Leicester City - Watford Preview: Vardy hopes to inspire Foxes to victory with yet more goals
Jamie Vardy will be looking to continue his current scoring record on Saturday (Image: www.express.co.uk)

Leicester City play host to Watford this weekend, and they will be looking to keep a firm grip on a top four place.

Foxes fantastic record

The Foxes are unbeaten in their last four Premier League games, and have momentum on their side. They currently sit in third place, and have 22 points, only three behind leaders Manchester City.

Leicester have only lost one of their home games this season, and the Foxes will be confident of continuing thsi record on Saturday. Jamie Vardy and Riyad Mahrez will hold the key for Leicester with their impressive form being a big boost for the club this season.

Jamie Vardy looking for nine in a row

Watford will be travelling to the King Power stadium on Saturday looking to upset the home side. However, they will have to stop star striker Jamie Vardy who has the extra motivation of trying to equal Ruud Van Nistelrooy's all-time record, scoring in nine straight Premier League games.

Currently Leicester's and the Premier League's top goal scorer, Vardy will be looking to add to his current tally of 11 after recently securing an England call up. They play France in a friendly, and the young Englishman will be hoping to do enough to impress Roy Hodgson and earn a place in the starting 11.

Watford could be the team to defy the odds

Although Leicester have made the King Power somewhat of a fortress this season. Watford may just be the team to come and get a result against the high flyers.

The hornets have won their last two games in the Premier league, beating both West Ham and Stoke by a 2-0 scoreline. With some excellent form behind them, and a sound away record to match, Watford can head into the game with no fear.

Team News

Leicester boss Claudio Ranieri breathe a sigh of relief after both Vardy and Christian Fuchs were made available for the game against Watford. Both players had been struggling with slight injuries, but have now been declared fully fit. However, midfielder Matty James is still missing for the Foxes, but expected to return sometime around the new year. Apart from James, Leicester have no other problems to note.

Watford will be hoping that in-form striker Odion Ighalo and midfielder Jose Manuel Jurado can make the trip to the King Power stadium with both injury doubts. The only other notable casualty is Joel Ekstrand who remains sidelined with a knee injury sustained last season.

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