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Table toppers Leicester travel to Anfield tomorrow evening in a first against second matchup, can the foxes capitalise on the injury-stricken, reigning champions.

The two sides have been completely ravaged by injury this season, resulting in both teams having to put out make-shift defences on numerous occasions so far in this campaign.

Liverpool did the double over Leicester last season and haven’t suffered defeat to Leicester since 2017, nonetheless Jurgen Klopp is fully aware of the danger Brendan Rodgers’ side poses.

The Liverpool boss had this to say about the foxes main man Jamie Vardy. “His technical level is really good as well – not only finishing, but first touch and all these kind of things. Jamie is a proper, proper player, I have to say.”.

Team news:

Defending champions Liverpool are without club captain Jordan Henderson and fellow Englishman Joe Gomez after they both succumbed to injury on international duty. The reds are also without top-scorer Mohammed Salah due to two positive coronavirus tests while representing Egypt, as well young superstar Trent Alexander-Arnold who’s still out with a calf issue.

The foxes welcome back Timothy Castagne who has missed the previous four games because of a hamstring issue and may feature for Leicester. Caglar Soyuncu and Wilfred Ndidi are still side-lined with groin problems but Leicester fans will be delighted to hear Ricardo Pereira is back in training after suffering an ACL rupture eight months ago and could possibly make the Leicester bench.

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