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Leicester City vs Brighton & Hove Albion – Match preview, Team News, lineups, H2H & Match Stats

Leicester City vs Brighton & Hove Albion – Match preview, Team News, lineups, H2H & Match Stats

Leicester City will be welcoming Brighton on their home ground in a premier league tie this evening, the Foxes will be hoping to get a win after a disappointing 1-1 draw against Watford.

Brendan Rodgers boys played 1-1 draw against Watford in their first Premier league match after the resumption and they will be hoping to win the match.

Leicester City have been having a good season so far, fighting for a Champions league spot, they are currently sitting on third position, using three point to lead Chelsea who sit in fourth position.

Brighton are coming from a spetacular 2-1 home win over Arsenal in their last league match, the win lift them up to fifteen position on the league table.

Graham Potter’s win over Arsenal is their first win this year and they will be hoping to continue on that note when they face Leicester City this evening.

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Team News

Leicester City Dennis Praet missed their game against Watford with tight calf injury and should be available for selection in today’s match.

No other injury concerns for Brendan Roger except from Daniel Amartery and Ricardo Pereira

Leicester ace Dennis Praet should return from a tight calf having missed the draw at Watford.

For Brighton only injury concerns are Jose Izqueirdo and Steven Alzare and could return very soon but won’t be available for today’s match.

Leicester City possible starting lineup:
Schmeichel; Justin, Evans, Soyuncu, Chilwell; Ndidi, Tielemans, Maddison; Gray, Iheanacho, Vardy

Brighton & Hove Albion possible starting lineup:
Ryan, Schelotto; Webster, Dunk, Burn; Propper, Bissouma; Gross, Trossard, March; Maupay

Head to Head

2019-11-23 Brighton 2-0 Leicester City
2019-02-26 Leicester City 2–1 Brighton
2018-11-24 Brighton 1-1 Leicester City
2018-03-31 Brighton 0-2 Leicester City
2017-08-19 Leicester City 2–0 Brighton

Match Stats (Opta)

  • Leicester have won four of their five Premier League meetings with Brighton (D1), winning 2-0 at the Amex Stadium in the reverse fixture.
  • Leicester’s last Premier League match to be played on a Tuesday was in February 2019 – a 2-1 home victory over Brighton and Hove Albion.
  • Brighton have taken just one point from their 30 available in the Premier League away from home against sides starting the day in the top four, drawing their first such match at Watford in August 2017 before losing each of the last nine in a row.
  • Leicester’s Jamie Vardy has scored in each of his last four Premier League matches against Brighton, with all of these coming in the second half. His next strike will be his 100th in the Premier League.
  • Neal Maupay is Brighton’s top scorer in the Premier League this season with nine goals, at least three times as many as any other player at the club. The Seagulls are unbeaten in all nine games in which the Frenchman has scored (W5 D4).

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