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Everything You Need To Know For Saturday's Man City Encounter

Manchester City are the visitors to King Power Stadium on Saturday as the Premier League season resumes following an international break.
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Leicester City have won two of three league matches in 2021/22 so far, a record matched by Pep Guardiola's reigning champions, but the Foxes had the upper hand when the sides met at Wembley in the FA Community Shield last month.

Ahead of Saturday's clash (3pm kick-off), here's everything you need to know...

Who's starring on LCFC TV?

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Paul Dickov
Paul Dickov

Popular ex-Foxes striker Paul Dickov, pictured here scoring against former club Man City, joins the LCFC Radio team for Saturday's live coverage.

Coverage begins with Matchday Live, broadcast for free on LCFC TV at 1:30pm on Saturday, and includes analysis from two Leicester City favourites – Matt Elliott and Paul Dickov – who will join presenter Dan Bates in the studio.

Over the course of the next hour and a half, there will be plenty of pre-match chat as well as several previews from both camps and the all-important team news at 2pm.

Then, at approximately 2:50pm, live and free commentary will begin on LCFC Radio, with another former Fox, Gerry Taggart, joining Chris Parrott in the press box at King Power Stadium.

Following full-time, Dickov, Elliott and Taggart will reconvene for a further 30 minutes of debate on all the day’s action – available on @LCFC social media channels - while there will also be reaction from the Foxes dressing room.

What's the officiating team?

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Paul Tierney
Paul Tierney

The referee on Saturday will be Paul Tierney.

Paul Tierney is the referee on Filbert Way this Saturday, assisted by Constantine Hatzidakis and Neil Davies, while the fourth official is Andy Madley. VAR will be overseen by Andre Marriner, alongside Richard West.

When does everything happen?

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King Power Stadium
King Power Stadium

The Blue Army greet the Foxes at King Power Stadium.

Use this guide of the day’s events to ensure you don’t miss out on any of the action…

Event Time
City Sales Centre opens 9am-11:30am
Matchday ticket collections 1pm-3:15pm
Turnstiles open on Filbert Way 1:30pm
Matchday Live starts on LCFC TV 1:30pm
Team news confirmed on @LCFC social media 2pm
Commentary starts on LCFC Radio 2:50pm
Kick-off 3pm
Full-time 4:45pm approx
Two-minute goals video on LCFC TV 6:45pm approx
Short clips available on @LCFC social media 10pm
Match of the Day starts on BBC One* 10:40pm
Full highlights on LCFC TV 12am (Sunday)


*UK only.

What do I need to know if I'm coming?

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Leicester City supporter
Leicester City supporter

A member of the Blue Army reads a copy of CITY Matchday Magazine.

Supporters attending Leicester City’s Premier League fixture with Manchester City on Saturday 11 September are advised that COVID-19 certification spot checks will be in place at entry points as part of the Premier League working with DCMS to maintain full capacity crowds at football, and in line with the Club’s new Supporter Code of Conduct

To ensure the safety of everyone in attendance and to minimise the risk of COVID-19 transmission, the spot checks, which are part of new Premier League protocols, will ask everyone over the age of 18 to confirm their COVID-19 status by:

- Demonstrating their COVID-19 Pass via the NHS App, PDF or NHS letter;
- Showing proof of a negative lateral flow or PCR test result from within the previous 48 hours; or 
- Declaring an exemption from COVID-19 vaccinations and/or testing.

The spot check rules apply to everyone attending fixtures at King Power Stadium over the age of 18 and are in place to help supporters prepare for a future scenario where COVID certification becomes mandatory. For more information, please click HERE.

What happened last time against Man City?

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Kelechi Iheanacho
Kelechi Iheanacho

Patson Daka congratulates fellow substitute Kelechi Iheanacho after his winner against former side Man City.

Brendan Rodgers' men claimed their second piece of silverware in the space of only four months after the 2020/21 Emirates FA Cup winners beat Premier League champions Manchester City 1-0 at Wembley Stadium in August to lift their second FA Community Shield.

A defensive mix up with only three minutes of normal time remaining handed City the opportunity to win the match, as Nathan Aké tripped substitute Kelechi Iheanacho in the box and the Foxes were awarded a penalty. It was, indeed, the Nigeria frontman who would take the spot-kick, dispatching it into the corner to hand his side a late victory.

How can I watch the game?  

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Marc Albrighton
Marc Albrighton

Marc Albrighton netted the winner for the Foxes at Norwich City in the Club's last outing.

The following TV stations from around the world will be housing live coverage of the action...

Country Channel Local time
Australia Optus Sport 1am (Sunday)
Belgium Play Sports 4pm
Brazil ESPN 11am
Canada DAZN 9am
China iQIYI Sports 10pm
Denmark viaplay 4pm
Egypt  beIN Sports 4pm
Germany Sky Sports 4pm
Hong Kong NOW 11pm
India Disney+ Hotstar & Select 7:30pm
Italy Sky Sports 4pm
Jamaica RUSH 9am
Mexico Sky Sports 8am
New Zealand Spark Sports 3am (Sunday)
South Africa Super Sport 4pm
Thailand truevisions 9pm
United States peacock 10am


Can't see your country above? Click HERE for the Premier League's full schedules.

When can I catch match highlights?

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Jamie Vardy
Jamie Vardy

Jamie Vardy found the net for the Foxes in a 1-0 win over Wolves on the opening weekend of the new campaign.

A two-minute highlights package will be posted on LCFC TV approximately two hours after the full-time whistle, which is available for free to Digital Members on the Club's official website (free sign-up).

Leicester City's official social media channels will post short clips from the day's action from 10pm on Saturday evening, while extended match highlights will be published on LCFC.com from midnight (12am) on Sunday following the fixture.

All times BST unless stated otherwise.

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