FM Preview: Leicester City v Middlesbrough 01 Feb 2012

Footymad preview History of the Leicester City v Middlesbrough fixture

Middlesbrough face a trip to Leicester City at Walkers Stadium on Wednesday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 39 games played, Boro have recorded 9 wins, and Leicester City have come away with 17 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in August 2010, when they played out a goalless draw in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Wed 28 Sep Middlesbrough 0 - 0 Leicester City Championship
2010/2011 Sat 02 Apr Middlesbrough 3 - 3 Leicester City Championship
2010/2011 Sat 14 Aug Leicester City 0-0 Middlesbrough Championship
2009/2010 Sun 02 May Leicester City 2 - 0 Middlesbrough Championship
2009/2010 Tue 29 Sep Middlesbrough 0 - 1 Leicester City Championship
2003/2004 Sat 17 Jan Middlesbrough 3 - 3 Leicester City Premiership
2003/2004 Tue 26 Aug Leicester City 0 - 0 Middlesbrough Premiership

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

Recent respective form guides

Leicester City have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Foxes in those games, with 5 conceded.

Middlesbrough have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. While the Boro have hit 7 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Leicester City see themselves just below half way in the npower Championship, showing a record of 38 points from their 27 games played so far,

Middlesbrough's total of 45 points from their 27 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in npower Championship.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Leicester City 6 4 1 1 11 3 13
Middlesbrough 6 1 2 3 4 10 5

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FootyMad's prediction ...

An indifferent set of results for Middlesbrough on the road, and we believe this game is only going to yield a solitary point for the Boro. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Leicester City 4 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 3 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Middlesbrough Not won in previous 3 away matches.
No win in the 3 most recent games.

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