NEW vs LEI: In Second round of English Carabao Cup, the football teams Newcastle United and Leicester City play against each other today in the field. The game will kick start at 12:15 AM IST on 29th August 2019. The venue of the match is at St. James’ Park, in Newcastle upon Tyne, England.
Leicester City has made more than a decent start to their 2019-20 Premier League campaign. In the last five games, Newcastle United has won two games and lost three games whereas Leicester City has won three games and drawn two games. Hence in this game NEW vs LEI, it is predicted that Leicester City will win against Newcastle United.
NEW vs LEI Team News
For Newcastle United, Joelinton (groin) has been ruled out from the game, together with Christian Atsu (fatigue), Lascelles (calf), Fabian Schar (cut), and Alain Saint-Maximin (hamstring). Miguel Almiron (ankle) is a doubt and will be assessed ahead of the game. Ben Chilwell is the only injury absentee ahead of this game for Leicester City. In the previous five head to head records between these two sides, Leicester City has won three games and Newcastle United has won two games.
NEW vs LEI Playing XI
Newcastle United Playing XI: Darlow (GK), Willems, Dummett, Fernandez, Schar, Krafth, Hayden, Sung-yueng, Shelvey, Almiron, Muto
Leicester City Playing XI: Ward (GK), Justin, Evans, Morgan, Fuchs, Praet, Choudhury, Tielemans, Barnes, Maddison, Vardy