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October 20 2021 12.50am

Leicester City v Palace

Walkers Stadium, Tuesday 7.45pm

Darren Ambrose

Darren Ambrose

Team news

Crystal Palace Victor Moses and Darren Ambrose are likely to miss the trip to Leicester due to injury.

Moses injured his thigh against Cardiff City at the weekend and Darren Ambrose has a hamstring problem.

Centre-back Claude Davis has recovered from a virus and left-back Clint Hill should play despite also suffering with illness.

Leicester have a clean bill of health for this match. Bulgarian defender Aleksandar Tunchev is the only player sidelined as he recovers from a knee operation.


Midfielder Andy King

"We are aware that if we want to be challenging for a play-off position we hope to be winning those games at home and we haven't done that in the last two. But I don't think anyone should question our home record. It is just a minor blip. It was great last year and we have carried that on this season. No-one is worried about that and we will pick ourselves up for the next game against Crystal Palace.

"We will have a look at Palace's strengths and weaknesses. They have been in the Championship for many years, been up to the F.A. Premier League and are a strong side. I am sure they will come here with a game plan, whether it will be the same as Derby's or not, and we will have to break them down and get the three points."

Leicester City - league stats

Position Played Won Drawn Lost Points
8th 12 4 6 2 18

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Leicester City - current form

Played Won Drawn Lost For Against
6 1 4 1 7 7

Full form table

Last five results

Date Type Home Team Score Away Team  
14/01/2009 FA Cup Crystal Palace 2 - 1 Leicester City win
03/01/2009 FA Cup Leicester City 0 - 0 Crystal Palace draw
28/01/2008 League Leicester City 1 - 0 Crystal Palace loss
18/08/2007 League Crystal Palace 2 - 2 Leicester City draw
10/03/2007 League Crystal Palace 2 - 0 Leicester City win

All time results

Leicester City's top scorer

Matt Fryatt - 8 goals

Leicester City's bad boy

Matt Oakley, Richie Wellens, Steve Howard - 3 0

Palace old boys

Chris Powell

Ref watch

R East

Last meeting

Palace 2-1 Leicester City

Wednesday January 14 2009

Palace: Speroni, Butterfield, Lawrence, Hill, Clyne, Derry, Carle, Danns, Moses (Scannell, 31), Lee (Kuqi, 64), Ifill (Andrew, 78)

Subs not used: Flahavan, Hills, Ertl, Comley

Goals: Ifill 38, Scannell 55

Leicester City: Martin, Edworthy (Gilbert, 76), Tunchev (Morrison, 21), Hobbs, Mattock, Oakley, Andy King, Berner, Gradel, Howard, Dickov (Chambers, 64)

Subs not used: Cisak, Adams, Porter, Powell

Goals: Gradel 90

Bookings: Chambers, Gradel

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