Predicted Southampton and Leicester City line-ups

Southampton Football Club

Here is how we predict Southampton and Leicester City will line up for their match this weekend:

To be played on Saturday 17th October 2015 at 14:00. Venue: St. Mary's Stadium, Southampton

Odds: Southampton 3/4, Draw 11/4, Leicester 7/2

Southampton welcome Leicester City to St. Mary’s on Saturday as domestic action returns following the latest international break.

Last time out Southampton defeated Chelsea 3-1 in their own backyard to make an emphatic statement of intent while Leicester defeated Norwich City 2-1 to maintain their outstanding start to the campaign.

As things stand Southampton are ninth in the Premier League with 12 points from a possible 24 while Leicester are three points and four places better off.

In early team news, Southampton are without goalkeeper Fraser Forster due to a knee injury while defender Florin Gardos is suffering from the same problem.

Forward Shane Long has an ankle problem but he has a 75 per cent chance of featuring at the weekend.

As for Leicester, they are without Matty James and Nathan Dyer, both due to knee injuries.

A win for Leicester could see them finish the weekend as high as second depending on how other results go while Southampton will be targeting a return to the top five.

Southampton predicted lineup

  • Maarten Stekelenburg
  • Ryan Bertrand
  • Cédric Soares
  • Jose Fonte
  • Virgil van Dijk
  • Steven Davis
  • Sadio Mané
  • Oriol Romeu
  • Dusan Tadic
  • Victor Wanyama
  • Graziano Pellè

Leicester predicted lineup

  • Kasper Schmeichel
  • Christian Fuchs
  • Robert Huth
  • Wes Morgan
  • Danny Simpson
  • Marc Albrighton
  • Daniel Drinkwater
  • N'Golo Kanté
  • Jeffrey Schlupp
  • Shinji Okazaki
  • Jamie Vardy
 

Form Guide

Southampton Form

  • D
  • W
  • D
  • L
  • W
  • W

Leicester Form

  • D
  • D
  • W
  • D
  • L
  • W

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