Leicester have 17 points from 19 games to be placed 15th in the standings, compared to the 30 points from 18 games to be sitting 7th in the table for Brighton.
Leicester City will be keen to end their dismal run of late when they play host to Brighton & Hove Albion in the Premier League. The contest on Saturday evening will indeed see the visitors as the favourites, thanks to their good streak. Both clubs are experiencing contrasting run of forms in recent games. While Leicester are back in the relegation battle, Brighton are moving up in the top half of the league table.
|Leicester City vs Brighton & Hove Albion||Key details|
|Venue||King Power Stadium|
|Kickoff time in India||8:30 pm|
|Kickoff time in the United Kingdom||3 pm|
The World Cup break has not been kind on Leicester City as they are not been able to gain their rhythm. Leicester have lost four Premier League games in a row – a run which they would hope to end on Saturday. However, it will not be easy against the high-flying visitors. As things stand, Leicester have 17 points from 19 games to be placed 15th in the standings, compared to the 30 points from 18 games to be sitting 7th in the table for Brighton.
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Leicester City will miss the majority of players due to injury for this clash. James Justin, Jonny Evans, Ricardo Pereira, Ryan Bertrand and Boubakary Soumare will miss this match, while questions remain over Ayoze Perez’s participation. However, the return of James Maddison and Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall could be a big positive for them.
Meanwhile, the notable absentee for Brighton would be in the form of Leandro Trossard. With a lot of speculations surrounding his future making the rounds, it is unlikely he will be involved in this game. Otherwise, they will continue to miss Jakub Moder.
Leicester City possible line-up: Ward, Castagne, Amartey, Faes, Thomas, Ndidi, Mendy, Tielemans, Albrighton, Barnes, Daka
Brighton & Hove Albion possible line-up: Sanchez, Gross, Dunk, Colwill, Estupinan, Caicedo, Mac Allister, March, Lallana, Mitoma, Welbeck
Brighton & Hove Albion
|Last 5 matches (all competitions)||Results|
|Brighton & Hove Albion beat Leicester City||5-2|
|Leicester City draw Brighton & Hove Albion||1-1|
|Leicester City beat Brighton & Hove Albion||3-2|
|Brighton & Hove Albion beat Leicester City||2-1|
|Brighton & Hove Albion lose to Leicester City||1-2|
The Premier League match between Leicester City and Brighton & Hove Albion will take place at King Power Stadium on Saturday at 8:30 pm IST.
The live telecast of the Premier League matches in India is available on the Star Sports network. Fans will also be able to watch the live streaming on Disney+ Hotstar and JioTV.
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