Leicester – Manchester City: prediction for the match of the championship of England
In the match Leicester – Manchester City on December 26, 2018, the guests will try to rectify the situation and return to the Premier League title race. Kick-off at the King Power Stadium is scheduled for 18:00 Moscow time.Leicester The Foxes managed to create a sensation and defeat Chelsea on their ground – this defeat was the first for the Blues since April of this year. The path to their grandiose victory, the Leicester players had to break through for a very long time, because the visiting players had to fight back throughout the first half. A lot of work in the first 45 minutes had to be done by the goalkeeper of the guests, Kasper Schmeichel repeatedly rescued his team and kept his goal dry. Leicester players managed to thank their goalkeeper immediately after the break, Jamie Vardy opened the scoring in the match, the striker jumped out to a rendezvous with the opponent’s goalkeeper and made the score 0:1 in the 51st minute of the game. Vardi’s goal helped the guests significantly, because all they had to do was to keep the score as such until the end of the game. The players successfully coped with their task. In the match Leicester – Manchester City, the “foxes” must demonstrate their class and prove that the victory in the previous round was not an accident. Manchester City “Citizens” also took part in the sensation of the 18th round, although the City players were in the role of victims, losing to Crystal Palace in the home game. Despite the final result, the start of the match was for the players of the “sky blue”, the players of the hosts began to storm the opponent’s goal from the starting moments. The first scoring chance was created by Fabian Delph, the defender ran to the aid of his partners and powerfully struck from the corner of the penalty area, the ball flew under the crossbar, but the Palace goalkeeper managed. The “citizens” managed to score in the 27th minute, Delf crossed into the penalty area, and Ilkay Gundogan opened the scoring with a header. Despite such a good start, the continuation of the game turned out to be not so rosy. Already six minutes later, the fans saw the goal of the guests, Jeffery Schlupp pulled three defenders over himself and delivered an accurate shot under the far post. Palace players soon scored a second goal as Andros Townsend landed an incredible shot from long range to make it 1-2 in the 35th minute. The conceded goal made City’s players seriously nervous and making spontaneous defensive mistakes. One of the mistakes cost the Mancunians a missed goal, Kyle Walker played rudely in his penalty area and brought a penalty to his team’s goal, Luka Milivojevic converted the penalty kick in the 51st minute. The ending of the game turned out to be extremely tense, the City players again ran to storm the opponent’s goal. The result of the assault came five minutes before the end of normal time, Kevin De Bruyne made a canopy, and it turned out to be a goal scored. True, the Belgian’s ball was not enough even for a draw. The result is a 2-3 defeat for the Citizens, due to which they are four points behind Liverpool, and in the event of an unsuccessful result in the Leicester-Manchester City match, the gap could grow even more. Odds for the match Leicester – Manchester City December 26, 2018 Bookmakers from Pari-Match do not leave chances for the home team, but similar forecasts were made before the previous game of Leicester. Odds for the match Leicester – Manchester City: Leicester win – 9.20; Draw – 5.20; Manchester City win – 1.36. Leicester vs Manchester City: match prediction The Foxes have already shown their strength in the previous matchday, and the match against City is a great opportunity to continue their winning streak, especially since the home team will have huge support from the stadium. Prediction for the match Leicester – Manchester City: both teams will score and the match will end with the victory of one of the teams, the odds are 2.55.