Although they have endured a mixed start to the season, Leicester head to St Mary’s seeking a third straight win in all competitions.
And should other results go their way, the Foxes would climb into the European places by earning maximum points on the South Coast.
It is a place that still holds special memories for Brendan Rodgers’ side, who inflicted that unforgettable 9-0 rout on Southampton in October 2019.
Goals have been a problem for the Saints so far this term; only Norwich City finding the net in the Premier League on fewer occasions.
Arriving in this contest with back-to-back defeats, Ralph Hassenhuttl’s side have lost six of their seven midweek matches in the English top-flight in 2021.
However, on a brighter note, they have only suffered one reverse in their last six home games.
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Southampton vs Leicester City: Match Stats
Leicester have prevailed on three of their last four visits to Southampton in the Premier League.
Although, it is worth noting that both teams have scored in each of the Foxes’ last 13 away games in the English top-flight.
Ayoze Perez enjoys playing the Saints; the Spaniard has netted seven times against them in the Premier League – more than any other side – including two hat-tricks.
Southampton vs Leicester City: Squawka Says
Scoreline prediction: Southampton 1-2 Leicester City
April 30, 2021: Southampton 1-1 Leicester City – Premier League
April 18, 2021: Leicester City 1-0 Southampton – FA Cup
January 16, 2021: Leicester City 2-0 Southampton – Premier League
January 11, 2020: Leicester City 1-2 Southampton – Premier League
October 25, 2019: Southampton 0-9 Leicester City – Premier League
Southampton have only won two of the last 10 meetings between the sides in all competitions.