The visiting team beat the local team 2-0 at the King Power Stadium. Chris Wood (2′ 1T, penalty) and Miguel Ángel Almirón (6′ 1T) are the players who have managed to convert so far for Newcastle.
The teams arrive with high morale to play a new round of the tournament: they won their last game and will seek to continue on the path of victory.
Leicester City drew a win against West Ham United, with a score of 2-0. In the last matches of the tournament, they have managed to add 3 games won and 1 lost, with a figure of 1 goal against and 10 in favor.
Newcastle United arrives with high spirits after beating Chelsea 1-0. With a good score, he reaches this date after 4 wins and will try to maintain his positive streak. During those matches, he was able to convert 12 goals and 2 have been scored against him.
The local is in thirteenth place with 17 points (5 PG – 2 PE – 8 PP), while the visitor reached 30 points and is in third place in the tournament (8 PG – 6 PE – 1 PP) .
The match at King Power Stadium was officiated by referee Jarred Gillett.
Leicester City training today
The team led by Brendan Rodgers sets up their game in a 4-5-1 formation with Danny Ward in goal; Timothy Castagne, Daniel Amartey, Wout Faes and Luke Thomas on defense; Youri Tielemans, Boubakary Soumaré, Dennis Praet, Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall and Harvey Barnes in the middle; and Patson Daka up front.
Newcastle United training today
For their part, those led by Eddie Howe stand on the field with a 4-3-3 strategy with Nick Pope under the three sticks; Kieran Trippier, Fabian Schär, Sven Botman, Dan Burn in defense; Sean Longstaff, Bruno Guimarães and Joe Willock at midfield; and Miguel Ángel Almirón, Chris Wood and Joelinton up front.
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