FootyMAD's Leicester City match preview

Last updated : 14 October 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Watford v Leicester City fixture

Watford prepare to entertain Leicester City at Vicarage Road Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 20 games played, Hornets have recorded 8 wins, and Leicester City have come away with 6 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Vicarage Road Stadium was less than a year ago, in March 2005, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2-2 draw in a Championship match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Tue 15 MarWatford2-2Leicester CityCHMP
2004/2005Sat 21 AugLeicester City0 - 1WatfordCHMP
2002/2003Sat 28 DecWatford1 - 2Leicester CityCHMP
2002/2003Sat 10 AugLeicester City2 - 0WatfordCHMP
1999/2000Sat 12 FebWatford1 - 1Leicester CityPREM
1999/2000Mon 30 AugLeicester City1 - 0WatfordPREM
1995/1996Sun 05 MayWatford0 - 1Leicester CityCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Watford have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Hornets in those games, with 6 conceded.

Leicester City have an average recent record on the road, losing only 1 of the last six, but drawing 4 of them. The Foxes's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 7 goals for and 5 against.

Watford's total of 19 points from their 12 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca Cola Championship. Leicester City are currently lying in 19th place in Coca Cola Championship having mustered a points tally of 12 from their 12 matches played.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

The match against Leicester City is certainly an interesting one with me deciding its going to end up with a victory for the Hornets in a close run game. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Watford Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Leicester City Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.