Liverpool wrap up 2023 with a Premier League home game against Leicester City at Anfield on December 30.
Both sides returned after the World Cup break, for the traditional Boxing Day schedule, after six weeks on hiatus from Premier League action.
Jurgen Klopp’s side enjoyed a winning comeback, with a 3-1 victory at Aston Villa, as the Foxes lost 3-0 at home to in-form Newcastle United.
Here’s all the information on the match, including kickoff time, live stream and TV channel, lineups and betting odds.
What time is Liverpool vs. Leicester City kick off?
This Premier League clash kicks off at Anfield on Friday, December 30 at 8:00 p.m local time.
Here’s how that time translates across some of the major territories:
|Hong Kong||04:00 HKT*|
|New Zealand||09:00 NZDT*|
Liverpool vs. Leicester City live stream, TV channel
Here’s how to watch all of the action from this match in some of the major territories:
|UK||Sky Sports Main Event||Sky Go, NOW TV|
|Australia||Optus Sport 1||Optus Sport|
|New Zealand||Sky Sport||Sky Sports|
|India||Star Sports Select 1||Star Sports Select|
|Hong Kong||620 Now Premier League, 621 Now Premier League||now TV|
|Malaysia||Astro SuperSport 3||Super Sport|
|Singapore||221 Hub Premier 1||StarHub TV+|
UK: Matches are carried across Sky Sports and BT Sport streaming and TV platforms, with selected matches on Amazon Prime. This match will be shown on Sky Sports Main Event and Premier League channels.
USA: The match will not be televised in the US but can be streamed via Peacock.
Canada: Every Premier League game this season is live streaming exclusively via fuboTV in Canada.
Australia: Fans in Australia can stream every match live and on-demand on Optus Sport.
India: Star Sports network has the right to show Premier League matches in India. As well as an English broadcast on Star Sports Select, select matches will be available via regional feeds on Star Sports 3 (in Bengali, English, Kannada, and Malayalam), Star Sports 1 (Bangla), and Star Sports 1 (Tamil).
Liverpool vs. Leicester City lineups
Klopp is still without attacking duo Luis Diaz and Diogo Jota through injury and Ibrahima Konate is not match-ready following his run to the World Cup final with France.
Cody Gakpo has completed his move from PSV Eindhoven to Anfield but he won’t feature until 2023.
Liverpool predicted starting XI (4-3-3): Alisson (GK) — Alexander-Arnold, Matip, van Dijk, Robertson — Keita, Fabinho, Thiago — Salah, Nunez, Elliott
Brendan Rodgers’ injury picture remains unchanged ahead of this clash with James Maddison suffering another setback in his recovery.
Leicester City predicted starting XI (4-2-3-1): Ward (GK) — Castagne, Amartey, Faes, Thomas — Ndidi, Tielemans — Albrighton, Dewsbury-Hall, Barnes — Vardy
Liverpool vs. Leicester City betting odds, prediction
Leicester have developed a reputation for edging out crucial wins against Liverpool in recent seasons with two wins from four in Premier League meetings since 2020.
However, they have struggled to win at Anfield, with Liverpool winning their last three home Premier League matches against Leicester.
Klopp’s charges are also in better form this season, with three consecutive Premier League victories, compared to Leicester’s two wins from four.
Prediction: Liverpool to win 2-1
|Leicester City win||+900||17/2||9.75||9.00|
|Over/Under 3.5 goals||+110/-140||1/1 – 8/11||1.44 – 2.80||2.10 – 1.72|
|Both teams to score Y/N||-125/-105||4/6 – 11/10||1.75 – 2.00||1.73 – 1.88|