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MATCH PREVIEW: LEICESTER CITY (A)

19 September 2018

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Huddersfield Town will look to take the positives out of the “best performances of the season” against Crystal Palace into the Premier League game against Leicester City on Saturday 22 September 2018; 3pm kick-off.

Town will travel to Leicester to battle the Foxes at the King Power Stadium looking for a first win at the ground since January 2012.

Leicester City currently sits 11th position in the Premier League table, seven spots higher than Town, and has won two matches this season over the Wolves and Southampton.

The Foxes come into this game off the back of a 4-2 defeat away at AFC Bournemouth that saw Captain Wes Morgan sent off.

French Manager Claude Puel currently holds the reigns at Leicester City. In his 41 games the Club has won 16, drawn 10 and lost 15.

The last time Town played Leicester City at the John Smith’s Stadium, the teams came out with one point each (1-1), however, lost 3-0 when the sides last met.

Leicester City’s starting line-up against AFC Bournemouth

GK – Kasper Schmeichel

LB – Ben Chilwell
CB – Harry Maguire
CB – Wes Morgan
RB – Ricardo Pereira

CM – Nampalys Mendy
CM – Wilfred Ndidi

LM – Demarai Gray
CAM – James Maddison
RM – Rachid Ghezzal

ST – Jamie Vardy

Key Players – FPL Form

James Maddison – 5.0

Maddison joined Leicester City in June 2018 for an undisclosed fee. The 21-year-old has since started every game for the Foxes and scored two goals. The attacking midfielder looks to unlock defences and has one assist to his name. He’s Leicester City’s top scorer in FPL.

Demarai Gray – 4.3

The 22-year-old winger has had made multiple international youth caps for England and Manager Claude Puel sees a future for the young star in his side. The left-winger, who has also played upfront this season, has scored one goal this season and had a stand out performance of nine FPL point in the Foxes’ win over Southampton.

Marc Albrighton – 4.0

Marc Albrighton joined Leicester City in 2014 after spending 14 years with Villa. Marc played a pivotal part to Leicester’s 2015/16 Premier League winning season playing in every home and away match. This season he’s scored consistent FPL points in his last four matches.

Team News – Leicester City

Leicester City will be without the suspended Wes Morgan who received to yellow cards against AFC Bournemouth.

FPL Injury News

Matty James – Achilles injury – Expected back 22 September 2018

Team News – Town

Huddersfield Town Head Coach David Wagner will provide the latest update on team news in his press conference on Friday 21 September 2018.

Tickets

Tickets are still available for the match at the King Power Stadium; CLICK HERE for full information.

Kit

Town will be wearing their red and black away striped shirts for Saturday’s Premier League clash against Leicester City at the King Power Stadium.

#HTTV

If you can’t make it to the game, why not listen to full commentary provided by BBC Radio Leeds via #HTTV? Click here to find out more.


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