Leicester City play against Premier League champions Manchester City in the 2021 FA Community Shield. This game will take place at Wembley Stadium on August 7, 2021 at 12:15 PM (ET). The Leicester City last won the community shield over 50 years ago. Man City are winners of several shields from 1937 to 2019, 6 titles in total.
Leicester City won the FA Cup 2020-2021, but they finished fifth in the Premier League with 66 points. At least that position gives Leicester City the qualification to play in the Europa League 2021-2022. In 2016, Leicester City lost a Community Shield title game.
Last season's 2020-2021 defending champions Manchester City are eager to add another community shield title to their personal collection. They are happy after winning the Premier League with 86 points, a wide lead over Manchester United, Liverpool and Chelsea.
Leicester City vs Manchester City: Match Information
Date: Saturday, August 07, 2021.
Time: 12:15 PM (ET)
Location: Wembley Stadium, London, England.
Leicester City vs Manchester City: Times by State in the US
ET: 12:15 PM
CT: 11:15 AM
MT: 10:15 AM
PT: 9:15 AM
Leicester City vs Manchester City: Storylines
Leicester City had their chance to win an FA Community Shield in 2016 against Manchester United. But they lost that game 2-1. The only goal for Leicester's side was Vaardy in minute 52' and the other two goals for Man U were scored by Lingar 32' and Ibrahimovic 83 '.
Manchester City last won the community shield in 2019 against Liverpool on penalty shootouts. The game ended in a 1-1 draw (Matip of Liverpool 77 ', and Sterling of Man City 12') and the citizens won 4-5 on penalties.
This game will serve as an “opener” for the Premier League 2021-2022 season. The only downside for Leicester City is the loss of Wesley Fofana (defender) for the rest of the season due to a broken bone in a friendly game against Villarreal.
How To Watch Or Stream Live Free Leicester City vs Manchester City in the U.S.
The 2021 FA Community Shield game is available for TV and smartphones and will be broadcast in the United States by: SESPN+, SiriusXM FC. Don't forget to download the app to watch the game on your smartphone.
Leicester City vs Manchester City: Predictions And Odds
Manchester City is favorite with -110 odds in DraftKings. The Citizens were dominant during the 2020-2021 Premier League, and they won a game against Leicester City 2-0 on the road. The underdog is FA Cup Champion, Leicester City with +285 odds. The draw for this game is set at +285 odds.
* Odds via DraftKings