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Leicester predicted lineup vs Rennes - Europa Conference League

Craig Vickers
Rodgers salutes the Leicester fans
Rodgers salutes the Leicester fans / Alex Livesey/GettyImages
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Leicester are targeting a fourth straight victory in all competitions as they entertain Rennes at the King Power Stadium in their Europa Conference League last 16 first leg tie.

Harvey Barnes' second half strike in Leicester's 1-0 win over Leeds lifted the Foxes to the cusp of the top half in the Premier League at the weekend, with attention quickly shifting back to matters on the European front.

After disappointment in the Europa League group stages Rodgers will be keen to go deep in this competition after downing Danish side Randers by a 7-2 aggregate scoreline in the previous round.

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


1. Goalkeeper & defenders

Kasper Schmeichel
Schmeichel celebrates / Visionhaus/GettyImages

Kasper Schmeichel (GK) - Has the Denmark international ever conceded a goal without immediately running to the referee to remonstrate?

Hamza Choudhury (RB) - Operated in a hybrid role against Leeds, often tucking infield to form part of a back three.

Daniel Amartey (CB) - Has been key to Leicester's improved defensive showings in recent weeks.

Caglar Soyuncu (CB) - The Turkish international has endured a nightmare season which he will be keen to put behind him heading into the final stretch of the campaign.

Luke Thomas (LB) - The 20-year-old is blossoming into a very impressive full back under Rodgers' watch.

2. Midfielders

Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall
Dewsbury-Hall been singled out for praise by his manager / MB Media/GettyImages

Wilfried Ndidi (CM) - Offers the perfect blend between defensive nous and confidence on the ball in midfield.

Youri Tielemans (CM) - The Belgian's contract expires at the end of next season and there has been no indications that the midfielder is keen to extend his stay at Leicester.

Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall (CM) - A future Leicester captain was Rodgers' assessment of the midfielder at the weekend.

3. Forwards

Ademola Lookman (RW) - His two assists propelled the Foxes to their 4-1 first leg win over Randers in the previous round.

Jamie Vardy (ST) - Netted on his return from injury against Burnley last midweek.

Harvey Barnes (LW) - Took his goal incredibly well against Leeds at the weekend, showing his mix of speed and poise in the penalty area.

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