We were unlucky to lose at the King Power back in August.
The lads got on the front foot in the early exchanges and should have scored a couple of goals before Matt Doherty’s OG saw things take a turn for the worse.
Despite the loss, there wasn’t much to choose between the sides that day and the Foxes have been in around us in the table since.
After back-to-back Premier League defeats – and two disappointing performances if we’re honest – we could do with getting a result.
Claude Puel will be similarly conscious about the need pick up some points.
Despite sitting 8th in the table, last weekend’s defeat to Southampton coupled with their FA Cup elimination at Newport has soured the mood.
After leaving Molineux on Saturday their next three games are against Liverpool, Man Utd and Spurs so you’d have thought they’ll be targeting this fixture big time.
Still, it was only last month they saw off Man City and Chelsea in the space of 4 days and much likes Wolves they seem like an unknown quantity from one game to the next.
I’ve liked Maddison since seeing him at Norwich and Maguire since seeing him lineup against us in League One but Vardy remains the major threat.
They’ve already won at our ground this season with that penalty shootout victory in the League Cup prior to being eliminated in the quarter finals by Man City.
The away end
Some comments lifted from the match thread on a Leicester Forum:
This is the kind of game we will likely do well in. Wolves will be on the front foot being at home forcing us to go against Puels tactics and attack with pace and counter attack.
Wolves are similar to us in the way they pick up points against the good and drop them against the bad, so luckily for us we are crap so should fluke a result, unless hitting the bar or post now counts as a goal!
These are basically the same as us in that they’re effective on the break but don’t really know how to crack the more defensive teams when they have to take the initiative – their solution is basically give the ball to Coady or one of the centre midfielders and let him thump a diagonal ball to the wing-back, rinse and repeat. It’s going to be a shit game.
2 long range wonder goals from Neves sees us fall flat on our arse before the first half is out.We come out second half fighting, bring on some players that should have started, swing 50th crosses into the Wolves backline and come away wondering what the hell happened.
Boly was one of only five outfield ever-presents in the Premier League this season prior to that tackle at the Etihad.
Dendoncker and Saiss can both slot in at the back but the former is probably better suited to playing on the left so I anticipate he’ll get the nod.
The only other question is whether Nuno sticks with a more rigid midfield three or adopts a more attacking outlook?
I would be thinking of giving Gibbs-White another chance from the start after sitting things out in recent weeks.
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