Premier League Fantasy Tips: West Ham vs Leicester City – Key Players, Probable Line-ups & More

Both West Ham and Leicester City would look to continue their winning momentum here.

Abhinav Goel Author

Updated - 23 August 2021 4:56 pm

Match Details

Date: August 24, 2021

Time: 12:30 AM (IST)

Venue: London Stadium

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Preview:

Having begun their respective 2021-22 Premier League season with convincing wins, West Ham and Leicester City will be up against each other on Monday night. West Ham dominated their opener against Newcastle and registered a 4-2 win. While Leicester claimed a 1-0 victory over Wolves, courtesy of Jamie Vardy's goal. Both sides would look to continue their winning run here.

Team News:

West Ham

David Moyes will be without defender Arthur Masuaku, who is still troubled by a knee problem.

Leicester City

Leicester's Ryan Bertrand is unavailable due to the positive Covid-19 test. Defender Jonny Evans also remains sidelined.

Analysis:

Leicester City are a compact side with proper balance between defense and attack. West Ham also like to attack but they will have to be solid at the back too to prevent Vardy and Co. from scoring.  This will be a close match and is likely to be decided by moments of quality which attack-minded players like Vardy, Antonio, Perez, Maddison, Barnes and Benrahma can provide in this match.

In a high-tempo game, both sets of players will be up against it. Leicester will be slight favorites for this match owing to their experience of regularly competing for the top-four positions. Moreover, the best captain and vice-captain options for this match will be Vardy, Antonio, Perez, Maddison and Benrahma,

Key Players:

Probable Starting XI:

West Ham: Fabianski; Coufal, Dawson, Ogbonna, Cresswell; Rice, Soucek; Bowen, Fornals, Benrahma; Antonio

Leicester City: Schmeichel; Pereira, Vestergaard, Soyuncu, Castagne; Ndidi, Tielemans; Perez, Maddison, Barnes; Vardy

Team 1

Team 2

Best 14:

Goalkeeper: Fabianski

Defenders: Coufal, Cresswell, Pereira, Vestergaard, Castagne

Midfielders: Maddison, Fornals, Benrahma, Barnes, Soucek

Forwards: Vardy, Antonio, Perez

Disclaimer: The fantasy tips and facts expressed within this article are personal opinion of the author. They do not reflect the views of SportsTiger. It is not a reflection of the actual points you might earn. SportsTiger does not assume any responsibility or liability for the same.

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