• Tue. Aug 9th, 2022

Leicester City vs Chelsea: previews match, team news, prediction, possible lineup

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Chelsea vs Leicester City Lineup: Chelsea is set to boost there their point in the premier league table with a lead currently alongside Manchester City will a second position, West Ham United in a third position, while fourth Liverpool in the premier league table.

Meanwhile, the last match with Burnley ends with a draw 1-1 before the International break, as Brendan Rodgers’s side also took a point from their meeting with Leeds United.

Previews Match

At this moment, two clubs struggling to hits the same heights which they did in the 2020/2021 season at Elland Road before the international break, as Leicester was forced to settle for a 1-1 draw against Leeds United.

No doubt, Whites rightful man Raphinha who find so far a corner within the 26th minutes of the game, but within 10 seconds, Harvey Barnes equally effort to restore the scoreline to a draw.

However, Leicester City, just to get it right as they struggle in the Europa League, which means Rodgers’s side, just to win after three games without a win, as they are in 12th position in the premier league, PL.

Intense speculation surrounding a possible switch to Manchester United for Rodgers certainly is not helping matters for Leicester, who have posted just two Premier League wins from eight since the start of September and are without a clean sheet in 10 league games.

Rodgers has also witnessed his side ship two goals in each of their last three top-flight games at the King Power, and not since the 1997/1998 season have Leicester managed to prevail against the team starting the same week at the top of the table.

Although, Chelsea held a 1-1 draw with Burnley, with the Clarets doing well to halt the premier league leaders’ in West London. But Matej Vydra took just nine minutes to level the scores after coming off the bench, to stop Chelsea from the victory.

According to the report, Thomas Tuchel saw the competition as possible after the international break. Promise to see the Blues maintains a healthy three-point lead against Leicester City in the 2021-22 Premier League season.

Leicester  2-0 at the King Power in this fixture last match performance, still gives hope to the club to win the Blues. but Tuchel’s Chelsea claimed a 2-1 win over the Foxes at Stamford Bridge back in May.

Team News

Lynchpin Youri Tielemans, Leicester City’s player, was unhappy in the draw with Leeds United and he is going to feature in the match against Chelsea to maintain or increase their points. Wesley Fofana and Ryan Bertrand are also set to remain sidelined.

James might benefit from Tielemans’s possible absence this week, they face Leicester City on Saturday, November 20, 2021, at King Power Stadiums.

Meanwhile, Chelsea has been doing well to boosts their game in all competitions, both in the premier league, PL, UEFA champions league, and others.

It is possible to see Romelu Lukaku and Mason Mount in the game as both players returned to training pitches after recovering from injuries. While, Marcos Alonso is also back in training after an ankle injuring, but Mateo Kovacic and Timo Werner are not expected to be see in the match against Leicester City due to injury problems.

Ross Barkley will definitely start the match between Chelsea and Burnley, while Havertz is more than capable of leading the possible lineup alongside with Romelu Lukaku and Mason Mount will not be a bench in the first half.

Leicester City vs Chelsea possible starting lineup

Leicester City: Schmeichel; Pereira, Soyuncu, Evans, Castagne; Ndidi, Soumare; Lookman, Maddison, Barnes; Vardy.

Chelsea: Mendy; Azpilicueta, Silva, Rudiger; James, Jorginho, Kante, Chilwell; Hudson-Odoi, Mount; Havertz

Prediction

Since Romelu Lukaku and Mason Mount will be played. It is a huge benefit to Chelsea on the attacking front against Leicester City.

For the Blues to get the job done with professionalism, they have to hold Tielemans very well in the field of play.

Leicester City 0-1 Chelsea.

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