Liverpool face Leicester at the King Power Stadium this weekend in MD 4, a tricky test for Jurgen Klopp’s table toppers. Despite losing to Manchester United on the opening day of the season, Claude Puel’s Leicester bounced back with wins over Wolves and Southampton- victories that one might say to be a tad lucky given how well their opponents played. Nevertheless, with six points from 3 games, Leicester are 7th in the table going into Round 4.
Here is what the pundits say for Leicester vs Liverpool
Mark Lawrenson: Lawro reckons Liverpool will drop points this weekend and says this will end in a 1-1 draw. His celebrity opponent for this round, radio host Greg James, however thinks Liverpool will continue their 100% record and will win 2-0 at the King Power. Continue reading
Leicester City have agreed a fee with Liverpool for the transfer of goalkeeper Danny Ward. The Welsh keeper, No.3 at the Reds behind Lorius Karius and Simon Mignolet, will now discuss personal terms with Leicester after the Foxes agreed a £10m fee for the Reds.
It remains to be seen whether Leicester see Ward as a potential replacement for Kasper Schmeichel, who has been linked with moves to Chelsea and Roma, or as a backup option for the Danish international.
Liverpool are themselves close to signing Roma’s Alisson Becker.
Ward signed for Liverpool in 2012 but has only made 3 first team appearances for the Reds.
A fabulous goal from Daniel Drinkwater and two for Jamie Vardy saw Liverpool crash to a 3-1 defeat at Anfield against holders Leicester City. The Reds had a consolation goal late in the game through Coutinho Continue reading
Extended highlights from Liverpool’s comfortable 4-1 victory over Leicester at Anfield in front of their biggest crowd in nearly 40 overs Continue reading