Leicester City Vs. Chelsea FC Match preview
King Power Stadium usher in a clash between Leicester City and Chelsea on their next Premier League matchday 19 on Tuesday night. The pair had a task over the weekend; The Foxes played home against Southampton where the goals of James Maddison in the 37’ and the second one from Harvey Barnes in the added time secured a win for Brendan Rodgers’ side.
This saw the Foxes leapfrog to second position one-point behind League leaders Manchester United.
Chelsea on the other hand, struggled in the hands of ten men Fulham until the 78th minute when Mason Mount slotted a goal home that secured the three important points for Frank Lampard side pushing Scott Parkers side to a promising relegation position.
The Blues are in seventh position with 29 points gathered from 18 matches.
- Leicester City have registered seven wins, drawn twice and suffered a single defeat in their last ten matches in all competition this season.
- The Foxes have registered five clean-sheets in their last ten matches in all competition this season.
- Chelsea have kept three clean-sheets in their last ten matches in all competition this season.
- The Blues have registered four wins, two draws, while suffering four losses in their last ten matches in all competition this season.
- Brendan Rodgers’ side have at least registered more than two goals in the five of their last ten matches in all competitions this season.
- Frank Lampard’s side have registered a single away win in the last four matches in the Premier League this season.
Leicester City Vs. Chelsea FC Match Head to Head
It is in 2018 when the Foxes managed to grab the three points in Premier against Chelsea, the clash that recorded 1-0 in the score-card. After which these teams have met four other times three in Premier League and once in FA Cup tie. In the three EPL matches they were able to share the spoils only for the Blues to secure a victory in FA Cup tie, with a slight 1-0 goal margin.
Leicester City Team News
Striker Jamie Vardy could be available for selection for their home clash despite being substituted late on in Leicester City’s victory over Southampton on Saturday. The England international has had a longstanding hip injury but head coach Brendan Rodgers says he is hopeful the lethal man will be fit.
Chelsea FC Team News
N’Golo Kante is set to be available for selection once again after serving a one match suspension. In his absence, Jorginho deputized, playing alongside Mason Mount and Matteo Kovacic.
Leicester City Vs. Chelsea FC Match Prediction
The Foxes forward will be led by England striker Jamie Vardy who has scored 13 goals so far and assisted in 5 occasions though currently is running dry and will be looking to get back in his scoring ways.
Maddison is back to his form with six goals and three assists, these players will be the key candidates in creating chances against blues.
The visitors on the other hand will be looking to sit on top four if they manage to win this one. The likes of Hakim Ziyech being the prime candidate in the forward who creates chances by giving passes, Timo Werner and many great Chelsea players. It is a tough showdown
Goals – Under 2.5
Occasionally these teams have been very careful with each other in ensuring their defenses are unshakable hence few goals or no goals scored at all. Therefore, under 2.5 markets is a take for our pundits.
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Tip: Both teams to score / Over 2.5
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Tip: Both teams to score / Over 2.5
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Tip: Both teams to score
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Tip: Over 1.5
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