Stockport County are the visitors to the Walkers Stadium this evening in tonight’s League One clash.
Nigel Pearson’s men gained a vital 2-2 draw at MK Dons on Saturday, which kept them 12 points clear at the top.
Stockport themselves have enjoyed a successful season, finding themselves just outside the play-offs in 8th place.
The two sides have met twice already this season, Leicester winning 1-0 at home in the Carling Cup and drawing 0-0 away.
Leicester City Team News:
Jack Hobbs returns for Nigel Pearson’s side after serving his one match suspension.
New signing David Stockdale looks certain to go straight into the first team after being brought in on a one month emergency loan yesterday.
Player to watch: Matty Fryatt
The striker has scored twice in his last two games after a slight barren spell to take his goals tally to 27 for the season. Always seems to be in the right place at the right time.
Stockport County Team News:
Jim Gannon is waiting on the fitness of Johnny Mullins (hamstring) and Dominic Blizzard (blurred vision) ahead of tonight’s game.
Player to watch: Tommy Rowe
Highlighted by Stockport’s vital editor as their man to watch, Rowe has been slightly off form of late and is due a good performance.
Match Facts & Stats
Leicster have a strong home record against Stockport. In 19 meetings between the two sides in Leicester, the Foxes have won 11, drawn 5 and lost just 3.
Leicester: Matty Fryatt (27)
Stockport: Tommy Rowe (7)
Leicester 2-0 Stockport
Leicester: 07/03/09 – Cheltenham (H)
Stockport: 07/03/09 – Scunthorpe (A)