Leicester City combat West Ham United at the King Power Stadium on Wednesday, with the Foxes looking to arrest their recent run of poor form.
West Ham, on the opposite hand, have seen a marked improvement since David Moyes was reinstated as manager,
taking four points from their last three Premier League matches.
Leicester are in urgent got to get their mojo back. Their title hopes seem almost over, but a minimum of a possible top-three finish is stil in their radar.
But to stay hold of that, the team must return to their winning ways.
Considering home advanatge, desperation, and therefore the struggles of West Ham on the road, the Foxes get the whip hand this match-day.
Following defeat to Sheffield United, David Moyes’ side had to accept a draw against Everton at the weekend,
with fans staging a peaceful protest against the club’s ownership before kick-off.
They still hover perilously on the brink of the relegation zone and can hope to require advantage of a Leicester side that,
while still third within the table, have suffered rare consecutive defeats at the hands of Southampton and Burnley.
Follow newgersy.com for Team news, key stats and prediction before Leicester vs West Ham within the Premier League on Wednesday (kick-off 7.30pm).
Leicester City vs West Ham United Team News
Leicester will still be without the impressive Wilfred Ndidi, for whom this match will likely come every week early.
A player that would have acted as an able deputy, Daniel Amartey,
continues his long road to recovery following the broken ankle he sustained against West Ham in October 2018.
The Ghana international has been back certain surgery this month and remains how off a full return.
West Ham attackers Michail Antonio and Felipe Anderson will face fitness tests
before the sport to guage their availability for this match, after both sat out Saturday’s draw with Everton.
Andriy Yarmolenko is additionally closing in on a return, but is unlikely to be ready for this match,
while Lukasz Fabianski might be back from his thigh injury before the top of the month.
Jack Wilshere and Ryan Fredericks are likely to be long run absentees, with both expected to be back in contention for starts next month.
Leicester City midfielder Wilfred Ndidi is nearing a return after three matches out
with a knee injury and should be included within the match-day squad.
Hamza Choudhury and Ben Chilwell should feature after being overlooked against Burnley.
West Ham forward Felipe Anderson has been ruled out for a month with a back injury,
while Andriy Yarmolenko won’t be available until mid-February.
Michail Antonio is about to miss a fifth game with a thigh problem.
Leicester City vs West Ham United Line Up
Leicester City possible starting lineup:
Schmeichel; Pereira, Evans, Soyuncu, Fuchs; Mendy, Tielemans, Maddison; Perez, Vardy, Barnes
West Ham United possible starting lineup:
Randolph; Zabaleta, Diop, Ogbonna, Cresswell; Snodgrass, Rice, Noble, Fornals, Lanzini; Haller
Leicester City vs West Ham Head-to-head (h2h)
The last time these two met, Leicester won on the road, 1-2.
Five of the previous six wins visited the Foxes.
At this venue, the guests have won just twice this past 20 years .
Since 2004, just one occasion have Leicester did not find the rear of internet reception .
How to watch Leicester City vs West Ham United
The match will not be broadcast live in the UK.
You can follow all the action with NewGersy Sport’s LIVE blog, however.