Kick-off: 1800, 23/06/2020
Stadium: King Power Stadium
TV: Sky Sports
Leicester will look to respond to Saturday’s late disappointment when they meet relegation-threatened Brighton.
The Foxes conceded in stoppage time having just snatched the lead in their draw at Watford while the Seagulls boosted their survival hopes by beating Arsenal.
Brendan Rodgers’ side are strong at this venue so a home win at is our first Leicester vs Brighton prediction.
A Look At Leicester City’s Betting Odds
Leicester remain eight points clear of fifth-placed Manchester United despite being denied a huge win by a stoppage-time Watford equaliser.
The Foxes thought they had made a winning return when Ben Chilwell fired in a stunning strike in the 90th minute.
But struggling Watford went up the other end and Craig Dawson acrobatically turned home his first goal for the Hornets to secure a 1-1 draw.
Midfielder James Maddison told the club website: “I’m so disappointed we missed out on two points. We’re so hungry to do well and secure that Champions League space. So, (it is) kind of two points dropped, I feel.
“I think over the 90 minutes, we were definitely the fitter, more dominant team and created the better chances.”
Jamie Vardy is on 99 Premier League goals but enjoys playing against Brighton having netted in the last four meetings.
The striker is the leading scorer in the top flight with 19 goals and can reach the milestone and is quoted at to break the deadlock in the .
Last Leicester line-up: Schmeichel, Justin, Soyuncu, Evans, Chilwell, Maddison, Albrighton, Barnes, Ndidi, Tielemans, Vardy.
A Look At Brighton & Hove Albion’s Betting Odds
Brighton secured their first win of the calendar year as Graham Potter’s side battle against the drop.
Captain Lewis Dunk started the comeback with a close-range leveller and the England international felt the forced postponement of the season due to the coronavirus pandemic has given Brighton a chance to re-evaluate.
Dunk told the club’s official website: “It’s a huge win for us.
“Our first this year, so they have been hard to come by but we worked hard during the last few weeks.
“To come from behind to get the three points was a great feeling for everyone. We pressed the reset button and it’s worked.”
This game could take time to get going with Leicester’s last six matches seeing just one first-half goal and none featuring in Brighton’s previous three league fixtures.
Let’s take for there to be no goal in the first half as our final Leicester vs Brighton prediction.
Last Brighton line-up: Ryan, Dunk, Webster, Schelotto, Burn, Bissouma, Mooy, Gross, Propper, Maupay, Trossard.
Last Premier League result:
Watford 1-1 LEICESTER – Ben Chilwell
BRIGHTON 2-1 Arsenal – Lewis Dunk, Neal Maupay
Head-to-head: Brighton 0-2 Leicester, Leicester 2-1 Brighton, Brighton 1-1 Leicester, Brighton 0-2 Leicester, Leicester 2-0 Brighton
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