FM Preview: Leicester City v West Ham United 23 Apr 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Sunday, 22nd April 2012
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Leicester City and West Ham United at 19:45 on 23rd April 2012 in the Championship.
History of the Leicester City v West Ham United fixture
Leicester City play host to West Ham United at Filbert Way on Monday evening, looking to continue an impressive record. The Foxes are clearly on top, having won 30 and lost only 14 of the 59 games.
The last time the two teams met at Leicester City was back in August 2004, over five years ago, when they played out a goalless draw in a Championship match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sat 29 Oct||West Ham Utd.||3 - 2||Leicester City||Championship|
|2004/2005||Fri 18 Mar||West Ham Utd.||2 - 2||Leicester City||Championship|
|2004/2005||Sat 07 Aug||Leicester City||0-0||West Ham Utd.||Championship|
|2001/2002||Sat 12 Jan||West Ham Utd.||1 - 0||Leicester City||Premiership|
|2001/2002||Sat 22 Dec||Leicester City||1 - 1||West Ham Utd.||Premiership|
|2000/2001||Sat 23 Dec||Leicester City||2 - 1||West Ham Utd.||Premiership|
|2000/2001||Wed 23 Aug||West Ham Utd.||0 - 1||Leicester City||Premiership|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Leicester City are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 11 goals for the Foxes, with 2 goals against.
West Ham United's away form is equally impressive, unbeaten in their last six, consisting of three wins and three draws. Those games have seen the Hammers pummel 12 goals, and let in 4.
Leicester City's 63 points from 44 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.
West Ham United are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 80 points from 44 games.
Current overall team form
|West Ham United||6||3||2||1||18||8||11|
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
FootyMad's prediction ...
Leicester City are performing very well at home, but your FootyMad panel reckons that the overall quality of West Ham United will prove too much for the homesters. Away win
|Leicester City||Unbeaten in the last 10 home games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|West Ham United||Undefeated in last 7 away games.
5 games since last defeat.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here