Leicester predicted lineup vs Liverpool: Preview, Latest big Team News, Prediction and Livestream- Quarter Final, EFL Cup 2021/22
Leicester have had a disappointing season so far and will look for a strong cup run to provide a boost to their form in the Premier League. And we at Alley Sport bring you the Leicester predicted lineup vs Liverpool, Preview, Latest Team News, Prediction and Livestream as we explore this big-name fixture in this season’s League Cup.
Leicester vs Liverpool Preview and Livestream
Despite all of their shortcomings in the league, Leicester have done well to reach the quarter final stage of this season’s EFL Cup, albeit being afforded easy fixtures against Milwall and Brighton in previous rounds. Progress beyond won’t be easy as a tough opponent in the form of Liverpool awaits them in the quarter finals. It will be interesting to see which Leicester shows up against the Reds, the swashbuckling, free-scoring version which comfortably beat Manchester United and Newcastle at the weekend, or the lackluster, out-of-ideas one which dropped down to the Europa Conference League.
If at all the former does make an appearance, it is sure to be one of the most enticing quarter-final fixtures the EFL Cup ha seen.
Liverpool are in red-hot form at the moment, blowing away every opposition they face. With the deadly duo Mo Salah and Sadio Mane firing on all cylinders, Jürgen Klopp will surely waste no opportunity to use them before they depart for the Africa Cup of Nations in January. As such, the Foxes have their task cut out if they are to add to their FA Cup from last summer.
Leicester vs Liverpool takes place at the Anfield Stadium in Liverpool on Wednesday, 22nd December 2021 at 07:45 PM GMT. This means that the game will start at 12:45 PM EST and 11:45 AM PST on the same day- 22nd December. The Indian fans will see the game kick-off at 1:15 AM IST on the next day, Thursday 23rd December.
The match will be shown on Sky Sports channels in the United Kingdom, who are the official broadcasters and the highlights will be available for livestream on Quest in UK and Ireland. The broadcasting rights of the League Cup, or the EFL Cup, in the USA lies with ESPN. For fans in India, the game is telecasted live on MTV Channel.
Leicester predicted lineup vs Liverpool and Team News
Injuries and COVID-19: In a crucial blow to Leicester’s cup run, their first-choice center-back and captain Jonny Evans is out until atleast the last week of December this year. Combined with the continued absence of Jannik Vestergaard and Filip Benković through COVID-19, as well as Wesley Fofana to long-term injury, Leicester have something of a defensive nightmare on thier hands. With attackers Ademola Lookman, Ayoze Perez and Kelechi Iheanacho along with reliable midfielder Hamza Choudhary all having contracted the virus, the Leicester squad is in a bad place at the moment.
Leicester predicted lineup vs Liverpool
Here is our Leicester predicted lineup vs Liverpool:
GK: Kasper Schmeichel
RB: Timothy Castagne
CB: Wilfred Ndidi
CB: Çağlar Söyüncü
LB: Luke Thomas
RM: Marc Albrighton
CM: Youri Tielemans
CM: Boubakary Soumare
LM: Harvey Barnes
ST: Jamie Vardy
ST: Patson Daka
Leicester City vs Liverpool Prediction
Looking at Leicester’s stats this season, it’s clear that they’ve not been up to the standards expected of them and have been poor in their last three away games. Unless Liverpool decide to field a weakened side or Leicester’s COVID-affected players recover earlier than expected, it’s hard to see anything other than a comfortable 2-0 win for the Reds at home to progress to the semis.
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