Leicester City v Crystal Palace: Match Preview and Lineups
Leicester City will be looking to put an end to their poor form and bolster their Champions League football hunt when they play against Crystal Palace on Saturday. The Foxes have yet to taste victory since the league resumed and enter Saturday’s game on the back of consecutive losses against Everton and Chelsea.
Leicester City vs Crystal Palace – Team News
Leicester icon Jamie Vardy remains locked on 99 goals will be aiming to finally reach the milestone of 100. The Foxes enter the clash in third place on the Premier League standings with 55 points from 32 games. They are one point ahead of fourth place Chelsea. Their recent form has led to speculation that they could drop outside the top four.
Injury News: Leicester will be without injured pair Daniel Amartey and Ricardo Pereira. James Maddison who came off the bench during the defeat to Everton could be set to start.
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Palace enter the game in 12th position with 42 points from 32 games and five points adrift of seventh place Sheffield United. With Roy Hodgson’s managerial career likely to end when his current stint with the Eagles ends, Palace can offer the veteran manager a good gift by qualifying for the Europa League next season.
Injury News: Palace will have to make do without Christian Benteke who is struggling with a thigh strain. Martin Kelly, Jeffrey Schlupp and James Tomkins will miss the game. Wilfried Zaha could potentially be available for Palace.
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Leicester vs Crystal Palace (possible lineups)
Leicester possible starting lineup:
Schmeichel; Justin, Evans, Soyuncu, Chilwell; Maddison, Ndidi, Tielemans, Barnes; Vardy, Iheanacho
Crystal Palace possible starting lineup:
Guaita; Ward, Sakho, Cahill, Van Aanholt; Townsend, Kouyate, Milivojevic, McArthur, Zaha; Ayew
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