Fulham vs Leicester City: TV channel, live stream, squad news & preview

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Claudio Ranieri hosts his former club as the Foxes travel to Craven Cottage for a Premier League fixture

Claudio Ranieri will be hoping to get one over his former club Leicester on Wednesday as he battles relegation with Fulham.

The Whites were unlucky in their defeat to Chelsea as on another day their performance would have earned a draw.

Leicester brushed off Watford at the weekend in a 2-0 win with James Maddison looking impressive yet again.

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Ranieri is likely to get a rousing reception from both sets of fans as he comes up against the club he won the Premier League title with in 2015-16 for the first time since his sacking.

Game Fulham vs Leicester City
Date Wednesday, December 5
Time 7:45pm GMT / 2:45pm ET

TV Channel, Live Stream & How To Watch


In the United States (US), the game will be not be shown live on television but will be streamed online on NBC Sports Gold.

US TV channel Online stream
N/A NBC Sports Gold

In the United Kingdom (UK), the game is not available for viewing.

UK TV channel Online stream
N/A N/A

Squads & Team News


Position Fulham squad
Goalkeepers Rico, Bettinelli, Fabri
Defenders Fosu-Mensah, Odoi, Christie, Ream, Mawson, Le Marchand, Bryan, S. Sessegnon, Chambers
Midfielders Johansen, McDonald, Cairney, Seri, Cisse, Anguissa, Kebano, Ayite
Forwards Schurrle, Mitrovic, R. Sessegnon, Vietto

Andre-Frank Zambo Anguissa could return from his injury.

Floyd Ayite has a hamstring injury and is unavailable for selection.

Andre Schurrle has recovered from the injury which kept him out of the Chelsea game.

Possible Fulham starting XI: Rico; Christie, Odoi, Mawson, Le Marchand; Chambers, Seri, Cairney; Sessegnon, Schurrle, Mitrovic

Position Leicester players
Goalkeepers Schmeichel, Ward, Jakupovic
Defenders Simpson, Chilwell, Soyuncu, Morgan, Evans, Pereira, Maguire, Fuchs, Benalouane, Knight
Midfielders Gray, Maddison, Albrighton, Amartey, Iborra, James, Silva, Mendy, Ndidi, Ghezzal, King, Choudhury
Forwards Iheanacho, Vardy, Okazaki, Diabate

Jamie Vardy is unlikely to play due to a groin problem.

Harry Maguire is back in training but is a doubt for this game whereas Rachid Ghezzal will miss out through injury.

Wes Morgan picked up an injury against Watford and there is no update on his condition.

Possible Southampton starting XI: Schmeichel; Pereira, Evans, Soyuncu, Chilwell; Albrighton, Ndidi, Iborra, Maddison, Gray; Iheanacho


Betting & Match Odds


The bookies are expecting a tight affair in this game, with Leicester rated 8/5 favourites at bet365. Fulham are slightly higher at 19/10 whereas a draw is priced at 12/5

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Match Preview


James Maddison, Leicester City

Claudio Ranieri faces off against one of his former clubs for the second time in a week as Fulham host Leicester City.

The Whites will hope to fare better this time around after their 2-0 defeat against Chelsea on Sunday.

Fulham looked much better on Sunday however, with their defence relatively assured against one of the best attacking teams in the league.

A day earlier, Leicester were totally in control against Watford as goals from Jamie Vardy and James Maddison sunk the Hornets.

The key battle will be in the midfield in this game. Calum Chambers has been solid playing as a holding midfielder as of late whilst James Maddison looks a Premier League star already.

Chambers will have a job on his hands to stop the England man, but if he can nullify his threat from midfield, Fulham could keep their first clean sheet of the season as the Foxes will miss their star striker Vardy.

Meanwhile, Ranieri is looking forward to facing his another of his former clubs.

"I wanted to come back to the Premier League sooner or later. For me it's a good moment now, after Chelsea, to play Leicester," he said.

"Every game is very important. I want to see good progress after Southampton and Chelsea."

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