FootyMAD's Brighton & Hove Albion match preview

Last updated : 10 February 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Brighton & Hove Albion v Leicester City fixture

Leicester City face a trip to Brighton & Hove Albion at Withdean Stadium on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Foxes will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 5 and win only 2 of the 9 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in April 2005, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a Championship match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Tue 27 SepLeicester City0 - 0Brighton & HACHMP
2004/2005Sat 09 AprBrighton & HA1 - 1Leicester CityCHMP
2004/2005Mon 30 AugLeicester City0 - 1Brighton & HACHMP
2002/2003Sat 19 AprLeicester City2 - 0Brighton & HACHMP
2002/2003Fri 20 DecBrighton & HA0 - 1Leicester CityCHMP
1994/1995Wed 05 OctLeicester City0 - 2Brighton & HALGEC
1994/1995Wed 21 SepBrighton & HA1 - 0Leicester CityLGEC

Recent respective form guides

Brighton & Hove Albion have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 6 to 5.

The away form of Leicester City is pretty dire, chalking up just 1 victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. While the Foxes have hit 6 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Brighton & HA are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca Cola Championship with a return of just 29 points from their 32 games thus far. Leicester City are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 32 points from 32 matches.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Brighton & HA6114494
Leicester City6204686

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Seagulls, as the Foxes have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Brighton & HA Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Leicester City 10 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 11 outings ago.