Leicester City

Leicester predicted lineup vs Brentford - Premier League

Craig Vickers
Rodgers applauds the Leicester supporters
Rodgers applauds the Leicester supporters / Alex Livesey - Danehouse/GettyImages
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Leicester entertain Brentford in the Premier League as Brendan Rodgers looks to find consistency from his side heading into the business end of the season.

The Foxes sealed their place in the last eight of the Europa Conference League with a 3-2 aggregate victory over Rennes, with Wesley Fofana grabbing a goal on his first start this season.

Last weekend's 2-0 defeat at Arsenal brought an end to Leicester's three-game winning run, with Rodgers' side still languishing outside the top half in the Premier League.

Here's how the Foxes could line up this weekend.


1. Goalkeeper & defenders

Caglar Soyuncu
Soyuncu has impressed in recent weeks / Alex Pantling/GettyImages

Kasper Schmeichel (GK) - Hasn't quite hit the heights that he did last season in Leicester's FA Cup winning campaign.

Ricardo Pereira (RB) - Rodgers has admitted he has to be cautious with the Portuguese after an injury-disrupted last few months.

Daniel Amartey (CB) - A spate of fitness issues in central defence has forced him into the backline, but he has risen to the challenge.

Wesley Fofana (CB) - A brilliant moment as he marked his return to the starting XI after seven months out with a goal.

Luke Thomas (LB) - Still only 20-years-old, but he has made over 50 appearances for the Foxes already.

2. Midfielders

Youri Tielemans (CM) - The Belgian could replace Wilfried Ndidi in midfield, with the Nigerian a slight injury doubt.

Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall (CM) - A terrific talent, constantly weaving his way through defences with clever body feints and jinks.

James Maddison (AM) - Enjoying a renaissance after a quiet opening to the season, although he was underwhelming against Arsenal last weekend.

3. Forwards

Kelechi Iheanacho
Iheanacho celebrates / Michael Regan/GettyImages

Ademola Lookman (RW) - Teed up Fofana for his crucial goal in France in midweek. He offers pace and trickery on the wing.

Kelechi Iheanacho (ST) - Leicester's most prolific forward in the absence of Jamie Vardy, although Rodgers seems reluctant to fully unleash him.

Harvey Barnes (LW) - Has really stood out in recent weeks, scoring or assisting in six out of his last seven outings.



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