Leicester – Watford Prediction & Picks (04.12.2019)

Watford-vs.-Leicester

Leicester – Watford SOCCER PICKS

Leicester City and Watford measure forces at King Power Stadium, in a match for the 15th round of the Premier League. The history of direct confrontations disputed in this stadium is favorable to the home team, which in the last 4 matches won 4. Indeed, the last time these two teams played a match in this stadium, on 01-12-2018, for Premier League, Leicester City won by (2‑0). J. Vardy (12 ‘) and J. Maddison (23’) scored the goals of Leicester City.

Leicester City :

After 10 wins, 2 draws and 2 losses, the home team is currently in 2nd place, with 32 points won. In their last match, they won Everton at home by (2‑1), after in the previous match they won by (0‑2) outside, in a match against Brighton & Hove Albion. For the championship, Leicester City conquered 19 points in 21 possible, after 6 wins and 1 draw in the last 7 games he played in his stadium.

In this competition, he won the last 6 home games and did not lose any of the last 7 he played at home. His attack has scored regularly, as he scored goals in 9 of the last 10 games for this competition. In 14 games played in this competition, he got the comeback in 3 of the 6 games in which he suffered the first goal. There is 1 period that stands out in the last 8 home games for all competitions: they scored 7 of their 16 goals between minutes (61′-75 ‘).

Leicester comes motivated to this match, after a 2-1 victory over Everton, totaling his sixth consecutive victory in this competition: the goals were scored by Vardy and Iheanacho. In this match against Watford, coach Brendan Rodgers must maintain the usual tactical system, that is, 4-3-3, with Jamie Vardy being the team’s most offensive reference. The player mentioned is Leicester’s top scorer, with 13 goals scored. One of the biggest problems of the local club is the defensive stopped balls. All players are available for this game.

Watford :

The away team is currently in 20th place, with 8 points won, after 1 win, 5 draws and 8 losses. In the penultimate match, he lost at home to Burnley by (0‑3). In the last game, he lost out against Southampton by (2‑1). For the championship, Watford conquered 5 points in 21 possible, after 1 win, 2 draws and 4 losses in the last 7 games he played as a visitor. The team allowed goals to the opponent in 7 of the last 10 games for this competition, so he was not very strong defensively. In 14 games in this tournament, he suffered the first goal 8 times and never got the comeback.

Watford arrives demotivated to this match, after adding another defeat in the season, the second in a row, this time against Southampton, 2-1: the team’s only goal was scored by Sarr. In this away game, coach Quique Sánchez Flores should keep the team 3-5-2, with Sarr and Deulofeu as the most offensive references: the second athlete mentioned is one of Watford’s best players, with 2 goals . Still, completion and aerial play are the weaknesses of the team. For this game, the coach cannot count on Deeney, due to physical problems.


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