On Saturday morning, Leicester City hosts Manchester City in what should be a fantastic English Premier League showdown.
With the international break coming to a close, the English Premier League will return to action this weekend and there’s a jam-packed schedule for fans to enjoy. One of the best games come Saturday will no doubt be the contest between Manchester City and Leicester City.
Leicester City will host Manchester City, with the Foxes looking to record an upset against the defending EPL champs. Pep Guardiola’s men are going to try and avoid that and push their winning streak to three.
How to watch Manchester City vs. Leicester City on TV
When is kick off? Saturday, Sept. 11 at 10 a.m. ET
Where is the match being played? King Power Stadium
What TV channel is the match on? NBCSN, fuboTV for online streaming
Who’s the referee? Paul Tierney
Who’s on VAR duty? Andre Marriner
Manchester City team news
After starting the season with a 1-0 loss to Tottenham in London, Manchester City has followed things up with back-to-back 5-0 wins over Norwich City and Arsenal. City is looking like a serious threat to win the league once again this year.
Leicester City team news
As for the Foxes, Leicester City has two wins and one loss on the year. They currently sit in ninth place of the EPL table with their six points. In order for them to take down Man City this weekend, they’ll need to play near-perfect soccer.
Manchester City vs. Leicester City predicted lineups
Leicester City: Schmeichel, Periera, Amartey, Soyuncu, Thomas, Ibrighton, Tielemens, Ndidi, Barnes, Maddison and Vardy
Manchester City: Ederson, Cancelo, Laporte, Dias, Walker, Ilkay Gündogan, Rodri, Silva, Grealish, Ferran Torres and Raheem Sterling
Manchester City vs. Leicester City prediction
This should be a back-and-forth affair between the two teams. While Manchester City might be expected to record a win, I don’t think that will be the case. Jamie Vardy is known for scoring big-time goals against the big six and that will continue this weekend.
Prediction: Manchester City 1-1 Leicester City