FM Preview: Portsmouth v Leicester City 26 Nov 2011

Footymad preview History of the Portsmouth v Leicester City fixture

Portsmouth prepare to entertain Leicester City at Fratton Park on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 32 games played, Pompey have recorded 15 wins, and Leicester City have come away with 11 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Fratton Park was just last season, in September 2010, with Portsmouth annihilating their visitors 6-1 in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
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
2002/2003 Sat 02 Nov Portsmouth 0 - 2 Leicester City League Division One

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Recent respective form guides

Portsmouth have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 12 goals for the Pompey, with 5 goals against.

Leicester City have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. The Foxes's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

Portsmouth find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 19 points from their 17 matches.

Leicester City lie just outside the playoff positions in the npower Championship, picking up 25 from their 17 games so far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Portsmouth 6 2 1 3 7 7 7
Leicester City 6 3 0 3 10 8 9

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Portsmouth are performing very well at home, but your FootyMad panel reckons that the overall quality of Leicester City will prove too much for the homesters. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Portsmouth Won 3 successive home games.
6 games since last home draw.
Leicester City 4 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 9 outings ago.

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