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PREVIEW: Leicester - Southampton team news, stats, how to watch Premier League on TV and stream online

Here’s all the information you need to know as Southampton visit Leicester City in game 18 of the Premier League season

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HOW TO WATCH, STREAM LEICESTER CITY VS SOUTHAMPTON AND OTHER PREMIER LEAGUE GAMES:

Date/time: 16/1/2020, 20:00 (UK), 15:00 ET, 12:00 PT (USA)

Venue: King Power Stadium, Leicester, UK

How to watch Leicester City vs Southampton on TV

UK: BT Sport

USA: Peacock

Canada: Streaming only on DAZN. See below for more information.

Check out LiveSoccerTV for alternatives.

How to legally stream Leicester City vs Southampton online

UK: BT Sport

USA: Peacock, Fubo.TV (Watch EVERY Southampton game in the USA with a high-quality and legal stream, click here to sign up for a free Fubo.TV trial and benefit from a discount for new members)

Canada: DAZN (Watch EVERY Saints match in Canada with a high-quality, legal stream with DAZN. Click here to start your free DAZN trial to watch Premier League soccer)

Check out LiveSoccerTV for alternatives.

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Leicester City vs Southampton team news

Both Southampton and Leicester City have managed to keep pace with the Premier League’s biggest teams so far this season and a victory for either side will have big implications at the top of the table.

Tonight’s visitors Southampton have some selection issues, though.

Saints boss Ralph Hasenhuttl is likely to miss top striker Danny Ings, who has netted seven times for Southampton so far this season, after the England International tested positive for COVID-19 following Saints’ 1-0 win over Liverpool.


Southampton injury news: Saints missing up to SIX players for Leicester trip

Leicester injury news: Jamie Vardy and James Maddison expected to return for Saints game

Saints news: Danny Ings a doubt for Leicester after positive coronavirus test


Elsewhere, Southampton will be missing key personnel such as Jannik Vestergaard, Nathan Redmond and Moussa Djenepo.

Even some of Southampton’s youthful back-up options are affected with Michael Obafemi and Nathan Tella both ruled out of the Leicester game.

Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers has some more positive team news than his counterpart.

Foxes dangermen Jamie Vardy and James Maddison are expected to return to the first team tonight after they missed the club’s FA Cup third round fixture at Stoke City last weekend.

Belgium international Dennis Praet is out for the foreseeable future, though, as he has a hamstring injury.


Leicester City vs. Southampton pre-match stats

Head-to-head

  • Southampton won 2-1 in the corresponding fixture last January, having suffered a club record 9-0 home defeat against Leicester less than three months earlier.
  • Saints are unbeaten on their past four visits to Leicester, winning the last two.
  • The away team has won the last four Premier League matches.

Leicester City

  • Leicester are unbeaten in four league matches (W2, D2), their longest such run of the season.
  • However, they have won just one of their past four home league games (D1, L2).
  • The Foxes have lost four of their eight league fixtures at the King Power Stadium so far this season, as many as in the entirety of 2019-20.
  • In fact, only 31% of Leicester’s points this season have been earned in home games, the lowest percentage in the division.
  • Leicester haven’t won their first two top-flight league matches of the year since 1984.
  • Two of Jamie Vardy’s 11 league goals this season have come at home.

Southampton

  • Saints could set a club top-flight record of eight consecutive away fixtures unbeaten.
  • They have lost just one of their past seven league games (W3, D3).
  • Southampton are looking to keep four Premier League clean sheets in a row for the first time since a run of six in January and February 2016.
  • They have kept an unsurpassed eight Premier League clean sheets this season, just one short of their total in 2019-20.
  • However, Ralph Hasenhuttl’s side have scored just one goal in their past four league games.

Stats provided by BBC Sport


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