Both Leicester City and Burnley will aiming to be in the Premier League’s top 4 when the latest round of top flight fixtures concludes at the end of this week.
Leicester, who currently occupy 4th spot, could jump to as high as 2nd with a win at the King Power Stadium on Saturday, while Burnley could move into 3rd if they beat Leicester at the King Power and results elsewhere go their way.
The Foxes were left terribly disappointed before the international break, when a contentious James Milner penalty deep into injury time denied them what would have been a deserved share of the spoils against Liverpool at Anfield. That defeat was only their 2nd loss of the campaign so far however, and both of those defeats came while on the road.
Leicester have been brilliant at the King Power Stadium, winning 3 of their 4 league fixtures on their own patch since the summer by an aggregate score of 10-2. Fuelled by that impressive home form, Leicester’s return of 14 Premier League points from 8 games this season is pretty decent, though the fact that they have kept just 2 clean sheets will be slightly worrying for Brendan Rodgers.
Burnley will hope to exploit Leicester’s defensive weaknesses this weekend, and recent evidence suggests they have enough quality to cause the Foxes a problem or two. The Clarets are unbeaten in 4 league games ahead of their trip to the King Power Stadium, though finding a formula that allows them to win on the road is still proving elusive for Sean Dyche.
Burnley have failed to win any of their first 4 league away games this season, and the Clarets won just 2 of their last 10 matches on the road overall since February. Don’t miss more of the latest English Premier League matches and get the most accurate football prediction by TipsPortal.
Leicester City vs Burnley FC Prediction
- Burnley might be unbeaten in their last 3 road trips but draws against Wolves, Brighton and Aston Villa are hardly eye-catching results to be honest. Given the hosts’ record of 7 wins, 2 draws and 1 loss in their last 10 league games at the King Power Stadium, we fancy Leicester to grab a 2-1 win or better.
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