Liverpool vs Leicester: Prediction, kick-off time, TV, live stream, team news, h2h results, odds today

Liverpool vs Leicester: Prediction, kick-off time, TV, live stream, team news, h2h results, odds today

Leicester travel to Anfield today for a festive Premier League fixture with Liverpool.

It's been a tough first half of the season for the Reds, but they can head into 2022 on the right track with another victory. Leicester, meanwhile, looked to be improving last month only to be hammered 3-0 by oil-rich Newcastle in their first game back after the World Cup break.

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Leicester have a good recent record against Liverpool and Brendan Rodgers will know another victory over his former club will reduce the mounting pressure on his job.

Date, kick-off time and venue

Liverpool vs Leicester is scheduled for an 8pm GMT kick-off on Friday, December 30, 2022.

The match will take place at Anfield, Liverpool.

Where to watch Liverpool vs Leicester

TV channel: In the UK, the match will be televised live on Sky Sports.

Live stream: Fans can also catch the game live online via the Sky Go app and website.

Live blog: You can follow all the action on matchday via Standard Sport’s live blog.

Liverpool vs Leicester team news

Liverpool will have Ibrahima Konate back in their squad after an extended break after the World Cup, otherwise it is a case of as you were for Jurgen Klopp.

Both James Milner, Curtis Jones and Roberto Firmino hope to be back early in the new year, while Luis Diaz, Diogo Jota and Arthur are longer-term absentees. Incoming new signing Cody Gakpo will be ineligible to play.

Leicester will again be without James Maddison, who continues to struggle with a knee injury despite going to the World Cup and is in London seeing a specialist. Dennis Praet is nursing a back complaint.

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Liverpool vs Leicester prediction

Liverpool could - and should - have beaten Aston Villa by a bigger scoreline than 3-1, only for Darwin Nunez to miss a hatful of chances. I can’t see that happening again - well, maybe the Nunez bit I can - so this should be another straightforward victory.

Leicester look desperate at the moment and heading to Anfield is arguably the second-toughest fixture of the season for most teams - after away at the Etihad. A big January awaits.

Liverpool to win 3-0.

Head to head (h2h) history and results

Liverpool wins: 53

Draws: 25

Leicester wins: 41

Leicester have won two of the last three league games between the teams.

Liverpool vs Leicester match odds

Liverpool: 3/10

Draw: 9/2

Leicester: 9/1

Odds via Betfair (subject to change).