FootyMAD's Leicester City match preview

Last updated : 21 November 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Leicester City v Watford fixture

Watford face a trip to Leicester City at Walkers Stadium on Tuesday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 22 games played, Hornets have recorded 3 wins, and Leicester City have come away with 11 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in August 2004, with Watford inflicting a narrow 0 - 1 defeat upon the Foxes in a Championship match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sat 15 OctWatford1 - 2Leicester CityCHMP
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

Recent respective form guides

Leicester City are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. These low-scoring games have seen just 5 goals scored and conceded.

Watford have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. While the Hornets have hit 5 goals, 8 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Leicester City find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 20 points from their 18 matches. Watford are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 35 points from 19 games.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

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

Its been an indifferent run of form for the Hornets of late away from home, but your FootyMad panel sees things improving, starting here at Walkers Stadium with Watford coasting to victory. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Leicester City Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Watford 4 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 4 matches.
Last drawn game 7 outings ago.