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Man City vs Leicester City: Reds hoping for favour from Brendan Rodgers

LFC Globe
6th May 2019
Brendan Rodgers & Jamie Vardy
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Man City vs Leicester stream links available - Watch live as face Leicester for a crucial Premier League clash at the Etihad.

Man City vs Leicester

‣ 6 May 2019
‣ Etihad
‣ Premier League
‣ KO: 8pm (BST)

Those on the red half of Merseyside will have all eyes at the Etihad on Monday night as host Leicester in a huge Premier League clash.

With Liverpool beating Newcastle in dramatic late fashion on Saturday evening, the onus is on Pep Guardiola's side to earn all three points against the Foxes.

Former Reds manager Brendan Rodgers could do his old side a huge favour by taking points off City, with Liverpool two points above the reigning champions as it stands heading into the final weekend.

Man City vs Leicester Stream

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Man City remain huge favourites for the title after showing tremendous form this year, winning their last 12 league games and scoring 27 goals in the process.

However, Leicester are more than capable of springing a surprise, as witnessed by the reverse fixture against City at the King Power Stadium in December, where they won 2-1 after goals from Marc Albrighton and Ricardo Pereira.

There's a feeling in Liverpool that this weekend could be the one where something finally gives in the title race, and with the Reds doing their job at St. James Park, it is now up to City to show they can deliver under pressure.

Team News

Man City vs Leicester

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will be without midfielder Kevin De Bruyne, who is still on the sidelines after suffering a hamstring injury against last month.

Guardiola is also likely to be without Fernandinho, who is a major doubt for the fixture with a knee injury sustained against .

Ilkay Gundogan, Bernardo Silva and David Silva are likely to form City's midfield, with Sergio Aguero partnering Raheem Sterling and Leroy Sane in attack.

With question marks over the fitness of left-back Benjamin Mendy, youngster Oleksandr Zinchenko should continue in the back-line.

Meanwhile, Rodgers is without any fresh injury concerns for the clash, with only Daniel Amartey and Matty James missing from his provisional squad.

Wes Morgan is back fit, however former Man United defender Jonny Evans could retain his place alongside Harry Maguire at the heart of defence.

James Maddison has impressed during his debut season this year and the midfielder is likely to support the prolific Jamie Vardy in attack, with the striker looking for his 32nd goal against top-six opposition since his league debut.

Confirmed Teams

Updated at 7:00pm (BST)

Man City vs Leicester

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Man City: Ederson, Walker, Kompany, Laporte, Zinchenko, Gundogan, Silva, Foden, Sterling, Bernardo, Aguero.

Substitutes: Muric, Danilo, Stones, Sané, Mahrez, Otamendi, Jesus.

Leicester: Schmeichel, Ricardo, Evans, Maguire, Chilwell, Ndidi, Tielemans, Choudhury, Albrighton, Maddison, Vardy.

Substitutes: Ward, Morgan, Fuchs, Mendy, Barnes, Gray, Iheanacho.

UK and USA Streaming

Manchester City vs Leicester

vs is live in the United Kingdom on Sky Sports Premier League and Sky Sports Main Event. Sky Sports is available on Sky channel 401 and Virgin Media channel 501.

Supporters in the United States can watch the match on NBC Sports Network at 3pm EST.

Worldwide TV Streaming

For viewers across the globe, please refer to the list below for channels showing the game worldwide.

Eurosport Player Sweden, beIN SPORTS 2 New Zealand, Setanta Sports Eurasia +, Eurosport Player Denmark, Cytavision Sports 1, Eleven Sports 2 Belgium, Kanal 9 Sweden, Sky HD, ESPN no Brasil, Ziggo Sport Voetbal, Arena Sport BIH, STV 2, Cytavision Sports HD, PPTV Sport China, Watch ESPN Brasil, 6’eren, Diema Sport 2,beIN SPORTS CONNECT, Viaplay Norway, TDM Des, Viasat Sport, DAZN, Eleven Sports 2 Belgium, Klik SPORT, beIN Sports HD 11, Viasat 4 Norway, Viaplay Finland, Blue To Go Video Everywhere, ESPN3 Sur, Eleven Sports 2 Poland, Stod 2 Sport, Sport TV1, Arena Sport 1 Serbia, beIN Sports Connect New Zealand, ESPN Play Sur, beIN SPORTS 2, DAZN Italy, Arena Sport 6 Croatia, Nova Sport 1.

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