leicester City eased to a 3-1 win when the pair last met in the Premier League, with Jamie Vardy scoring twice.

Last five Premier League meetings
Leicester City 3 Fulham 1 – 09/03/19
Fulham 1 Leicester City 1 – 05/12/18
Leicester City 0 Fulham 2 – 10/04/04
Fulham 2 Leicester City 0 – 04/10/03
Fulham 0 Leicester City 0 – 27/04/02

Team news
Timothy Castagne suffered an injury set back which saw him miss the trip to Liverpool last weekend.

Daniel Amartey, Caglar Soyuncu, Wilfred Ndidi and Ricardo Pereira are all again out for the hosts.

Aboubakar Kamara is in contention again following a three game ban.

Aleksandar Mitrovic and Ruben Loftus-Cheek were both benched against Everton and will hope to return to the XI.

Expected starting XI’s
Leicester City (3-4-3): Schmeichel; Fofana, Evans, Fuchs; Albrighton, Tielemans, Mendy, Justin; Maddison, Vardy, Barnes
Fulham (4-3-3): Areola; Aina, Anderson, Adarabioyo, Robinson; Loftus-Cheek, Cairney, Lemina; Lookman, Mitrovic, Reid


Result: Leicester City
Leicester City have won six of their first nine league games this season, whilst Fulham have lost seven of their first nine

Correct Score: 4-1
No side have conceded more goals than Fulham this season, whilst Leicester City average two goals per game

Anytime Goalscorer: Jamie Vardy
Jamie Vardy already has eight goals this season and it’s hard to see how he doesn’t add to that this weekend

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