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Thursday 18 February sees Leicester City travel to the Czech capital to play the first leg of the Europa League Round of 32. With both sides flying high domestically, this has the potential to be an exciting tie.

Prague comes into this game winning nine of their last 10 in domestic competitions. Their last lost in fact came in this competition as they fell victim to a 4-0 defeat at the hands of Bayer Leverkusen placing them second in their group.

On the other hand, The Foxes finished their group campaign off in style with a comfortable 2-0 victory over AEK Athens and fresh off their resounding win over Liverpool at the weekend Leicester will be oozing with confidence ahead of this fixture.

Team News

Leicester City

Brendan Rodgers’ side seems to be cursed with injuries this season just as he gets his first-team players back, he gets hit with another wave of injuries. Ayoze Perez will miss out with a knee injury he sustained against Liverpool, while Timothy Castagne, Wesley Fofana and Dennis Praet are all still unavailable with injury.

With the fixtures now piling up, it is unlikely we will see 90 minutes out of star man Jaime Vardy but he may make an appearance depending on the situation of the game

Slavia Prague

Prague is without any known injury concerns and are expected to put out a full-strength squad being 10 points clear at the top of their domestic league.

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