EFL Championship | Preston North End VS Leicester City; Tuesday, 30 April at 03:00 GMT +8

Preston North End is aiming to recover from a 1-0 defeat to Queens Park Rangers in the Championship. The team had 53% possession and 10 shots on goal in that game, while Queens Park Rangers had 18 shots and 7 on target. Preston North End has not won against Leicester City in their last four league games, and their defense has been breached in five of their previous six matches, resulting in seven goals.

Leicester City will face Southampton in a 5-0 Championship match, having managed 34% possession and 17 shots at goal. The team scored goals by Abdul Fatawu, Wilfred Ndidi, and Jamie Vardy. They have been scored against in five of their last six matches, allowing opponents to score five goals. Leicester City’s defensive performance has been poor, with no away win in the past four league games. They have not been beaten by Preston North End in their previous six league games.

Preston North End’s selection process is uncertain, with only one fitness concern for gaffer Ryan Lowe. The team may use a 3-4-1-2 system, with starts given to various players, including Freddie Woodman, Jordan Storey, Liam Lindsay, Andrew Hughes, Liam Millar, Alan Browne, and Robert Brady.

Leicester City’s Enzo Maresca is confident about their fitness for the upcoming match due to an injury-free group. The Foxes are expected to use a 4-2-3-1 formation, starting with Mads Hermansen, Hamza Choudhury, Jannik Vestergaard, Wout Faes, James Justin, Wilfred Ndidi, Harry Winks, Issahaku Fatawu.

Predicted lineups:

Preston North End

Goalkeeper: Frederick Woodman
Defenders: Liam Lindsay, Jordan Storey, Andrew Hughes
Midfielders: Alan Browne, Robbie Brady, Ryan Ledson, Benjamin Woodburn, Liam Millar
Forwards: Will Keane, Emil Riis

Leicester City

Goalkeeper: Mads Hermansen
Defenders: James Justin, Wout Faes, Ricardo Pereira, Jannik Vestergaard
Midfielders: Harry Winks, Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall, Wilfred Ndidi
Forwards: Jamie Vardy, Stephy Mavididi, Issahaku Fatawu

  • Preston North End – — wins
  • Leicester City – 4 wins
  • Draws – 2

Over all competition record

EFL Championship Standings

Leicester City is expected to secure a controlled 1-3 win at full-time, while Preston North End may struggle to score, despite their potential for danger.

Winning probability:

Preston North End – 18%

Draw – 22%

Leicester City- 60%

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