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Roma vs Leicester City – Europa Conference League Match

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Roma vs Leicester City
Europa Conference League
Date: Thursday, 5 May 2022
Kick-off at 20:00 UK/ 21:00 CET
Venue: Stadio Olimpico.

When Leicester City visits Roma on Thursday for the second leg of the Europa Conference League semi-finals, Rom will have home advantage. The former will be hoping to capitalize on their home field advantage. The two teams meet again in the Italian city, tied on aggregate at 1-1, with the winner facing either Feyenoord or Marseille in the final.

It isn’t all awful, but it isn’t great either, as Roma has only two draws in their previous three games. After losing 3-1 to Inter, they were held to a 1-1 draw by Leicester. After a 0-0 tie with Bologna in the most recent Serie A game, they earned a point.

Roma vs Leicester City Head to head :

  • The first leg had ended in a 1-1 draw.
  • This remains the only clash between the two in the 21st century.

Roma vs Leicester City Prediction :

  • After a 1-1 draw in England last week, the tie is evenly balanced. With a late equalizer, Leicester salvaged a point.
  • Roma has gone winless in their last four matches, with three draws.
  • Roma is undefeated in their past ten home games in all competitions (W6, D4).
  • Leicester have gone winless in their previous five games, including three draws.
  • In all competitions, Leicester has only won three of their last 18 road games.

Roma vs Leicester City Team News

After the recent returns of forward Nicolo Zaniolo and midfielder Bryan Cristante, Roma are expected to be without any forced absences, with full-back Leonardo Spinazzola also able to play after a long break since Euro 2020.
Mourinho rested many important players in the weekend’s game against Bologna, including Chris Smalling, Tammy Abraham, Lorenzo Pellegrini, and Nicola Zalewski, and while he had to bring on some late in the game, they are all likely to return from the start on Thursday.
Abraham will lead the line, having scored 24 goals in all competitions for the capital side since joining from Chelsea in the summer.

Leicester City have questions about midfielders Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall and James Maddison’s health after they missed the Tottenham game due to calf and hip injuries, respectively, while Wilfred Ndidi and Ryan Bertrand will continue their layoffs.

Jonny Evans and Wesley Fofana, who were both rested over the weekend, are anticipated to return to the starting XI on Thursday, with Caglar Soyuncu only expected to maintain his spot if Rodgers employs a back three for the trip to Italy.

Jamie Vardy was fit enough to start last time out, while Kelechi Iheanacho and Patson Daka are also vying for a starting spot at the top of the pitch, with Ademola Lookman and Harvey Barnes likely to play if the Foxes line up with a wide front three.

Roma possible starting lineup:

Patricio; Mancini, Smalling, Ibanez; Karsdorp, Cristante, Pellegrini, Zalewski; Mkhitaryan, Zaniolo; Abraham

Leicester City possible starting lineup:

Schmeichel; Fofana, Evans, Soyuncu; Pereira, Soumare, Tielemans, Castagne; Barnes, Vardy, Lookman