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Match Preview: Huddersfield Town vs Leicester City

The Foxes head north on the M1 to take on the Terriers.

Leicester City v AFC Bournemouth - Premier League Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images

Huddersfield Town 20th (3-5-20) vs Leicester City 9th (13-5-14)

The already relegated Huddersfield host an inform Foxes side that still have a chance, albeit outside, to make it into Europa League.

The Opposition

The terriers haven’t had a win since their 1-0 shock over Wolverhampton in February. The side have only scored 18 goals all season, but will find some opportunities against a Foxes team that have allowed 43 goals themselves. Leicester just kept their first clean sheet since January 1st against Everton, so look for Huddersfield to try and get a result at home.

Crystal Palace v Huddersfield Town - Premier League
The light of the Premier League is quickly fading on the old dog.
Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images

The Foxes

Leicester have scored two or more goals in four of their last five matches and this match is a great opportunity for a confidence booster. Not disrespecting Huddersfield, but there is an obvious reason they’re going down. With a bigger match coming up against Newcastle in just six days after this one. This is decent chance to tinker with the lineup. I don’t think Brendan Rodgers will do that, but I would like to see a comfortable scoreline and a couple of subs around the 60th minute to bring on some fringe players.

Burnley FC v Leicester City - Premier League
Now is Harvey Barnes’ chance to shine.
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This match has Harvey Barnes and Kelechi Iheanacho written all over it. The building of the Rodgers era coupled with the dodgy defense of Huddersfield, I’m backing them to break their goal ducks.

The Prediction

While the chance is there Leicester could blow this game, I don’t see it. A scoreline of 3-0 or 4-0 is worth taking if the chances fall true. Finally, a game we can all sit back, drink a cup of coffee and enjoy.