The Foxes take on the Saints in FA Cup semi-final clash

The FA Cup returns this weekend, so we're bringing you all the details on Leicester vs Southampton!

The winner of Leicester vs Southampton will return under the arch next month for the final showpiece against the victor of the heavy-duty clash between Chelsea and Manchester City.

Predicted Lineups

It's the Foxes against the Saints in an all-out battle at Wembley Stadium!

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Trio James Maddison, Ayoze Perez and Hamza Choudhury should all be able to return for Rodgers following their club ban for breaching Covid-19 protocols.

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Cengiz Under, James Justin and Harvey Barnes are all ruled out by injury for the Champions League chasers, although Caglar Soyuncu might be fit to return following his illness.

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The Saints will be without Takumi Minamino, who is cup-tied having featured for Liverpool earlier in the competition.

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Michael Obafemi will also be absent from the front line, with Will Smallbone and Oriol Romeu also not fit to take part.

Leicester City vs Southampton Semi-Final Date / Kick-Off Time

Both of this season's FA Cup semi-finals will be held at Wembley Stadium and will go to extra-time and penalties if the scores are level after 90 minutes and extra time.

The FA Cup semi-final between Leicester City vs Southampton FC will take place on Sunday, 18 April, with the action set to kick-off at 6:30pm BST / 1:30pm EST.

How to watch Leicester vs Southampton

Both FA Cup semi-finals will be shown live on BBC One, which is available to all viewers in the UK.

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The game will also be streamed on BBC iPlayer and online, with various commentary options.

BBC Leicester vs Saints Schedule

Emirates FA Cup Semi-Final - Coverage to start from 5:30pm on Sunday, 18 April (BBC One)

All times UK

How to watch FA Cup Semi-Finals in the USA

FA Cup matches can be seen exclusively on ESPN+ in the US.

Both semi-finals will be streamed live in English and Spanish.

ESPN+ will also provide highlights and analysis of FA Cup games throughout the weekend on its "ESPN FC" show, including a special recap edition on Sunday, 18 April.

An ESPN+ subscription will cost you $5.99 per month or $59.99 annually.

It can also be bundled in with Disney+ and Hulu for $12.99 per month, or you can choose to remove the ads on Hulu for $18.99 per month.

Form Guide

Leicester progressed through to the semi-finals emphatically by beating Manchester United by 3 goals to nil.

The Foxes will feel confident heading into the game, despite losing twice in their previous two matches.

Last six games: DWWWLL
Latest outing: West Ham 3-2 Leicester City, 11/04

Southampton were humiliated by relegation battling West Brom in their last outing in the Premier League.

The Saints will need to put in a much better performance against Brendan Rogers' Leicester if they want to stand a chance of progressing through to the final.

Last six games: WLLWWL
Latest outing: West Brom 3-0 Southampton, 12/04

4,000 locals allowed in stadium for FA Cup Semi-Final

Spectators will be returning to Wembley for the FA Cup semi-final between Leicester and Southampton with 4,000 local residents allowed to attend the game.

The match is being run as a test event for the return of crowds once coronavirus lockdown restrictions are eased, but neither Leicester nor Southampton are permitted their own supporters at the game.

Fans have been prevented from attending sports venues across England since the scrapping of the tier system in December, so this is a big breakthrough for the football community!

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