Date: 24th October 2015 at 7:30am
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Leicester welcome Crystal Palace to the King Power with both sides unexpectedly sitting in the top-six of the Premier League.

The Foxes confirmed their status as Premier League comeback kings at Southampton last weekend, recovering from 2-0 down to salvage a point thanks to two more goals from Jamie Vardy.

The English frontman is sitting pretty at the top of the Premier League scoring charts with nine goals, three clear of his nearest challengers.

Vardy will need to be on song again this weekend, as Leonardo Ulloa will not recover in time to feature against Palace. Matty James remains a long-term absentee for the hosts, who are still without a clean sheet this season.

Palace have a good recent record against this weekend’s opposition; they have won four of the six Premier League meetings between the two in the past three seasons, and triumphed 1-0 at the King Power last term thanks to a Joe Ledley goal.

The Eagles are also enjoying a fine run on the road; they have come away with victories from nine of their last 12 away games. Alan Pardew’s men are also yet to draw this season, meaning there should be goals on the menu in the East Midlands this weekend.

Joel Ward could return along with defensive partner Damien Delaney, but at the other end of the pitch, Connor Wickham and Marouane Chamakh miss out, while Dwight Gayle is suspended. This means Patrick Bamford or Fraizer Campbell could be handed a chance up top.

League Position: Leicester – 5th (16 pts); Crystal Palace – 6th (15 pts)
Last Meeting: Leicester 0-1 Crystal Palace (February 7, 2015)
Key Men: Leicester – Jamie Vardy; Crystal Palace – Yohan Cabaye
Form: Leicester – DWDLWD; Crystal Palace – WLLWWL
Shoot Says: Leicester 2-1 Crystal Palace

 
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