Newcastle United vs Leicester
England – Premier League
Date: Wednesday, 1 January 2020
Kick-off at 15:00 UK / 16:00 CET
Venue: St. James Park (Newcastle).
Newcastle United vs Leicester: Leicester can no longer afford to lose points while Manchester City breathes in the neck. The meetings at 2 p.m. in this stadium, clearly indicating that visitors have the advantage, have the Foxes so that their weapons burn against Newcastle United in difficulty.
Newcastle United won their second straight loss after Everton defeated them at home 2-1 last week. Despite the leveling of the scores after initially delaying in this final clash, the hosts were punished for not keeping Calvert Lewin at bay, the Toffees striker completed a double to deprive the local team of three points.
The Magpies have now taken the lead only once in their last four games of jogging PL. Currently, they are sitting in the center of the table with twenty-five points in their name.
Meanwhile, Leicester will head to St James Park after a 2-1 victory over West Ham on the road. The visitors were deprived of the services of their talisman Jamie Vardy during this confrontation.
However, the Foxes were in good shape and would have added a third, if Demarai Gray had scored on the spot in the first half.
It is also worth mentioning that the guests have been a force to consider on the road this season. So far they have only stumbled twice and, in their defense, were against Liverpool and Manchester City.
And, when it comes to external statistics, visitors only play the second violin with Jurgen Klopp’s men. In addition, Newcastle has lost points in six of its last ten home games.
Given the fact that they have also recognized defeat in three of their last four games with this enemy here, Leicester is the first to move away with three points.
In addition, the Foxes have not seemed organized in the rear lately. They have not kept blank sheets in their last four outings in all competitions.
On the other hand, Newcastle has been a constant threat in the last third and has accumulated eleven of its twenty goals so far, from its confrontations at home.
Since two of your last three h2h games here have also seen the two teams find the bottom of the net together, don’t expect any of the teams to leave the 90 minutes with a clean sheet of paper intact.