Watford vs Leicester LIVE: Stream FREE, TV channel, team news and kick-off time for Premier League clash – The Sun

WATFORD head into TODAY'S game with only goal difference keeping them out of the relegation zone.

Leicester on the other hand are flying high in third place, hoping to all but secure their Champions league qualification place.

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  • Watford and Leicester return from lockdown staring at completely different challenges with the Hornets floundering in 17th while the Foxes are sitting pretty in third.

    The 12.30pm kick-off at Vicarage Road is huge for both sides as Nigel Pearson's men try to escape relegation while Brendan Rodgers' stars look to secure a Champions League spot.

    Watford have won each of their last three home games against Leicester and all by a 2-1 margin.

    And the Foxes have won just twice on their last ten trips to the Hertfordshire side.

    While Watford had won just two of their last seven Premier League games before lockdown – one against champions in waiting Liverpool.

    Since 22 December – shortly after Pearson took charge – only the Reds have won more points at home in the league than the Hornets.

    Leicester will be without Dennis Praet who has a calf injury but hope Ayoze Perez and Ryan Bennett will be available after knocks.

    And Watford will be missing Daryl Janmaat and Gerard Deulofeu through knee injuries and Isaac Success with an Achilles problem.

    Speaking ahead of the game about the challenges of playing with no fans, Pearson said: “What we have got to do is just deal with the situation, our stadium will be the same as every other stadium – no supporters.

    “It is a real shame, let’s be honest this game is for supporters. It would be nice to have our fans here, but they are not so it is how you are able to deal with the situation.

    “Hopefully our players will be able to isolate all the emotional side of it and deal with a sterile environment.

    “We are not overly keen on – I don’t know if you like American comedy shows, I can’t stand them with canned laughter – so we don’t intend to create an environment where there is a false atmosphere.

    “We have to deal with our own situation and know that our fans are very much behind us. We know that anyway, we are a club that has an identity in the community and the way the club has supported that community during the pandemic has been very, very good.

    “Every club is in the same situation, we just have to try and win as many games as possible and deal with an unusual set of circumstances.”
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