Date: 13th September 2015 at 9:00am
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This duo will be looking to go one better than the single points they obtained in their last matches, but it will be Leicester who will be happier with their start to the season.

The Foxes kept up their unbeaten record with a late equaliser against Bournemouth, and go into the match at the King Power Stadium with a striker in red-hot form.

25th April 2015 - Barclays Premier League - Burnley v Leicester City - Jamie Vardy of Leicester gestures the 0-1 score as he celebrates after scoring their 1st goal - Photo: Simon Stacpoole / Offside.

Jamie Vardy’s penalty at the Vitality Stadium means the England international now has three goals and an assist in his last five games.

Claudio Ranieri will be concerned that another of his attackers, Riyal Mahrez, is still struggling from a tackle he received from Bournemouth’s Max Gradel.

A player who could come straight into the side to replace him is Nathan Dyer, who arrived from Swansea on a season-long loan on deadline day.


Villa also have a winger who can cause panic to the opposition backline. Scott Sinclair grabbed both the goals in the 2-2 draw at home to Sunderland and is now the club’s leading scorer, but Tim Sherwood will hope strikers Rudy Gestede and Jordan Ayew soon pitch in with goals after only scoring one between them so far.

Joleon Lescott is likely to make his first start after moving from rivals West Brom for £2 million, while Tiago Ilori has also been snapped up on loan from Liverpool to bolster the defence.

Villa have the longest injury list in the Premier League, with seven currently out, but Jack Grealish, Gabby Agbonlahor and Adama Traore could all return if they pass late fitness tests.

League Position: Leicester City – 6th, 8pts; Aston Villa – 14th, 4pts
Last Meeting:  Aston Villa 2-1 Leicester City, February 2015
Form: Leicester City – WWDD; Aston Villa – WLLD
Key Men:
 Leicester City – Riyal Mahrez; Aston Villa – Scott Sinclair

29th August 2015 - Barclays Premier League - Aston Villa v Sunderland - Scott Sinclair of Aston Villa scores the equaliser for his side (1-1) - Photo: Paul Roberts / Offside.

Shoot Says: Leicester 1-1 Aston Villa

 
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