PREMIER LEAGUE

Leicester City vs West Ham United: Preview and Predicted Line-up 

Leicester United vs West Ham United

Having endured a disappointing defeat against Liverpool, Leicester City will go head-to-head against West Ham United in a crucial Premier League encounter on Sunday. 

The Foxes failed to showcase any challenge against the Reds last time around and in the end lost by 2-0. Diogo Jota scored both the goals on either side of both halves. Following this defeat, they are currently sitting in 12th in the table with 26 points in 21 games. 

On the other hand, the Hammers will be travelling to the King Power Stadium off the back of a crucial victory against Watford in midweek. Jarrod Bowen scored the solitary goal of the game and placed his side in the top four spot. 

Meanwhile, the Londoners thrashed the Foxes last time around in the reverse fixture where they came away victorious by 4-1. Michail Antonio scored a brace for David Moyes’ side and Ayoze Pérez picked up a red card in the first half. Therefore, the hosts will be eyeing revenge for that defeat on Sunday. 

Leicester City form (all competitions): W-W-L-D-L-L

West Ham United form (all competitions): W-W-L-L-W-W

Leicester City vs West Ham United team news:

Jamie Vardy, Wesley Fofana, Jonny Evans, Timothy Castagne and Ryan Bertrand are all set to miss out on this fixture for Leicester due to injury issues. And Nampalys Mendy could also remain sidelined as he is given some extra time off following his involvement in the Africa Cup of Nations. 

Leicester City possible starting lineup(4-2-3-1):

Kasper Schmeichel; James Justin, Daniel Amartey, Caglar Soyuncu, Luke Thomas; Wilfred Ndidi, Youri Tielemans; Marc Albrighton, James Maddison, Harvey Barnes; Kelechi Iheanacho

There aren’t many major injury concerns for the Hammers coming into this game. Therefore, David Moyes could opt to go with the same eleven that earned him all three points against Watford. Meanwhile, Kurt Zouma is also available despite the RSPCA’s investigation. 

West Ham United possible starting lineup(4-2-3-1):

Lukasz Fabianski; Vladimir Coufal, Craig Dawson, Kurt Zouma, Aaron Cresswell; Declan Rice, Tomás Soucek; Jarrod Bowen, Pablo Fornals, Said Benrahma; Michail Antonio

Leicester City 2-2 West Ham United:

Leicester will try to display a reaction following their lacklustre defeat against Liverpool. However, it will be difficult for the hosts to come on top against West Ham as they are challenging for the top four spot. 

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