History of the Leicester City v Middlesbrough fixture
Middlesbrough face a trip to Leicester City at Filbert Way on Friday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 40 games played, Boro have recorded 9 wins, and Leicester City have come away with 17 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Filbert Way was less than a year ago, in February 2012, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2-2 draw in a Championship match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2012/2013||Sat 29 Sep||Middlesbrough||1 - 2||Leicester City||Championship|
|2011/2012||Wed 01 Feb||Leicester City||2-2||Middlesbrough||Championship|
|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|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Leicester City have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. In this time, Foxes have rattled up an impressive 20 goals, and conceded 5.
In complete contrast to Leicester City, Middlesbrough are having a torrid time on their travels, chalking up just 1 victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. While the Boro have hit 7 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Leicester City are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 47 points from 27 games.
Middlesbrough's total of 47 points from their 27 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in npower Championship.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Foxes, as the Boro have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Leicester City||4 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 4 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
|Middlesbrough||Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
Last drawn game 15 outings ago.
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