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Leicester vs Liverpool predicted line-ups: Team news ahead of Amazon Prime Premier League fixture



Leicester are looking to end Liverpool‘s undefeated streak when the top-two sides in the Premier League meet on Boxing Day.

Jurgen Klopp’s runaway leaders are already 10 points clear at the top of the table and come into the fixture riding a wave of momentum after their Club World Cup success.

Liverpool have won all but one of their 17 league matches this season, while Leicester’s title pursuit was dented by defeat against Manchester City last weekend.


Brendan Rodgers’ side are still 11 points clear of fifth-placed Sheffield United, though, and will be confident of securing a Champions League spot next season.

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Match preview

When is it?

The match kicks off 20.00 on Thursday 26 December.

How can I watch it?

The match will be broadcast live on Amazon Prime

New subscribers will be able to watch all the matches for free, including Arsenal’s visit to Bournemouth and Liverpool’s top of the table clash against Leicester, due to the company’s 30-day trial, which can be cancelled at any time.

What is the team news?

The Foxes are free of any injuries aside from a late fitness check on Harvey Barnes, who was forced off during the loss against Manchester City.

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has been ruled out after sustaining ligament damage during the Club World Cup final, while Joel Matip, Dejan Lovren and Fabinho remain absent.

What are the predicted line-ups?

Leicester: Schmeichel; Ricardo Pereira, Evans, Söyüncü, Chilwell; Ndidi, Tielemans, Maddison; Perez, Albrighton, Vardy.

Liverpool: Alisson; Alexander-Arnold, Gomez, Van Dijk, Robertson; Henderson, Keïta, Wijnaldum; Salah, Mané, Firmino.

What are the odds?

Leicester 23/10

Draw 13/5

Liverpool 21/20

Click here for our guide on how to watch all Amazon Prime Premier League fixtures for free, on 26 and 27 of December.



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