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Leicester City predicted lineup vs Crystal Palace - Premier League

Sean Walsh
Who should Brendan Rodgers select?
Who should Brendan Rodgers select? / Laurence Griffiths/GettyImages
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Leicester could end the weekend sitting ninth in the Premier League table if they are able to beat that spot's current occupiers in Crystal Palace.

The Foxes welcome the Eagles to the King Power Stadium off the back of a frustrating 0-0 draw with PSV in the quarter-finals of the Europa Conference League.

Brendan Rodgers will likely want to prioritise the return leg in Eindhoven next Thursday, so here is the side that could be selected to take on Palace.


Leicester City predicted lineup vs Crystal Palace

1. Goalkeeper & defenders

Wesley Fofana
Fofana's return has come at an opportune time for Leicester / Catherine Ivill/GettyImages

Kasper Schmeichel (GK) - Still going strong at 35 years of age.

James Justin (RB) - Replaced Ricardo Pereira as a second-half substitute on Thursday so should get the nod from the off here.

Wesley Fofana (CB) - Has looked impressive since his return from a broken leg and will be keen for some more minutes.

Caglar Soyuncu (CB) - Missed the PSV draw with illness but has since returned to training and should be able to afford Jonny Evans a rest.

Luke Thomas (LB) - Timothy Castagne played the full 90 in midweek over the 20-year-old, don't be surprised to see some further rotation here.

2. Midfielders

Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall
Growing in importance / MB Media/GettyImages

Hamza Choudhury (DM) - Played a lot of minutes in defence this season but with Wilfried Ndidi out for the season and Nampalys Mendy a doubt, Leicester might require him to start in midfield.

Youri Tielemans (CM) - Persistently linked with a move away this summer but isn't letting it have a detrimental effect on his form.

Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall (CM) - Has emerged as a key cog in Rodgers' system this season.

3. Forwards

Harvey Barnes
Barnes hasn't put up amazing numbers this season / Alex Pantling/GettyImages

James Maddison (RW) - Will probably be shunted out wide in place of Marc Albrighton. Quietly putting together an impressive season.

Patson Daka (CF) - Often rotated with Kelechi Iheanacho given Jamie Vardy's injury struggles this season.

Harvey Barnes (LW) - Somehow only scored three Premier League goals this season and will no doubt be looking to add to that tally.

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