Leicester City take on Manchester City this evening in a game that has a huge amount riding on it for both teams at the Etihad Stadium with no new injury concerns.

Reigning Premier League champions City can put themselves back on top of the table and in the driving seat going into the final weekend if they win.

The Foxes, meanwhile, are aiming to keep alive their hopes of qualifying for the Europa League by winning both remaining games and relying on other results falling in their favour.

The only confirmed absentee for Leicester is Daniel Amartey, who remains absent with an ankle injury he picked up in October.

Otherwise, Rodgers has a full squad to choose from and he may choose to stick with the same players that thrashed Arsenal 3-0 last time out.

Liverpool fans will be watching the match closely and will be hoping their former manager can guide his new club to a victory that would boost their own title hopes.

However, Rodgers is focused solely on getting a result for Leicester and knows he faces a challenge to get anything out of the game.

“You know that you’re going to have to defend very, very well,” he told the club’s official website.

“You have to be strong, you have to be aggressive, you have to be hard to beat, you have to be compact.

“From that base we know that we have speed in the team. We’ve got players that are incisive, they can make the last pass, they’ve got speed at the top of the field.

“The important thing is to ensure that you defend well, you’re aggressive, and we know we can do that.

“And then it’s a case of then showing our qualities when we have the ball.”

Leicester have lost their last two league visits to the Etihad, shipping seven goals in the process.

However, they may take inspiration from the 3-1 victory they achieved in February 2016 en route to the Premier League title.

Prior to their 2-0 defeat in March 2015, they had not lost an away league game against City since 1977.


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