Leicester City is fully-prepared because of their Premier League opener with Wolves after beating Atalanta in their closing pre-season friendly. For the second year running, the Foxes will perform their first home game of the year against Nuno Espírito Santo’s guys, who impressed throughout their return to the airport in 2018/19.
Their initial Premier League season in six years led to a seventh-place finish, along with a run into the Emirates FA Cup Semi-Finals, in which they were defeated in extra-time by Watford in Wembley Stadium.
Leicester City vs Wolves Match Info
Date: Sunday 11th August 2019
Time: 9 pm ET
City captured a 2-1 win against the Champions League qualifiers on Friday night and director Brendan Rodgers considers the game has abandoned his side at the fantastic shape to welcome Midlands competitions kindly into the King Power Stadium next Sunday.
Atalanta used a three-at-the-back system with wing-backs, very similar to this one which Wolves will probably adopt on the opening weekend of this new year. His first managerial appointment watched him take control of Portuguese outfit Rio Ave, before season-long charms at Spanish ensemble Valencia and former team, FC Porto contributed to some maiden project in England with Wolves.
Throughout his first season in charge, the 45-year-old directed the West Midlands costume to Premier League marketing for the first time of requesting his side gathered 99 points to win the Championship title.
While Wolves didn’t record success during their initial three Premier League matches in 2018/19 — a streak which included a 2-0 defeat by City — four wins and 2 draws against Manchester United and Burnley saw them concede just 1 target in these six outings.