Liverpool vs Leicester prediction: How will Premier League fixture play out tonight?


The Premier League champions host the side who were league leaders over the international break on Sunday night at Anfield.

Liverpool are unbeaten in four in the league though drew their last match at Manchester City before the international break.

The Foxes went top after three successive league wins, though Chelsea have since leap-frogged them into first after winning on Saturday.

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The Reds have major injury issues to contend with but Jurgen Klopp is calm about calling upon out-of-position or inexperienced players in defence.

Here’s everything you need to know ahead of the match.

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When is the match?

The game kicks off at 7:15pm on Sunday, 22 November at Anfield.

Where can I watch it?

The match will be shown live on Sky Sports Main Event, Sky Sports Premier League and Ultra HD. Subscribers can stream the match on the Sky Go app.

If you’re not a Sky customer you can grab a NOWTV Day Pass here to watch without a subscription.

What is the team news?

Liverpool have plenty of absences, with Jordan Henderson set to miss out through injury and Mohamed Salah unavailable after testing positive for coronavirus. Centre-backs Joe Gomez and Virgil van Dijk are long-term absentees. Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is on the comeback path but not yet ready, while Thiago, Rhys Williams and Fabinho are all doubts. Trent Alexander-Arnold is out for around three weeks.

Leicester are still without long-term absentees of their own in Caglar Soyuncu, Wilf Ndidi and Daniel Amartey. Ricardo Pereira is back in training after a serious knee injury. Wesley Fofana should be fit and Timothy Castagne could return for this game.

Predicted line-ups

LIV: Alisson; Milner, Fabinho, Matip, Robertson; Shaqiri, Wijnaldum, Keita, Mane; Jota, Firmino.

LEI: Schmeichel; Fofana, Evans, Fuchs; Castagne, Tielemans, Mendy, Justin; Maddison, Barnes; Vardy

Odds

Liverpool – 28/29

Draw – 16/5

Leicester – 24/5

Prediction

The Reds have made a habit of rising to the occasion when the big games come along and their Anfield record is near-perfect, so even with injury issues, expect that to continue. Liverpool 3-1 Leicester

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