The King Power Stadium will witness the ‘Top of the Table Battle’ this weekend as Leicester City hosts Manchester United on Saturday.
Leicester City are hoping to extend their six-game unbeaten run and four-game winning streak which saw them over threw Manchester city last week and became the league leaders.
However Manchester United having won 10 out of their previous 11 games against Leicester City, they are the favorites for the bookies and look forward to win this match and get themselves in the top spot.
Video Preview : Leicester City vs Manchester United
Form Guide : Leicester City vs Manchester United
Regarding current statistics and form, Leicester City are more of a threat than Manchester United. They are currently on a six-game un-beaten run having won 5 games out of six and drawn one. They are also on a 4-game winning streak
Meanwhile, Manchester United look good on paper if you take a look at their last six games. They have won 3, drew 2, and lost one. But the major issue is their lack of goals and their playing style has been subject of heavy criticism for being too slow and ineffective.
Head-to-Head : Leicester City vs Manchester United
The same fixture of the last season leaves behind sweet memories for the Leicester fans. After trailing Man United by 1-3 after 60 minutes, the Foxes turned the deficit in a brilliant fashion by netting twice inside 2 minutes to make it 3-3. They went on to find the back of the net two more times in the last 10 minutes to stamp an embarrassing defeat on the Red Devils by a 5-3 scoreline.
Leicester City : Team News
Claudio Ranieri is unlikely to change much in his starting IX which has brought him good fortunes this season and their only injury concern is Matt James who is a former Manchester United player.
Leicester City are lethal in creating chances and counter attacks but United can pull them down with their good Possession tactics which seems to be their weakness
Leicester City : Predicted Line-Up
Manchester United : Team News
Manchester United team are affected with injury and fatigue, their injury lists keeps growing after each game.
Marcos Rojo might not be fit to start the game as he looked very tired by the end of their Champions League draw against PSV in midweek and Ashley Young might be the one to fill in the gap.
Phil Jones, Michael Carrick and Ander Herrera also may not feature against Leicester.
Manchester United : Predicted Line-Up
Manchester United can boast of the best defense in the Premier League, having conceded only 9 goals this season. And they have played 14 hours without conceding an open play goal in all competitions. Jamie Vardy will have to find a way to break the defense if he is to to break Ruud Van Nistelrooy’s record which he equaled last game.
Leicester looks forward to become the first non traditional top five teams to top the table at the beginning of December since 14 years as they are just one point above today’s opponent Manchester United.
Leicester City have been fierce this season and their good form may lead them to Europe competitions, but the possibility of these Dreams will be determined after their next League fixtures which are United, Swansea, Chelsea, Everton, Liverpool and Manchester City.