Date: 3rd April 2016 at 8:57am
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Leicester City will hope to continue their spectacular push for the title as they play host to Southampton this weekend.

With Champions League football almost a certainty at the King Power Stadium next season, Claudio Ranieri’s side must now be focusing on the ultimate prize. Unbeaten in five, they sit five points clear of second place with only seven games remaining.

The Foxes come off the back of another 1-0 win away to Crystal Palace and will hope to maintain their momentum.

Leicester face a Southampton side in high spirits off the back of their dramatic 3-2 win against Liverpool last time out. Ronald Koeman’s men came from two goals down to record their second win in succession.

The Saints currently lie seventh in the table with only a faint hope of European football next term.

Team News:

Ranieri will be a relieved man to see all his players return fit from international duty, with the likes of Jamie Vardy, Danny Drinkwater and N’Golo Kante earning caps for their country.

The Foxes are still without Matty James (Knee) and Andy King, who remains a slight doubt with a hamstring injury.

The Saints are still assessing Charlie Austin and Jay Rodriguez with neither likely to recover from their respective injuries in time for the game this weekend.

Left-back Ryan Bertrand is also nursing a knock and may well miss the trip to Leicester.

League Positions: Leicester City – 1st (66 pts); Southampton – 7th (47 pts)
Form: Leicester City – LWDWWW; Southampton – WLLDWW
Previous Meeting: Southampton 2-2 Leicester City – October 17, 2015; Premier League
Key Players: Leicester City – Jamie Vardy; Southampton – Graziano Pelle
Shoot Says: Leicester City 2-0 Southampton

 
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