West Brom aim to keep great survival hopes alive

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‪2020-21 English Premier League

Matchday 32 of 38

Leicester City vs West Brom 

King Power Stadium 
Leicester, England
Thursday, 22 April 2021
Kick-off is at 22:00 
West Brom will be aiming to register a third straight win in their bid for survival when they take on Leicester City in a ‪2020-21 English Premier League match on Thursday evening.  
West Brom manager Sam Allardyce
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The Foxes fell to a second straight defeat, going down 3-2 at West Ham United as their Uefa Champions League hopes for next season took another knock. Leicester remain in third spot, but are within touching distance of those below them. 
West Brom are on a two-game winning run. The Baggies thumped Chelsea 5-2 before defeating Southampton 3-0 to ignite a late charge at Premier League survival. The result moved the club up to 24 points, eight behind Newcastle United in 17th and safety. 
"We have had two very important wins that are pricking up people's ears but unfortunately we have to rely on other people losing," West Brom manager Sam Allardyce said.

Baggies forward Callum Robinson added: "It was really important to back last week's result up and make it two wins in a row.

"The boss stressed we needed to go out tonight and get a win, the results didn't go our way at the weekend. It (safety) is still far off but we will keep going until the end."
Leicester City forward Jamie Vardy
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Goals from Timothy Castagne and Jamie Vardy (two) led Leicester to a 3-0 win over West Brom at the Hawthorns earlier this season. 

Leicester City vs West Brom head-to-head statistics:

Matches played: 77
Leicester City wins: 26
West Brom wins: 36
Draws: 15

English Premier League fixtures, matchday 32:

Friday, 16 April
22:00 - Everton vs Tottenham Hotspur 

Saturday, 17 April
14:30 - Newcastle United vs West Ham United 
22:15 - Wolves vs Sheffield United 

Sunday, 18 April
15:30 - Arsenal vs Fulham 
18:00 - Manchester United vs Burnley 

Monday, 19 April  
22:00 - Leeds United vs Liverpool 

Tuesday, 20 April 
22:00 - Chelsea vs Brighton & Hove Albion 

Wednesday, 21 April 
22:15 - Aston Villa vs Manchester City 

Thursday, 22 April 
22:00 - Leicester City vs West Brom

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Published: 04/15/2021