Liverpool v Leicester crew news and stay poke: look Premier League conflict as Brendan Rodgers faces extinct club
Premier League high-flyers Liverpool and Leicester face off at Anfield this weekend.
Champions Liverpool drew with Manchester Metropolis before the worldwide spoil and stride into Sunday’s match some extent within the abet of Leicester.
Brendan Rodgers will expend on his former aspect on Merseyside taking a gaze to retain the Foxes’ good contrivance.
Leicester went into the spoil on the tip of the desk and beat Wolves final experience.
They've been improbable up to now this 365 days and must be buying for one other assemble this weekend in opposition to a Liverpool aspect who delight in been ravaged with accidents.
Liverpool v Leicester: Date and kick-off time
This match shall be held at Anfield on Sunday, November 22 and must kick-off at 7: 15pm.
Liverpool beat Leicester 4-0 in this fixture final season with Roberto Firmino scoring a brace.
The Foxes final beat the Reds within the league in February 2017 as Jamie Vardy’s double secured a 3-1 assemble.
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Liverpool v Leicester: TV channel and stay poke
The game is being broadcast on Sky Sports Major Occasion and Sky Sports Premier League from 7pm.
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Liverpool v Leicester: Team news
Liverpool defender Joe Gomez has joined Virgil van Dijk and Fabinho within the consultation room after the defender suffered a knee damage in training for England.
The Reds are also sweating on the fitness of 1 other centre-abet, Rhys Williams, who used to be no longer mighty of the England U21 aspect on Tuesday night as a precaution as he nurses a knock.
Mohamed Salah is in self-isolation having reduced in dimension COVID-19 all the very top plan thru the spoil while Trent Alexander-Arnold can be anticipated to miss out with a calf disclose.
Jordan Henderson and Andrew Robertson both picked up niggles on worldwide accountability, nonetheless are anticipated to be match to play and Thiago Alcantara can also additionally return.
For Leicester, Wesley Fofana is a doubt with a knee damage while fellow defenders Timothy Castagne and Caglar Soyuncu are level-headed out.
Kasper Schmeichel will also desire a fitness test after a knock to the head.
Wilfred Ndidi, Ricardo Pereira and Daniel Amartey are long-timeframe damage absentees.
Liverpool v Leicester: Match stats and facts
- Liverpool are unbeaten in their final nine home Premier League video games in opposition to Leicester (W7 D2), having misplaced three in a row in opposition to them at Anfield between 1997-2000.
- Leicester delight in won good two of their final 16 Premier League conferences with Liverpool (D3 L11), and are with out a assemble in six in opposition to them since a 3-1 victory on the King Vitality Stadium in February 2017.
- Liverpool are unbeaten in their final 63 Premier League home video games, their joint-longest such bustle without defeat at home within the tip-flight. Their outdated bustle between February 1978-December 1980 used to be in the end ended with defeat to Leicester.
- Liverpool delight in saved good one dapper sheet in their final 13 Premier League video games (2-0 at Chelsea), conceding in every of their final six at home within the competitors. Indeed, greatest promoted facets Leeds and West Brom (17 every) delight in conceded more targets than the reigning champions up to now this timeframe (16).
- Leicester delight in won six of their eight Premier League video games this season (L2), as many as they had in their remaining 22 video games final season (W6 D6 L10). This could maybe per chance well be Leicester’s first Premier League game with the Foxes starting the day top of the desk since the remaining game of their 2015-16 title triumph.
- Liverpool delight in conceded first in every of their final three home Premier League video games, nonetheless delight in attain abet to assemble whenever – no aspect has ever accomplished this in four consecutive Premier League home video games before.
- Liverpool delight in conceded more first-half of targets than any varied Premier League aspect this season (11), while no aspect delight in shipped fewer after half of-time than the Reds (5).
- Leicester supervisor Brendan Rodgers has misplaced both of his Premier League video games in opposition to former aspect Liverpool since leaving the club in 2015. Indeed, managers to thrill in beforehand taken rate of Liverpool within the Premier League delight in won good four of their 29 suits in opposition to them after leaving (D6 L19) – Graeme Souness with Newcastle in March 2005, Gérard Houllier with Aston Villa in Might 2011 and Roy Hodgson with West Brom in April 2011 and April 2012.
- Liverpool forward Diogo Jota has scored in all three of his Premier League home video games for the Reds up to now – no participant within the club’s history has scored in every of their first four top-flight home video games.
- Leicester striker Jamie Vardy has already netted eight targets in his seven Premier League appearances this season. Vardy has also scored seven targets in 11 Premier League video games in opposition to Liverpool, with greatest Andy Cole (11) and Thierry Henry (8) netting more in opposition to the Reds within the competitors.