Liverpool vs Leicester Premier League Round 18, Team News

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Liverpool vs Leicester City – Following a 1-three Premier League victory over Aston Villa, Liverpool can be hoping for extra of the identical after their preceding performance.

Liverpool vs Leicester EPL Week 18

Liverpool narrowly overlooked out on a anciental quadruple this year, claiming the FA Cup and Carabao Cup earlier than completing 2nd to Manchester City for the Premier League name and dropping to Real Madrid withinside the Champions League final. The Reds input Friday`s in shape in 6th region withinside the EPL standings. Meanwhile, Leicester City take a seat down in thirteenth region withinside the table.

For the Reds, who confirmed higher depth in opposition to Aston Villa than that they’d for big quantities of the season previously, the back-line is now complete, with Ibrahima Konaté rejoining the group in schooling and being to be had for selection. Odds are, however, that Joël Matip keeps his spot withinside the aspect subsequent to Virgil van Dijk, even as Trent Alexander-Arnold and Andrew Robertson begin at full-back.

Match Info

  • Competition:Premier League
  • Week:18
  • Stadium: Anfield
  • Temp: 11°C

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Team News

The forthcoming arrival of Gakpo comes at a perfect time for Liverpool, who’re nevertheless with out Arthur, Diogo Jota and Luis Diaz for the long-term, whilst Roberto Firmino is likewise not likely to get over his calf damage simply yet.

James Milner (hamstring) and Curtis Jones (shin) also are aiming for comebacks in Liverpool`s assembly with Brentford on January 2, wherein Gakpo may want to supposedly be to be had if Liverpool can thrash out the information with PSV Eindhoven in time.

World Cup finalist Ibrahima Konate is now again in schooling for Liverpool and might be one in all more than one modifications amid the packed festive schedule, with the clean legs of Harvey Elliott and Fabio Carvalho probably additionally being utilised withinside the first XI.

Meanwhile, damage changed into delivered to insult for Leicester of their defeat to Newcastle, as Dennis Praet – who had simply began to pressure his manner again into the fray – changed into stuck withinside the again through the knee of Joelinton and needed to come off after 17 minutes.

The Belgian will take a seat down this one out along Ryan Bertrand, Ricardo Pereira. James Justin, Jonny Evans and James Maddison, whose tough knee damage is inflicting him grief as soon as again.

Praet’s damage must gain Ayoze Perez or Marc Albrighton’s probabilities of a go back to the beginning lineup, whilst Jamie Vardy and Wilfred Ndidi can also gain from a few welcome rotation for the visitors.

Expected Lineup

Liverpool expected starting lineup: Alisson; Alexander-Arnold, Konate, Van Dijk, Robertson; Thiago, Fabinho, Elliott; Salah, Nunez, Carvalho

Leicester City expected starting lineup: Ward; Castagne, Amartey, Faes, Thomas; Ndidi, Tielemans; Perez, Dewsbury-Hall, Barnes; Vardy