Preview: Norwich City vs Leicester City – prediction, team news, lineups
Leicester City will look to bounce back from Monday’s tough loss to West Ham United when it continues its Premier League season in Norwich City on Saturday afternoon.
The Foxes suffered a 4-1 loss to West Ham in their last game, while Norwich have lost heavily to Liverpool and Manchester City in their first two league games of the 2021-22 campaign.
Norwich was excellent in the Championship last season, but they remembered the step forward in the class on the first weekend of the new Premier League campaign, with Liverpool proving to be too strong, the Reds finally running out of winners by 3 -0 on Daniel Farke’s team. on Carrow Road.
Canarias was then at the end of a 5-0 loss to champion Manchester City last weekend, and the club must now face another of the teams looking to be present at the top end of the division in May.
However, Farke’s team will enter this match with a positive result, as they recorded a 6-0 victory over Bournemouth in the EFL Cup second round on Tuesday night.
Norwich will know that their home form will be crucial if they want to stay in the top flight this season, and they will fear another poor result this weekend before their next match after the international break, to be held at the Emirates Stadium. against Arsenal.
Canarias are currently bottom of the table in goal difference, but Farke won’t be overly concerned at this stage as the matches will start to get easier after an incredibly difficult start.
Leicester, meanwhile, got off to a positive start to their 2021-22 campaign, beating Manchester City 1-0 in the Community Shield before winning by the same score against Wolverhampton Wanderers in the Premier League.
However, the Foxes were on the wrong side of a 4-1 scoreline against West Ham on Monday night, and Ayoze Perez was sent off on what was a difficult night for the FA Cup winners.
Leicester will have ambitions to finish in the top four this season, but it remains to be seen if the team is strong enough to go all the way; Saturday’s competition is even more important considering that their next game after the international break is at home to champion Man City.
Brendan Rodgers’ team lost 1-0 to Norwich when they last visited Carrow Road in February 2020, and they haven’t actually beaten Canarias in the Premier League since February 2016, which will be concerning for their fans sooner than later. which is a possible banana skin. on Saturday afternoon.