Leicester City PLAY Wolves within the Premier League on Tuesday evening
looking to reply from the frustration of only registering a 1-1 draw at Watford on Saturday.
Meanwhile, after their dramatic 2-1 conquer Arsenal, Brighton are going to be keen to determine further distance between themselves and therefore the relegation zone.
The Foxes still look odds-on to secure Champions League football despite letting a late lead slip for a 1-1 draw at Watford on
Saturday, but Brendan Rodgers has got to confirm his side don’t take their foot off the gas during the run-in.
As for Brighton, Graham Potter’s men sealed an important 2-1 comeback convert Arsenal on Saturday to spice up their survival
hopes – and another victory here would go an extended thanks to securing another season within the top flight.
At one stage on Saturday, Potter would are delighted with a seventh share of the spoils in relatively-quick succession, aware that each point counts at this stage of the campaign.
However, Neal Maupay’s superbly-taken winner, for his ninth goal of the campaign,
has eased the pressure on the South-coast outfit before meetings with Leicester and Manchester United.
With further tough tests to follow within the shape of Liverpool and Manchester City,
Potter will stress to his players that they still have many add front of them if they want to retain their Premier League status for an additional 12 months.
Leicester City vs Southampton Team News
Having been introduced as substitutes against Watford, Demarai Gray and Kelechi Iheanacho are pushing for starting roles on Tuesday night.
Ayoze Perez, who didn’t get on the pitch versus the Hornets, and Dennis Praet, after recovering from a calf injury, also are options for Rodgers.
However, Ricardo Pereira has been ruled out for the remainder of the season with a significant knee injury.
Solly March might be brought into the Brighton side after Aaron Mooy sustained an ankle injury against the Gunners, leading to his half-time withdrawal.
Unless Potter decides to shower his team after the relatively-short turnaround, the remainder of the starting lineup may remain an equivalent .
Leicester manager Brendan Rodgers has confirmed midfielder Dennis Praet has recovered from the calf strain that kept him out against Watford.
Ricardo Pereira and Daniel Amartey remain injury absentees for the Foxes.
Brighton head coach Graham Potter reported no fresh injuries but has suggested he may rotate his squad,
with Solly March and Dale Stephens among those pushing for recalls.
Winger Jose Izquierdo continues to be out thanks to a long-term knee problem.
Leicester City vs Southampton Line Up
Leicester City possible starting lineup:
Schmeichel; Justin, Evans, Soyuncu, Chilwell; Ndidi, Tielemans, Maddison; Gray, Iheanacho, Vardy
Brighton & Hove Albion possible starting lineup:
Ryan, Schelotto; Webster, Dunk, Burn; Propper, Bissouma; Gross, Trossard, March; Maupay
Leicester City vs Southampton H2H
Leicester have won four of their five Premier League meetings with Brighton, drawing the opposite .
Brighton’s most up-to-date victory against the Foxes in any competition was a 4-1 Championship triumph at the King Power Stadium in April 2014.
Leicester’s last league match to be played on a Tuesday was a 2-1 home victory over Brighton in February 2019.
Date, time and venue
Leicester City vs Southampton is scheduled for a 6pm BST kick-off on Tuesday, June 23, 2020.
The match will be behind closed doors at the King Power Stadium,
with no fans due to be present due to government guidelines regarding coronavirus.
How to watch Leicester City vs Southampton
TV channel: The match will be shown live on Sky Sports’ Premier League and Main Event channels with coverage from 5:30pm, and is available via Now TV with a day pass for £9.99.
Live stream: Sky Sports subscribers can stream the match online via SkyGo and the SkyGo app, with a mobile month pass available for £5.99.
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