Leicester City match preview

Last updated : 30 January 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Leicester City v Aston Villa fixture

Aston Villa face a trip to Leicester City at Walkers Stadium on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Villans will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 23 and win only 7 of the 42 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was was two seasons ago, in April 2002, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2 - 2 draw in a Premiership match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Wed 29 OctAston Villa1 - 0Leicester CityLC
2003/2004Sat 30 AugAston Villa3 - 1Leicester CityPREM
2001/2002Sat 20 AprLeicester City2 - 2Aston VillaPREM
2001/2002Sat 01 DecAston Villa0 - 2Leicester CityPREM
2000/2001Wed 04 AprAston Villa2 - 1Leicester CityPREM
2000/2001Sat 27 JanAston Villa1 - 2Leicester CityFAC
2000/2001Sat 19 AugLeicester City0 - 0Aston VillaPREM

Recent respective form guides

Leicester City need to improve on their recent home record of just 3 draws from the previous six. While Foxes have scored 4, a worringly large 12 have been leaked at the other end.

Aston Villa's away form is none too clever either, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Villans have hit 5 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Leicester City are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclaycard Premiership with a return of just 20 points from their 22 games thus far. Aston Villa see themselves just below half way in the Barclaycard Premiership, showing a record of 27 points from their 22 games played so far,

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Leicester City60428144
Aston Villa62047116

FootyMad's prediction ...

Nothing appears to be going right for the Villans out on the road recently, yet the Madmen can see a turn around in fortunes as they battle to a victory in a closely fought contest at Leicester City. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Leicester CityBeen beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 6 home matches.
Not won in the 10 most recent games.
Aston VillaLost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
Last drawn game 8 outings ago.