Newcastle Utd. travel to take on Leicester City at Walkers Stadium at tea-time on Saturday, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Magpies will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 31 and win only 11 of the 55 games.
The last time the two teams met at Leicester City was back in December 2003, over five years ago, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a Premiership match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2009/2010||Mon 31 Aug||Newcastle Utd.||1 - 0||Leicester City||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Sat 07 Feb||Newcastle Utd.||3 - 1||Leicester City||PREM|
|2003/2004||Fri 26 Dec||Leicester City||1 - 1||Newcastle Utd.||PREM|
|2001/2002||Sat 19 Jan||Leicester City||0 - 0||Newcastle Utd.||PREM|
|2001/2002||Wed 26 Sep||Newcastle Utd.||1 - 0||Leicester City||PREM|
|2000/2001||Sat 28 Apr||Newcastle Utd.||1 - 0||Leicester City||PREM|
|2000/2001||Sat 11 Nov||Leicester City||1 - 1||Newcastle Utd.||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Leicester City have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Foxes in those games, with 6 conceded.
Newcastle Utd. have an average recent record on the road, collecting 2 wins and 3 draws from the last six. The Magpies's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 9 goals for and 8 against.
Leicester City lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola Championship, picking up 38 points from their 25 games so far. Newcastle Utd. are leading the way in the Coca-Cola Championship, with their 26 games giving them a return of 55 points.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Newcastle Utd. are not doing too bad on their travels, and I think they should continue by carving out a narrow victory at Leicester City. Away win
|Leicester City||Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.|
Latest 3 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
|Newcastle Utd.||Not won in previous 4 away matches.|