The Underdog Hull City won the first match against Champions Leicester City on Saturday, 13 August 2016. Hull started their premier league 2016-17 season with a win against champion will give them confident for upcoming games. Diomande first goal for Hull came from Snodgrass’ corner. Snodgrass showed brilliant performance and put the deciding goal at 57′.
Hull City 2-1 Leicester City Highlights (Premier League 2016-17 season)
45′ 1 – 0 Adama Valentin Diomande
47′ 1 – 1 Penalty Goal by Riyad Mahrez
57′ 2 – 1 Robert Snodgrass
Leicester vs Hull City Highlights Highlights
English Premier league returns on Saturday 13 August when the Underdog Champions Leicester City will take on Hull City which was relegated from the Premier League after the 2014–15 season, are now back in the premier league 2016-17 season. The game will at kick off at around 12:30 UK time & 17pm IST. SkySports 1 will broadcast this game live in the UK while USA viewers can watch it on NBC.
Premier League 2015-16 Champions Leicester City kick start their season campaign in the opening game against the host Hull City. The Foxes have lost their key midfielder N’Golo Kanté but they have their Golden boot winner 2015-16 season Jamie Vardy who persuaded to sign a new contract at the club despite having an offer from Arsenal.
Hull City vs Leicester City Match Details
Venue: KCOM Stadium, London
Kick off: 12:30 BST/17:00 IST
Broadcasters: Sky sports(UK), Starsports(IND)
Hull City vs Leicester City Match Preview
Hull conceded just 12 goals in 23 home games in last season’s Championship, excluding the playoffs. Only Middlesbrough, with eight goals conceded, had a better record which means they had a poor performance in their last Season Campaign,
Whereas the Foxes were top of the league for 147 days last season. Leicester’s average possession in last season’s Premier League was 42.4% – only Sunderland (40.6%) and West Brom (39.4%) recorded lower figures. Though stats clearly states that the foxes has the upper hand in this Match.
Leicester City has complete squad not much to worry about for their opening fixture but defender Robert Huth had to complete his three-match ban.
Ahmed Musa and Nampalys Mendy could make their Premier League debuts.
Matty James is available after missing the whole of last season’s title-winning campaign with a knee injury
Ritchie deLaet and Gokhan Inler are out of the Leicester City Squad as their contract ends
Newly-promoted Hull City will be led by Taken over by the manager Mike Phelan, who took temporary charge after Steve Bruce left in July.
Abel Hernandez scored 21 times for Hull in the Championship last season more than twice as many any other player for the club M.Diame – 10 goals are the two players to break the Hull city Deadlock.
Hull City will look Strong down their flanks with Andrew Robertson boasting excellent crossing ability and Robert Snodgrass offering a strong goal threat with his long-range shooting and Header.
Leicester City vs Hull City Head to Head
Leicester City is unbeaten in the last five league meetings against the Tigers with 3 victories and 2 Draw
Hull have failed to score in their last three league games against Leicester, including in both Premier League meetings in 2014-15.
Surprisingly, Hull has knocked Leicester out of the League Cup last season, winning a penalty shoot-out 5-4 after a 1-1 draw at the KC Stadium.
Possible Line Up
Leicester City XI Schmeichel, Morgan, Hernandez, Fuchs, Simpson, King, Drinkwater, Mahrez, Albrighton, Vardy, Musa
Hull City XI Jakupovic, Davies, Livermore, El Mohamady, Robertson, Huddlestone, Meyler, Snodgrass, Diomande, Clucas, Hernandez
Leicester vs Hull Match Predictions
Well, Tigers cannot be underestimated in their home where they had memories of defeating the foxes in The FA cup shootout. However everyone in the world is backing the foxes in prediction of a 2-0, 3-0 or even 4-0 victory, I predict a 2-1 shocker Hull City win
Goals will be scored by Snodgrass and Hernandez from Hull City while Ahmadi Musa to score his debut goal for the foxes
Leicester City vs Hull City Highlights
UK viewers can catch live action of the opening match of the Premier League 2016/17 season between Leicester City vs Hull City live stream online via the Sky Sports app, Sky Sports’YouTube channel and streaming service Sky Go.
Indian viewers can watch Hull vs Leicester live streaming on sonyliv.com while Sony Six & Sony ESPN will broadcast this game on TV.
The full reply video and Leicester City vs Hull City highlights will be available here after the game is over.