Date: 12th November 2015 at 6:43pm
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With seven Premier League games remaining until the turn of the year and the season’s halfway stage, we take a look at how we think Leicester City will fare up until the start of 2016.

Newcastle (A), Nov 21

The Foxes have made an incredible start to the season, but they face a tough run of games until 2016, starting with a trip to Steve McClaren’s Newcastle.

Despite the Toon struggling towards the wrong end of the table, it won’t be an easy task for Jamie Vardy and Co – the hosts have gone three matches unbeaten at St James’ Park.

Shoot Says: Draw

Man United (H), Nov 28

Things don’t get easier when Manchester United visit the King Power Stadium, with the visitors keen to avoid a repeat of their 5-3 defeat in the East Midlands last season.

Louis van Gaal’s team look a lot stronger at the back this term – keeping four clean sheets in a row in the Premier League – and we think the spoils will be shared here.

Shoot Says: Draw

07 November 2015 Premier League Football ; Leicester City v Watford: Jamie Vardy of City controls the ball, closely marked by Miguel Britos. Photo: Mark Leech / Offside

Vardy has scored in nine consecutive Premier League matches.

Swansea (A), Dec 5

The Swans don’t look to be the same proposition that they were in the opening weeks of the season, and Claudio Ranieri’s side will fancy their chances on their trip to South Wales.

Meanwhile, the Foxes have a fast front line that is ideal for counter-attacking, and they may just use that to their advantage at the Liberty Stadium.

Shoot Says: Win

Chelsea (H), Dec 14

The champions may have struggled so far this term, but with a more favourable run of fixtures coming up, we’re backing them to turn things around – at least a little.

So, the Foxes will again face a tough task, and they will look to put the Chelsea defenders under pressure from the off – it might not be enough to get the win though.

Shoot says: Draw

Everton (A), Dec 19

Goodson Park is never an easy place to go, and Leicester’s high work ethic in the early stages of the season may start to take its toll around the busy Christmas period.

We believe that Roberto Martinez’s side will have too much for the Foxes here, and things don’t get any easier in their next two fixtures.

Shoot Says: Lose

25th July 2015 - Pre-Season Friendly - Mansfield Town v Leicester City - Leicester manager Claudio Ranieri - Photo: Simon Stacpoole / Offside.

Claudio Ranieri has overseen an incredible start to the season.

Liverpool (A), Dec 26

Next up after Everton is another trip to Merseyside. The Foxes will take a look at Crystal Palace’s win at Anfield and try and take some inspiration from their attacking forwards, but we expect the Reds to find form over Christmas and take the points here.

Leicester will still be in a great position in the league, and they may look to bring in a couple of quality players in January to give them that boost going into 2016.

Shoot Says: Lose

Man City (H), Dec 29

After two tough matches in the north west, Ranieri’s team host Manchester City at the King Power, but we fancy them to take a share of the spoils.

Manuel Pellegrini’s don’t always look convincing on their travels, and their defenders may not enjoy Leicester’s pressing game.

Shoot Says: Draw

Points: 32
League Position: 5th

 
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