Leicester City vs Newcastle United Preview – Premier League

Jacinthe Kihn is one of Fluentsport's England League One experts covering most of the upcoming fixtures in the year.

Leicester City face Newcastle United in this Premier League clash.

When is the match, and kick off time?

The match is on Friday 12th April 2019, and kicks off at 8:00pm UK time. The venue for the match is King Power Stadium (Leicester, Leicestershire).


Newcastle United may not be able to play their usual style of possession football, as Leicester City have shown a good ability to steal from the opposition. Newcastle United will need to be defensively alert, as Leicester City will continue their tactical usage of attacking through balls. Leicester City should be able to pick up some extra possession as they have performed better than Newcastle United in the air. Leicester City have recovered many games recently after letting in early goals, which they might do again in this fixture. Newcastle United will need to be defensively alert, as Leicester City are good at creating chances outside of the box.

Current form

Leicester City are in average form having had mixed results from their previous 5 fixtures, and will be looking to improve this time around. Meanwhile, Newcastle United are in good form having won most of their last 5 games. In their last game, they won by 4 goals against Fulham.


Leicester City Newcastle United
Forwards Jamie Vardy, Kelechi Iheanacho, Shinji Okazaki. Ayoze Pérez, Dwight Gayle, Joselu, Kenedy, Salomón Rondón.
Midfielders Adrien Silva, Harry Maguire, Wilfred Ndidi, Youri Tielemans, James Maddison, Matty James, Marc Albrighton, Demarai Gray, Hamza Choudhury, Harvey Barnes, Nampalys Mendy, Rachid Ghezzal, Khanya Leshabela. Ki Sungyueng, Sean Longstaff, Yoshinori Mutō, Jonjo Shelvey, Matt Ritchie, Mohamed Diamé, Christian Atsu, Jack Colback, Miguel Almirón, Kelland Watts.
Defenders Yohan Benalouane, Jonny Evans, Wes Morgan, Danny Simpson, Christian Fuchs, Ben Chilwell, Daniel Amartey, Çağlar Söyüncü, Ricardo Pereira. Fabian Schär, Antonio Barreca, Paul Dummett, Jamal Lascelles, Isaac Hayden, Ciaran Clark, DeAndre Yedlin, Florian Lejeune, Javier Manquillo, Federico Fernández, Lewis Cass.
Goalkeepers Kasper Schmeichel, Danny Ward, Eldin Jakupovic. Rob Elliot, Karl Darlow, Martin Dúbravka, Freddie Woodman, Nathan Harker.
Staff Brendan Rodgers, Michael Stowell. Rafael Benítez.