FM Preview: Bristol City v Leicester City 12 Jan 2013

Last updated : 11 January 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Bristol City v Leicester City fixture

Bristol City prepare to entertain Leicester City at Ashton Gate on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 30 games played, Robins have recorded 14 wins, and Leicester City have come away with 8 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Ashton Gate was less than a year ago, in March 2012, as the Robins squeezed past their rivals by a scoreline of 3-2 in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 06 Oct Leicester City 2 - 0 Bristol City Championship
2011/2012 Tue 06 Mar Bristol City 3-2 Leicester City Championship
2011/2012 Wed 17 Aug Leicester City 1 - 2 Bristol City Championship
2010/2011 Fri 18 Feb Leicester City 2 - 1 Bristol City Championship
2010/2011 Sat 20 Nov Bristol City 2 - 0 Leicester City Championship
2009/2010 Tue 16 Feb Bristol City 1 - 1 Leicester City Championship
2009/2010 Tue 08 Dec Leicester City 1 - 3 Bristol City Championship

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Recent respective form guides

Bristol City's dreadful home form has resulted in just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While Robins have scored 7, a worringly large 13 have been leaked at the other end.

Leicester City's away form is none too clever either, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Foxes's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 3 goals for and 2 against.

Bristol City are stuck down in the relegation zone of npower Championship with a return of just 22 points from their 25 games thus far.

Leicester City's total of 44 points from their 26 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in npower Championship.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Bristol City 6 2 1 3 9 11 7
Leicester City 6 3 1 2 9 3 10

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Nothing seems to be going right for the Robins at home recently, and we can see no immediate turn around in fortunes as the Foxes come away with an easy victory. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Bristol City 4 games since last home draw.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Leicester City Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.

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