Leicester vs Manchester City– Saturday 18th November 2017 – 15:00 

Leicester are 13/2 with Jamie Vardy at 7/1 to score first.

Leicester host Manchester City at the King Power Stadium on Saturday afternoon, in the first round of fixtures after the international break.

The Foxes come into this match on the back of a 2-2 draw against Stoke, a tough result for the Foxes.

Leicester twice took the lead throughVincent Iborra (33), and then Riyad Mahrez on the hour mark (60).

Stoke didn't give up though, with Xherdan Shaqiri (39), and veteran striker Peter Crouch (73) levelling for the Potters.

It's a result that will disappoint new Leicester boss Claude Puel, with the visitors twice taking the lead.



New Manager

Leicester unveiled Claude Puel as their new manager, with the Frenchman replacing Craig Shakespeare.

He has enjoyed an excellent honeymoon period, taking four points from his opening six.

The Foxes also won their midweek match against Leeds in the Carabao Cup 3-1, a win here will be another excellent result.

In Puel they have secured themselves a solid and unlucky manager, but they face a rampant Manchester City side.

Leicester Underdogs

Claude Puel's side come into this match as the underdogs, despite enjoying home advantage.

This will be a tough match for Leicester, with Manchester City enjoying an incredible run of form.

Leicester will be looking for a third win in four matches against City.

Tough Fixture

Manchester City come into this match on the back of another excellent result prior to the international break.

They recorded a 3-1 win against the Gunners, another impressive win for the unbeaten Sky Blues.

Kevin De Bruyne (19) opened the scoring for the Sky Blues, with the Belgian continuing his excellent form this season.

Sergio Aguero made it 2-0 from the penalty spot (50), with Raheem Sterling blatantly fouled in the box, a decision that riled Arsene Wenger.

Alexandre Lacazette pulled one back for the Gunners, with the Frenchman making it 2-1 with a low drive (65).

Gabriel de Jesus completed a fine afternoons work for City (74), with the Brazillian making it 3-1 to Pep Guardiola's side.

Unbeaten Run

It has been an excellent run for Manchester City, they have beaten nearly every side in their path.

They have yet to face the likes of Manchester United and Tottenham but they have beaten Arsenal, Liverpool and Chelsea.

Guardiola's side have had an impressive Champions League campaign as well, it seems Guardiola can do no wrong.

City are top of the Premier League, they have a commanding lead of eight points over nearest rivals United and Spurs.


City Favourites

Manchester City come into this match as favourites, with their outstanding form informing the bookies.

Pep Guardiola will be looking to win this fixture, further extending his sides unbeaten run.

City will be looking for their 33rd win in 76 matches against Leicester.

Manchester City are 4/11 with Sergio Aguero and Gabriel Jesus at 5/2 to open the scoring.



Betting Tips

Tip 1 – Jesus to score first @ 5/2

Tip 2 – Leicester to win 2-1 @ 22/1

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