FM Preview: Birmingham City v Leicester City 16 Oct 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Saturday, 15th October 2011
FootyMad attempt to assist you with their form guide as Birmingham City take on Leicester City in a Championship match on 16th October 2011 at 13:00.
History of the Birmingham City v Leicester City fixture
Leicester City travel to take on Birmingham City at St Andrew's at lunchtime on Sunday, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 64 games played, Foxes have recorded 21 wins, and Birmingham City have come away with 31 victories.
The last time the two teams met at Birmingham City was back in September 2006, over five years ago, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a Championship match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2006/2007||Tue 17 Apr||Leicester City||1 - 2||Birmingham C.||Championship|
|2006/2007||Sat 30 Sep||Birmingham C.||1 - 1||Leicester City||Championship|
|2003/2004||Sat 13 Mar||Birmingham C.||0 - 1||Leicester City||Premiership|
|2003/2004||Sat 13 Dec||Leicester City||0 - 2||Birmingham C.||Premiership|
|1998/1999||Sat 02 Jan||Leicester City||4 - 2||Birmingham C.||F.A. Cup|
|1995/1996||Sat 27 Apr||Leicester City||3 - 0||Birmingham C.||League Division One|
|1995/1996||Sun 26 Nov||Birmingham C.||2 - 2||Leicester City||League Division One|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Birmingham City have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Blues in those games, with 6 conceded.
Leicester City have an average recent record on the road, remaining unbeaten in the last six, though five of those have been draws. The Foxes's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 9 goals for and 7 against.
Birmingham City find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 11 points from their 8 matches.
Leicester City's 16 points from 10 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Nothing appears to be going right for the Foxes out on the road recently, yet the Madmen can see a turn around in fortunes as they battle to a victory in a closely fought contest at Birmingham City. Away win
|Birmingham City||Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
|Leicester City||Previous 4 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
10 games since last defeat.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here