Match Today: Manchester City vs Leicester City 29-10-2022 Premier League
A true test of Leicester City's purple patch awaits them at King Power Stadium on Saturday lunchtime, as Premier League champions Manchester City pay a visit.
Brendan Rodgers' side convincingly beat Wolverhampton Wanderers 4-0 last weekend, while City drew 0-0 in the Champions League against Borussia Dortmund.
Whatever Leicester have given their superstars since the start of October has had its fun, as the Foxes finally rediscovered their best form to enter Saturday's game after racking up back-to-back wins over Leeds United and Wolves.
The latter's extravagance has been evident throughout the season, but there was no shortage of ruthlessness from Leicester when they visited Molyneux last weekend.
Manchester City vs Leicester City
Having earned 10 points from a potential 15 during a marked improvement period, Leicester eased the pressure on themselves and their manager to break out of the relegation zone into 17th - two points off all three sides below the dotted line.
Keeping three clean sheets in a row is also what Leicester's doctor requested before visiting the champions, and Rodgers' side have only charged two goals in total this month, but not since January 2021 the Foxes have won three in a row in the Premier League.
On top of that, Rodgers' side are unbeaten at home this month - taking seven out of nine potential points against Leeds, Nottingham Forest and Crystal Palace without conceding a goal - and Manchester City have recent experience when it comes to away eliminations.
On another day, he missed another penalty for Riyad Mahrez, who returned to his old club this week still recovering his 12-yard nightmares from Westfalen, as Man City settled for a one-point lead over Borussia Dortmund.
Leicester City vs Manchester City
Speaking of top spot, Man City could overtake leaders Arsenal to the top of the standings with a victory at King Power Stadium, with Arsenal's lead reduced to two points last weekend, and Mikel Arteta's side will not stand a chance of winning.
They respond until they face Nottingham Forest on Sunday. Mahrez went up for Germany's 32nd penalty shootout after falling under challenge from Emre Can, but scored his 10th defeat from the penalty spot as Gregor Kopel correctly predicted, although that point was all that was needed To confirm first place.
In Group G they have scored just one win out of their last four matches, not the Manchester City we are used to seeing in recent years, Pep Guardiola's side have also gone without a single win or a goal in their last three away games, with doubts about Erling Braut Holland's fitness not being Do them any favor in their attempt to end this barren streak.