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David Nugent decides to take a short corner.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Michael Johnson on Chris McCann. Kieran Trippier takes the direct free kick.
Michael Duff joins the action as a substitute, replacing Marvin Bartley.
Outswinging corner taken by Kieran Trippier.
Corner taken by Kieran Trippier from the right by-line. Jay Rodriguez takes a shot. Lee Peltier gets a block in.
Paul Gallagher leaves the field to be replaced by Jeffery Schlupp.
Handball by Zavon Hines. Free kick taken by Kasper Schmeichel.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Marvin Bartley by Steve Howard. Direct free kick taken by Andre Amougou.
Foul by David Nugent on Andre Amougou, free kick awarded. Marvin Bartley takes the direct free kick.
The assistant referee signals for offside against Jay Rodriguez. Souleymane Bamba leaves the field to be replaced by Sean St. Ledger. Kasper Schmeichel restarts play with the free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on David Nugent by Zavon Hines. Michael Johnson comes on in place of Neil Danns. Free kick taken by Paul Konchesky.
Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Keith Treacy from the right by-line to the near post, clearance by Andy King.
Paul Konchesky takes a shot. Kasper Schmeichel makes a save.
Ross Wallace goes off and Zavon Hines comes on.
Charlie Austin has a headed effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the right of the goal.
Close range header by Charlie Austin misses to the right of the target.
David Nugent takes a shot. Lee Grant makes a save.
Keith Treacy takes a shot. Kasper Schmeichel makes a comfortable save.
Kieran Trippier fouled by Neil Danns, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Keith Treacy.
Junior Stanislas leaves the field to be replaced by Keith Treacy.
Andre Amougou gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on David Nugent. Free kick taken by Richie Wellens.
Unfair challenge on Andy King by Andre Amougou results in a Penalty. Paul Gallagher scores a power penalty. Burnley 1-3 Leicester.
Andre Amougou takes a shot. Save made by Kasper Schmeichel.
Souleymane Bamba challenges Chris McCann unfairly and gives away a free kick. Kieran Trippier crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from right channel, clearance by Souleymane Bamba.
David Edgar concedes a free kick for a foul on David Nugent. Direct free kick taken by Richie Wellens.
Foul by David Nugent on David Edgar, free kick awarded. David Edgar takes the direct free kick.
The ball is delivered by Paul Gallagher, David Nugent finds the back of the net with a headed goal from inside the six-yard box. Burnley 1-2 Leicester.Assist on the goal came from Paul Gallagher.
Foul by Ross Wallace on Andy King, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Paul Konchesky.
Unfair challenge on Lee Peltier by Ben Mee results in a free kick. Paul Gallagher crosses the ball in from the free kick.
Corner taken by Ross Wallace, Andre Amougou takes a shot. Lee Peltier manages to make a clearance.
Charlie Austin takes a shot. Blocked by Paul Konchesky.
Shot from 20 yards from David Nugent. Andre Amougou gets a block in.
Centre by Paul Konchesky, clearance made by Ben Mee.
Lee Peltier fouled by Jay Rodriguez, the ref awards a free kick. Matt Mills takes the direct free kick.
Neil Danns concedes a free kick for a foul on Marvin Bartley. Ross Wallace crosses the ball in from the free kick, Andy King manages to make a clearance.
The referee blows for offside. Indirect free kick taken by Kasper Schmeichel.
Paul Gallagher takes a inswinging corner from the left by-line played to the near post, Jay Rodriguez makes a clearance.
Neil Danns takes a shot. Kieran Trippier gets a block in.
Charlie Austin is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Kasper Schmeichel restarts play with the free kick.
Jay Rodriguez takes a shot. Save made by Kasper Schmeichel.
Corner taken by Junior Stanislas from the left by-line.
Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Ross Wallace, clearance made by Souleymane Bamba.
Shot from 30 yards by Andre Amougou.
Junior Stanislas produces a cross, Souleymane Bamba manages to make a clearance.
Charlie Austin produces a right-footed shot from deep inside the penalty area and hits the post.
The ball is delivered by Ben Mee, save by Kasper Schmeichel.
Ross Wallace takes a inswinging corner.
The ball is delivered by Ben Mee.
The ball is delivered by Neil Danns, Andre Amougou makes a clearance.
Andy King concedes a free kick for a foul on Marvin Bartley. David Edgar takes the free kick.
Steve Howard concedes a free kick for a foul on Andre Amougou. Free kick taken by Lee Grant.
Jay Rodriguez is caught offside. Kasper Schmeichel takes the indirect free kick.
Shot from 18 yards by Marvin Bartley. Save made by Kasper Schmeichel.
Ross Wallace finds the back of the net with a headed goal from deep inside the penalty box. Burnley 1-1 Leicester.
Souleymane Bamba gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Charlie Austin. Kieran Trippier takes the free kick.
Goal scored by Paul Konchesky from just outside the box to the top left corner of the goal. Burnley 0-1 Leicester.
Junior Stanislas is caught offside. Indirect free kick taken by Kasper Schmeichel.
Centre by Paul Gallagher, Steve Howard has a header from inside the six-yard box and clears the crossbar.
Paul Gallagher takes a shot. Ben Mee gets a block in.
