Southampton v Leicester City: Premier League Action on Match-day 34

Performance Report
Southampton vs. Leicester City
Cris Lebron

Cris Lebron

Cris is our author whose career in writing about Premier League lasts exactly the same amount of time he waited for his favorite club to claim the throne of this prestigious league.

Friday fixture at St. Mary’s Stadium – 9:00pm GMT.

Next Friday at 9:00pm GMT, on matchday 34 of the Premier League, we will see Soton play Leicester at St. Mary’s Stadium.

Champion’s League hopefuls Leicester, travel to Soton on Friday, as third takes on fifteenth in the League.

Southampton’s campaign so far has seen them accrue 36 points this season

Soton come to this match on the back of a 5-2 away loss against Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium.

Soton need to find a way to generate wins on a consistent basis, as they’ve recorded nine losses in their last 11 matches. They currently stand fifteenth in the League, with 36 points having won 10 meetings, drawn six matches, and lost 16 games.

When Soton host Leicester, they will do so on the back of five wins and two darts on their own ground.

Winning this fixture will see Southampton on 39 points.

Injury and illness have depleted Ralph Hasenhuttl’s Soton and they will likely be missing six key personnel for Friday’s match.

Leicester City have so far accrued 62 points in this season of the Premier League

Leicester will be full of confidence, going into this fixture on that back of two successive wins against Crystal Palace and West Bromwich Albion. They will need this if they are to retain their run.

Leicester keep finding ways to win, having secured 10 victories in their last 17 fixtures is astonishing this season, a form has placed them in clear contention for Champion’s League qualification. With third, they currently sit 62 points in the League having won 19 games, drawn five matches, and lost nine meetings.

Leicester have won 10 meetings, drawn four matches, and lost two meetings of their 16 League matches on the road this season.

Leicester City will have secured 65 points so far this season, should they secure a win.

Good Attacking Performance

Leicester have a good scoring record this season, with 60 netted so far (52 from open play and eight penalties). This has been largely down to the key attacking players: Jamie Vardy (14), Kelechi Iheanacho (10), and Harvey Barnes (9). Leicester have conceded 38 goals.

Brendan Rodgers could be missing up to three of their players through injury or illness for the game on Friday.

Southampton v Leicester City Head-to-Heads.

The recent form between these two sides has seen Leicester with a greater number of wins. In the last 41 meetings, they have enjoyed 16 wins, to Soton’s 14 victories. Further, Leicester have left Soton with a win on six out of 11 meetings. The last time both teams met in this competition was April 2021, when The Foxes walked away as 1-0 winners.

For Soton, Danny Ings scored
eight goals in 28 League matches this season, while Jamie Vardy has netted
14 goals in 33 League games this campaign for Leicester.

Other standout players for Soton are James Ward-Prowse and Che Adams with seven goals and six goals respectively and for Leicester are Kelechi Iheanacho and Harvey Barnes with 10 goals and nine goals respectively.