FM Preview: Leicester City v Portsmouth 31 Dec 2011

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Last updated : 30 December 2011

Footymad preview History of the Leicester City v Portsmouth fixture

Portsmouth face a trip to Leicester City at Walkers Stadium at lunchtime on Saturday, and have come away with little in previous meetings, having been beaten a depressing 20 out of 28 times.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in March 2011, with Portsmouth inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Foxes in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 26 Nov Portsmouth 1 - 1 Leicester City Championship
2010/2011 Sat 19 Mar Leicester City 0-1 Portsmouth Championship
2010/2011 Fri 24 Sep Portsmouth 6 - 1 Leicester City Championship
2010/2011 Tue 21 Sep Portsmouth 1 - 2 Leicester City League Cup
2003/2004 Sat 08 May Leicester City 3 - 1 Portsmouth Premiership
2003/2004 Sat 29 Nov Portsmouth 0 - 2 Leicester City Premiership
2002/2003 Mon 17 Feb Leicester City 1 - 1 Portsmouth League Division One

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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. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 7 to 6.

The away form of Portsmouth is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. Pompey have conceded 7 goals in these games, and only hit 2 in reply.

Leicester City's 31 points from 23 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position.

Portsmouth find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 27 points from their 22 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Leicester City 6 1 3 2 7 7 6
Portsmouth 6 2 2 2 5 6 8

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FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Foxes, as the Pompey have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Leicester City Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Portsmouth 4 games since last away draw.
No win in the 2 most recent games.

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