Southampton vs Leicester City

Southampton vs Leicester City preview for the Friday night match in the Premier League at St Mary’s Stadium. Leicester will go second in the table if they win.

Leicester City will travel to Southampton on Friday night knowing that a win would see them move above Manchester City into second spot in the Premier League table.

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The Foxes have collected 17 points from their nine league games this season to sit third in the division, and Brendan Rodgers’s side will fancy their chances of overcoming 17th-placed Southampton at St Mary’s.

Southampton: Gunn; Bednarek, Yoshida, Vestergaard; Valery, Romeu, Hojbjerg, Bertrand; Ward-Prowse, Redmond; Ings

Leicester: Schmeichel; Ricardo, Evans, Soyuncu, Chilwell; Ndidi; Perez, Tielemans, Maddison, Barnes; Vardy

Southampton vs Leicester City Match Info

Date: Friday October 25 2019
Kick-off time: 9.00pm EU
Venue: St Mary’s Stadium
Referee: Andre Marriner

Southampton vs Leicester City Head-To-Head Record

Last 3 matches

  • January 12 2019: Leicester City 1-2 Southampton
  • November 27 2018 (Carabao Cup 4th round): Leicester City 0-0 Southampton (Leicester won on penalties)
  • August 25 2018: Southampton 1-2 Leicester City

Total head-to-head league matches played: 80

  • Southampton wins: 30
  • Leicester City wins: 23
  • Draws: 27

Southampton vs Leicester City Match Preview

Four seasons after their incredible Premier League title success, Leicester City can climb to second position in the table, for 16 hours or so at least, if they win at Southampton on Friday.

Southampton, meanwhile, are actually better on their travels because they have not won at St Mary’s since mid-April whereas they have enjoyed two away victories this season. But as the stats above reveal, there is usually plenty of entertainment in their home fixtures.

Leicester will undoubtedly have plenty of backers here at the 11/8 available at the time of writing, but they have not kept a clean sheet away to top-flight opposition in their last 13 attempts and that persuades us to think Southampton will hold them to a draw.