Thursday, January 17th, 2013
High-flying Leicester welcome 5th placed Middlesbrough on Friday night (1945 GMT) with both teams locked level on 47 points in the race for promotion.
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Both of these teams lie two points off an automatic promotion spot as the Championship enters the second half of the season. These promotion rivals both acknowledge the importance of this match as they strive for a place in the top division.
Leicester City enter this game on a hot streak. They’ve picked up 4 wins on the bounce in all competitions. Their last two fixtures in the league have seen them score ten and concede just one.
Along with their good form Leicester boast the second best home record in the division. With only 2 defeats at the King Power Stadium, Middlesbrough face a tough task getting a positive result.
Middlesbrough are yet to register a win in 2013 in the league. After a New Year’s Day defeat at Derby, they followed it up witha 2-1 loss at home to Watford last weekend.
Boro have scored in every game since November and Leicester haven’t keep a clean sheet since November too. In their last 5 games Leicester have averaged 3.6 goals a game so this game promises goals galore.
In team news Antony Knockaert is expected to be fit for Leicester after limping off last weekend. Jamie Vardy is also back in contention but Nigel Pearson will be without Sean St. Ledger and Zak Whitbread.
Middlesbrough boss, Tony Mowbray, may be able to welcome back a host of players from injury. Defenders Jonathan Woodgate, Andre Bikey and Justin Hoye resumed training this week. Marvin Emnes and Josh McEachran could also be fit to feature in this crunch match.
Leicester have the momentum with them as well as a formidable home record. Both teams should score but Leicester should could come through this promotion battle victorious.