Liverpool vs. Leicester City: Premier League – Match Preview

Two sides who have made good starts to the season, despite having injury ravaged squads meet on Sunday as Leicester City travel to face the champions Liverpool.

Liverpool earned a decent 1-1 draw away at Manchester City last time out, after Mohamed Salah’s penalty was cancelled out by Gabriel Jesus.

Manchester City missed the chance to take all three points when Kevin de Bruyne put a penalty wide.

Leicester City recorded a sixth win in eight to take an early lead of the Premier League, after a 1-0 home victory over Wolves.

Jamie Vardy scored one and missed another penalty in a game of few chances.

Premier League form: Liverpool W3 D1 L1; Leicester City W3 D0 L2
Premier League top scorers
Liverpool – Mohamed Salah 8 goals
Leicester City – Jamie Vardy 8 goals

Match history
Liverpool put their best performance of the season in away at Leicester last season, thrashing the Foxes 4-0 with Trent Alexander Arnold involved in all four goals.

Liverpool are unbeaten in their last six against Leicester, winning five of them.

Last five Premier League meetings
Leicester City 0 Liverpool 4 – 26/12/19
Liverpool 2 Leicester City 1 – 05/10/19
Liverpool 1 Leicester City 1 – 30/01/19
Leicester City 1 Liverpool 2 – 01/09/18
Liverpool 2 Leicester City 1 – 30/12/17

Team news
Salah tested positive for Covid-19 and Joe Gomez suffered a serious injury whilst away with their respective national sides.

Fabinho and Thiago remain doubts for the hosts, who will also be without Alexander-Arnold who suffered an injury against Manchester City.

Wesley Fofana pulled out of the French under 21 squad, but should be okay for the trip to Anfield.

Timothy Castagne, Ricardo Pereira and Wilfred Ndidi were all pictured in training, however the former is the most likely to return.

Expected starting XI’s
Liverpool (4-3-3): Alisson; Williams, Phillips, Matip, Robertson; Wijnaldum, Henderson, Milner; Jota, Firmino, Mane
Leicester City (3-4-3): Schmeichel; Fofana, Evans, Fuchs; Castagne, Tielemans, Mendy, Justin; Maddison, Vardy, Barnes

Predictions

Result: Draw
Liverpool are unbeaten in 63 home Premier League matches

Correct Score: 1-1
Liverpool have kept just the one Premier League clean sheet this season

Anytime Goalscorer: Roberto Firmino
Firmino has five goals against Leicester, and the only Premier League side he has more against is Arsenal

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