Leicester City welcome AS Roma to the King Power Stadium on Thursday in the first leg of the semi-final of the UEFA Europa Conference League.

The Foxes continue their push for a first-ever European final overturned a late deficit to get past PSV Eindhoven in the quarter-finals, while a rampant second-leg display saw the Italian side dump out Bodo/Glimt.

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Brenda Rogers will be without Super Eagles midfielder Wilfred Ndidi and experienced left-back Ryan Bertrand.

While Jonny Evans and Boubakary Soumare are also not expected to feature but Leicester City goal machine Jamie Vardy is fit to feature after several injury issues throughout the season.

Head to Head

This is the first time Leicester City are going to face Roma in any European competition.

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The Foxes have two victories three draws and one defeat from their last six matches in all competitions.

Jose Mourinho’s men have triumphed on three occasions one game ended in a draw and they suffered two losses.

Leicester City Possible Starting Lineup: Schmeichel; Pereira, Soyuncu, Fofana, Castagne; Dewsbury-Hall, Tielemans; Barnes, Maddison, Lookman; Daka

Roma Possible Starting Lineup: Patricio; Mancini, Smalling, Ibanez; Karsdorp, Oliveira, Veretout, Vina; Mkhitaryan, Pellegrini; Abraham

Betting Tips

With two evenly-matched sides squaring off in a high-stakes first leg, we expect a tight affair with little to separate them.

Leicester are unbeaten at the King Power Stadium in Europe this season but a win or draw for the Premier League outfit with odds goes 1.40 on the MonieBet platform.

Seven of Leicester’s last nine fixtures have seen both teams score and Roma have conceded six in the last nine matches.

Punters can stake both teams to score and the odds go for 1.83 on the Moniebet.com platform.

Over 2.5 goals is another likely option to happen at King Power Stadium and the odds go for 2.04 on Moniebet.

Predictions: Leicester City 2-1 Roma

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