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Leicester City vs Everton: Preview, team news, key facts, predicted lineup

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After their defeat in the semi-final of the Conference League, Leicester City return back to Premier League action as they take on Everton at King Power Stadium on Sunday.

Leicester City come into the after a 1-0 defeat against AS Roma in the UEFA Conference League. While last time around in the league, the foxes suffered a 3-1 defeat against Tottenham Hotspurs. The club are currently 11th in the Premier League table. They have picked up 42 points from 33 league games so far this term.

Leicester City Premier League form: D W L D D L

While Everton come into the game after a narrow 1-0 win over Chelsea in the league. The club are currently 18th in the Premier League table. They have picked up 32 points from 33 league games so far this term.

Everton Premier League form: L L W D L W

Key facts

  • 48% of the Premier League games between Leicester and Everton have been draws.
  • Everton are looking for consecutive away league wins over Leicester City for the first time since December 1997.
  • The foxes have picked up three wins and three defeats in their last six league games against Everton.
  • While the Foxes are winless in their last four league games.

Team news

For Leicester City, Ryan Bertrand and Wilfred Ndidi are ruled out of the clash due to injury. While Jamie Vardy’s fitness will need assessment ahead of the clash. Timothy Castagne and Caglar Soyuncu will be looking to be recalled to the backline. Kelechi Iheanacho will look to start ahead of Jamie Vardy. Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall is a massive doubt of the clash.

While Ben Godfrey, Nathan Patterson and Andros Townsend are all ruled out due to injuries. While Donny van de Beek and Andre Gomes are both major doubts due to groin injuries. Richarlison is also a minor doubt due to an ankle injury.

Predicted lineup

Leicester City predicted lineup:

Schmeichel; Pereira, Soyuncu, Fofana, Castagne; Tielemans, Soumare; Albrighton, Maddison, Barnes; Iheanacho

Everton predicted lineup:

Pickford; Coleman, Holgate, Mina; Iwobi, Delph, Doucoure, Mykolenko; Gordon, Richarlison, Gray

Leicester City vs Everton: Prediction

Everton will be looking to keep up their chance of survival at the end of the season with a win over Leicester City. While Leicester City’s defensive record in the league is horrendous this term, Everton will be looking to take advantage of that.

Prediction: Leicester City 0:2 Everton

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