Leicester v Crystal Palace: When is it, where can you watch it, team news and what are the odds?

Date published: Friday 3rd July 2020 3:17 - Jo Harrison


When is Leicester v Crystal Palace?

Barring any health emergencies, the game is scheduled to take place on Saturday July 4.

What time does Leicester v Crystal Palace kick-off?

The game is scheduled for a 3pm kick-off and is one of five Premier League matches that day.

What is at stake?

Plenty, particularly for Leicester. The Foxes haven’t really hit their stride yet since the return of the Premier League, and unfortunately for them both Man Utd and Wolves have, placing their Champions League spot in serious doubt.

Crystal Palace are safely tucked up in the comfort of mid-table and have an outside chance of sneaking a Europa League place for next season, but they can go into the game without any real pressure.

Where can I watch Leicester v Crystal Palace?

The match will be broadcast by Sky Sports.

Is Leicester v Crystal Palace free-to-air?

It is, yes. The game has been selected for free-to-air by Sky Sports, so look for it on Sky One as well as the subscription Sports Channels.

What is the team news?

Leicester are still sweating over star man James Maddison after he managed just 45 minutes in the defeat to Everton. Ricardo Pereira is still out injured, but Brendan Rodgers may opt to restore Ayoze Perez and Demarai Gray to the attack.

Crystal Palace have lost two matches on the bounce, so they may decide to freshen things up a little. Christian Benteke is still an injury doubt, and Andros Townsend is pushing for a recall.


What happened in the reverse match?

Leicester produced a brutally efficient second have performance to seal a 2-0 win in the reverse fixture back in November.

What are the odds?

Despite Leicester’s poor form, they are the 8/13 favourites to win this one. Crystal Palace are priced at 5/1, while the draw can be backed at 13/5.

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