Leicester City
2020–21
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Club information
Manager Flag of Northern Ireland Brendan Rodgers
Stadium King Power Stadium
League Season information
Final League position Premier League
Cup placements
FA Cup Third round
League Cup Third round
UEFA Europa League Group stage
Season statistics
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The 2020–21 Leicester City F.C. season is the club's 116th season in existence and the seventh consecutive season in the top flight of English football. In addition to the domestic league, Leicester City will participate in this season's editions of the FA Cup, the EFL Cup and the UEFA Europa League. The season covers the period from 27 July 2020 to 30 June 2021.

Transfers

Transfers in

Date Position Nationality Name From Fee Team
1 July 2020 AM Flag of France Thanawat Suengchitthawon Flag of France AS Nancy Free transfer Under-23s
3 September 2020 RB Flag of Belgium Timothy Castagne Flag of Italy Atalanta £21,000,000 First squad
4 September 2020 CM Flag of United States Zach Booth Flag of United States Real Salt Lake Undisclosed Under-23s

Loans in

Date from Position Nationality Name From Date until Team
20 September 2020 RW Flag of Turkey Cengiz Ünder Flag of Italy Roma 30 June 2021 First team

Loans out

Date from Position Nationality Name To Date until Team
11 August 2020 GK Flag of Denmark Daniel Iversen Flag of Belgium OH Leuven 30 June 2021 Under-23s
16 September 2020 CF Flag of England George Hirst Flag of England Rotherham United 31 May 2021 Under-23s
24 September 2020 CF Flag of Belgium Josh Eppiah Flag of Belgium OH Leuven 30 June 2021 Under-23s

Transfers out

Date Position Nationality Name To Fee Team
1 July 2020 LB Flag of England Calvin Bassey Flag of Scotland Rangers Free transfer Under-23s
1 July 2020 RW Flag of Brunei Faiq Bolkiah Flag of Portugal Maritimo Released Under-23s
1 July 2020 GK Flag of Wales Rhys Davies Flag of ? Unattached Released Under-23s
1 July 2020 RB Flag of England Ed Elewa-Ikpakwu Flag of ? Unattached Released Under-23s
1 July 2020 GK Flag of Sweden Viktor Johansson Flag of England Rotherham United Released Under-23s
1 July 2020 CB Flag of Netherlands Justen Kranthove Flag of ? Unattached Released Under-23s
1 July 2020 CF Flag of England Ryan Loft Flag of England Scunthorpe United Released Under-23s
1 July 2020 AM Flag of Republic Ireland Conor Tee Flag of ? Unattached Released Under-23s
1 July 2020 AM Flag of Wales George Thomas Flag of England Queens Park Rangers Released First team
27 July 2020 CM Flag of Wales Andy King Flag of ? Unattached Released First team
13 August 2020 AM Flag of Poland Bartosz Kapustka Flag of Poland Legia Warsaw Undisclosed First team
20 August 2020 RB Flag of England Connor Barrett Flag of England Burnley Free transfer Academy
26 August 2020 LB Flag of England Ben Chilwell Flag of England Chelsea £50,000,000 First team
31 August 2020 CM Flag of England Liam Loughlan Flag of England Salford City Free transfer Academy
25 September 2020 RW Flag of Mali Fousseni Diabaté Flag of Turkey Trabzonspor Undisclosed First team

Kits

Home
Away
Third

Pre-season and friendlies

      Win       Draw       Loss       Fixtures

Friendly 26 August 2020 Birmingham City 0–2 Leicester City Birmingham  
13:00 BST (UTC+1) Report Dewsbury-Hall Goal 53'
Albrighton Goal 71'
Stadium: Wast Hills Training Ground
Friendly 29 August 2020 Leicester City 0–0 Sheffield Wednesday Loughborough  
12:00 BST (UTC+1) Report Stadium: Loughborough University Stadium
Friendly 5 September 2020 Leicester City 1–1 Blackburn Rovers Leicester  
13:00 BST (UTC+1) Amartey Goal 67' Report Williams Goal 81' Stadium: King Power Stadium

Competitions

Overview

Competition First match Last match Starting round Final position Record
Pld W D L GF GA GD Win %
Premier League 11 September 2020 May 2021 Matchday 1 &0000000000000003.0000003 &0000000000000003.0000003 &-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1.0000000 &-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1.0000000 &0000000000000012.00000012 &0000000000000004.0000004 +8 &0000000000000100.000000100.000
FA Cup 9 January 2021 Third round &-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1.0000000 &-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1.0000000 &-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1.0000000 &-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1.0000000 &-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1.0000000 &-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1.0000000 +0 !
EFL Cup 23 September 2020 Third round Third round &0000000000000001.0000001 &-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1.0000000 &-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1.0000000 &0000000000000001.0000001 &-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1.0000000 &0000000000000002.0000002 −2 &0&-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1.0000000.00
UEFA Europa League 22 October 2020 Group stage &-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1.0000000 &-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1.0000000 &-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1.0000000 &-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1.0000000 &-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1.0000000 &-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1.0000000 +0 !
Total &0000000000000004.0000004 &0000000000000003.0000003 &-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1.0000000 &0000000000000001.0000001 &0000000000000012.00000012 &0000000000000006.0000006 +6 &0000000000000075.00000075.00

