Leicester City Vs Liverpool Match Preview, Lineup And Prediction

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Liverpool will travel to the King Power Stadium for a tricky Premier League tie against Leicester City on Monday.

Jurgen Klopp have gotten back into the top four race with great momentum and will be looking to beat rivals Manchester United to the race as they continue in their prolific run.

Leicester City, on the other hand, are on the brink of relegation. After a 5-3 humbling by Fulham, the Foxes are just few inches away from being confirmed relegated.

They must fight it out against the Reds for a place in the topflight next season.

Match Preview

Liverpool will head into the game in their best form so far this season.

Liverpool have made it six wins out of six in their last Premier League games

They have bagged six straight wins in the run up to the game and will be hoping to add the Foxes to their casualty list as they press on for a place in the top four.

The Reds have turned a faint top-four hopes into a possibility but will hope either Manchester United or Newcastle stumble on the race for them to gain a foothold.

While the odds favor Liverpool heading into the game, Leicester City are no pushovers. It will be a tough fight at the Kings Power Stadium.

The Foxes have not failed to score in their last 9 Premier League games and will certainly force Konate and Virgil van Dijk to task.

Liverpool won the reverse fixture 2-1 at Anfield

The two teams have met 28 times in the Premier League. Liverpool have the upperhand, having won 15, losing 8, and drawing 5.

The reverse fixture between the two sides ended 2-1 in favor of Liverpool at Anfield. The Foxes will be hoping to revenge the loss in front or their home fans as they battle to stay off the drop zone

Team News

Leicester City will miss Nigeria international Kelechi Iheanacho in the game due to injury.

Leicester lost their last game 5-3 against Fulham

Also on Leicester City injury list is Justin and Betrand. The two players are doubt for the game after picking up calf and knee injuries, respectively.

Dean Smith will likely feature Nigeria international Wilfred Ndidi in the lineup. Tielemans, Soumare are also expected to start in the midfield while Iversen will be in goal with Faes and Castagne leading the defense.

The attacking trio of Maddison, Barnes and Jamie Vardy are also expected in the lineup for the Foxes.

On Liverpool’s injury list are Brazil international and prolific forward Roberto Firmino, midfielder Naby Keita, and defender, Ramsay.

Mohamed Salah is expected to start for Liverpool, including Gody Gakpo. Alexander-Arnold, Vigil van Dijk, and Konate are also expected in the lineup while Alisson Becker will start in goal.

Leicester City probable lineup: Iversen; Castagne, Faes, Soyuncu, Thomas; Ndidi, Tielemans, Soumare; Maddison, Vardy, Barnes

Liverpool probable lineup: Alisson; Alexander-Arnold, Konate, Van Dijk, Robertson; Fabinho, Henderson; Jones, Diaz, Gakpo, Salah

Prediction

Liverpool are tipped to win this match with their impressive run of form in the last six matches. However, the Foxes will put up a tough fight against the Reds.

Both sides play attacking football and will certainly score each other but Liverpool will have the day with a 3-1 win.

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