Huddersfield vs Leicester – Saturday 16th September 2017 – 15:00 

Huddersfield are 2/1 with Steve Mounie at 5/1 to score first.

Huddersfield face Leicester at the John Smith's Stadium on Saturday afternoon, in a packed round of Premier league matches.

The Terriers come into this match on the back of their first defeat, a 2-0 defeat against West Ham at the London Stadium.

The deadlock was broken late in the second half, with a lucky deflection helping the Hammers.

Pedro Obiang's shot deflected off unlucky Huddersfield defender Zanka, before hitting the post and going in off the post (72).

Andre Ayew (77) scored what proved to be the winner just five minutes later, giving the Hammers a much-needed win.

For Huddersfield, it is the first defeat in four matches, but they have had a dream start to life in the top division.

 

Excellent Start

Huddersfield have been the most impressive side in the Premier League this season, they currently sit sixth in the table.

David Wagner has been a revelation this season, with the Germans infectious management style working emphatically.

They have won two, drawn one and lost their last match, but they are still level on points with Tottenham.

They face a Leicester side that have lost three of their opening four matches, admittedly all against top sides.

Terriers Underdogs

David Wagner's side come into this match as underdogs, despite their opening two wins.

This will be a tough match for Huddersfield, with Leicester desperately needing a result in this fixture.

Huddersfield will be looking for their 21st win in 39 matches against Leicester.

Tough Opening

The Foxes come into this match in poor form, they lost their last match 2-1 against Champions Chelsea.

All of the pre match build up had centred on the transfer of Danny Drinkwater, who was looking to make his Chelsea debut.

Another new signing Alvaro Morata (41) opened the scoring for the visitors, with the Spaniard taking his tally to three for the season.

It was another former Fox in N'Golo Kante (50) who scored Chelsea's second and winning goal though.

Jamie Vardy did pull one back for the visitors from the penalty spot (62), but it was merely a consolation.

Easier Fixtures

It has been a tough start to the season for Craig Shakespeare, facing three of the last seasons top six already.

They have suffered three defeats against Manchester United, Chelsea and Arsenal in their opening four matches.

Their only win has come against Brighton, but they will feel that they can start picking up points.

The fixtures will get easier and despite Huddersfield's great start, the Foxes will fancy a first away win of the season.

 

Foxes Favourites

Leicester come into this match as favourites, despite suffering a tough start to the season.

Craig Shakespeare will be looking for the perfect response to the Chelsea defeat.

The Foxes will be looking to make three successive wins against Huddersfield.

Leicester are 13/10 with Jamie Vardy at 4/1 to open the scoring.

 

Betting Tips

Tip 1 – Mounie to score first @ 5/1

Tip 2 – Huddersfield to win 2-1 @ 10/1

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