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København v Leicester: line-ups, where to watch, form guide

"We can write a new chapter in the Leicester story," says Claudio Ranieri as his team go to København knowing a win will take them through and a draw could also be enough.

Claudio Ranieri has already led Leicester to three group wins
Claudio Ranieri has already led Leicester to three group wins ©Getty Images
  • Leicester City will be through to the last 16 with a win; a draw may be enough
  • Islam Slimani is ruled out for Leicester
  • Ståle Solbakken knows FCK must take risks
  • Claudio Ranieri ready to "write a new chapter in the Leicester story"
  • The Foxes are the fifth debutants to win their first three group games
  • Denmark goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel returns to the city of his birth
  • FCK were 23 matches unbeaten before losing 1-0 at Leicester two weeks ago

Possible line-ups
København: Olsen; Ankersen, Jørgensen, Johansson, Augustinsson; Verbič, Delaney, Kvist, Falk; Santander, Cornelius.
Out: Amankwaa (knee)
Doubtful: Kadrii (fitness)
Misses next match if booked: Jørgensen

Leicester: Schmeichel; Simpson, Morgan, Huth, Fuchs; Mahrez, King, Drinkwater, Albrighton; Slimani, Vardy.
Out: Mendy (ankle), Slimani (groin)
Misses next match if booked: Slimani

Where to watch
Fans can find their local UEFA Champions League broadcast partner(s) here

Highlights: Leicester 1-0 København

Ståle Solbakken, København coach
When it's our home game we maybe have to risk something more during the game than we did in the periods when we controlled things in their stadium. Obviously our way of dealing with their counterattacking ability has to improve. William Kvist and the two centre-backs are the key figures for us.

We have to make sure we don't give [Riyad] Mahrez space and those are the things that worry me. If we give away a lot of free-kicks and set pieces then obviously they are a threat with their big guys as well.

Claudio Ranieri, Leicester manager
We know this København team is very good. They have lost just one game this season. It will be a battle tomorrow.

It is important to have everything in our hands. We can write a new chapter in the Leicester story. It might not be tomorrow. I think Slimani is not ready, I do not want to risk him. [Ahmed] Musa is ready.

Ahmed Musa levels at Spurs
Ahmed Musa levels at Spurs©Getty Images

Weekend results
Midtjylland 1-3 København (Pušić 90; Santander 3 28, Cornelius 85)
The Danish top-flight leaders secured their third successive victory in all competitions and extended their unbeaten Super League run to 17 games in the process.

Tottenham 1-1 Leicester (Janssen 44p; Musa 48)
Having scored his first Leicester goal last weekend, Ahmed Musa struck again at White Hart Lane. The Foxes have won just one of their last five Premier League fixtures.

The competition's greatest debut campaigns

Form guide (all competitions, most recent first)
København: WWWLWD
Leicester: DWWLDW

Did you know?
Solbakken managed a previous home victory against Leicester (Kasper Schmeichel, Wes Morgan, Danny Drinkwater, Andy King and Jamie Vardy all played), when he was boss of Wolves in 2012. Find out more in our extensive match background.