Leicester will look to bounce back from bad shape by hosting Aston Villa in Monday night football.
The Foxes are winless in four in the elite and risk letting their first four slip into their hands.
They face a Villa team that is still in shock from their final defeat at the Carabao Cup in Manchester City last weekend.
The villas also need points and enter this second match from the bottom.
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Leicester vs Aston Villa: Kick-off date and time
Premier League equality will take place on Monday March 9 and will start at 8 p.m.
It will be the fourth meeting between the two this season with Leicester who will win a 4-1 league victory at Villa Park in December.
Dean Smith’s team, however, claimed victory over their two-legged semi-final clash against the Carabao Cup before losing to Manchester City in the final last weekend.
Leicester vs Aston Villa: TV channel and live streaming
The game is broadcast on Sky Sports Premier League and Sky Sports Main Event from 7 p.m.
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Leicester vs Aston Villa: Team News
Jamie Vardy is expected to return to the Leicester squad.
The striker, who has scored 17 Premier League goals this season, has missed the last two games with a calf injury but is expected to return.
Ben Chilwell is treating a hamstring problem and may be missing.
John McGinn of Villa approaches a return from his fractured ankle which has kept him out of the way for three months.
The midfielder may be available to face Chelsea next weekend, but will not be appearing on King Power.
Villa has no other fitness issues and could remember Pepe Reina after being a replacement in the Carabao Cup 2-1 final loss to City.
Leicester vs aston villa: match statistics
- Leicester City are looking to finish a league double against Aston Villa for the first time since the 1996-97 season.
- Aston Villa have won only one of their 10 away league matches against Leicester, winning 5-0 in January 2004 under the leadership of David O’Leary.
- Aston Villa have failed to win in nine away matches in the Premier League (D2 L7) on Monday, since a 3-1 win at Liverpool in August 2009 under Martin O’Neill.
- Leicester City have lost their last two Premier League games on a Monday – losing three straight today in September 2001 to Peter Taylor.
- Leicester City have not won any of their last four Premier League games (D2 L2), without scoring in their last three games. The Foxes have played four consecutive high-level games without scoring in February 2017 (6), in Claudio Ranieri’s last six games.
- No Premier League team has conceded more set goals (penalties included) this season than Aston Villa (18), while no team has scored more corner goals than the Villans (9 ).
- Aston Villa has won only eight away points in the Premier League this season, only Norwich City (6) has collected less during his travels. However, four of these eight points have arrived during their last four outings (W1 D1 L2).
- Leicester forward Jamie Vardy spent 641 minutes without a goal in the Premier League, making only 10 shots and landing four on target in the process.
- Jack Grealish has been directly involved in 38% of Aston Villa’s 34 Premier League goals this season (7 goals, 6 assists) – more than any other player. Indeed, Grealish provided eight assists in all competitions this quarter, his best tally in a single campaign.
- Kelechi Iheanacho of Leicester has been directly involved in eight goals in his last five appearances against Aston Villa in all competitions, scoring six goals and helping two. He has scored in all three games against them this season for the Foxes – the last Premier League player to score against the same team in four different games in one season was Romelu Lukaku against West Ham in 2014-15.