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Leicester City will play their first English Premier League game of the year on Wednesday when they host Tottenham Hotspur.

Leicester come into the game having only played once in the new year – a 4-1 home victory over Watford in the FA Cup third round.

The Foxes are in 10th place with 25 points from 18 games, four less than league leaders Manchester City.

Tottenham on the other hand are in sixth with 33 points after the same number of games as their opponents.

With rivals Arsenal sitting just two points ahead, having played two more matches, Tottenham will be keen to take three points back to London and climb into the top five. Who will come out on top in this encounter? 

What time does Leicester vs Tottenham start?

The game kicks off at 19.30 UTC at the King Power Stadium.

Leicester vs Tottenham team news

The hosts have a host of notable names that will miss the match with the likes of Jamie Vardy, Wesley Fofana, Johnny Evans and Ricardo Pereyra all injured.

Kelechi Iheanacho, Wilfred Ndidi and Nampalys Mendy are at the Africa Cup of Nations.

Zambian Patson Daka will lead the attacking line for the home side, supported by James Maddison and Harvey Barnes. Son Heung-min has been ruled out through injury but Harry Kane and Lucas Moura are more than capable to lead the forward line

Leicester vs Tottenham head to head

The visitors have won 13 times out of the 26 matches played between these two sides, compared to Leicester’s 9 wins.

The remaining four games have resulted in a stalemate, the last one coming over 5 years ago.

Leicester vs Tottenham current form

The home team have won three times in their last five games, lost once and drawn another.

Meanwhile, Spurs have lost twice, including their last game against Chelsea. They have also won two in that run.

Leicester vs Tottenham prediction

The foxes are undoubtedly more fresh than their opponents and this could work in their favour. They could potentially edge Spurs on the night.





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