Leicester City take on Sheffield United in a key battle in the race for European places.

The Foxes are clinging on to a place inside the top four, with Manchester United in fifth on goal difference alone.

While Blades are finishing strongly, having beaten Chelsea impressively last time out and now just five points behind the top four, but primed to claim qualification to the Europa League.

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Brendan Rodgers will demand a reaction after the damaging defeat to Bournemouth here.

Check out the predicted line-ups for the game at the King Power Stadium.

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When is it and what time is kick-off?

The match will begin at 6pm on Thursday 16 July at the King Power Stadium.

How can I watch it online and on TV?

The match will be broadcast live on Sky One, Sky Sports Premier League, Sky Sports Arena, Sky Sports Ultra HD and Pick, and Sky subscribers can also stream the game on the Sky Go app.

If you’re not a Sky customer, you can grab a NOWTV Day Pass here to watch without a subscription.

What is the team news?

James Maddison (hip) and Ben Chilwell (foot) are doubts, as is Marc Albrighton, who picked up a knock against Bournemouth. Caglar Soyuncu is out through suspension after his red card.

John Fleck (groin) is a doubt, but Chris Wilder is “hopeful”. Chris Basham (head) has been cleared.

Predicted line-ups

Leicester XI: Schmeichel; Justin, Bennett, Evans, Fuchs; Ndidi; Perez, Praet, Tielemans, Barnes; Vardy

Sheffield United XI: Henderson; Basham, Egan, O’Connell; Baldock, Berge, Norwood, Osborn, Stevens; McBurnie, McGoldrick

What are the odds?

Leicester: 21/20

Draw: 9/4

Sheffield United: 29/10

Prediction

Leicester are crumbling as the finish line approaches, but they still have hope, with Brendan Rodgers’ side clinging on to fourth on goal difference. Blades are flying after thrashing Chelsea too, so we see Chris Wilder’s side gaining a result here, and while an away win wouldn’t shock us, we’ll opt for the draw. 1-1.

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