The hosts are heading into the match on the back of a 3-1 win over Malaga last Saturday, while Leicester played out a 3-3 draw at OH Leuven.
Hull City will host Leicester City in a pre-season friendly at KC Stadium on Wednesday. The hosts are heading into the match on the back of a 3-1 win over Malaga last Saturday, while Leicester played out a 3-3 draw at OH Leuven in their previous outing. Both sides will be participating in their third friendly of the summer. The Tigers had a decent season last term, finishing 19th in the Championship table to avoid relegation by 20 points. Meanwhile the Foxes failed to secure European qualification last term, finishing 8th in the Premier League standings, just four points behind seventh-placed West Ham United, who secured the final Europa Conference League spot.
After returning from a pre-season friendly against OH Leuven in Belgium, the Foxes prepare to face Hull City in the scorching Seagrave heat ☀️ 💪 pic.twitter.com/8TTzOOk7DV
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The Tigers began their pre-season with a 2-0 defeat at Fenerbache before defeating Malaga in their last game. Lewie Coyle, Jacob Greaves and Alfie Jones got on the scoresheet for Hall City to get the better of the Spanish outfit. Shota Arveladze’ side will also take on Cambridge United and Peterborough United, before Opening their 2022-23 Championship season at home to Bristol city on July 30.
Leicester, on the other hand, started their pre-season with a 2-1 defeat to Notts County before being held by Leuven in a six-goal encounter. After the Hull City game, the Foxes will play Derby county, Preston and Sevilla before beginning their new Premier League campaign at home against Brentford on August 7. Brendan Rodgers’ side are yet to make a first team signing this summer, while goalkeeper Edin Jalupovic has been their only departure until this point.
Hull City’s new signings Allahyar Sayyadmanesh, Ozan Tufan, Jean Michael Seri, Oscar Estupinan, Tobias Figueiredo and Nathan Baxter are likely to feature on Wednesday. Estupinan could lead the attack alongside Longman and Allahyar. Tufan is expected to start in the midfield alongside Elder. As for Leicester, Kasper Schmeichel is doubtful for the Hull City game, having been given an extended break. Therefore, Daniel Iversen is likely to continue in goal with Fofana and Evans in front of him in the central defence. Daka, Vardy and Harvey Brnes could form the front-three.
Hull City probable starting lineup: Ingram; Jones, Figueiredo, Greaves; Coyle, Seri, TufanElder; Longman, Estupinan, Allahyar.
Leicester City probable starting lineup: Iversen; Pereira, Fofana, Evans, Justin; Soumare, Dewsbury-Hall, Tielemans; Barnes, Vardy, Daka.
The pre-season friendly match between Hull City and Leicester City will take place at KC Stadium on Thursday at 12:15 am IST.
|Hull City vs Leicester City||Key details|
|Date||July 20 (UK)|
|Kickoff time in India||12:15 am (India)|
|Kickoff time UK||7:45 pm (UK)|
The Live streaming of the match will be available on LCFC TV as well as the clubs (Leicester City) official YouTube channel.