At the King Power Stadium on Thursday Leicester City will play against Spartak Moscow in the UEFA Europa League group stage. Here is everything you need to know about Leicester City vs Spartak Moscow football prediction for the Europa League match of the season.
In the English Premier League, Leicester City is coming off a 2-0 setback to Arsenal’s Mikel Arteta’s side. On the other hand, in the Russian Premier League Spartak Moscow played Rostov to a 1-1 draw.
With Ricardo Pereira and Ayoze Perez being doubts four players have been ruled out for Leicester.
Patson Daka, Ademola Lookman, Harvey Barnes, Ryan Bertrand, and Jannik Vestergaard are among the fringe players hoping to make an impact here.
In the reverse fixture, Maximiliano Caufriez was unavailable against Leicester, but he is now available for the Russian side in this match.
Spartak Moscow has four injury concerns ahead of their midweek trip to England.
Leicester City vs Spartak Moscow Prediction
Leicester has struggled to get going all season and their four-game winning streak came to an end with a 2-0 defeat at home to Arsenal at the weekend.
Leicester have conceded in each of their past eight games, and in the Europa League last time out they were fortunate to beat Spartak Moscow after falling down 2-0.
After giving up a 2-0 lead and falling 4-3 to Leicester, Spartak Moscow is in freefall. They were held to a 1-1 draw with Rostov at the weekend after losing 7-1 to league rivals Zenit.
Heading into Thursday’s game neither side are in good form but the fact Leicester has made a real mess of all of their Europa League matches suggests another tricky game here.
Leicester City and Spartak Moscow have previously met in a matchup. It happened in the Europa League a few days ago.
Spartak Moscow was defeated 4-3 by Leicester City. Patson Daka, a Zambian striker, scored all four goals for Leicester City.
Leicester City possible starting lineup: Kasper Schmeichel, Jannik Vestergaard, Daniel Amartey, Caglar Soyuncu, Timothy Castagne, Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall, Boubakary Soumare, Ryan Bertrand, Ademola Lookman, Kelechi Iheanacho, Patson Daka
Spartak Moscow possible starting lineup: Aleksandr Selikhov, Nikolai Rasskazov, Samuel Gigot, Georgi Dzhikiya, Victor Moses, Mikhail Ignatov, Roman Zobnin, Ayrton Lucas, Jordan Larsson, Quincy Promes, Aleksandr Lomovitsky
Our Prediction: Leicester City 1 – 1 Spartak Moscow