New customers only | Commercial content | 18+ age limit | T&Cs apply

22 October 2020 - 15:00

Europe - Europa League

Day 1

Leicester
Leicester
VS
Zorya Lugansk
Zorya Lugansk

Tip :

Over 2.5

Exclusive Offer
$1000 to bet on Leicester Zorya Lugansk

New customers only | Commercial content | 18+ age limit | T&Cs apply

Leicester vs Zorya Lugansk Prediction

 by Daniel Ngulu |

Leicester City have had a torrid time in their recent matches and will welcome the Europa League break, as they switch attention to their Group G home game against Ukrainian side Zorya. After a fine start to the season, winning the opening two games, it has been downward for Leicester, and they head to this game with three defeats in their last four matches. They were eliminated from the Carabao Cup by Arsenal but recovered to thrash Manchester City 5-2 in the league. However, in their two matches that followed, both at home, they were beaten 3-0 by West Ham United and 1-0 by Aston Villa most recently. They also have injury problems with key men Jamie Vardy, Wilfred Ndidi and Caglar Soyuncu ruled out. Leicester have lost each of their last three matches at home and won just one of five. They will do with a break here as they face another tricky away game afterwards, but without key players they have a history of struggling. After their opening 3-0 win over West Bromwich Albion, Leicester have not kept a clean sheet in the five matches afterwards. In four of the five, they have conceded two or more goals.

While Leicester City last played in Europe’s second tier club competition in 2000, Zorya have been regulars in the Europa League, though the last two seasons they have exited at the qualifying stage. In 2017/18 they finished third in their group and will hope their experience in the competition lifts them. The Ukrainians have not had a very good start to the season; they have six points from six matches in their domestic league, but go to this game unbeaten in four matches and have failed to score in just one of their opening six matches. The issue with Zorya however, is that they have just one clean sheet, and that came against the weakest team in the league, Lviv, who have one point and are bottom of the standings. Zorya will need to improve from that if they are to get at least a point against Leicester City. They may be more experienced in the Europa League but with just two wins in 12 away matches in the competition, they are bound to struggle at the King Power. Zorya have lost eight of their last 12 away matches in this competition and have just one clean sheet in the 12 games. Seven times in the 12 away Europa League matches, they have conceded two or more goals. However, they have scored in each of their last five away matches in the competition.

Up to $1000 to bet on Leicester - Zorya Lugansk! 

Limited Offer. Currently at Spixler

Form

Ranking

1e
Leicester
Europa League Group G
3e
Zorya Lugansk

Last matches

Leicester
Leicester Last matches
W W L W L L

18 Oct 2020 - Premier League

Leicester
0 :  1
Aston Villa

4 Oct 2020 - Premier League

Leicester
0 :  3
West Ham

27 Sep 2020 - Premier League

Manchester City
2 :  5
Leicester

23 Sep 2020 - EFL Cup

Leicester
0 :  2
Arsenal

20 Sep 2020 - Premier League

Leicester
4 :  2
Burnley

13 Sep 2020 - Premier League

West Brom
0 :  3
Leicester
Zorya Lugansk
Zorya Lugansk Last matches
L L D W D D

17 Oct 2020 - Premier League

Zorya Lugansk
1 :  1
Kolos Kovalivka

4 Oct 2020 - Premier League

Dynamo Kyiv
1 :  1
Zorya Lugansk

27 Sep 2020 - Premier League

FC Lviv
0 :  5
Zorya Lugansk

20 Sep 2020 - Premier League

Zorya Lugansk
2 :  2
Shakhtar Donetsk

13 Sep 2020 - Premier League

Zorya Lugansk
0 :  1
FC Mariupol

22 Aug 2020 - Premier League

FC Desna Chernihiv
3 :  1
Zorya Lugansk
Up to $1000 to bet on Leicester - Zorya Lugansk! 

Limited Offer. Currently at Spixler

Starting 11

Leicester

Formation : 4 - 1 - 4 - 1

1
K Schmeichel
2
J Michael Justin
3
W Fofana
5
W Morgan
28
C Fuchs
24
N Mendy
19
C Under
20
H Choudhury
26
D Praet
15
H Barnes
17
A Perez
9
M Perovic
80
V Yurchenko
11
O Hladkyi
50
S Gryn
21
D Ivanisenia
27
Y Nazaryna
97
A Ciganiks
4
L Cvek
15
V Vernydub
5
A Rufati
30
M Shevchenko

Formation : 4 - 3 - 3

Zorya Lugansk

Key points Leicester - Zorya Lugansk

  1. Zorya have eight losses in 12 away Europa League matches.
  2. Leicester have four losses in the last five home matches.
  3. Zorya have scored in each of their last five away matches in Europa League.
  4. Leicester have no clean sheet in their last five matches.
  5. Zorya have conceded two or more in seven of their last 12 away Europa League matches.
Up to $1000 to bet on Leicester - Zorya Lugansk! 

Limited Offer. Currently at Spixler

Our prediction

Leicester City had a poor run towards the close of last season, and on the final day lost fourth spot, that’s why they are playing in the Europa League. They don’t head here with the best form either; they have lost three of their last four matches and have not scored a goal in their last three home matches. the team is also grappling with injuries to key players and a lot is going against them. However, they should be strong enough to take on Zorya, who have not had much going their way either. The Ukrainian side has not won a lot away in the Europa League, and have been conceding regularly too, but they have been consistent in scoring. With Leicester struggling with injuries, Zorya will want to take advantage and looking at their scoring form, we will back both sides to score. Leicester will however stand a better chance of winning and in this we will bet on over 2.5 goals.

Limited Offer. Currently at Spixler

All tips are fully researched and given in good faith, but profits cannot be guaranteed.

Please Gamble Responsibly