LIVERPOOL take on the tough test of facing Leicester in their Carabao Cup quarter-final at Anfield this week.
The Reds are fresh off their entertaining 2-2 draw with Tottenham at the weekend while Leicester's game with Everton was postponed due to a Covid-19 outbreak at the Foxes' training ground.
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Both sides head into this clash with absentees so Leicester may see it as a good opportunity to take a huge scalp in Liverpool out of the competition.
Brendan Rodgers' side won the FA Cup last season and will be after more domestic silverware this time around.
What time does Liverpool vs Leicester kick-off?
- Liverpool's clash with Leicester will get underway from 7.45pm UK time on Wednesday, December 22.
- The game will take place at the Anfield.
- At this moment, the game is still set to go ahead and fans will attend, despite rising coronavirus cases in the EFL and Premier League.
Is Liverpool vs Leicester on TV and can it be live streamed?
- Unfortunately for viewers in the UK, Liverpool vs Leicester will NOT be shown on TV.
- The game is on at the same time as other EFL Carabao Cup games Brentford vs Chelsea and Tottenham vs West Ham.
- And it's Spurs' clash with the Hammers that has been chosen for Sky Sports coverage.
- Listen to all of the action live on talkSPORT.
Liverpool will still be without Virgil van Dijk, who tested positive for coronavirus last week.
Among the other positive tests in the squad are Thiago, Fabinho and Curtis Jones.
Andy Robertson is suspended after getting sent off against Tottenham while James Milner and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain could start the game.
Takumi Minamino and Kostas Tsimikas should also both start.
Leicester had 19 positive tests last week and will be without Jannik Vestergaard, Ayoze Perez, Kelechi Iheanacho and Ademola Lookman.
Daniel Amartey and Wilfred Ndidi could make up an improvised centre-back pairing with both Jonny Evans and Caglar Soyuncu injured.
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- Liverpool – 8/11
- Liverpool to qualify – 1/3
- Draw – 3/1
- Leicester – 15/4
- Leicester to qualify – 9/4
*Odds courtesy of Betfair and correct at time of publication.
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