Leicester City's King Power Stadium holds around 32,000 fans

Roy Hodgson: Crystal Palace happy to play Leicester anywhere, says boss

Crystal Palace are happy to face Leicester at a neutral venue if they cannot host Saturday's fixture because of a local lockdown, says manager Roy Hodgson.

The city has been placed into special measures following a spike in coronavirus cases which has put the King Power's ability to stage the match in doubt.

But Hodgson is relaxed about any potential changes to the schedule.

“I did hear on the news today there was a potential problem in Leicester,” he said, following Palace's 1-0 home defeat by Burnley.

“I am perfectly happy to let the Premier League take care of that. I am certain they will tell us where and when the game should be played.

“I am certain if they can’t play at Leicester, they will find an alternative venue and we are happy to go up and play against Leicester City wherever the Premier League tells us to play.”

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