FootyMAD's Leicester City match preview

Last updated : 13 January 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Sheffield Wednesday v Leicester City fixture

Sheff. Wed. are ready to welcome Leicester City to Hillsborough on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 50 games played, The Owls have recorded 24 wins, and Leicester City have come away with 12 victories.

The previous match played between the two at Hillsborough was more than three years back, in October 2002, with Leicester City inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the The Owls in an League Cup match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sat 10 SepLeicester City2 - 0Sheff. Wed.CHMP
2002/2003Sat 08 MarLeicester City1 - 1Sheff. Wed.CHMP
2002/2003Wed 02 OctSheff. Wed.1-2Leicester CityLGEC
2002/2003Sat 21 SepSheff. Wed.0 - 0Leicester CityCHMP
1999/2000Sun 14 MaySheff. Wed.4 - 0Leicester CityPREM
1999/2000Sat 30 OctLeicester City3 - 0Sheff. Wed.PREM
1998/1999Sat 06 FebLeicester City0 - 2Sheff. Wed.PREM

Recent respective form guides

Sheffield Wednesday's dreadful home form has resulted in just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While The Owls have scored 5, a worringly large 9 have been leaked at the other end.

The away form of Leicester City is pretty dire, losing every single one of the last six matches played! While the Foxes have hit 4 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Sheff. Wed. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 27 points from 28 matches. Leicester City are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 26 points from 27 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Sheff. Wed.6213787
Leicester City6123595

FootyMad's prediction ...

These are testing times at Hillsborough for the The Owls and the Madmen are unable to see past Leicester City claiming victory in a close match.

Sequence statistics:
Sheff. Wed. 6 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Leicester City Lost each of the previous 6 away matches.
Not won in previous 7 away matches.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.