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Leicester City vs Southampton: How to watch on TV live stream, kick-off time, team news & predictions

Grey Whitebloom
Leicester haven't lost to Southampton since January 2020
Leicester haven't lost to Southampton since January 2020 / Malcolm Couzens/GettyImages
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Leicester City host Southampton on Saturday afternoon in a meeting between two sides still waiting for their first Premier League win of the season.

Both have earned a draw and a defeat while shipping a league-high six goals at this embryonic stage of the campaign. The Foxes finished on the wrong side of a 4-2 thriller away to Arsenal last weekend while Southampton overturned a two-goal deficit to draw with Leeds.

Here's everything you need to know about the meeting of this pair.


Where are Leicester vs Southampton playing?

  • Location: Leicester, England
  • Stadium: King Power Stadium
  • Date: Saturday 20 August
  • Kick-off Time: 15:00 BST / 10:00 EST / 07:00 PST
  • VAR: Michael Oliver
  • Referee: Michael Salisbury

Where can you watch Leicester vs Southampton in the UK?

Channel: BT Sport Score (Studio Updates Only)
Channel: BBC Final Score (Studio Updates Only)
Broadcast Time: 15:00 (BST)

Where can you watch Leicester vs Southampton in the United States?

Channel: NBC Universo
Streaming Service: NBC Sports
Streaming Service: Peacock Premium
Broadcast Time EST: 10:00
Broadcast Time PST: 07:00

Where can you watch Leicester vs Southampton in Canada?

Streaming Service: fuboTV
Broadcast Time (EST): 10:00

Where can you watch Leicester vs Southampton Highlights?

Channel: Sky Football
Channel: BBC Match of the Day
Stream: Sky Football YouTube channel


H2H Results (Last Five Games)

Leicester: 3 Wins
Southampton: 0 Wins
Draws: 2

Current Form (Last Five Games)

Leicester: WWWDL
Southampton: DWLLD


Leicester team news

Leicester's treatment room is still populated by the trio of Harvey Barnes, Ryan Bertrand and Ricardo Pereira. While Barnes and Bertrand are expected to shake off knee injuries by September, the luckless Ricardo isn't likely to return from surgery on his Achilles until February.

Injury isn't the only factor governing Brendan Rodgers' team selection as Chelsea are readying an improved offer for Wesley Fofana. What happens with the Blues' third bid remains to be seen.

Leicester predicted lineup vs Southampton

Leicester Starting 11: Ward; Fofana, Evans, Amartey; Castagne, Tielemans, Ndidi, Dewsbury-Hall, Justin; Maddison; Vardy.
Bench: Iversen, Soyuncu, Albrighton, Iheanacho, Perez, Daka, Mendy, Praet, Thomas.


Southampton team news

Lyanco overcame a fitness concern last week to make Southampton's bench against Leeds. Long-term absentee Tino Livramento isn't expected to grace the grass of a Premier League pitch until after 2023 rolls around. Theo Walcott may well have acquired match fitness by then but isn't set to be available this weekend.

Given the transformative impact they provided off the bench, Ralph Hasenhuttl may be tempted to start the likes of Sekou Mara and Joe Aribo this Saturday.

Southampton predicted lineup vs Leicester

Southampton Starting 11: Bazunu; Bella Kotchap, Stephens, Salisu; Walker-Peters, Ward-Prowse, Lavia, Djenepo; Aribo, Mara; A. Armstrong
Bench: McCarthy, Lyanco, Bednarek, Romeu, Elyounoussi, S. Armstrong, Adams, Diallo, Valery


Leicester vs Southampton score prediction

Leicester swatted Southampton aside with a 4-1 win at the King Power in the final game of last season.

Given their glaring lack of outfield personnel overhaul in the intervening months, Leicester certainly have the side to extend Southampton's winless run in the division to nine matches this weekend.

Prediction: Leicester 2-1 Southampton


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