Leicester v Macclesfield

09 August 2010 01:25
Leicester City will have new signing Moreno available while striker Paul Gallagher and defender Miguel Vitor are both fit again after injury.Midfielder Andy King will not be in Paulo Sousa's plans because he has been called up by Wales. [LNB]Macclesfield's new signing Jason Beardsley may make his debut in defence. [LNB]Ricky Sappleton, Paul Morgan, Ross Draper and Hamza Bencherif all remain sidelined through injury. [LNB][LNB] MATCH FACTS Head-to-head[LNB]• Leicester hold a 100% record against Macclesfield. [LNB]• Their only previous meetings were both in the first round of the League Cup. The first was at the Walkers Stadium in 2006, and the second at Moss Rose last year. Both games ended 2-0. [LNB][LNB] Have your say on the game Leicester[LNB]• Three-times winners Leicester (1964, 1997 and 2000), have not been eliminated in the first round for 30 years. [LNB]• The last time they started their challenge in the second round, in 2004, the Foxes were beaten by Preston. [LNB]• Leicester need to score twice to bring their total of goals scored in League Cup history to 250. [LNB]• Paulo Sousa is making his home debut as Leicester manager. [LNB]Macclesfield[LNB]• This is Macclesfield's 11th season in the League Cup. [LNB]• They are hoping to qualify for the second round for the fifth time, but have never been beyond that stage. [LNB]• They have beaten higher-division opposition to reach the second round of the League Cup twice in the last five seasons. [LNB]• It's five years since the Silkmen won an away tie in the League Cup. They beat Nottingham Forest 3-2 in the first round in August 2005.

Source: BBC_Sport