first_imgLEICESTER (4-4-2)SCHMEICHEL, SIMPSON, MORGAN, HUTH, FUCHS,MAHREZ, DRINKWATER, KANTE, ALBRIGHTON,ULLOA, VARDYMAN UNITED (4-2-3-1)ROONEY, LINGARD, HERRERA, MATA,SCHWEINSTEIGER, SCHNEIDERLIN,BLIND, SMALLING, JONES, YOUNG, DE GEAJamie Vardy is on the threshold of history at the King Power Stadium. The Leicester City striker has scored in 10 successive games in the Barclays Premier League, equalling the record set by Ruud van Nistelrooy, of Manchester United, 12 years ago.In total, Vardy has scored 13 goals, but the 12 he has netted in the last 10 games have, interestingly, all been scored from within the opposition’s penalty area. And nine of those 12 have come in the second half of games.Games involving Leicester this season have produced no fewer than 48 goals – that is an average of almost 3.7 goals per game and the most of any team in the Premier League.The Foxes have also scored in 14 successive Premier League games, including all 13 this season. However, they have also conceded 11 goals at the King Power Stadium; only West Bromwich Albion (13) and Newcastle (12) have let in more at home.Manchester United, though, went 641 minutes without conceding a goal in all competitions before Troy Deeney netted for Watford from the penalty spot late in their 2-1 win at Vicarage Road.Louis van Gaal’s men have lost just one of their last nine league games. And their record at Leicester in the Premier League is impressive; they lost 5-3 there last season but that defeat ended a run of five straight wins.last_img read more

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