FA Cup: Nottingham vs Leicester




Make a earthquake by defeating Arsenal to get a ticket to the round of 16 of the FA Cup. It is clear that Nottingham is gaining a certain amount of confidence before the reception of Leicester at home. The fact that the “Foxes” played unstable this season, the opportunity for the representative playing in the Championship to make a surprise is quite wide.

Nottingham looks to face Leicester in the FA Cup after tasting bitter fruit 1-2 at Cardiff in the English First Division. The only goal of striker Keinan Davis in the 90+3 minute was not enough for Nottingham to have a point to leave Cardiff City. This result also ended Nottingham’s four-match winning streak in all competitions, including defeating Arsenal in the FA Cup. Overall, Nottingham’s form is commendable, with them having won 7 of the last 10 matches in all competitions.

At home, Nottingham has had 3 recent victories in a row, counting out this team has won the last 5/6 times to welcome guests. At the Championship playground, Nottingham is currently in 8th place in the rankings after bringing back 43 points through 29 rounds. They are only 2 points behind the top 6 and still have the opportunity to compete for a ticket to the promotion play-off round. In terms of head-to-head record, Nottingham is no slouch when winning 1 and also losing 1 after the last 5 encounters with Leicester.

Aim to be in the group with tickets to the Champions League before this season’s Premier League kicks off. However, up to now, the target of “Foxes” is considered to be completely bankrupt. After 20 rounds, Leicester only brought back a meager 26 points and is currently 10th in the rankings. Having been 6 to 10 points behind the top, it is difficult for Leicester to find a ticket to participate in the continental arena next season.

The performance of coach Brendan Rodgers’ team is very alarming. Besides winning only 3 of the last 10 matches in all competitions, Leicester have conceded 21 goals. Away from Leicester, Leicester did not win the last 6 trips away from home (draw 2, lose 4). In the FA Cup, Leicester beat Watford 4-1 in the round of 16. However, it was a match that Leicester played at home, in the last 6 times as a guest of Nottingham, “Foxes” only won 1 match.

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