Manchester City have the chance this weekend to confirm they are the only realistic threat to Liverpool in the Premier League title race – and are backed to grab it at Leicester’s expense.
Liverpool, 10 points clear at the top of the table, will be hoping to find out the Etihad Stadium clash has ended as a draw when they have completed their attempt to win the FIFA Club World Cup, the final of which kicks off in Qatar at the same time as this game.
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Manchester City welcome high-flying Leicester City to the Etihad Stadium on Saturday evening in a match which pits third against second in the Premier League table.
Man City: Ederson; Walker, Otamendi, Fernandinho, Mendy; De Bruyne, Rodri, D Silva; Bernardo, Jesus, Sterling
Leicester: Schmeichel; Pereira, Soyuncu, Evans, Chilwell; Perez, Tielemans, Ndidi, Maddison, Barnes; Vardy
Manchester City vs Leicester City Match Info
Date: Saturday December 21 2019
Kick-off time: 5.30pm GMT
Venue: Etihad Stadium
Referee: Mike Dean
Manchester City vs Leicester City Head-To-Head Record
Last 3 matches (league fixtures unless stated)
- May 6 2019: Manchester City 1-0 Leicester City
- December 26 2018: Leicester City 2-1 Manchester City
- December 18 2018 (Carabao Cup quarter-final): Leicester City 1-1 Manchester City (Manchester City won on penalties)
Total head-to-head league matches played: 98
- Manchester City wins: 46
- Leicester City wins: 28
- Draws: 24