Last updated: 27 September 2020
Source: BBC

Premier League

Main article: 2020–21 Premier League

League table

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Notes
1 Tottenham Hotspur 10 6 3 1 21 9 +12 21 Qualification for the Champions League group stage
2 Liverpool 10 6 3 1 22 17 +5 21
3 Chelsea 10 5 4 1 22 10 +12 19
4 Leicester City 10 6 0 4 19 14 +5 18
5 West Ham United 10 5 2 3 17 11 +6 17 Qualification for the Europa League group stage
6 Southampton 10 5 2 3 19 16 +3 17
7 Wolverhampton Wanderers 10 5 2 3 11 11 0 17
8 Everton 10 5 1 4 19 17 +2 16
9 Manchester United 9 5 1 3 16 16 0 16
10 Aston Villa 9 5 0 4 20 13 +7 15
11 Manchester City 9 4 3 2 15 11 +4 15
12 Leeds United 10 4 2 4 15 17 −2 14
13 Newcastle United 10 4 2 4 12 15 −3 14
14 Arsenal 10 4 1 5 10 12 −2 13
15 Crystal Palace 10 4 1 5 12 15 −3 13
16 Brighton & Hove Albion 10 2 4 4 14 16 −2 10
17 Fulham 10 2 1 7 11 19 −8 7
18 West Bromwich Albion 10 1 3 6 7 18 −11 6 Relegation to
EFL Championship
19 Burnley 9 1 2 6 4 17 −13 5
20 Sheffield United 10 0 1 9 4 16 −12 1

Updated to games played on 30 November 2020
Source: Barclays Premier League
Rules for classification: 1st points; 2nd goal difference; 3rd number of goals scored.
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round; (Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament

Results summary

Overall Home Away
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts W D L GF GA GD W D L GF GA GD
3 3 0 0 12 4 +8 9 1 0 0 4 2 +2 2 0 0 8 2 +6

Last updated: 27 September 2020
Source: BBC

Matches

The league fixtures were announced on 20 August 2020.

1 13 September 2020 West Bromwich Albion 0–3 Leicester City West Bromwich  
14:00 BST (UTC+1) Ajayi Booked in the 63rd minute 63' Report Justin Booked in the 16th minute 16'
Castagne Goal 56'
Vardy Goal 74' (pen.)84' (pen.)
Stadium: The Hawthorns
Attendance: 0
Referee: Anthony Taylor
2 20 September 2020 Leicester City 4–2 Burnley Leicester  
19:00 BST (UTC+1) Barnes Goal 20'
Mendy Booked in the 25th minute 25'
Pieters Goal 50' (o.g.)
Justin Goal 61'
Praet Goal 79'
Report Rodriguez Booked in the 8th minute 8'
Wood Goal 10'
Dunne Goal 73'
Bardsley Booked in the 90+1th minute 90+1'
Stadium: King Power Stadium
Attendance: 0
Referee: Lee Mason
3 27 September 2020 Manchester City 2–5 Leicester City Manchester  
16:30 BST (UTC+1) Mahrez Goal 4'
Aké Booked in the 60th minute 60', Goal 84'
Report Tielemans Booked in the 22nd minute 22', Goal 88' (pen.)
Vardy Goal 37' (pen.)54'58' (pen.)
Söyüncü Booked in the 47th minute 47'
Amartey Booked in the 51st minute 51'
Maddison Goal 77'
Stadium: City of Manchester Stadium
Attendance: 0
Referee: Michael Oliver
4 3 October 2020 Leicester City v West Ham United Leicester  
15:00 BST (UTC+1) Stadium: King Power Stadium

FA Cup

Main article: 2020–21 FA Cup

EFL Cup

Main article: 2020–21 EFL Cup

The draw for both the second and third round were confirmed on September 6, live on Sky Sports by Phil Babb.

Third round 23 September 2020 Leicester City 0–2 Arsenal Leicester  
19:45 BST Report Elneny Booked in the 13th minute 13'
Fuchs Goal 57' (o.g.)
Nketiah Goal 90'
Stadium: King Power Stadium
Attendance: 0
Referee: Peter Bankes

UEFA Europa League

Main article: 2020–21 UEFA Europa League

Group stage

Main article: 2020–21 UEFA Europa League group stage#Group G

The group stage draw was held on 2 October 2020.

