Newcastle

Newcastle

Newcastle
  • Joselu Mato 4'
  • Dwight Gayle 73'
2:3

Leicester

Leicester
Leicester
  • Riyad Mahrez 20'
  • Demarai Gray 60'
  • Ayoze Perez 86 (og)'
Newcastle

Newcastle

VS
Leicester

Leicester

  • Joselu Mato 4'
  • Dwight Gayle 73'
Goal
  • Riyad Mahrez 20'
  • Demarai Gray 60'
  • Ayoze Perez 86 (og)'
Newcastle

Newcastle

Leicester

Leicester

Summary

Newcastle vs Leicester (2-3) – 9.12.2017

Newcastle vs Leicester Match Report:

Match week 16 (9 Dec 2017 – 10 Dec 2017)
Official Referee :Neil Swarbrick
Stadium :St. James’ Park, Newcastle
Total Attendance : 52,117
Premier league match week 19 Newcastle vs Leicester city match – a late own goal by Ayoze Perez condemned Newcastle United to a 3-2 defeat by Leicester City at St James’ Park. 

Home team Newcastle got off to a promising start when Dwight Gayle’s cut-back was converted by Joselu after four minutes.

The Foxes,team of Claude Puel levelled in style when Riyad Mahrez unleashed a fierce drive past Karl Darlow.

Leicester City Football Club took the lead on the hour when Demarai Gray’s strike flew in off Florian Lejeune.

The Magpies equalised on 73 minutes, Gayle turning neatly to fire past Kasper Schmeichel.

Besides in minute 83, with four minutes left Perez put the ball past Darlow in an attempt to cut out Jamie Vardy’s pass for Shinji Okazaki.

Claude Puel team’s win takes them eighth, while Newcastle’s sixth defeat in seven leaves them 16th.

 

Premier League Match Preview

Newcastle vs Leicester City

17:30 Saturday 9th December

St James’ Park, Newcastle

Newcastle vs Leicester City Head to Head & Recent Match

Team Result  Date Vanue
Leicester vs Newcastle 1-0 King Power Stadium
Newcastle vs Leicester 0-3 St. James’ Park, Newcastle
Leicester vs Newcastle 3-0 King Power Stadium
Newcastle vs Leicester 1-0 St. James’ Park, Newcastle

 

The Magpies Manager  Benitez says – We have to improve as a team to make sure we can compete… We have to maximise what we have.

The Foxes Manager  Puel says – We have a lot of respect for Newcastle because they have a great manager with quality in his team. They know themselves very well because they played together in the Championship.

 

Rafael Benitez team welcome back Jamaal Lascelles and Christian Atsu and have a clean bill of health.

 

Claude Puel team have no new injury concerns with Matty James (Achilles) and Robert Huth (ankle) the only absentees.

 

Newcastle vs Leicester City Unpublished

The Magpies NUFC have lost only two of their last 17 home league meetings with Leicester City, although the Foxes won on their last visit to St James’ Park in November 2015.

 

Leicester Star Player Jamie Vardy is one away from becoming the first Leicester City player to hit 50 Premier League goals.

 

Newcastle United Football Club haven’t failed to score in three consecutive home Premier League matches since February 2014 while manager Rafael Benitez has never lost three consecutive home Premier League fixtures.

 

Leicester City Number 20 Striker Shinji Okazaki scored in both fixtures the last time these sides met in 2015/16, making Newcastle the only team he’s scored in more than one match against in the Premier League.

 

Office Referee: Neil Swarbrick
Office Assistants: Harry Lennard, Richard West
Match Fourth official: Lee Mason