| On Oct 3, 2021 3:00 PM IST

CRY vs LEI Dream11 Team Prediction Tips For Crystal Palace vs Leicester City Premier League Live Score 3 October


CRY vs LEI Dream11: Crystal Palace take on Leicester City in Sunday’s early kickoff at Selhurst Park. Palace have just a solitary win in five games, a comprehensive 3-0 victory over Spurs. They head into this game on the back of a 1-1 draw versus Brighton. Wilfried Zaha’s penalty was canceled out by Neal Maupay’s injury-time equalizer.

Meanwhile. Leicester City have had a poor start. They just have seven points in six games. After back-to-back defeats in the league, they managed a 2-2 draw against Burnley. They also lost to Legia Warszawa 1-0 in midweek.

Date: 3 October, Sunday
Kick-Off: 06:30 PM (IST)
Venue: Selhurst Park

Premier League Table

Crystal Palace| 15th; Leicester City| 13th

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Recent Form
Crystal Palace: DLWDL
Leicester City: LDWLD

Head to Head 

Leicester City have won three of the last five while Crystal Palace won once. One game ended in a draw.

CRY vs LEI Today Match Prediction Details

Crystal Palace News

Injury Report and Unavailability: 

  • Eberechi Eze and Nathan Ferguson are the only absentees for this game.

Expected Changes and Strategy:

  • Crystal Palace will lineup in a 4-3-3 formation.
  • V Guaita should be starting between the sticks.
  • J Ward, J Andersen, M Guehi, and T Mitchel are likely to form the back four.
  • L Milivojevic, James McArthur, and Conor Gallagher should occupy central midfield.
  • New signing O Edouard will lead the lines with W Zaha and J Ayew in support.

Crystal Palace Starting XI (likely)

Vicente Guaita
Joel Ward
Joachim Andersen
Marc Guehi
Tyrick Mitchell
Cheikhou Kouyate
Luka Milivojevic
Conor Gallagher
Wilfried Zaha
Jordan Ayew
Odsonne Edouard

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Leicester City News

Injury Report and Unavailability: 

  • James Justin, Jonny Evans, and Wesley Fofana remain out.
  • Wilfried Ndidi is also injured.

Expected Changes and Strategy:

  • Leicester City will lineup in a 4-2-3-1 formation.
  • K Schmeichel should be starting in goal.
  • C Soyuncu, J Vestergaard, R Pereira, and R Bertrand are expected to be the back four.
  • B Soumare and Y Tielemans will occupy the central midfield with A Lookman and H Barnes out wide.
  • J Maddison should start behind striker J Vardy.

Leicester City XI (likely)

Kasper Schmeichel
J Vestergaard
Caglar Soyuncu
Ricardo Pereira
Ryan Bertrand
Ademola Lookman
Boubakary Soumare
Youri Tielemans
James Maddison
Harvey Barnes
Jamie Vardy

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CRY vs LEI Fantasy Football Tips

Captain Options

Jamie Vardy can be amongst the points in this game. He is the designated penalty taker for Leicester City. He has five goals and an assist from six games. Vardy can be added as captain in your CRY vs LEI Dream11 Teams.

Games Played 6
Goals 5
Assists 1
Pass Accuracy 79
Chances Created 7
Interceptions 0
Tackles 0
Clean Sheets 1

Wilfried Zaha is Crystal Palace’s talisman. He can have a field day against Ricardo Pereira who has been struggling defensively. He has two goals and one assist in six games.

Games Played 6
Goals 2
Assists 1
Pass Accuracy 80
Chances Created 6
Interceptions 0
Tackles 5
Clean Sheets 2

Differential Pick

Harvey Barnes is yet to shine in the league. He has, however, opened his account in Europe. We are tipping him to get some returns here.

CRY vs LEI Dream11 Teams

Goalkeeper – V Guaita
Defenders – R Bertrand, J Vestergaard, C Soyuncu
Midfielders – W Zaha, J McArthur, J Maddison, H Barnes, C Gallagher
Forwards – J Vardy, O Edouard

Likely Winner:

  • Crystal Palace has only lost one of their last five home league games against Leicester City, but they have lost all four of their previous encounters with the Foxes. The team’s most recent success occurred in 2019, when they won 2-0 away from home.
  • This season, Crystal Palace has gone unbeaten at home in the Premier League (W1 D2), conceding only one goal at Selhurst Park.
  • Leicester has failed to keep a clean sheet in their last 10 Premier League away games, but they have scored at least one goal in each of them.
  • Wilfried Zaha has a strong record against Leicester City, scoring six goals and adding two assists in 12 meetings.
  • It should be a tight fought contest and we are predicting a draw in this fixture.

Match Odds: 

Crystal Palace: 21/10
Leicester City: 14/9

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Devashish Pant

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