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Sheffield United vs Leicester City betting tips
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Sheffield United vs Leicester City: Match details
Match: Sheffield United vs Leicester City
Competition: Premier League
Date: December 6, 2020
Kick-off time: 2:15 pm, December 6, 2020 (UK time)
Stadium: Bramall Lane
Betting prediction: Sheffield United 0-2 Leicester City
Leicester have gone four matches without a win but they still remain in a very solid position – both in the Premier League and in Europe.
Sheffield United are rooted to the bottom of the table. The Blades have picked up just one point at home this season, scoring one goal in five matches at Bramall Lane.
The Foxes are expected to return to winning ways on Sunday with a comfortable away win.
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|January 9, 2021||FA Cup 20/21||Bristol Rovers||2 - 3||Sheffield United FC|
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|January 16, 2021||Premier League 20/21||Leicester City FC||2 - 0||Southampton FC|
|January 9, 2021||FA Cup 20/21||Stoke City||0 - 4||Leicester City FC|
|January 3, 2021||Premier League 20/21||Newcastle United FC||1 - 2||Leicester City FC|
|December 28, 2020||Premier League 20/21||Crystal Palace FC||1 - 1||Leicester City FC|
|December 26, 2020||Premier League 20/21||Leicester City FC||2 - 2||Manchester United FC|
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|53||Shots on goal||72|
|63||Shots off goal||69|
|41%||Average ball possession||53%|
|2||Shots on post||2|
|3||Shots on bar||3|
|7||Goals by foot||28|
|3||Goals by head||2|
|Sheffield United FC||Leicester City FC|
|1.37||Average Goals Scored||1.53|
|December 6, 2020||Premier League 20/21||Sheffield United FC||1 - 2||Leicester City FC|
|July 16, 2020||Premier League 19/20||Leicester City FC||2 - 0||Sheffield United FC|
|August 24, 2019||Premier League 19/20||Sheffield United FC||1 - 2||Leicester City FC|
|February 16, 2018||FA Cup 17/18||Leicester City FC||1 - 0||Sheffield United FC|
|August 22, 2017||EFL Cup 17/18||Sheffield United FC||1 - 4||Leicester City FC|
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Leicester to keep a clean sheet. Sheffield United have failed to score in four of their five home matches.
Jamie Vardy to score. Vardy was given a break in midweek and will start on Sunday. Vardy has scored 10 goals in 11 appearances for Leicester this season.
Sheffield United vs Leicester City: Match preview
Bottom side Sheffield United welcome Leicester City to Bramall Lane on Sunday. As Sheffield is in Tier 3, no fans will be in attendance.
Sunday’s game may have been a 1st against 20th affair, but Leicester spurned the chance to move top of the Premier League last Monday when they suffered a shock 2-1 defeat at home to Fulham. Harvey Barnes scored a late consolation for the Foxes.
Leicester had the chance to return to winning ways in midweek but instead lost 1-0 away to Zorya in Ukraine. Despite the loss, Leicester remain top of Group G.
Brendan Rodgers’ side have now failed to win any of their last four in all competitions. They haven’t gone five matches without a win since February.
Despite their poor form, Leicester still occupy a spot in the top four and are only 3 points off of leaders Spurs.
Leicester have won four of their five matches on the road this season – only Spurs have picked up more points away from home.
Sheffield United suffered a fifth consecutive defeat last Saturday, losing 1-0 away to West Brom.
These two sides have only faced each other twice in the Premier League, with Leicester winning on both occasions. Leicester won 2-0 when they last met in July at the King Power. Ayoze Perez and Demarai Gray were the goalscorers.
Sheffield United team news vs Leicester City
Enda Stevens comes back into contention after recovering from a lengthy knee injury. Speaking on Friday, Chris Wilder said of Stevens: “We’ll give him the opportunity of being involved in the squad. There’s a chance there”.
Ethan Ampadu has also returned to training. “He’s another one we’ll make a late decision on”, Wilder said.
Kean Bryan was preferred to Jack Robinson in defence against West Brom, and could keep his place on Sunday.
Jack O’Connell is out for the remainder of the season with a serious knee injury.
Leicester City team news vs Sheffield United
Ricardo Pereira picked up a knock in his long-awaited return from injury on Thursday night and may miss out against Sheffield United.
James Justin should start at right-wingback, while Harvey Barnes could fill in on the opposite flank in place of Luke Thomas.
Wilfred Ndidi also made his comeback from injury against Zorya. The central midfielder came through 55 minutes unscathed and could be on the bench at the weekend.
Caglar Soyuncu is a doubt for Sunday after being forced off in the first half on Thursday with a groin injury. Wes Morgan is another doubt due to a back issue.
Jamie Vardy did not travel to Ukraine and should be well-rested for Sunday. Wesley Fofana and James Maddison started Thursday’s game from the bench and should be recalled to the starting eleven.
Brendan Rodgers confirmed that Timothy Castagne will miss out once again with a hamstring injury.
Daniel Amartey returned to training on Friday but is unlikely to feature before the new year.
Predicted Sheffield United line-up vs Leicester City
Predicted Leicester City line-up vs Sheffield United
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