Aston Villa welcomes Leicester City at the Villa Park in a game from the 16th week of the Premier League
Aston Villa welcomes Leicester City at the Villa Park in a game from the 16th week of the Premier League. Here are our English Premier League predictions for this fixture in the city of Birmingham.
Aston Villa are giving their best to stay above the relegation zone in the league. The Villans are 16th in the standings with 15 points, but just one point above the 18th Everton and the danger zone. Aston Villa won just one of their last five games in the league – against Newcastle United, losing three of these matches.
During the week Villa visited Chelsea at the Stamford Bridge and suffered a 1-2 defeat. Trezeguet managed to score for the visitors, but Dean Smith’s boys were unable to secure at least a point in the capital.
Against Leicester Aston Villa can’t use the suspended Frederic Guilbert, while Jed Steer, Anwar El Ghazi and Keinan Davis are injured.
Leicester City are having a phenomenal season so far. The Foxes are second in the standings with 35 points, only behind the leader Liverpool. It’s not a surprise that the club’s board offered the manager Brendan Rodgers a new contract. He’s doing some terrific job so far, proving to be a world class manager.
Right now Leicester are enjoying a run of seven consecutive wins in the Premier League. They are also the team with the best defense in the league, having conceded just 9 goals since the start of the season.
In the previous round the Foxes hosted Watford at the King Power and didn’t have any problems to win with 2-0. Jamie Vardy from a penalty and James Maddison scored for the hosts.
That’s our English Premier League predictions for the game between Aston Villa and Leicester City on Sunday. If we have to pick a favourite here, well – that’s Leicester. They are in a great shape at the moment.