Aston Villa team news vs Leicester City: Leon Bailey STARTS

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Team news LIVE from the King Power Stadium

Steven Gerrard has made two changes to the side that lost 4-0 to Tottenham Hotspur at Villa Park last time out.

Leon Bailey starts in place of Danny Ings whilst Ashley Young comes into the eleven in place of the injured Lucas Digne.

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Tottenham Hotspur's English striker Harry Kane (L) tackles Aston Villa's Jamaican striker Leon Bailey during the English Premier League football match between Aston Villa and Tottenham Hotspur at Villa ParkTottenham Hotspur's English striker Harry Kane (L) tackles Aston Villa's Jamaican striker Leon Bailey during the English Premier League football match between Aston Villa and Tottenham Hotspur at Villa Park
Tottenham Hotspur's English striker Harry Kane (L) tackles Aston Villa's Jamaican striker Leon Bailey during the English Premier League football match between Aston Villa and Tottenham Hotspur at Villa Park | AFP via Getty Images

It looks like a revert to Gerrard’s 4-3-3 though the changes aren’t as vast as many predicted.

The team in full then sees Emiliano Martinez in goal with a back four of Matty Cash, Ezri Konsa, Tyrone Mings and Young.

Douglas Luiz, John McGinn and Jacob Ramsey start in the middle of the park with a front three of Bailey, Ollie Watkins and Philippe Coutinho.

Both teams in full

Leicester City (4-2-3-1): Schmeichel; Justin, Fofana, Soyuncu, Castagne; Tielemans, Mendy; Dewsbury-Hall, Maddison, Lookman; Daka

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Subs: Ward, Barnes, Albrighton, Ihenacho, Perez, Amartey, Choudhury, Pereira

Aston Villa (4-3-3): Martinez; Cash, Mings, Konsa, Young; McGinn, Luiz, Ramsey; Bailey, Watkins, Coutinho

Subs: Olsen, Buendia, Chambers, Nakamba, Ings, Chukwuemeka, Chrisene, Iroegbunam, O’Reilly

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