In the Championship, Leicester City desperately need to find some new momentum. Runaway favourites for promotion at the start of the season after spending a small fortune, they once again find themselves struggling to keep pace with the leaders.
Saturday's defeat at home to first-placed Cardiff was hugely significant. They have another chance to knock a top team off their perch when they travel to Hull tomorrow, but Nigel Pearson's former side haven't lost since November.
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