Top four rivals Leicester and Liverpool face off in the lunchtime Premier League clash this Saturday.

The Foxes drew with Wolves last weekend and going into this game a place and three points ahead of the Reds.

Leicester host Liverpool in the early Premier League match this weekend

Leicester host Liverpool in the early Premier League match this weekend

Jurgen Klopp’s men have lost their last two top-flight outings and were smashed by Manchester City last Sunday.

Both teams will be eager to win on Saturday before their rivals play as they chance a top-four finish, or better, this season.

Liverpool beat Leicester 3-0 at Anfield in November and have not lost to the East Midlanders since September 2017.

Leicester vs Liverpool: How to listen

This match will get under way at 12:30pm on Saturday, February 13.

Full coverage from the King Power will be exclusively live on talkSPORT, with our pre-match build-up starting at 11am.

Reshmin Choudhury will be your host and commentary will come from Sam Matterface and Dean Ashton.

To tune in, click the radio player below or HERE for the live stream.

Here are the other ways to listen…

App iPhone – Download from the Apple store

Android – Download from Google Play

Radio – talkSPORT is available across the United Kingdom via DAB digital radio and on 1089 or 1053 AM.

TV – Listen to talkSPORT through your TV on the following channels: Sky: Channel 0108 Virgin Media: Channel 927 Freeview: Channel 723 Freesat: Channel 731

Leicester vs Liverpool: Team news

Leicester star Jamie Vardy is fit to start this match having recovered from groin surgery.

Timothy Castagne is not yet ready to return after a hamstring injury while Wes Morgan, Dennis Praet and Wesley Fofana are still missing.

Ayoze Perez and James Justin are nursing still injury problems but should be fit to start.

Liverpool could had Premier League debuts to new defenders Ozan Kabak and/or Ben Davies.

Jordan Henderson is set to return to a midfield role having filled in at centre-back in recent weeks.

The Reds are still without Joel Matip, Virgil van Dijk and Joe Gomez in defence while Diogo Jota and Naby Keita are not ready to return either.

Diogo Jota helped Liverpool to a 3-0 win over Leicester in November

Diogo Jota helped Liverpool to a 3-0 win over Leicester in November

Leicester vs Liverpool: Match stats and facts

  • Leicester have lost their last three home Premier League games against Liverpool, their worst ever losing run in the league against the Reds.
  • Liverpool have won 12 of their last 17 Premier League matches against Leicester (D3 L2), winning six of their last seven against the Foxes.
  • Leicester haven’t lost four consecutive home top-flight matches against an opponent since a run of five defeats between 1999 and 2003 against Manchester United.
  • Leicester have lost 16 of their last 20 Premier League games against reigning champions (W2 D2), keeping just one clean sheet in that run. However, they have won two of their last four such games at home (L2), beating Chelsea in 2015-16 and Man City in 2018-19.
  • Liverpool are looking to win three consecutive away Premier League matches for the first time since winning eight in a row between November 2019 and February 2020.
  • Leicester have lost five home Premier League games this season, one more than they lost last season (4). Manager Brendan Rodgers has never lost six home league matches in a single season, also losing five in 2009-10 with Reading in the Championship.
  • Liverpool have lost consecutive league games for the first time under Jürgen Klopp – they’ve not lost three in a row in the Premier League since November 2014 when managed by Brendan Rodgers.
  • Managers who’ve previously managed Liverpool have lost their last 12 Premier League matches against the Reds by an aggregate score of 39-8. The last former Reds boss to win against them in the Premier League was Roy Hodgson in April 2012 with West Brom.
  • Leicester’s James Maddison has been involved in six goals in his last six Premier League home games (4 goals, 2 assists), as many as in his previous 31 at the King Power Stadium (3 goals, 3 assists).
  • Liverpool have failed to win five of their last 10 Premier League games in which Mohamed Salah has scored for them (W5 D3 L2). Before this, they had won 35 consecutive league games in which the Egyptian found the net, and only lost one of the previous 58 such matches.


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