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| On Aug 28, 2021 4:00 PM IST

NOR vs LEI Dream11 Team Prediction Tips For Norwich City vs Leicester City Premier League Fixtures Live Score 28 August


NOR vs LEI Dream11: Norwich City has another tough assignment as they host Leicester City today evening. The Canaries have suffered back-to-back heavy defeats versus Liverpool and Manchester City. Meanwhile, Leicester won on the opening day against the Wolves. This was followed by a 4-1 hammering at the hands of West Ham which saw Ayoze Perez receiving an early red card.

Date: 28 August, Saturday
Kick-Off: 7:30 PM (IST)
Venue: Carrow Road

Premier League Table

Norwich City| 20th; Leicester City| 12th

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Norwich City: WLLLW
Leicester City: LWWWD

Head to Head 

Leicester City has won four of the last five with a one-goal margin. One game ended in a score draw.

NOR vs LEI Today Match Prediction Details

Norwich City News

Injury Report and Unavailability: 

  • Przemyslaw Placheta, Bali Mumba, and Sam Byram are all sidelined for the game.
  • Josh Sargent and Christos Tzolis are doubts after picking up problems in midweek.

Expected Changes and Strategy:

  • Norwich City will lineup in a 4-3-2-1 formation.
  • T Krul should be starting in goal.
  • M Aarons, G Hanley, B Gibson, and B Williams are expected to lineup in defence.
  • P Lees-Melou, B Gilmour, and K Mclean could occupy midfield positions.
  • M Rashica and T Cantwell should start just behind forward T Pukki.

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Norwich City Starting XI (likely)

Tim Krul
Max Aarons
Grant Hanley
Ben Gibson
Brandon Williams
Pierre Lees-Melou
Billy Gilmour
Kenny Mclean
Milot Rashica
Todd Cantwell
Teemu Pukki

Leicester City News

Injury Report and Unavailability: 

  • Jannik Vestergaard, Jonny Evans, James Justin, and Wesley Fofana will all be absent for the trip to Norwich City due to injuries.
  • Ryan Bertrand has recovered from Covid but is doubtful to start.

Expected Changes and Strategy:

  • Brendan Rodgers will put out a 4-2-3-1 formation.
  • K Schmeichel should be starting in goal.
  • T Castagne, C Soyuncu, D Amartey, and L Thomas are expected to be the back four.
  • W Ndidi and Y Tielemans will occupy the central midfield.
  • H Barnes and R Pereira should start out wide with J Maddison as no.10 behind striker J Vardy.

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Leicester City XI (likely)

Kasper Schmeichel
Timothy Castagne
Caglar Soyuncu
Daniel Amartey
Luke Thomas
Wilfred Ndidi
Youri Tielemans
James Maddison
Harvey Barnes
Ricardo Pereira
Jamie Vardy

Fantasy Football Tips

Captain Options

Jamie Vardy is the standout captain candidate in this fixture. He is a flat-track bully who will relish the opportunity against a leaky Norwich side.

Goals this season 1
Assists this season 0
Pass Accuracy 76.9
Chances Created 2
Tackles 0
Interceptions 0
Clean Sheets 1

Ricardo Pereira could be amongst the points on both ends of the pitch. He might play out of position in a right-wing role. He has high assist potential along with clean sheet chances.

Goals this season 0
Assists this season 1
Pass Accuracy 74.2
Chances Created 1
Tackles 5
Interceptions 3
Clean Sheets 1

Differential Pick

Our differential pick for this game is Todd Cantwell. He has premier league experience and played well in Championship last season, scoring six goals and six assists.

NOR vs LEI Dream11 Teams

Goalkeeper – K Schmeichel
Defenders – L Thomas, C Soyuncu, R Pereira, M Aarons
Midfielders – J Maddison, Y Tielemans, B Gilmour, K McLean, P Lees-Melou

Forwards – J Vardy

Likely Winner:

  • Norwich has only lost one of their past seven league home games against Leicester.
  • Leicester has won five of their last six away league games against newly-promoted clubs.
  • Norwich City has lost their last 12 Premier League matches, scoring just once and conceding 32 goals across these defeats.
  • Norwich has failed to score more than once in their past 20 Premier League games.
  • Good money is on Leicester for a comfortable away win.

Odds To Win:

Norwich City: 17/5
Leicester City: 19/20

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Devashish Pant

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