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

Championship leaders Leicester visit play-off chasing Sunderland in a crucial midweek fixture for both sides.

Title favourites Leicester have lost three matches in a row to see their lead over Ipswich slashed to just three points, they travel to a Sunderland side on a four match losing streak following the tumultuous and short lived reign of Michael Beale.

Sunderland v Leicester

EFL Championship

How to watch Sunderland v Leicester and TV channel

Sunderland v Leicester is available to watch live on the Sky Sports Red Button.

Sunderland v Leicester kick-off time, date and venue

Sunderland v Leicester will be played at The Stadium of Light in Sunderland, England and kick-off is at 19:45 GMT on Tuesday 5th March 2024.

Read the latest tips, predictions and odds for Sunderland v Leicester on site.

Sunderland v Leicester stats and head-to-head record (H2H)

Sunderland have lost their last four Championship matches in a row and haven't kept a clean sheet since New Years Day.

Leicester have won three of their last five away matches in all competitions.

The Foxes have only won once on their last eight visits to the Stadium of Light.

Sunderland v Leicester head-to-head record (H2H)

Sunderland wins

31

Draws

22

Leicester wins

36

Sunderland v Leicester team news

Sunderland team news

Sunderland are suffering something of an injury crisis with a number of first team player missing through injury, creative wingers Jack Clarke and Patrick Roberts crucially are both out of action.

The Black Cats are also expected to be without Bradley Dack, Dennis Cirkin, Eliot Embleton, Niall Huggins and Ajibola Alese for the visit of the league leaders.

Leicester team news

Enzo Maresca has an almost fully fit squad for the trip to the north east, midfielder Wilfred Ndidi is the only absentee with a muscle problem.

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