Fantasy Football

Can Jamie Vardy and Leciester City shock Manchester City on Monday night?

Brendan Rodgers’ Leicester City are flying high after their rampant 3-0 win over Arsenal on Sunday. The win moved the Foxes to 51 points. They are now within three points of seventh-place Wolverhampton Wanderers for possible Europa League qualification. Leicester City have come a long way since Rodgers was appointed in February and no other player has benefited more from his arrival than striker Jamie Vardy.

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Can Jamie Vardy set new Fantasy Premier League high score?

Vardy has scored 18 goals in 32 games for Leicester City in the Premier League. Currently, on 170 points, Vardy would need 41 points to break his previous best from 2015-16.

It is unlikely he can reach that mark, but he could still power Leicester City past rivals Manchester City on Monday night with a big performance.

When the two clubs met in gameweek 19, Vardy tallied an assist as Leicester City upset the Cityzens 2-1. It was one of four assists Vardy has registered this season.

Vardy is the Premier League’s most in-form striker heading into gameweek 37. He costs FPL managers £9 million. It is a steep price, but since Rodgers took over Leicester City, Vardy has scored 10 goals in nine games.

FPL managers who have added Vardy have benefitted from his arrival at their fantasy clubs.

Can Leicester City defeat Manchester City?

Leicester City are undefeated against the Cityzens in six of their last nine games. The Foxes have been a bogey team for Pep Guardiola’s side dating back to Manuel Pellegrini’s time at the club.

Three of Leicester City’s six positive results were victories and that includes their 2-1 league win earlier this term at the King Power Stadium.

The two clubs have already played twice this season with their other match coming in the Carabao Cup. Leicester City earned a 1-1 draw after 90 minutes although Manchester City went through 3-1 on penalties.

Despite their excellent form against Manchester City this season, Leicester City were hammered 5-1 at the Etihad in the league last term.

Who scored Leicester City’s only goal? Jamie Vardy tallied the one strike.