FootyMAD's Ipswich Town match preview

Last updated : 24 February 2006 By Footymad Previewer
Footymad preview
History of the Ipswich Town v Leicester City fixture

Leicester City face a trip to Ipswich Town at Portman Road 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 14 and win only 6 of the 27 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in February 2005, the Tractor Boys carving out a narrow 2 - 1 victory in a Championship match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sat 13 AugLeicester City0 - 0Ipswich TownCHMP
2004/2005Sat 12 FebIpswich Town2 - 1Leicester CityCHMP
2004/2005Tue 19 OctLeicester City2 - 2Ipswich TownCHMP
2002/2003Thu 26 DecLeicester City1 - 2Ipswich TownCHMP
2002/2003Sun 18 AugIpswich Town6 - 1Leicester CityCHMP
2001/2002Wed 26 DecIpswich Town2 - 0Leicester CityPREM
2001/2002Sat 08 SepLeicester City1 - 1Ipswich TownPREM

Recent respective form guides

Ipswich Town are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 in the wrong end.

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 6 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Ipswich Town's 47 points from 35 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position. Leicester City are currently lying in 19th place in Coca Cola Championship having mustered a points tally of 37 from their 35 matches played.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Ipswich Town64119513
Leicester City63219711

FootyMad's prediction ...

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

Sequence statistics:
Ipswich Town Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Leicester City 11 games since last away draw.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.