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Third takes on fourth in key Premier League conflict


Prime 4 rivals Leicester and Liverpool face off within the lunchtime Premier League conflict this Saturday.

The Foxes drew with Wolves final weekend and going into this recreation a spot and three factors forward of the Reds.

Leicester host Liverpool in the early Premier League match this weekend

Leicester host Liverpool within the early Premier League match this weekend

Jurgen Klopp’s males have misplaced their final two top-flight outings and had been smashed by Manchester City final Sunday.

Each groups might be wanting to win on Saturday earlier than their rivals play as they likelihood a top-four end, or higher, this season.

Liverpool beat Leicester 3-Zero at Anfield in November and haven’t misplaced to the East Midlanders since September 2017.

Leicester vs Liverpool: Easy methods to pay attention

This match will get underneath means at 12:30pm on Saturday, February 13.

Full protection from the King Energy might be completely reside on talkSPORT, with our pre-match build-up beginning at 11am.

Reshmin Choudhury might be your host and commentary will come from Sam Matterface and Dean Ashton.

To tune in, click on the radio participant beneath or HERE for the reside stream.

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Leicester vs Liverpool: Workforce information

Leicester star Jamie Vardy is match to start out this match having recovered from groin surgical procedure.

Timothy Castagne just isn’t but able to return after a hamstring damage whereas Wes Morgan, Dennis Praet and Wesley Fofana are nonetheless lacking.

Ayoze Perez and James Justin are nursing nonetheless damage issues however must be match to start out.

Liverpool may had Premier League debuts to new defenders Ozan Kabak and/or Ben Davies.

Jordan Henderson is about to return to a midfield function having crammed in at centre-back in latest weeks.

The Reds are nonetheless with out Joel Matip, Virgil van Dijk and Joe Gomez in defence whereas Diogo Jota and Naby Keita aren’t able to return both.

Diogo Jota helped Liverpool to a 3-0 win over Leicester in November

Diogo Jota helped Liverpool to a 3-Zero win over Leicester in November

Leicester vs Liverpool: Match stats and info

  • Leicester have misplaced their final three dwelling Premier League video games in opposition to Liverpool, their worst ever shedding run within the league in opposition to the Reds.
  • Liverpool have received 12 of their final 17 Premier League matches in opposition to Leicester (D3 L2), successful six of their final seven in opposition to the Foxes.
  • Leicester haven’t misplaced 4 consecutive dwelling top-flight matches in opposition to an opponent since a run of 5 defeats between 1999 and 2003 in opposition to Manchester United.
  • Leicester have misplaced 16 of their final 20 Premier League video games in opposition to reigning champions (W2 D2), maintaining only one clear sheet in that run. Nonetheless, they’ve received two of their final 4 such video games at dwelling (L2), beating Chelsea in 2015-16 and Man City in 2018-19.
  • Liverpool need to win three consecutive away Premier League matches for the primary time since successful eight in a row between November 2019 and February 2020.
  • Leicester have misplaced 5 dwelling Premier League video games this season, another than they misplaced final season (4). Supervisor Brendan Rodgers has by no means misplaced six dwelling league matches in a single season, additionally shedding 5 in 2009-10 with Studying within the Championship.
  • Liverpool have misplaced consecutive league video games for the primary time underneath Jürgen Klopp – they’ve not misplaced three in a row within the Premier League since November 2014 when managed by Brendan Rodgers.
  • Managers who’ve beforehand managed Liverpool have misplaced their final 12 Premier League matches in opposition to the Reds by an combination rating of 39-8. The final former Reds boss to win in opposition to them within the Premier League was Roy Hodgson in April 2012 with West Brom.
  • Leicester’s James Maddison has been concerned in six targets in his final six Premier League dwelling video games (Four targets, 2 assists), as many as in his earlier 31 on the King Energy Stadium (Three targets, Three assists).
  • Liverpool have didn’t win 5 of their final 10 Premier League video games wherein Mohamed Salah has scored for them (W5 D3 L2). Earlier than this, they’d received 35 consecutive league video games wherein the Egyptian discovered the online, and solely misplaced one of many earlier 58 such matches.





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