Leicester City vs Crystal Palace Preview: How to watch, kick-off time, team news, predicted lineups
Wilfred Ndidi (left) hunts down possession of the ball. 

Leicester City host Crystal Palace in the Premier league at the King Power Stadium as the foxes look to go 7 points clear of 5th placed West Ham United. 

Palace on the other hand have nothing to play for with safety all but secured.

Brendan Rodgers's men will be hungry to finish the season well after the collapse in the last campaign which saw Leicester fall outside of the champions league places on the final day.

Leicester put West Brom to the sword on Thursday evening displaying a near perfect performance winning 3-0. Iheanacho continued his rich vain of form whilst Vardy and Jonny Evans also scored.

Palace were beaten well in their last fixture after Champions league semi-finalists Chelsea secured a 4-1 away victory. 

Team News

Ricardo Pereira may well return to the side after he was left out on Thursday evening with a 'tight calf'.

Wesley Fofana came off early in the second half against West Brom as a precaution after fasting for Ramadan.

Gary Cahill is likely to make a return to the squad after a minor injury.

Jeffrey Schlupp, Mamadou Sakho and James Tomkins returned to training within the last week and should all be available to play. 

Predicted Line-ups

Leicester City: Schmeichel, Castagne, Fofana, Evans, Soyuncu, Thomas, Ndidi, Tielemans, Maddison, Iheanacho , Vardy.

Crystal Palace: Guaita, Ward, Kouyate, Cahill, Van Aanholt, Milivojevic, Riedewald, Eze, Ayew, Zaha, Benteke.

Verdict

Crystal Palace are winless in the last three premier league games vs Leicester City. Their last win came in a 4-1 victory away at the King Power back in February 2019. 

Kelechi Iheanacho's form of late has given teams a different threat to focus on with Jamie Vardy turning provider more often than not. The Nigerian is Leicester City's top goalscorer in all competitions with 16 goals. 

However, in the last meeting between these two sides Iheanacho had a game to forget after missing countless chances as well as a penalty in a 1-1 draw. He will be keen to avenge this performance in which he received a lot of criticism. 

Wilfried Zaha will be the major threat for Palace, and whether it be Castagne or Ricardo at right-back, they will have to be on their A-game. 

Leicester will have too much for the eagles and it may be a tough afternoon for the visitors, with Maddison back fit he will be keen to get back on the scoresheet with the Euros fast approaching. 

Score Prediction: 3-0

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How to watch

The Match kicks off at 8pm GMT on Monday evening.

It will be broadcasted on Sky Sports. 

Alternatively, you can follow all the live updates on the Vavel website and or Twitter page @LeicesterVAVEL. 

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