On Monday, December 26, Leicester City and Newcastle United will face off in a mouthwatering Premier League Boxing Day matchup at the King Power Stadium. The Magpies will attempt to maintain their current streak of nine consecutive victories across all competitions.
In contrast, Leicester kicked off their return from the 2022 FIFA World Cup break by defeating MK Dons 3-0 on Tuesday to advance to the quarterfinals of the EFL Cup. The last time the Foxes played was on November 12, when they defeated West Ham United 2-0 in their last Premier League game before the World Cup.
With 17 points from 15 games, Leicester is 13th in the Premier League after winning their last four competitions. Meanwhile, Newcastle defeated Bournemouth 1-0 at home to breeze through the second round of the EFL Cup. They are unbeaten in 14 games since August, winning nine straight in all competitions. With 30 points from 15 games, Newcastle is third in the Premier League standings after a stellar 2022-23 campaign.
Leicester City vs Newcastle Match Details :
- Leicester City – Newcastle
- Premier League England
- Date – 26/12/2022
- Starting time – 15:00 UTC
- Venue: King Power Stadium, Leicester, England
Leicester City vs Newcastle Prediction :
Both Leicester and Newcastle are currently enjoying a strong run of form, and they will try to build on their EFL Cup victories. Even if the Foxes score an odd goal, Newcastle should prevail. They are on fire.
Prediction: Leicester City 1-2 Newcastle United
Leicester City vs Newcastle Head to head :
Newcastle has a better record in this matchup, having won 55 of the previous 131 meetings. Over the course of that time, Leicester has won 49 games while sharing the spoils 55 times. Newcastle has reached the EFL Cup quarterfinals after winning their last nine games in all competitions.
The Foxes are on a run of four successes across rivalries, scoring ten objectives and keeping four clean sheets since a 1-0 misfortune to Manchester City on October 29. Since their 2-1 defeat at Liverpool in August, Eddie Howe’s team has not lost in 14 games, winning 11 and drawing three.
Leicester City vs Newcastle Betting tips :
- Tip 1: Result – Newcastle
- Tip 2: Game to have over 2.5 goals – Yes (There have been three or more goals scored in the last six meetings between Leicester and Newcastle.)
- Tip 3: More than 4.5 cards – No (There have been fewer than five bookings in their last six meetings.)
Leicester City vs Newcastle Lineups :
- Castagne, Amartey, Faes, Thomas;
- Soumare, Tielemans, Dewsbury-Hall, Praet, Barnes;
- Trippier, Schar, Botman, Burn;
- S Longstaff, Bruno Guimaraes, Willock;
- Almiron, Wilson, Joelinton
Leicester City vs Newcastle Where to Watch :
|United States||Fox Soccer Plus, ViX|
|France||Molotov, Free, L’Equipe, L’Equipe Web|
|Nepal||SONY TEN 3 HD, Sony LIV, SONY TEN 3|
|India||JioTV, SONY TEN 3 HD, SONY TEN 3, Sony LIV|
|Sri Lanka||Sony LIV, SONY TEN 3, SONY TEN 3 HD|