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Leicester vs Liverpool: Premier League preview


Leicester vs Liverpool: Premier League preview

Monday’s meeting between the clubs will come after key results for rivals in the battles to stay up and qualify for the Champions League.

For Leicester, a run of one win in 13 has left them in the relegation zone and asking for favours from other clubs ahead of this tricky fixture.

It once was Liverpool’s race for the top four that the Foxes were more used to frequenting, and which the Reds have gatecrashed thanks to six-straight wins.

Both Newcastle and Manchester United will have games in hand on Jurgen Klopp’s men after this game, meaning they may have to keep up that perfect record to snatch an unlikely fourth-place finish.

Date, kick-off time and venue

Leicester vs Liverpool is scheduled for an 8pm BST kick-off on Monday, May 15, 2023.

The match will take place at the King Power Stadium.

Where to watch Leicester vs Liverpool

TV channel: In the UK, the game will be televised live on Sky Sports Main Event and Premier League, with Monday Night Football beginning at 6.30pm.

Live stream: Subscribers can also catch the contest live online via the Sky Go app.

Live blog: You can follow all the action on matchday via Standard Sport’s live blog.

Leicester are on a run of one win in 13

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Leicester vs Liverpool team news

Kelechi Iheanacho is the main focus of Leicester’s efforts as he looks to return from a groin injury.

Jannik Vestergaard, Ryan Bertrand and James Justin will all miss out and Dean Smith may bring Wilfried Ndidi back into his line-up after shipping five goals at Fulham last time out.

Naby Keita and Roberto Firmino are nearing comebacks for Liverpool, who are without Thiago Alcantara and Stefan Bajcetic.

Luis Diaz may be favoured to the out-of-form Darwin Nunez on the left flank.

Leicester vs Liverpool prediction

The Foxes are enduring a rather tame fall into the Championship but, as Liverpool well know, this is the time of year when surprise results come out of nowehere.

Or, as the case may be, when clubs heading downwards collapse yet further against a ruthless rival.

Liverpool to win, 3-0.

Liverpool have gatecrashed the top-four battle thanks to six-straight wins

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Head to head (h2h) history and results

The Foxes have won back-to-back home games against Liverpool, their only wins in 12 meetings since 2017.

Leicester wins: 41

Draws: 25

Liverpool wins: 54

Leicester vs Liverpool match odds

Leicester: 4/1

Draw: 10/3

Liverpool: 4/7

Odds via Betfair (subject to change).

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