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:|
|2004/2005||Mon 04 Oct||Leicester City||2 - 3||Preston N.E.||LC|
|2004/2005||Sat 02 Oct||Leicester City||1 - 1||Preston N.E.||CHMP|
|2002/2003||Sat 15 Mar||Leicester City||2 - 1||Preston N.E.||CHMP|
|2002/2003||Tue 26 Nov||Preston N.E.||2-0||Leicester City||CHMP|
|1981/1982||Wed 28 Oct||Leicester City||4 - 0||Preston N.E.||LC|
|1981/1982||Tue 06 Oct||Preston N.E.||1 - 0||Leicester City||LC|
|1979/1980||Sat 29 Mar||Leicester City||1 - 2||Preston 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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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
|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.|