NEW Vs LEI Fantasy Team Probable Playing 11 And Match Report: Leicester City strive to make it five wins on the spin at Newcastle United.
Although they find themselves devoid of a win in their last five matches, Newcastle United are bound to be quietly pleased with their foregone draw. Taking on Liverpool in a match where no one gave them any chance, the club pulled off a gritty and gusty 0-0 draw.
The performance was hailed not only due to the fight and character the side displayed at the back but the moments of genius they came up with in attack as well. The team conjured up some well worked attacking plays, ones which saw them give Liverpool cold feet on a slew of occasions.
With momentum under their wings owing to that result, Newcastle United will be looking to make it translate into something meaningful today as the club strives to curb its sorry run of results.
NEW Vs LEI Fantasy Probable Winner
They’ll dish out a stern test but Newcastle United will ultimately falter under Leicester City’s attacking brunt.
Probable Playing 11
- Fraser is injured, Allan and Jamaal have tested positive for COVID whilst Hayden is suspended for the outing.
- Leicester City’s Ricardo is out with an injury.
Darlow, Yedlin, Fernandez, Schar, Clark, Ritchie, Murphy, Shelvey, Longstaff, Joelinton, Wilson
Schmeichel, Justin, Evans, Fuchs, Albrighton, Ndidi, Tielemans, Castagne, Barnes, Perez, Vardy
Premier League 2020-21
Match: Newcastle United Vs Leicester City
Date And Time: 3rd January, Sunday- 7:45pm IST
Venue: St. James’ Park, Newcastle
Television: Star Sports Select 1/HD, Disney+ Hotstar
Top Goal Scorer
- Wilson: 8 Goals, 3 Assists
- Vardy: 11 Goals, 4 Assists
If there was one match which typified the kind of season Karl Darlow is having, it was his foregone appearance against Liverpool. He parried away a multitude of shots, a player who did everything within his capability to salvage a draw for the side.
Having now gone two matches without a goal to their name, Newcastle United have epitomised their root cause of trouble this season with those performance. The club is in a real rut when it comes to foraging goals, a side Leicester City can easily curb from scoring.
It’s a narrative which sees us opt for James Justin, Caglar Soyuncu and Jonny Evans from the club. Elsewhere, we have Frederico Fernandez line up for us from Newcastle United owing to the slew of tackles and blocks he recorded against Liverpool.
He missed out the previous encounter for Leicester City but Wilfred Ndidi should be back for this one. Ayoze Perez’s two goals see him partner up with Youri Tillemans who has the three strikes to his name.
Jacob Murphy meanwhile is our pick from the opposition owing to his ability to work the flanks.
Responsible for more than half of his side’s goals this season, Callum Wilson with the 8 strikes and 3 assists was always going to be a must have pick for us. Leicester City will also see their leading scorer, striker Jamie Vardy line up for us.
Captain And Vice-Captain
The 11 goals and 4 assists for Vardy see him captain our team while Justin is the vice-captain.
Darlow, Justin, Frederico, Evans, Soyuncu, Youri, Ndidi, Perez, Murphy, Jamie, Wilson
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