Newcastle vs Leicester City, Carabao Cup 2019 – Preview, Prediction, Head to Head, Lineups and Live Stream
Steve Bruce’s Newcastle United welcome Brendan Rodgers’ Leicester City to St James’ Park on Wednesday evening hoping to progress to the third round of the Carabao Cup 2019. The two teams gave an excursion to St. James’ Park for an all-Premier League EFL Cup second round tie.
The two sides entered the competition at the second round stage and will hope to mount a cup run close by their Premier League responsibilities.
Newcastle will hope to better their second round exit because of Nottingham Forest in every one of the last two seasons.
Steve Bruce’s side head into the conflict on the back of an amazing success over Tottenham while Brendan Rodgers’ Foxes side likewise come into the conflict on the back of an away prevail upon Sheffield United.
Newcastle United had made a poor begin to their season, losing both of their opening two Premier League games under new manager Steve Bruce. The Magpies were beaten at home by Arsenal on the opening few days of the Premier League season, with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scoring the only goal of the game.
Newcastle were then poor at Carrow Road in their second match. United were second best everywhere throughout the pitch, with Norwich City running out agreeable 3-1 victors. The Magpies were 3-0 down before Jonjo Shelvey pulled one back in injury time.
Newcastle were given no expectation at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium last Sunday. Notwithstanding, Bruce’s boys put on a fighting showcase in north London, staggering Spurs with a 1-0 win. Joelinton’s 27th-minute goal, which was his first for the club, won the points for Newcastle.
Remaining in the Premier League must be United’s number one priority, yet momentum is key in football, and Newcastle couldn’t want anything more than to make it consecutive successes with triumph over Leicester City in the cup on Wednesday night.
Leicester City have looked extremely strong so far this season, beginning their Premier League campaign with five points from a conceivable nine. The Foxes started with a hard-battled 0-0 home draw with Wolverhampton Wanderers at the King Power Stadium.
Leicester lined that draw up with a heavenly away point at Chelsea. In what was Frank Lampard’s first competitive game at Stamford Bridge, the Foxes fell behind to an early Mason Mount goal. Be that as it may, City dug in at the Bridge, and Wilfried Ndidi equalized in the 67th minute. On another day, Leicester City could have won in London.
Brendan Rodgers’ side grabbed their first win of the campaign with three points at recently advanced Sheffield United last Saturday. It was an intense fixture for the Foxes, yet goals from Jamie Vardy and Harvey Barnes were sufficient to give City a deserved 2-1 win at Bramall Lane. Ahead of this current end of the week’s conflict with Bournemouth at the King Power Stadium, Leicester City sit fourth on five points.
City head to St James’ as the slight top picks with the bookies. Having gotten a point at Stamford Bridge as well as three points at Bramall Lane in the league.
Newcastle vs Leicester City Head to Head (h2h)
This is their first consistently meeting in the League Cup. Newcastle United have won two of their last three games against Leicester City. In any case, City have won six of the last eight. They have beaten Newcastle on their last three visits up north.
Back in April, Newcastle sealed an unexpected 1-0 win at Leicester City
Goals from Jamie Vardy and Harry Maguire gave the Foxes a 2-0 win at St James’ Park in a league fixture in September a year ago
Leicester City have won every one of their last three visits to St James’
There has just been one draw the last 12 Newcastle vs Leicester City league and cup fixtures
Newcastle vs Leicester City Probable Lineups
Newcastle Probable XI: Darlow; Manquillo, Fernandez, Dummett, Clark, Willems; Shelvey, Ki, M.Longstaff; Ritchie; Muto
Leicester City Probable XI: Ward; Justin, Morgan, Benkovic, Fuchs; Mendy, James, Barnes; Albrighton, Gray; Iheanacho
Newcastle vs Leicester City Match Details
Date: August 28th
Time: 7:45 pm (BST)
Venue: St James’s Park
TV Channel/Live Stream: Without Transmission
Newcastle vs Leicester City Match Prediction
Newcastle had a fine triumph at Tottenham a weekend ago. In front of that one, the Magpies were a 12/1 shot, yet Bruce’s boys performed splendidly and deserved their luck in London. Be that as it may, Leicester City looked extremely strong under Rodgers at the backend of last season, and the Foxes have commenced this campaign in fine fettle. Leicester City are priced at 23/20.
Jamie Vardy has been a thorn in Newcastle’s side in recent years, scoring three times against them since the Foxes’ promotion back in 2014. Vardy opened up his priced at Sheffield United last Saturday, and previous England international is valued at 6/5 to score whenever in this one.