UK time is: 22:53:02
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

MK Dons vs. Leicester City

Stadium: MK

28/02/09

3 p.m.

Clash of the Titans

Tomorrow pits League One's top two clubs together as current leaders Leicester travel to Milton Keynes tomorrow knowing a win would go a huge way to securing promotion from the division this season.

The Foxes came out winners in the reverse tie on the first game of the season as two goals from Matty Fryatt secured a 2-0 win for Nigel Pearson's men at the Walkers Stadiun.

Vital Quotes:

Mk Dons manager Roberto Di Matteo: 'They're a great team, for me they're top six in the Championship when you combine the fan base, the squad, the facilities, a great manager and some fantastic players. It doesn't get much better than that.

'I think we'll put up a brick wall in front of the goal! But seriously, we'll be focused on what we're going to do, try to be positive, do our stuff and, in the meantime, try to make sure they're not able to score.'


Leicester manager Nigel Pearson: 'MK Dons have had a great season, it just shows what momentum can do. They had a great year last year and have continued this year.

'In some ways they have played themselves down somewhat but they have been very consistent and represent a very tough obstacle'.

MK Dons Team News:

Former Manchester United midfielder Luke Chadwick faces a late fitness test, while Luke Howell is struggling with a hamstring injury.

Player to watch: Willy Gueret

Fryatt and co will have to be at their best if they want to be Gueret. The goalkeeper is a fan's favourite at Stadium:MK with his consistently brilliant performances.

Leicester City Team News:

Nigel Pearson will be without centre back Jack Hobbs after his red card against Bristol Rovers last weekend. With Aleksander Tunchev still sidelined, it will be down to Wayne Brown and Michael Morrison to keep out the Dons' attack.

Captain Matt Oakley should be available for the clash after limping off last weekend.

Player to watch: Lloyd Dyer

The former Dons player has been in hugely disappointing form of late but will be looking to bounce back against his old club in style tomorrow. Foxes fans are hoping for a backlash after some prolonged lacklusture performances.

Match Facts & Stats

With Mk Dons history, the clubs have only met once in a competetive fixture, on the opening day of this season. On this occassion the Foxes ran out 2-0 winners.

www.oddschecker.com

MK Dons 5/4

Draw 12/5

Leicester 17/10

Match Prediction:

MK Dons 1-1 Leicester

Next Fixtures:

Mk Dons - 03/03/09 - Northampton (A)

Leicester - 03/03/09 - Stockport (H)




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!

The Journalist

Writer: JBFox Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday February 27 2009

Time: 9:50PM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Leicester City Articles

Hamer & Ulloa Talk Stoke (Monday September 15 2014)

Pearson Credits Willingness & Desire (Monday September 15 2014)

Stats: Stoke v Leicester (Saturday September 13 2014)

Pearson - Stoke Are An Example (Thursday September 11 2014)

Real test yet to come for Leicester City (Thursday September 4 2014)

Vardy Was A Welcome Return (Thursday September 4 2014)

Pearson Names Our 25 Foxes (Thursday September 4 2014)

Schlupp - We Have Confidence & Belief (Wednesday September 3 2014)

Cambiasso Makes Debut In Friendly (Wednesday September 3 2014)

Archived Leicester City Articles

List All Vital Leicester  Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
9. Man Utd 4 1 2 1 3 5
10. Hull City 4 1 2 1 0 5
11. Everton 4 1 2 1 -1 5
12. Leicester City 4 1 2 1 -1 5
13. West Ham 4 1 1 2 -1 4
14. Stoke 4 1 1 2 -1 4
15. Sunderland 4 0 3 1 -1 3

Breaking League News

We Need To Manage Games Better
Swansea : 19/09/2014 20:26:00
Liverpool: Lawro Predicts 2014-15 - West Ham (A)
Liverpool : 19/09/2014 18:33:00
El Cashico - Manchester City vs Chelsea
Chelsea : 19/09/2014 18:23:00
One to Watch - Mame Biram Diouf
Q.P.R. : 19/09/2014 18:09:00
Give Chelsea No Quarter
Man City : 19/09/2014 17:48:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Stoke MotM
Suggested By:  Svens
Hamer 1%
De Laet 0%
Morgan 0%
Moore 0%
Konchesky 0%
Schlupp 0%
King 0%
Mahrez 0%
Hammond 0%
Nugent 0%
Ulloa 66%
Sub - Cambiasso 33%
Sub - Drinkwater 0%
Sub - Vardy 0%