Just a few months into the season, this match at the King Power Stadium has the feel of a ‘relegation six-pointer’ already.
Leicester welcome Sunderland (Watch live, 10 a.m. ET online via Live Extra) to the east Midlands on Saturday coming off of four-straight defeats as they sit in the relegation zone. Gus Poyet’s Sunderland aren’t much better off just three points ahead of the Foxes and have won just two games all season long.
In team news Leicester make two changes with Riyad Mahrez and Paul Konchesky in for Andy King and Danny Drinkwater. Sunderland bring in Lee Cattermole for Liam Bridcutt in midfield, while U.S. striker Jozy Altidore is on the bench.
Leicester City: Schmeichel, De Laet, Morgan, Wasilewski, Konchesky, Schlupp, Cambiasso, James, Mahrez, Vardy, Ulloa. Subs: Hamer, Drinkwater, King, Moore, Knockaert, Nugent, Wood
Sunderland: Pantilimon, O’Shea, Brown, Vergini, Reveillere, Cattermole, Gomez, Larsson, Wickham, Johnson, Fletcher. Subs: Mannone, Bridcutt, Rodwell, Altidore, Coates, Buckley, Robson