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Aston Villa vs Leicester: Live stream, TV channel, kick-off time and team news for Carabao Cup semi-final


ASTON VILLA and Leicester are all set for a final four showdown.

With the tie locked at 1-1 after their first meeting at the King Power, the stage is set for a cracking Carabao Cup tie under the lights at Villa Park.

 Kelechi Iheanacho fires home the equaliser after some sloppy play from the Villans

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Kelechi Iheanacho fires home the equaliser after some sloppy play from the VillansCredit: Richard Pelham – The Sun

The home side last reached the final of this competition back in 2010, but haven’t lifted the trophy since 1996.

While the Foxes last tasted League Cup success in 2000, when they saw off Tranmere Rovers 2-1 at Wembley.

 The tie is evenly poised at 1-1 after the first-leg

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The tie is evenly poised at 1-1 after the first-leg

What time is kick-off?

THE second leg of this Carabao Cup semi-final will be held on Tuesday, January 28.

Kick-off at Villa Park is set for 7.45pm.

Recent history is on the Foxes side, after Brendan Rodgers side won 4-1 here back in December.

Which TV channel and live stream can I watch on?

YOU can catch this game live on Sky Sports Main Event, Football and Ultra HD.

Coverage will get going at 7.30pm.

If you’re a Sky subscriber, streaming is easy – simply download the Sky Go app, login and away you go.

For everyone else, grab a NOW TV pass from just £9.99 to stream the match on your mobile, tablet, PC, games console or TV box.

What is the team news?

JAMIE VARDY is fighting to be fit for the clash at Villa Park.

The former England striker has a glute issue according to Brendan Rodgers and sat out the FA Cup win over Brentford.

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Villa will definitely be without Danny Drinkwater, who is cup tied after appearing earlier in the competition for Burnley.

But in a boost for the hosts, new stopper Pepe Reine IS eligible to start.

Match odds

  • Villa to win – 17/5
  • Match to go to extra time – 29/10
  • Leicester to win – 8/11
  • Both teams to score – 4/7

*All odds from Ladbrokes and correct at time of publication





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