Team Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Notes
Flag of Portugal Braga Advance to knockout phase
Flag of England Leicester City
Flag of Greece AEK Athens
Flag of Ukraine Zorya Luhansk
1 22 October 2020 Leicester City Flag of England 3–0 Flag of Ukraine Zorya Luhansk Leicester, England  
20:00 BST Maddison Goal 29'
Barnes Goal 45'
Iheanacho Goal 67'
Report Stadium: King Power Stadium
Attendance: 0
Referee: Stéphanie Frappart (France)
2 29 October 2020 AEK Athens Flag of Greece 1–2 Flag of England Leicester City Athens, Greece  
19:55 EET Tanković Goal 49' Report Vardy Goal 18' (pen.)
Choudhury Goal 39'
Stadium: Olympic Stadium
Attendance: 0
Referee: Harald Lechner (Austria)
3 5 November 2020 Leicester City Flag of England 4–0 Flag of Portugal Braga Leicester, England  
20:00 GMT Iheanacho Goal 21'48'
Praet Goal 67'
Maddison Goal 78'
Report Stadium: King Power Stadium
Attendance: 0
Referee: Bas Nijhuis (Netherlands)
4 26 November 2020 Braga Flag of Portugal v Flag of England Leicester City Braga, Portugal  
17:55 WET Stadium: Estádio Municipal
5 3 December 2020 Zorya Luhansk Flag of Ukraine v Flag of England Leicester City Zaporizhia, Ukraine  
19:55 EET Stadium: Slavutych-Arena
6 10 December 2020 Leicester City Flag of England v Flag of Greece AEK Athens Leicester, England  
20:00 GMT Stadium: King Power Stadium

Squad statistics

Appearances

As of 27 September 2020

  • Asterisk (*) indicates player left club during season
  • Double asterisk (**) indicates player left on loan mid season
  • Italics indicate a loaned player
No. Nat Pos Player Total Premier League FA Cup League Cup Europa League
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
1 GK Flag of Denmark Kasper Schmeichel 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 DF Flag of England James Justin 3 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 DF Flag of Turkey Çağlar Söyüncü 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 DF Flag of Jamaica Wes Morgan 2 0 0+1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
6 DF Flag of Northern Ireland Jonny Evans 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 MF Flag of England Demarai Gray 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
8 MF Flag of Belgium Youri Tielemans 3 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 FW Flag of England Jamie Vardy 3 5 3 5 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 MF Flag of England James Maddison 4 1 0+3 1 0 0 1 0 0 0
11 MF Flag of England Marc Albrighton 3 0 0+2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
12 GK Flag of Wales Danny Ward 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
13 FW Flag of Algeria Islam Slimani 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 FW Flag of Nigeria Kelechi Iheanacho 2 0 0+1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
15 MF Flag of England Harvey Barnes 3 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 DF Flag of Croatia Filip Benković 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
17 FW Flag of Spain Ayoze Pérez 3 0 2 0 0 0 0+1 0 0 0
18 DF Flag of Ghana Daniel Amartey 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
19 MF Flag of Turkey Cengiz Ünder 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
20 MF Flag of England Hamza Choudhury 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
21 DF Flag of Portugal Ricardo Pereira 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
22 MF Flag of England Matty James 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
23 MF Flag of Portugal Adrien Silva 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
24 MF Flag of France Nampalys Mendy 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
25 MF Flag of Nigeria Wilfred Ndidi 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
26 MF Flag of Belgium Dennis Praet 4 1 3 1 0 0 0+1 0 0 0
27 DF Flag of Belgium Timothy Castagne 3 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
28 DF Flag of Austria Christian Fuchs 2 0 0+1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
31 MF Flag of Algeria Rachid Ghezzal 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
32 MF Flag of England Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
33 DF Flag of England Luke Thomas 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
35 GK Flag of Switzerland Eldin Jakupović 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
45 FW Flag of England George Hirst** 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Goalscorers

As of 27 September 2020

Rnk No Pos Nat Name Premier League FA Cup League Cup Europa League Total
1 9 FW Flag of England Jamie Vardy 5 0 0 0 5
2 27 DF Flag of Belgium Timothy Castagne 1 0 0 0 1
15 MF Flag of England Harvey Barnes 1 0 0 0 1
2 DF Flag of England James Justin 1 0 0 0 1
26 MF Flag of Belgium Dennis Praet 1 0 0 0 1
10 MF Flag of England James Maddison 1 0 0 0 1
8 MF Flag of Belgium Youri Tielemans 1 0 0 0 1
Own goals 1 0 0 0 1
Total 12 0 0 0 12

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Club seasons
Premier League

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Championship

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League One

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League Two

Barrow · Bolton Wanderers · Bradford City · Cambridge United · Carlisle United · Cheltenham Town · Colchester United · Crawley Town · Exeter City · Forest Green Rovers · Grimsby Town · Harrogate Town · Leyton Orient · Mansfield Town · Morecambe · Newport County · Oldham Athletic · Port Vale · Salford City · Scunthorpe United · Southend United · Tranmere Rovers · Walsall

National League

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National League South

Bath City · Billericay Town · Braintree Town · Chelmsford City · Chippenham Town · Concord Rangers · Dartford · Dorking Wanderers · Dulwich Hamlet · Eastbourne Borough · Ebbsfleet United · Hampton & Richmond Borough · Havant & Waterlooville · Hemel Hempstead Town · Hungerford Town · Maidstone United · Oxford City · Slough Town · St Albans City · Tonbridge Angels · Welling United ·

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