FM Preview: Ipswich Town v Leicester City 18 Dec 2010

Last updated : 17 December 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Ipswich Town v Leicester City fixture

Ipswich Town prepare to entertain Leicester City at Portman Road at tea-time on Saturday, looking to continue an impressive record. The Tractor Boys are clearly on top, having won 16 and lost only 7 of the 31 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Portman Road was just last season, in August 2009, when they played out a goalless draw in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sun 10 JanLeicester City1 - 1Ipswich TownCHMP
2009/2010Sat 15 AugIpswich Town0-0Leicester CityCHMP
2007/2008Wed 26 DecLeicester City2 - 0Ipswich TownCHMP
2007/2008Tue 11 DecIpswich Town3 - 1Leicester CityCHMP
2006/2007Sat 10 FebIpswich Town0 - 2Leicester CityCHMP
2006/2007Sat 12 AugLeicester City3 - 1Ipswich TownCHMP
2005/2006Sat 25 FebIpswich Town2 - 0Leicester CityCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Ipswich Town have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The Tractor Boys's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

Leicester City have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. While the Foxes have hit 9 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Ipswich Town find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 24 points from their 21 matches. Leicester City see themselves just below half way in the Npower Championship, showing a record of 28 points from their 21 games played so far,

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Ipswich Town61054123
Leicester City631212810

FootyMad's prediction ...

Ipswich Town are performing in fits and starts at home in recent games, and FootyMad doesn't see things getting any better, as the visitors squeak past and take all the points. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Ipswich Town 12 games since last home draw.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Leicester City Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.