Leicester City vs Liverpool Preview – Premier League


Natalia Waters is one of Fluentsport's England League One experts covering most of the upcoming fixtures in the year.
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Leicester City face Liverpool in this Premier League clash.

When is the match, and kick off time?

The match is on Saturday 1st September 2018, and kicks off at 12:30pm UK time. The venue for the match is King Power Stadium (Leicester, Leicestershire).

Tactics

Set pieces should be interesting in this game, as Liverpool's strong attacking may be countered by Leicester City's strong defence. Liverpool will need to be defensively alert, as Leicester City will continue their tactical usage of attacking through balls. Leicester City should be able to pick up some extra possession as they have performed better than Liverpool in the air. Although Leicester City have recovered from early goals frequently, Liverpool are experts at protecting the lead. Leicester City may be able to get some extra possession in this game with their ability to dispossess opponents.

Current form

Leicester City are in average form having had mixed results from their previous 5 fixtures, and will be looking to improve this time around. In their last game, they lost by 1 goal against Manchester City. Meanwhile, Liverpool are in good form having won most of their last 5 games. In their last game, they won by 2 goals against Tottenham Hotspur.

Squads

Leicester City Liverpool
Forwards Jamie Vardy, Kelechi Iheanacho, Shinji Okazaki. Divock Origi, Mohamed Salah, Ben Woodburn, Rhian Brewster, Daniel Sturridge.
Midfielders Adrien Silva, Harry Maguire, Wilfred Ndidi, Youri Tielemans, James Maddison, Matty James, Marc Albrighton, Demarai Gray, Hamza Choudhury, Harvey Barnes, Nampalys Mendy, Rachid Ghezzal, Khanya Leshabela. Roberto Firmino, Adam Lallana, Jordan Henderson, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Sadio Mané, Sheyi Ojo, Georginio Wijnaldum, Curtis Jones, Rafael Camacho, Xherdan Shaqiri, Fabinho, Naby Keïta, Isaac Christie-Davies.
Defenders Yohan Benalouane, Jonny Evans, Wes Morgan, Danny Simpson, Christian Fuchs, Ben Chilwell, Daniel Amartey, Çağlar Söyüncü, Ricardo Pereira. Dejan Lovren, Alberto Moreno, James Milner, Joe Gomez, Joël Matip, Trent Alexander-Arnold, Andrew Robertson, Virgil van Dijk, Ki-Jana Hoever.
Goalkeepers Kasper Schmeichel, Danny Ward, Eldin Jakupovic. Alisson, Simon Mignolet, Ádám Bogdán, Caoimhin Kelleher.
Staff Brendan Rodgers, Michael Stowell. Jürgen Klopp.

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