Predicted Liverpool vs Leicester starting XI: team news, injury update, prediction, kick-off time.
with Less than a week after the clash in a thrilling League Cup, Leicester City, and Liverpool will resume hostilities in the Premier League at the King Power Stadium on Tuesday night.
Liverpool overcame, the foxes on Penalties as Jurgen Klopp side fought back from 3-1 down to level the gam 3-3, before going on to secure a 6-4 victory through a penalty shoot
Leicester City vs Liverpool team news
Leicester City team news
Leicester will head into the game 48 hours after facing Premier League champions Manchester City. The 6-3 defeat at the hand of city leaves the foxes 10th in the table as they look to bounce back from that loss.
The defeat to League leaders is Leicester’s fourth loss from six games in all competitions, but all of those defeats have come on the road, with Brendan Rodgers’s men producing the goods at home consistently recently.
The Foxes could be without a host of names including leading marksman Jamie Vardy as well as key defensive personnel including Caglar Soyuncu and Jonny Evans both sidelined with a hamstring injury.
Liverpool team news
The postponed boxing day clash between Liverpool and Leeds United have given the reds an extra day for players to rest amid the busy festive fixtures.
The Reds’ 2-2 draw with Tottenham Hotspur on December 19 ended their six-game winning streak in the Premier League and their eight-game winning streak in all competitions.
Harvey Elliott, Adrian, Nat Phillips, and Divock Origi continue their recoveries from respective injuries.
But, Virgil van Dijk and Fabinho returned to training following a negative covid-19 test while Thiago continue self-isolation. Andy Robertson will remain absent due to suspension, which means another opportunity for Konstantinos Tsimikas.
Leicester City vs Liverpool Head-to-Head(H2H)
Leicester came out on top the last time both sides met at the King Power Stadium in February this year, Brendan Rogers’s men recorded a convincing 3-1 win over Jurgen Klopp’s side, with Liverpool winning the return leg 3-0 at Anfield.
The foxes have won their last three games at home and will be looking to build on it.
Liverpool on the other hand are unbeaten in seven Premier League games and are a free-scoring side with the trio of Mo Salah, Sadio Mane, and Diogo Jota.
Leicester City possible starting lineup:
Schmeichel; Daley-Campbell, Amartey, Vestergaard, Castagne; Ndidi, Tielemans, Soumare; Perez, Vardy, Maswanhise
Liverpool possible starting lineup:
Alisson; Alexander-Arnold, Matip, Van Dijk, Tsimikas; Henderson, Fabinho, Keita; Salah, Jota, Mane
Leicester City vs Liverpool Prediction
Leicester City 1-4 Liverpool
Date and Kickoff time
Tuesday, December 28th, 2021
Venue: King Power stadium
Kickoff Time 20:00
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