Leicester City and West Ham clash as race for European spots heats up
LEICESTER, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 04: Fabian Balbuena of West Ham is marked by Youri Tielemans of Leicester City during the Premier League match between Leicester City and West Ham United at The King Power Stadium on October 04, 2020 in Leicester, England. Sporting stadiums around the UK remain under strict restrictions due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in games being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Marc Atkins/Getty Images)
Six years ago, West Ham played host to Leicester City in a clash of two teams who would go on to enjoy their best seasons in the Premier League since the turn of the millennium.
Whilst West Ham would end up qualify for Europe that season, Leicester would, of course, go on to miraculously win the league – but it all started with that fabulous away win at Upton Park.
Back in the present, on the eve of the very same fixture, both clubs find themselves in remarkably similar territory to their counterparts from the 2015-16 season.....
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