The last season Premier League champions are struggling this year as they have managed to get only one point in two matches. The worse thing is they have lost to Hull City, which is a mid-table club. On the other hand, Swansea City has won one game out of two and that is against Burnley. However, Swansea City is such a team, which can beat any opponent on their day. On August 27, Leicester City is going to confront Swansea City at King Power Stadium, and this is needless to mention that it is a home match for Leicester City. Now, check out the Leicester City vs. Swansea City match preview, starting line up and match prediction here to know more about this match.
Leicester City vs Swansea City Match Preview, Starting Lineup, Prediction
Leicester City has a pretty good record against Swansea City as they have won last three matches. On the other hand, Swansea City has not won last 12 away matches against Swansea City. However, what follows is a detailed match preview of Leicester City vs Swansea City.
Leicester City team news
After winning one season, Claudio Ranieri’s men are going through a hard time. Starting from 7th August in FA Community Shield against Manchester United, they haven’t won any match in this season. Talking about the Premier League, they have lost to Hull City, in which Mahrez scored a goal. However, the last match, against Arsenal, they end up scoring goalless draw. Ranieri made four changes in the starting lineup against Arsenal but still they didn’t find any affirmative result. However, Ranieri is fine with this score against Arsenal, according to a report. Schmeichel, Morgan, Huth, etc. played a good game when Mahrez and Vardy played quite better than them.
Leicester City starting lineup
We have seen four changes in the starting lineup of Leicester City against Arsenal. However, if that remains same in this match, the starting lineup would be looking like this,
Schmeichel; Simpson, Huth, Morgan, Fuchs; Mahrez, Drinkwater, Mendy, Drinkwater; Okazaki, Vardy.
Swansea City team news
Swansea City is the trickiest side in Premier League, which can beat any EPL team on their best day. Talking about the gameplay, they are always a counter-attacking unit who defend deep and attack with speed. If they can keep it in this sway match, it will certainly break the confidence of Leicester City. They have won their opener match against Burnley with a score line of 0-1. However, they lost to Hull City in the last Premier League match. Talking about their last match (in all competitions), they have won against Peterborough with 1-3, which can be a confidence booster for them. But, as it is a completely different competition, Francesco Guidolin must have to imply another strategy as their records are not good against Foxes.
Swansea City starting lineup
If the list remains same in this match, it will be looking like this,
Fabianski; Naughton, Fernandez, Amat, Kingsley; Cork, Fer; Barrow, Sigurdsson, Routledge; Llorente.
Leicester City vs Swansea City match timing
Leicester City vs Swansea City match will be kicked off at 7:30 PM on August 27, 2016 in India. In the UK, it will start at 3PM.
Match: Leicester City vs Swansea City
Competition: Premier League
Stadium: King Power Stadium, Leicester, Leicestershire
Date & Time: 27 August 2016 – 19:30 (IST) / 15:00 (UK Time)
Leicester City vs Swansea City match prediction
As this is a tricky match for both the teams, this is quite difficult to predict the match. However, it seems Leicester City has an advantage because this is a home match for them. So, the score would be 1-0 for Leicester City.
So, this is the Leicester City vs Swansea City match preview and other details. If you want to know more about this timing and live streaming info, just stay tuned.