FM Preview: Portsmouth v Leicester City 26 Nov 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 25th November 2011
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Portsmouth and Leicester City at 15:00 on 26th November 2011 in the Championship.
History of the Portsmouth v Leicester City fixture
Leicester City face a trip to Portsmouth at Fratton Park on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 32 games played, Foxes have recorded 11 wins, and Portsmouth have come away with 15 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in September 2010, with Portsmouth annihilating their visitors 6-1 in a Championship match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2010/2011||Sat 19 Mar||Leicester City||0 - 1||Portsmouth||Championship|
|2010/2011||Fri 24 Sep||Portsmouth||6-1||Leicester City||Championship|
|2010/2011||Tue 21 Sep||Portsmouth||1 - 2||Leicester City||League Cup|
|2003/2004||Sat 08 May||Leicester City||3 - 1||Portsmouth||Premiership|
|2003/2004||Sat 29 Nov||Portsmouth||0 - 2||Leicester City||Premiership|
|2002/2003||Mon 17 Feb||Leicester City||1 - 1||Portsmouth||League Division One|
|2002/2003||Sat 02 Nov||Portsmouth||0 - 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
Portsmouth have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 12 goals for the Pompey, with 5 goals against.
Leicester City have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. The Foxes's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.
Portsmouth find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 19 points from their 17 matches.
Leicester City lie just outside the playoff positions in the npower Championship, picking up 25 from their 17 games so far.
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 Portsmouth. Away win
|Portsmouth||Won 3 successive home games.
6 games since last home draw.
|Leicester City||4 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 9 outings ago.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here