Leicester vs Aston Villa: TV channel, live stream, kick-off time, and team news for Carabao Cup semi-final first leg – The Sun

LEICESTER and Aston Villa are set to battle it out for a place in the Carabao Cup final.

Brendan Rodgers is working miracles at the King Power and will be desperate to bag himself another trophy after playing a huge part in Celtic's historic treble-treble.

Villa are battling relegation from the Premier League but thrashed Liverpool's second-string in the last round.

They're without a major domestic trophy since winning this competition way back in 1996.

What time is kick-off?

THE first leg of this semi-final is set for Wednesday, January 8.

Kick-off at the King Power is at 8pm.

When the teams met last month at Villa Park, Leicester ran out comfortable 4-1 winners.

Which TV channel and live stream can I watch it on?

YOU can catch this game live on Sky Sports Main Event, Football and Ultra HD.

Coverage begins at 7.30pm.

If you're not a Sky subscriber, grab a NOW TV pass to stream wherever you are.

What is the team news?

DESPITE a calf issue, Jamie Vardy is set to feature in the first leg of this semi-final.

Harvey Barnes and Dennis Praet will want to play, but it looks like Rodgers will play his strongest available team.

Villa have a huge issue upfront with Wesley out for the season with ligament damage.

Jonathan Kodjia may be the man trusted with finding the goals, while Jack Grealish is all set to return after sitting out the FA Cup third round.

Match odds

  • Leicester to win – 4/11
  • Match to be a draw – 19/5
  • Aston Villa to win – 15/2
  • Leicester to qualify – 1/4
  • Aston Villa to qualify – 11/4
  • Jamie Vardy to score first – 15/8

*All odds from Ladbrokes and correct at time of publication

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