Leicester City dominated Newcastle United last season

Newcastle United F.C. vs. Leicester City. (Photo by Chloe Knott - Danehouse/Getty Images)
Newcastle United F.C. vs. Leicester City. (Photo by Chloe Knott - Danehouse/Getty Images) /

Newcastle United went 0-3 vs. Leicester City last season, including losing both league matches by a combined 8-0 scoreline.

There was no club that destroyed Newcastle United last season worse than Leicester City. After a close call in the Carabao Cup, both Premier League battles were incredibly lopsided. Before the clubs meet on Sunday, we revisit those fixtures from last season.

8/28/19: Leicester City 1 (4), Newcastle United 1 (2)

James Maddison scored the opening goal from a free kick, courtesy of a deflection. But, an unlikely goalscorer would equalize for the Magpies in the EFL Cup. Yoshinori Muto tapped the ball in from close range to makes thing 1-1 in the second half. Each club had chances to find a winner, but the match would go on to penalty kicks where the Foxes came out on top.

9/29/19: Leicester City 5, Newcastle United 0

While that league cup match was close, the first Premier League meeting between the clubs was not. Leicester City went ahead in the 16th minute, but the scoreline would remain 1-0 through halftime. However, the biggest moment of the match occurred right before the break with Isaac Hayden getting a straight red card.

The second half saw four more goals scored for Leicester, including a Paul Dummett own goal, and a dismal effort from the Newcastle United players.

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1/1/20: Leicester City 3, Newcastle United 0

Newcastle United were not welcomed kindly to 2020. Florian Lejeune, who was not far removed from his return from a knee injury, made two massive blunders in the back to gift Leicester two goals. After using all three substitutes, Fabian Schar had to exit the match with a hamstring injury early in the second half, leaving Newcastle with only ten men again.