Leicester City vs Liverpool prediction: Leicester City line-up
Third-placed Leicester City will lock horns with Premier League leaders Liverpool at Anfield on Saturday.
The Foxes rose to third place after thumping a 10-man Newcastle United 5-0 on Sunday. Brendan Rodgers will return to his old stomping ground on Saturday and he will be hoping to end Liverpool’s 100% start to the season.
James Maddison missed the game against Newcastle United with an ankle injury and remains a doubt for the trip to Anfield. Other than Maddison, Rodgers has no injury concerns ahead of the game.
Probable Leicester City XI
Kasper Schmeichel (GK)
Schmeichel is a permanent fixture in goal and that is unlikely to change for Saturday’s game.
Ricardo Pereira (RB)
Ricardo helped his team record a thumping 5-0 win over Newcastle by opening the scoring on Sunday. He’s one of the best full-backs in the league and deserves to keep his place in the team.
Jonny Evans (CB)
Evans has been fantastic so far this season, taking the responsibility of leading his troops from the back following Maguire’s departure.
Caglar Soyuncu (CB)
He may have had a couple of shaky games at the back but Soyuncu has huge potential, and with time and experience, he’ll be a top centre-back.
Ben Chilwell (LB)
One of the best attacking left-backs in the division, Chilwell will be tasked with keeping Salah quiet on Saturday.
Wilfred Ndidi (CDM)
Ndidi protects the backline by doing the dirty work in the midfield. He is one of the first names on Rodgers’ team sheet.
Marc Albrighton (RW)
Ayoze Perez has not performed well over the last few games, so Rodgers could hand Albrighton a start at Anfield.
Youri Tielemans (LCM)
A creative player, Tielemans likes to pick up pockets of spaces and influence the game in the final third.
Dennis Praet (RCM)
Praet will take some time to adapt to the Premier League but he’s a quality player who can create opportunities for his teammates out of nothing.
Harvey Barnes (LW)
With Maddison a doubt, Barnes should start on the left flank. With his blistering pace and intelligent movement, he could be a real thorn for the Liverpool defenders.
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Jamie Vardy (ST)
Vardy is in scorching form at the moment, scoring goals left, right and centre. He is an undoubted starter at the weekend.