Headed effort from inside the area by Jay Rodriguez misses to the left of the target.
Charlie Austin takes a shot. Lee Peltier gets a block in.
Close range effort by David Nugent goes over the bar.
The ball is crossed by Lee Peltier, save by Lee Grant.
Corner taken right-footed by Paul Gallagher.
Paul Gallagher takes a inswinging corner.
David Nugent takes a shot. Save by Lee Grant.
Easton concern for Clarets
Defender Brian Easton is an injury doubt for Burnley ahead of the clash with Leicester at Turf Moor.
Easton suffered a hip injury in Saturday's 3-1 derby win over Blackpool and was replaced by on-loan Manchester City defender Ben Mee, who is ready to reprise an unfamiliar left-back role.
Nevertheless, assistant manager Jason Tindall refused to rule Easton out altogether.
"Brian Easton came off quite early on Saturday but he's progressing well," he said. "He will be assessed again by the physios and hopefully they can give us some good news that he'll be available for selection."
Goalkeeper Brian Jensen (groin) and forward duo Martin Paterson (thigh) and Danny Ings (knee) remain sidelined but Tindall had better news on defender Michael Duff, who is stepping up his recovery from a knee problem.
He added: "Duffo is training with us, he's been back training the last few days. If you ask Duffo he'd probably say he could play (on Tuesday night) but we've got to be a little bit sensible and we're looking forward to having him back soon."
Captain Matt Mills comes back into the reckoning for Leicester.
Mills has served a three-match suspension following his straight red card in the 2-0 defeat at Midlands rivals Birmingham.
The club-record signing is likely to go straight back into the starting line-up and resume his central defensive partnership with Sol Bamba, meaning Sean St. Ledger will lose his place in the team.
Leicester are still assessing Darius Vassell and Lloyd Dyer. Dyer replaced Vassell at half-time during the defeat to West Ham on Saturday but then had to be withdrawn himself midway through the second half at Upton Park. Both players are nursing knocks and are doubts.
Academy director Jon Rudkin and coach Mike Stowell will remain in charge for the trip to Turf Moor. Leicester hope to appoint a successor to Sven-Goran Eriksson, who left the club a week ago, before the home game against Leeds on Sunday.
Nugent back to haunt Burnley
David Nugent was among the scorers as managerless Leicester ended their away-day hoodoo with a 3-1 victory at Burnley.
Paul Konchesky denied the hosts a much-needed clean sheet with a dipping drive after 20 minutes, with Ross Wallace's header restoring parity three minutes later.
The tireless Nugent scored what proved to be the winner shortly after the break and Paul Gallagher's penalty added gloss to a spirited performance.
The victory should go some way to persuading the kind of high-calibre manager desired at the King Power Stadium that the east midlands club can still challenge for promotion this season.
Nugent lit the fuse of a feisty encounter, testing Lee Grant with a speculative drive from the edge of the area that the home goalkeeper did well to parry.
Kasper Schmeichel's goal-kick was then nudged onward with a well-judged header from Steve Howard, Grant shaping to repel the ex-Preston striker's attempt but seeing the ball sail over the crossbar.
A moment of uncertainty from Sol Bamba allowed Burnley to take the initiative, Jay Rodriguez stealing possession from the French defender but allowing Schmeichel to gather easily.
Yet ultimately it was Leicester who were rewarded for their early intent, albeit through an unlikely source. With 20 minutes played Konchesky, a summer signing from Liverpool, appeared on the left flank to seize a loose ball. He glanced up before scooping his shot against Grant's fingertips and into the top corner.
Burnley's response was immediate and when Bamba's careless clearance bounced high and onto the head of Wallace, he instinctively nodded the ball over Schmeichel and into the gaping net.
Eddie Howe's charges threatened a second from the restart, Marvin Bartley slipping past an ailing Bamba but clipping tamely against Schmeichel.
And in the 37th minute, Charlie Austin pounced on a sublime through-ball from Rodriguez but dragged his strike against the upright and wide.
The Foxes were perhaps unlucky to go in at the break with 11 men as Neil Danns avoided sanction for a late challenge on Bartley.
Andre Amougou saw his header cleared off the goal-line by Lee Peltier as play resumed.
But it was former England cap Nugent, impressive throughout the first half, who had the visitors ahead in the 54th minute.
Gallagher stormed down the right wing before supplying a pinpoint cross for Nugent to head home gracefully from close range.
The provider turned scorer eight minutes later. Referee Geoff Eltringham adjudged Amougou to have body-checked Andy King in the penalty area, with Gallagher on hand to confidently power home the resulting spot-kick.
As the atmosphere soured at Turf Moor, so tempers began to flare on the pitch.
Amougou went in late on Nugent and Eltringham resisted strong calls to sanction Bamba after a clumsy clash with Kieran Trippier floored the Manchester City loanee.
Substitute Keith Treacy found Schmeichel's gloves as the game entered the final 15 minutes.
Austin, eager to fire a third goal in as many league matches for the Clarets, twice produced wayward headers inside the six-yard box as the hosts sought to find a way back into the match.
With two minutes remaining, Rodriguez might have provided further consolation but his snapshot was blocked by Peltier.
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