FootyMAD's Leicester City match preview

Last updated : 14 January 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Preston North End v Leicester City fixture

Preston N.E. are ready to welcome Leicester City to Deepdale on Saturday afternoon, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 16 wins out of 24 previous matches.

The previous match played between the two at Deepdale was within the last three years, in November 2002, with Preston N.E. running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a League Division One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Mon 04 OctLeicester City2 - 3Preston N.E.LC
2004/2005Sat 02 OctLeicester City1 - 1Preston N.E.CHMP
2002/2003Sat 15 MarLeicester City2 - 1Preston N.E.CHMP
2002/2003Tue 26 NovPreston N.E.2-0Leicester CityCHMP
1981/1982Wed 28 OctLeicester City4 - 0Preston N.E.LC
1981/1982Tue 06 OctPreston N.E.1 - 0Leicester CityLC
1979/1980Sat 29 MarLeicester City1 - 2Preston N.E.CHMP

Recent respective form guides

Preston North End have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 12 goals have been scored by the North End in those games, with 6 conceded.

Leicester City have an average recent record on the road, losing only 1 of the last six, but drawing 4 of them. These low-scoring games have seen just 5 goals scored and conceded.

Preston N.E.'s 42 points from 28 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position. Leicester City see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola Championship, showing a record of 35 points from their 27 games played so far,

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Preston N.E.641110613
Leicester City6123485

FootyMad's prediction ...

Preston N.E. may be coming up against a decent side in Leicester City, but I do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the North End. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Preston N.E. 6 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Leicester City Not won in previous 2 away matches.