Leicester vs Manchester City
Leicester City host Manchester City on Tuesday in the quarter-final of the League Cup.
Man City are the current holders after beating Arsenal 3-0 in last season’s League Cup final.
To get to the quarter-final Leicester have beaten Fleetwood 4-0 in the second round, Wolves on penalties in the 3rd round and Southampton on penalties in the round of 16.
As for Man City, they beat Oxford 3-0 in the third round and Fulham 2-0 in the round of 16.
While Man City are the likely winners of this tie, Leicester do have some hope of winning due to City’s injuries.
When speaking about the Leicester game, Pep Guardiola had this to say:
“The problem is we don’t have many players [to choose from]. We have a lot of injured players.
“Some players who played against [Everton] or the last games have to play [against Leicester].”
Pep on tomorrow’s team selection:
“The problem is we don’t have many players [to choose from]. We have a lot of injured players. Some players who played against [Everton] or the last games have to play [against Leicester].” pic.twitter.com/CUug9bWua4
— City Watch (@City_Watch) 17 December 2018
Leicester City injury update
While City’s squad is suffering due to a high volume of games and a lot of injuries, the Foxes are also dealing with some injuries heading into Tuesday’s game.
Leicester’s main left-back Ben Chilwell is suffering from a knee problem and has yet to recover.
Daniel Amartey will also miss the game through injury and Claude Puel will make a late decision on if Jamie Vardy will feature.
The Foxes do have one bit of good news though as Harry Maguire is fit to face Man City.
No fresh injury concerns ahead of the @Carabao_Cup tie with Man City tomorrow. Chilwell (knee) has not recovered and Amartey (ankle) remains a long-term absentee. Maguire is fine but Puel with make a late call on Vardy (groin) and whether to rest him. Evans is suspended. #LCFC
— Ben Dinnery (@BenDinnery) December 17, 2018