Leicester City vs Brighton & Hove Albion Preview – Premier League


Jacinthe Kihn 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 Brighton & Hove Albion in this Premier League clash.

When is the match, and kick off time?

The match is on Tuesday 26th February 2019, and kicks off at 7:45pm UK time. The venue for the match is King Power Stadium (Leicester, Leicestershire).

Tactics

Brighton & Hove Albion will need to stay alert for attacking through balls, which are part of the Leicester City attack. Luckily, they have shown that they can cope with those attacks competently. Leicester City won't be able to rely on their individual players in this game, as Brighton & Hove Albion have been good at managing these threats in previous games. Brighton & Hove Albion may not be able to play their usual style of possession football, as Leicester City have shown a good ability to steal from the opposition. Leicester City should be able to pick up some extra possession as they have performed better than Brighton & Hove Albion in the air. Although Leicester City have recovered from early goals frequently, Brighton & Hove Albion are experts at protecting the lead.

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. Meanwhile, Brighton & Hove Albion 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 3 goals against Manchester City.

Squads

Leicester City Brighton & Hove Albion
Forwards Jamie Vardy, Kelechi Iheanacho, Shinji Okazaki. Florin Andone, Alireza Jahanbakhsh, Anthony Knockaert, Glenn Murray, Jürgen Locadia, Yves Bissouma.
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. José Izquierdo, Dale Stephens, Solomon March, Beram Kayal, Pascal Groß, Davy Pröpper, Jayson Molumby, Ezequiel Schelotto, Viktor Gyökeres, Max Sanders, Will Collar.
Defenders Yohan Benalouane, Jonny Evans, Wes Morgan, Danny Simpson, Christian Fuchs, Ben Chilwell, Daniel Amartey, Çağlar Söyüncü, Ricardo Pereira. Leon Balogun, Dan Burn, Lewis Dunk, Bruno, Gaëtan Bong, Shane Duffy, Bernardo, Tudor Băluţă, Martín Montoya, Leo Østigård.
Goalkeepers Kasper Schmeichel, Danny Ward, Eldin Jakupovic. Maty Ryan, David Button, Jason Steele, Robert Sanchez.
Staff Brendan Rodgers, Michael Stowell. Graham Potter.

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