An exciting match is set for tonight, as the Premier League's, Leicester host Legia Warszawa at King Power Stadium. Decision time is coming up in the group stages of the Europa League this season, as we enter round five.
The Foxes are rather decent in the goal-scoring department with 2 goals scored per game at present in the Europa League. Amazingly, they concede the same amount of goals at the moment, with an average of 2 goals against. Bookmakers do not expect them to be outscored against Legia Warszawa this coming Thursday, though.
Legia Warszawa are not exactly setting the world on fire when talking about goals, with an average of 0.8 goals per 90 minutes at present in the Europa League. In contrast, their defence is leaking, with an average of 2.3 goals against in recent times. It is little wonder bookmakers expect them to have a hard time against Leicester on Thursday.
Leicester vs Legia Warszawa stats and analysis
Analysing the prices with the bookmakers, Leicester have an 86% chance of beating Legia Warszawa. That equals odds at 1.16 on the home side to win, while the draw sits at 7.00. Placing a bet on the away win for the visitors returns you odds 15.00.
Leicester go into their fifth Europa League group match on 5 points. Everything is still possible for The Foxes. They could take first place, they could finish second, third, and even 4th. No matter what, they should take all three points here.
With 6 points from their initial four Europa League outings, Legia Warszawa also have it all to play for. Like Leicester, everything is still a possibility for the Polish visitors in a very open group.
According to the bookmakers, The Foxes are favourites to win. If one is in favour of the away win, the odds are currently at 15.00 on the visitors. This means the bookies predict, they are in with a 7% chance of beating Legia Warszawa. Placing your bet on Legia Warszawa, the best price at the time of writing lies at 1.16.
Facts and figures for Leicester vs Legia Warszawa in Europa League.
- Leicester did not win the last 3 matches in a row at home;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Leicester's last 6 of 8 matches;
- Leicester conceded in the last 7 of 9 matches;
- Total goals was OVER 3.5 in Leicester's last 2 of 4 matches.
- Total goals was OVER 2.5 in Legia Warszawa's last 5 of 7 matches;
- Legia Warszawa scored in the last 6 of 8 matches;
- Legia Warszawa conceded in the last 5 of 7 matches;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Legia Warszawa's last 2 of 4 matches.
Lineup Leicester vs Legia Warszawa
Current form — Leicester v. Legia Warszawa
It is not all bad, but it is not fantastic either for Leicester right now, with just 2 points from their last 3 matches. They first drew 1-1 against Spartak Moskva, followed by another draw. This time 1-1 against Leeds, before going down in a 3-0 defeat against Chelsea.
Legia Warszawa have had to endure a tough spell in their last 3 matches, from which they have nothing to show. They were beaten 1-4 by SSC Napoli, before Stal Mielec ran out 1-3 winners. A third defeat on the trot followed against Gornik Zabrze, who came out 3-2 winners.
Leicester v. Legia Warszawa — fixture history
The latest match between Legia Warszawa and The Foxes was a tight encounter which saw Legia Warszawa running away with small 1-0 victory. Leicester head into their upcoming match against Legia Warszawa with a 0% winning record in recent Europa League meetings. In 1 encounter, that amounts to a 0-0-1 record for the home side, as they amassed a win rate of 100%.
Full Time betting
Analysing the prices with the bookmakers, Leicester are given an 86% chance of beating Legia Warszawa. That equals odds at 1.16 on the home side to win, while the draw sits at 7.00. Placing a bet on the away win for the visitors returns you odds 15.00.
With Harvey Barnes on 3 goals in the last 6 matches for Leicester, he certainly catches the eye as a possible goalscorer again. Mateusz Wieteska arrives here very keen to continue the momentum he has built up in his last 6 games for Legia Warszawa.