Premier League Preview: Leicester City vs Brighton and Hove Albion

Leicester receives this Saturday at 15:00 the visit of Brighton at the King Power Stadium during their twenty-first game in the Premier League.

Leicester City arrives hoping to win their next Premier League match after suffering a 2-0 defeat to Nottingham Forest in the previous match. Since the start of the season, the hosts have won five of the 19 matches played to date, with 26 goals for and 33 against.

For its part, Brighton and Hove Albion won its last two matches of the competition against Liverpool at home and Everton away, 3-0 and 4-1 respectively, so it hopes to repeat the score, now in the fiefdom of Leicester City. To date, of the 18 games that the team has played in the Premier League, it has won nine of them with a balance of 35 goals scored against 25 conceded.

Focusing on the performance as a home team, Leicester City has won twice, lost five times and drawn twice in nine games played so far, so visits to King Power Stadium are not usually the most difficult for visitors. In the outings, Brighton and Hove Albion have a balance of five wins, three losses and a draw in nine games played, which means that both teams must put everything on their side to win.

The two rivals have met before at Leicester City’s stadium, in fact, the numbers show two defeats and five draws for the locals. In turn, the visitors do not lose in their last two visits to Leicester Stadium. The last meeting between Leicester and Brighton in this competition was played in September 2022 and ended with a result of 5-2 for the visitors.

Currently, between Leicester City and Brighton and Hove Albion, there is a difference of 13 points in the standings. Brendan Rodgers’ team arrives at the meeting in the fifteenth position and with 17 points before the match. Brighton and Hove Albion have 30 points and are seventh in the standings.

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