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Liverpool vs Leicester City: Match preview, prediction, team news, and more | Premier League 2018-19

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1.05K   //    29 Jan 2019, 15:45 IST

Liverpool FC vs Leicester City- The mega-match of this midweek
Liverpool FC vs Leicester City- The mega-match of this midweek

Liverpool is ready to continue their unbeaten run at Anfield as they host Leicester City on Wednesday. Earlier this season, Liverpool defeated The Foxes at The King Power Stadium with a narrow 2-1 scoreline.

Liverpool holds the top position of the league table, as they have bagged 60 points from 23 Premier League matches. On the other hand, Leicester City have garnered only 31 points from the same number of games as Liverpool. The Foxes are at the 9th position.

Leicester City have lost their last three matches, and Liverpool will be looking to seal another home victory.


Match details

Venue: Anfield Stadium

Capacity: 54,074

Date: 30 January 2019

Time: 20:00 (BST)

Referee: Martin Atkinson


Team news

Liverpool

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Liverpool FC conquered Crystal Palace in their last Premier League fixture
Liverpool FC conquered Crystal Palace in their last Premier League fixture

Georginio Wijnaldum is likely to make his comeback in the Reds' starting line up as the Dutch midfielder is fully fit ahead of this midweek encounter. Trent Alexander-Arnold and Joe Gomez are definitely going to miss the match due to their injury issues. James Milner is also suspended for the match following a red card against Crystal Palace.

Fabinho could play as the right-back, while Mane, Salah and Firmino are likely to start the match for the Reds.

Leicester City


Leicester City need to turn their season around
Leicester City need to turn their season around

Daniel Amartey is set to miss the vital match against Liverpool as the Ghanaian has some fitness issues. Harry Maguire is the only other doubt for the match.

Vardy could start against the table toppers with the likes of Mendy, Gray, and Maddison in supporting roles.


Predicted Lineups

Liverpool: Alisson, Fabinho, Matip, Van Dijk, Robertson, Henderson, Wijnaldum, Keita, Salah, Firmino, Mane

Leicester City: Schmeichel, Simpson, Evans, Maguire, Chilwell, Pereira, Ndidi, Mendy, Gray, Maddison, Vardy


Did you know?

Liverpool have won each of their last three games against Leicester City.


Prediction

Mohamed Salah could shine again for Liverpool. For Leicester City, Jamie Vardy has to show his true class in front of the Liverpool goal to turn his team's fortunes around.

Liverpool 3-1 Leicester City




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