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Bristol City v Leicester City: How to watch, TV channel, head-to-head stats & team news

Bristol City v Leicester City is one of the pivotal games in the Championship promotion race on Friday.

The Foxes are locked in a battle for top spot with Leeds and Ipswich and will go back to the summit if they can beat the Robins in this early kick-off.

Bristol City v Leicester City

EFL Championship

Is Bristol City v Leicester City on TV?

Yes, Bristol City v Leicester will be shown live on Sky Sports Football at 12:30 GMT on Friday 29th March 2024.

Bristol City v Leicester City kick-off time, date and venue

The EFL Championship game between Bristol City and Leicester kicks off at 12:30 GMT on Friday 29th March, 2024, at Ashton Gate in Bristol, England.

Bristol City v Leicester City stats and head-to-head record

A Jamie Vardy penalty was enough to give Leicester a 1-0 victory in their first Championship match against Bristol City this season in September.

Leicester have won the last three meetings between the teams and have won 29 of their 68 encounters overall, with Bristol City winning 20 games (the most recent coming in 2012) and 19 draws.

Bristol City team news

Bristol City midfielders Matty James (Achilles) and Joe Williams (hamstring) have returned to training after injuries and are on track to feature, with James being more likely to start.

Sam Bell, Rob Atkinson and Kal Naismith are all sidelined while Mark Sykes and Jason Knight will be assessed after returning from international duty.

Leicester City team news

Leicester defender Ricardo Pereira (hamstring) has a chance to return after missing the last four games.

Jamie Vardy should be available after missing the Chelsea FA Cup games, and Dennis Praet is also close to a return following a hamstring injury. Kasey McAteer is still out and Callum Doyle is suspended.

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