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Leicester will strive to set foot within the Europa Conference League remaining once they welcome Roma to King Power Stadium in the primary a part of the pair’s semi-final.

In the earlier spherical, Foxes demanded late targets from James Maddison and Ricardo Pereira to defeat PSV Eindhoven. That victory largely saved their season alive as they don’t have anything left to play for home.

At the identical time, Roma recovered from a primary defeat by beating Bodo / Glimt 4-0 on the Stadio Olimpico to advance to the semi-finals. They are nonetheless combating for the place in Serie A’s six greatest and enter this with out profitable from their two earlier league matches.

Here’s all the pieces you’ll want to know when Jose Mourinho units up towards former apprentice Brendan Rodgers …

When is kick off? Thursday 28 April, 20:00 (BST)Where is it performed? King Power Stadium, Leicester Which TV channel is it on? BT Sport 3 (UK), Paramount + (USA)Highlights? BT Sport YouTube channelWho is the choose? Carlos del Cerro Grande (ESP)Who is WHERE? Juan Martínez Munuera (ESP)

The essential information for Foxes is the potential return of Jamie Vardy. The long-injured quantity 9 got here off the bench towards Aston Villa however might be match sufficient to play from the beginning right here.

Despite this upswing, not all the excellent news within the Leicester camp is nice. Ryan Bertrand, Boubakary Soumare and, most damagingly, Wilfred Ndidi, stay sidelined. Jonny Evans is dealing with a race towards time even after failing with the squad final time.

Nicolo Zaniolo is a giant motive why Roma have come this far, with the ahead making a much-needed hat-trick within the final eight towards Bodo / Glimt. However, he missed towards Inter and it stays to be seen if he’ll return right here.

Bryan Cristante and Leonardo Spinazzola are each huge doubts as properly.

This is an incredible sport for each coaches. Mourinho will probably be eager to strengthen his fame as a “winner” by making Roma the primary European Conference League champions.

At the identical time, Rodgers will probably be eager to hold Leicester in a continental competitors subsequent season, as it’ll assist together with his deliberate summer time build-up.

On the pitch, that is going to be a decent one. There is lots to love on all sides, however everybody has many weak factors as properly – therefore their underperformance at residence this semester. A draw appears most probably, which might create a dramatic climax within the Eternal City.

Prediction: Leicester 1-1 Roma

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