FM Preview: Leicester City v Portsmouth 31 Dec 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 30th December 2011
FootyMad attempt to assist you with their form guide as Leicester City take on Portsmouth in a Championship match on 31st December 2011 at 12:15.
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
|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|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
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
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
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
|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.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here
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