Key moments so far
- Leicester will be hoping to cement their place in the top half of the Premier League table.
- Saints looking to close the gap on Swansea, and move a step closer to safety.
- King Power Stadium, 7:45pm BST
- Leicester City vs Saints
Cédric monitoring Chilwell
The full-back is continuing to get forward down the left, but is well marshalled by Saints' equivalent. Looks a threat on the counter, plenty of pace in wide areas for Leicester!
Leicester enjoying possession...
The old partnership linking once again! Jamie Vardy lays the ball off to Riyad Mahrez, who didn't quite connect with the shot. Alex McCarthy gathers comfortably enough.
Whipped in by the midfielder, up and then away by Jamie Vardy. Tadić was fouled in the preamble, but the danger is cleared.
We're off! 😇
Leicester City get us under way. Come on, you Saints!
Teams take to the field!
Both sides are out at the King Power. We're minutes away from kick-off here! We'll have live game updates for you, and don't forget you can also listen to our free commentary of the match!19.43
Final preparations complete 👊
We're nearly ready at the King Power...19.40
we need fighters and we need people who want to sacrifice. everyone here wants to do that, and that is a good thing.pierre-emile højbjergahead of tonight's foxes clash
Saints are in the building! 👊
Watch as Southampton arrived at the King Power earlier this evening.19.07
Mark Hughes names an unchanged side from last weekend's cruel defeat to Chelsea, but midfielder Steven Davis returns on the bench for Saints!18.55
LEICESTER CITY TEAM
Starting XI: Hamer (GK), Chilwell, Gray, Iheanacho, Vardy (c), Albrighton, Silva, Maguire, Dragović, Ndidi, Mahrez.
Subs: Jakupović, Simpson, Fuchs, Morgan, Choudhury, Barnes, Diabaté.18.51
SOUTHAMPTON XI CONFIRMED
Starting XI: McCarthy (GK), Cédric, Hoedt, Yoshida, Bednarek, Bertrand (c), Romeu, Højbjerg, Ward-Prowse, Tadić, Long.
Team News: 6:45pm ⏰
Not long to wait until Mark Hughes's team for tonight is revealed, and we'll have all the news for you here as soon as it's confirmed!18.25
You've got to stick your chest out and say to yourself as an individual that you're going to turn this situation around, and i sense that there's a real determination to do that.mark hugheson his player's mindset
Hard at work 👊
Take a look at how Southampton's players have been preparing for tonight's face-off with Leicester City!14.58
We've got a number of games coming up against teams we feel give us a good opportunity to get more points on the board, and that's what we'll strive to do!Mark Hughesfocussing on premier league safety
Welcome to Matchday Live!
Ben Hamer (GK)
Jamie Vardy (C)
Alex McCarthy (GK)
Ryan Bertrand (C)
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