Leicester City vs Manchester United Predictions, Betting Tips and Match Preview. Check the match preview, betting tips, useful info and betting predictions for the match between Leicester City vs Manchester United in Premier League.
Leicester City vs Manchester United Match Preview
Manchester United will look to overcome their shock defeat in the midweek at Bristol City in the Carabao Cup when they visit Leicester City. Three points will be absolutely vital for the visitors who are looking to keep up the pressure on runaway leaders Manchester City. This Leicester City vs Manchester United Premier League fixture will be played at the King Power Stadium on Sunday, December 23, so check our match preview, betting tips and predictions for this game.
Leicester had a week to forget as they were first hammered 3-0 at home by Crystal Palace which was then followed by a tie-break loss to Manchester City in the Carabao Cup. The Foxes are currently eighth in the table after 18 games (26pts, W7, D5, L6). They are on a good run of form coming into this fixture, barring that nightmare loss against Swansea. The Foxes have lost only twice in their last 12 Premier League fixtures (W6, D4, L2). At home, Leicester City have already lost four games out nine Premier League encounters. However, the losses have been against Liverpool, Chelsea, and Manchester City to go with that loss to Crystal Palace.
Manchester United had a terrible week themselves as they were surprisingly dumped out of the Carabao Cup by Bristol City. There Premier League record is convincing though, at they have won six times in their last seven league matches. After 18 games, United are second in the table (41pts, W13, D2, L3) but the gulf of 11 points with the top-placed Manchester City looks unbeatable. However, the early season solidity seems to have found its way out too. It looks like the 2-1 loss against city rivals Manchester City not just blew their title hopes away; it looks like United are fighting it tough to stay in the Premier League where they are fighting for the second place!
Leicester City vs Manchester United H2H
The Red Devils have a very good record in the Leicester City vs Manchester United fixture. United have won 64 of the previous 125 encounters against Leicester City in all competitions. In 23 Premier League encounters between the sides, United have lost just two (W15, D6) and have won all four previous clashes against the Foxes.
Leicester City vs Manchester United Team News
Wilfred Ndidi served his one-match ban in the midweek and should be back for Leicester City. Matty James and Robert Huth are not available because of injuries.
For Manchester United, Antonio Valencia is a doubt for this fixture after injuring his hamstring last weekend.
Leicester City vs Manchester United Probable Line-ups
Leicester City: Schmeichel, Simpson, Morgan, Maguire, Chilwell, Albrighton, Ndidi, Iborra, Gray, Mahrez, Vardy.
Manchester United: De Gea, Young, Jones, Smalling, Blind, Matic, Pogba, Mata, Lingard, Rashford, Lukaku.
Leicester City vs Manchester United betting tip
Both sides look equally dispirited ahead of this fixture. While Leicester are still smarting from the weekend loss to Crystal Palace, United will be in shock after their surprising loss at Bristol City in the Carabao Cup. Predicting a winner in this game is tough although the hosts may hold out for a point. We see Romelu Lukaku’s form coming back to life after goals against Bournemouth and West Brom. Back him to continue that scoring form, so that could be the best Leicester City vs Manchester United prediction.