Holloway keen to match Addicks
IAN Holloway will be looking to use the Blues' home record as motivation for his Leicester City players tonight.Holloway's side have fared better on the road than they have at home this season with two wins and six draws in nine trips.
By Derek Davis
IAN Holloway will be looking to use the Blues' home record as motivation for his Leicester City players tonight.
Holloway's side have fared better on the road than they have at home this season with two wins and six draws in nine trips.
The Foxes have won just once under Holloway and after losing 2-1 at home to West Brom on Saturday he is looking for his players to bounce back - and they will try to exploit Town at the back.
Holloway said: “I have asked them all to come in and be positive for our trip to Ipswich, which is our game in hand, and if we win that one we could get halfway up the league.
“Ipswich have not lost a game at home this season but they let in a few goals on Saturday so why can't we do that to them?
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“If we let Saturday's kick in the teeth hurt us, then we are only feeling sorry for ourselves and you get nothing by doing that.”
Holloway revealed that he had to boost the confidence of his squad last week, even after the hard-fought point at Burnley last Tuesday.
“We are not a million miles off and that spirit, that determination they showed, is the bare minimum of what we are after.”
He said: “We had a meeting and they were a bit down. I had been handing them out ice creams for being good lads, and I just took their ice creams away and told them I wanted more from them.
“They did that against West Brom and I am looking for a positive reaction again.”
City have striker Matty Fryatt back from suspension, while Collins John is in with a chance of recovering from injury, although DJ Campbell will probably not make it.