Leicester City | Foxes Head to Yeovil
UK time is: 03:40:21
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Yeovil Town vs. Leicester City

The Huish

19/01/09

7.45 pm

On Sky

Foxes Head to Yeovil

Leicester head to Huish Park tonight knowing that a win will take them 7 points clear at the top of League One following MK Dons' defeat at Carlisle on Saturday.

Nigel Pearson's men have a big opportunity to increase the gap between themselves and 2nd place, and Leicester will be making sure they do not take Yeovil's own league position for granted.

Yeovil themselves have struggled somewhat in the league so far this season, and currently sit perilously above the relegation zone, with just 2 points seperating them and Leyton Orient.

It will be the first ever time that the two sides have met at Huish Park, and the Foxes will be keen to make up for their disappointing cup exit to Crystal Palace in midweek. Yeovil themselves went down 2-1 to Scunthorpe on Tuesday night and will be looking for vital points to steer themselves away from the drop zone.

Vital Quotes:

Yeovil Town Team News:

Yeovil will be without captain Terry Skiverton, suspended after his dismissal at Scunthorpe.

Lee Peltier will also be unavailable for the match through suspension, but the Glovers could hand a debut to recent signing Luke Rodgers.

Player to watch: Luke Rodgers

The new signing has a point to prove following his move from Port Vale, and will be looking to get on the scoresheet in front of the cameras.

Leicester City Team News:

Leicester will be without centre back Aleksander Tunchev after he was ruled out for the season in midweek, meaning a return to action for Michael Morrison.

The Foxes could recall Mark Davies, Lloyd Dyer and Matty Fryatt after they sat out the Palace game, and there could also be a debut for new recruit Tom Cleverley, on loan from Manchester United.

Player to watch: Mark Davies

Has the potential to make things happen for Leicester and will no doubt pose a threat to Yeovil's defence.

Match Facts & Stats

The two teams have met only once in a competetive fixture, earlier in the season when Lloyd Dyer's solitary goal gave Leicester a 1-0 victory.

Match Prediction:

Yeovil 0-1 Leicester

Next Fixtures:

Saturday 24th January:

Yeovil: Southend (A)

Leicester: Huddersfield (H)


The Journalist

Writer: JBFox Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday January 19 2009

Time: 1:23PM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Leicester City Articles

Foxes Injury News (Thursday January 19 2017)

Mendy & Fuchs Look Back To Chelsea (Wednesday January 18 2017)

A Premier League Level Of Ignorance (Wednesday January 18 2017)

Ranieri Targets Southampton (Wednesday January 18 2017)

Riley Explains Postponements (Tuesday January 17 2017)

Derby Cup Details Set (Monday January 16 2017)

Ranieri Can't Fault Chelsea Efforts (Monday January 16 2017)

Schlupp Heads To Palace (Monday January 16 2017)

Stats: Leicester v Chelsea (Saturday January 14 2017)

Archived Leicester City Articles

List All Vital Leicester  Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

League Results (view all)

Latest Results

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
11. Stoke 13 3 5 5 -6 14
12. Burnley 13 4 2 7 -9 14
13. Southampton 11 3 4 4 0 13
14. Leicester City 13 3 4 6 -6 13
15. Middlesbrough 13 2 6 5 -3 12
16. Crystal Palace 12 3 2 7 -3 11
17. West Ham 12 3 2 7 -10 11

Leicester City Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Stats Comparison: Martin Olsson vs Taylor & Kingsley
Swansea : 19/01/2017 22:11:01
Shaw Almost Ready for First-Team Return
Man Utd : 19/01/2017 19:07:01
Hammers Linked to Fonte
West Ham : 19/01/2017 18:57:00
United on the TV for FA Cup 4th Round
Man Utd : 19/01/2017 18:09:00
Liverpool: Injury Update 16/17 - Swansea City (Home)
Liverpool : 19/01/2017 17:59:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Chelsea MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Schmeichel 2%
Fuchs 12%
Morgan 0%
Huth 0%
Chilwell 0%
Mendy 12%
Musa 37%
Drinkwater 0%
Ndidi 12%
Albrighton 25%
Vardy 0%
Sub - Okazaki 0%
Sub - Gray 0%
Sub - Simpson 0%