MATCH FACTS Head-to-head
Leicester have won six of their last seven league and cup games against Newcastle, with the exception being last season's 2-1 defeat at the King Power Stadium.
The Magpies are looking to win consecutive away matches against the Foxes in the top flight for the first time since 1959.
A fifth consecutive victory would equal Leicester's longest winning streak in the Premier League. They last won five in a row between February and April 2017, when Craig Shakespeare's tenure began with six consecutive victories (five of them in the league).
If the Foxes avoid defeat on Friday they will surpass last season's final points total of 47.
They have played more Premier League games on a Friday without winning than any other side, drawing two and losing four of their six matches.
Youri Tielemans has either scored or set up a goal in five of his last six Premier League appearances, registering two goals and three assists.
Jamie Vardy has had a hand in four goals in his last five league games versus Newcastle, scoring three goals and assisting another.
Vardy has netted six goals in Leicester's five matches under Brendan Rodgers, accounting for 50% of the Foxes' total under the new manager.
Newcastle have lost six Premier League games on a Friday, more than any other side in the competition's history.
The Magpies have lost their last two matches without scoring. They have not suffered three consecutive top-flight defeats without a goal since January 2016.
They have won just two Premier League away games this season - only relegated clubs Huddersfield and Fulham have recorded fewer victories on the road.
Salomon Rondon is one short of scoring 10 Premier League goals in a single season for the first time. He has equalled his previous highest total of nine for West Brom in 2015-16.