Leicester City will square up against Liverpool in the EFL Cup this evening by 19:45. Most of the teams will want to rest some players for the third round of the EFL Cup, while some few non starters will feature in todays game.
Jürgen Klopp has confirmed there will be starts for Marko Grujic, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Danny Ward for today’s game, Sadio Mane will not play as he sits out the second game of his three-match ban, while Leicester’s Jamie Vardy is a major doubt, the striker picked up a groin problem in the draw at Huddersfield while Matty James (Achilles), Robert Huth (ankle) and Christian Fuchs (eye) are out.
Oxlade-Chamberlain is set for a maiden start since joining the Reds from Arsenal on transfer deadline day while striker Dominic Solanke and full-back Jon Flanagan are also expected to play some part as manager Jurgen Klopp makes a number of changes from the sides that drew with Sevilla and Burnley.
Liverpool drew at home to Burnley while Leicester also dropped points on the road, getting a draw when they visited Huddlesfield.
Head to Head
Leicester City – 2
Liverpool – 2
draw – 1