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Manchester City v Leicester City: Preview, Team News and Prediction

A great matchup awaits as the PL returns.

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Manchester City v Leicester City - The FA Community Shield Photo by Visionhaus/Getty Images

The Premier League returns after a dogged international break.

Manchester City’s game is against Leicester City.

A match filled with plenty of story lines as both teams battle a packed schedule and quality opponents. There is plenty to discuss.

Venue: King Power Stadium, Leicester, England

Time and Date: Saturday, 11 September, 2021 kick off at 15.00 pm (BST, UK), 10.00 am (EST, USA)

Referee: Paul Tierney.

Assistants: Constantine Hatzidakis, Neil Davies.

Fourth official: Andy Madley.

VAR: Andre Marriner.

Assistant VAR: Richard West.

TV Info: BBC Sport (UK), NBCSN/Peacock (USA), DAZN (Canada)

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Preview

Manchester City are dealing with a mini scandal as they could see the South America players be left out due to an issue with FIFA and the Brazilian Federation. Add that City lost the Community Shield to the Foxes and this match has plenty of juice.

Leicester will face some injury challenges and want to continue a good run after beating Norwich City 2-1, which leaves the Foxes two places below us on goal difference. Should be a great match.

Which team will come out in front?

Team News

Pep Guardiola’s side have Kevin De Bruyne and Phil Foden as doubtful. Ederson and Gabriel Jesus as questionable. Ben Mendy remains suspended.

Leicester City has Ayoze Perez suspended and Nampalys Mendy, Wesley Fofana out with injury.

Prediction

Manchester City 1-1 Leicester City