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

Matt O'Connor-Simpson
Leicester are favourites to progress
Leicester are favourites to progress / Matthew Lewis/GettyImages

Leicester travel to Danish Cup winners Randers on Thursday for the second leg of the pair's Europa Conference League playoff.

The Foxes won the first game comfortably, coasting to a 4-1 victory courtesy of goals from Wilfred Ndidi, Harvey Barnes, Patson Daka and Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall.

This puts them in the driving seat to progress, but Randers boss Thomas Thomasberg - what a name, by the way - will be keen for his charges to do themselves justice in front of a sellout crowd.

Here is everything you need to know about the game...

How to watch Randers vs Leicester City on TV/live stream

When is kick off? Thursday 24 February, 17:45 (GMT)
Where is the match being played? Randers Stadium
TV channel/live stream? BT Sport (UK), Peacock Premium (US)
Highlights? BT Sport YouTube channel
Referee? Irfan Peljto

Randers team news

In the three years I've worked for 90min I have never had the luxury of being able to definitively put the starting XI into one of these previews.

However, in his press conference on Wednesday, Thomasberg spilled the beans to the two journalists present, revealing that Stephen Odey for Alhaji Kamara would the only change from the first leg. Thanks a lot mate.

Leicester team news

Leicester's starting XI is much harder to predict. Ryan Bertrand, Jamie Vardy, Timothy Castagne and Jonny Evans will not feature, while Wesley Fofana is out too - despite returning to training this week.

Harvey Barnes missed out on the Foxes' loss to Wolves at the weekend but should be okay to play here, while Ricardo Pereira is unlikely to travel. How much Rodgers rotates the side remains to be seen.

Randers vs Leicester score prediction

Leicester have not won many games recently so although the tie is pretty much done, Rodgers will still be eager for them to put on a good show against the underdogs.

As a result, the Foxes are likely to field a pretty strong side which gives Randers little chance of avoiding defeat on Thursday.

Saying that, don't put it past them to score again, particularly if they get a corner. Leicester have been very accommodating from set pieces all season and there's little sign of that changing any time soon.

Prediction: Randers 1-3 Leicester

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