AVL vs LEI: In Semifinals of English Carabao Cup, the football teams Aston Villa and Leicester City play against each other today in the field. The game will kick start at
1:15 AM IST on 29th January 2020. The venue of the game is at Villa Park, Birmingham. Leicester City will be aiming to make it to the Carabao Cup final to have a chance for their first trophy since winning the Premier League in 2016.
Both sides played out an entertaining 1-1 draw in the first leg and will be hoping to come out on top. In the last five games, Aston Villa has won one game, lost two games and drawn two games whereas Leicester City has won two games, lost two games and drawn one game. Hence in this match AVL vs LEI, it is predicted that Leicester City will win against Aston Villa.
AVL vs LEI Team News
For Aston Villa, Wesley and goalkeeper Tom Heaton suffered the season-ending injury on New Year’s Day. Jed Steer and John McGinn are also out of the picture at the moment due to injuries. Daniel Drinkwater is ineligible to play so Douglas Luiz should partner Marvelous Nakamba in midfield.
For Leicester City, Daniel Amartey and Nampalys Mendy are both out injured at the moment and won’t feature. Jamie Vardy should return to the line-up following an injury, but midfielder Matty James lacks match fitness and may not play. In the previous five head to head records between these two sides, Leicester City has won two games, Aston Villa has won one game and drawn two games.
AVL vs LEI Playing XI
Aston Villa Playing 11: Pepe Reina (GK), Matt Targett, Kortney Hause, Tyrone Mings, Ezri Konsa, Frederic Guilbert, Marvelous Nkamba, Douglas Luiz, Anwar El-Ghazi, Jack Grealish, Mbwana Samatta
Leicester City Playing 11: Kasper Schmeichel (GK), Ricardo Pereira, Jonny Evans, Caglar Soyuncu, Ben Chilwell, Harvey Barnes, Wilfried Ndidi, Youri Tielemans, Ayoze Perez, James Maddison, Jamie Vardy