Premier League

Leicester vs West Ham: TV channel, live stream, team news & prediction

Craig Vickers
West Ham celebrate
West Ham celebrate / Bryn Lennon/GettyImages

In a week that West Ham have hit the headlines for all of the wrong reasons, the Hammers travel to face Leicester looking to boost their top four hopes in the Premier League.

David Moyes has been wrestling with the issue of Kurt Zouma after a video emerged on social media of the Frenchman kicking a cat.

In the meantime, the Hammers were victorious in midweek after Jarrod Bowen's second-half strike downed Watford, and they face a Leicester side this weekend who are winless in the Premier League since December.

Here's everything you need to know about the game.

How to watch Leicester vs West Ham on TV/live stream

When is kick off? Sunday 13 February, 16:30 (GMT)
Where is it being played? King Power Stadium
What TV channel is it on? Sky Sports Main Event (UK), fuboTV (US)
Highlights? Sky Sports Football YouTube channel, BBC Match of the Day 2 (22:30)
Referee? Michael Oliver
VAR? Chris Kavanagh

Leicester team news

Timothy Castagne is approaching a return for the Foxes, although this weekend may come too soon for the Belgian.

Elsewhere, Rodgers is dealing with a spate of long-term injuries, which includes Jamie Vardy, Ryan Bertrand and Wesley Fofana. Jonny Evans is also unlikely to return until next month.

Read Leicester's predicted lineup here

West Ham team news

Kurt Zouma was this week 'fined the maximum amount' by the club after a video emerged of the Frenchman kicking a cat, although David Moyes has confirmed that he will again select the defender for this clash.

Meanwhile, Arthur Masuaku is set to miss out with a knee problem, while Angelo Ogbonna is a long-term absentee after sustaining a cruciate ligament injury earlier this season.

Read West Ham's predicted lineup here

Leicester vs West Ham head-to-head record

Michail Antonio
Antonio celebrates a cardboard cut-out of himself / Michael Regan/GettyImages

The Hammers have defeated Leicester on each of the last three occasions they have met, scoring ten times in the process.

The reverse fixture in August produced one of the Hammers' most attacking displays under Moyes, with Michail Antonio hitting a brace before producing a cardboard cut-out of himself in the celebrations in a 4-1 victory.

West Ham also boast a strong record at the King Power Stadium having tasted defeat just once - a 4-1 defeat in January 2020 - in the East Midlands since Leicester moved home in the 2000s.

Leicester vs West Ham score prediction

Jarrod Bowen
Bowen has been in fine form for West Ham this term / Marc Atkins/GettyImages

Buoyed by their midweek victory over Watford which boosted their Champions League hopes, West Ham will fancy their chances against a Leicester side in turmoil.

Rodgers let rip at his players after their FA Cup horror show against Nottingham Forest last week and he will expect a strong response against a side who Leicester typically measure themselves against.

Expect the Foxes to monopolise possession, but a vulnerable defence will be exposed by a quality Hammers attack.

Prediction: Leicester 1-2 West Ham