Man City 2-5 Leicester LIVE! Latest score, goal updates and Premier League match stream today

James Robson
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Man City vs Leicester City LIVE!

Manchester City will look to continue their perfect start to the season with back-to-back Premier League wins against Leicester this afternoon.

Pep Guardiola fielded a much-changed side as they saw off a spirited Bournemouth side to progress to the Carabao Cup fourth round on Thursday.

Last season's runners up also got off to a good start in the Premier League, beating Wolves 3-1 away in their opening game of the season.

Follow the game with James Robson at the Etihad!

Date, time and venue

Manchester City vs Leicester is scheduled for a 4.30pm BST kick-off on Sunday, September 27.

This match will be played behind closed doors at Etihad Stadium with no fans due to be present due to government guidelines regarding coronavirus.

How to watch

TV channel: The match will be shown live on Sky Sports' Premier League and Main Event channels, and is available via Now TV

Live stream: Sky Sports subscribers can stream the match online via SkyGo and the SkyGo app.

Team news

Man City XI: Ederson, Walker, Garcia, Ake, Mendy, Rodrigo, Fernandinho, De Bruyne, Mahrez, Sterling, Foden

Subs: Steffen, Zinchenko, Laporte, Torres, Delap, Doyle, Palmer

Leicester XI: Schmeichel, Castagne, Evans, Soyuncu, Justin, Mendy, Amartey, Tielemans, Praet, Barnes, Vardy

Subs: Maddison, Albrighton, Ward, Iheanacho, Perez, Choudhury, Fuchs

Prediction: Man City 2-1 Leicester

Manchester City go into this game as undoubted favourites but a Leicester side who have started well will certainly give them a stern test.

Guardiola's side were not at their best against Wolves but secured the crucial three points having entered with a six-point deficit having started the season a week late.

Though Leicester have amassed two league wins in as many games, I expect a fitter City to put on a show as they continue their early title challenge.

Head to head (h2h) history and results

Manchester City and Leicester are certainly no strangers having met 120 times in their history.

It's the home side who enter the fixture with the better record, having won on 61 occasions, as opposed to Leicester's 30 wins, alongside 29 draws.

City have won three times on the bounce against Leicester, including a 3-1 victory at the Etihad last season.

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