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Match Preview- Chelsea Vs Leicester City: Team News, H2h, Line Up
Match Preview- Chelsea Vs Leicester City: Team News, H2h, Line Up

Chelsea vs Leicester City will mark the return to Premier league following the long international break. The Kick off will take place on Saturday 20th November 2021 at the King Power Stadium.

Chelsea will aim to maintain or increase their three-point lead at the top of the Premier League table when they travel to Leicester City for Saturday’s early kickoff.

Interesting Facts and events taking place Premier League Matchweek 12 fixtures

The Blues were held to a 1-1 draw by Burnley last time out, while Brendan Rodgers’s side also took a point from their meeting with Leeds United.

Chelsea Vs Leicester City Team News

Lukaku was recently spotted in training, but it remains to be seen whether Tuchel will turn to him after a four-game absence.

Mason Mount could return to the team following dental surgery, but Timo Werner is expected to miss the rest of the season as he recovers from his own hamstring injury.

Christian Pulisic, who scored for the US during the international break, could potentially make an appearance.

GW12 Ones to watch: Youri Tielemans
Youri Tielemans

Leicester’s mainstay Youri Tielemans was forced to leave the draw with Leeds due to calf soreness, and he did not play for Belgium over the international break. It is unclear whether he will be deemed fit.

Brendan Rodgers dismisses Manchester United job rumors;

Wesley Fofana and Ryan Bertrand will also be out, although Marc Albrighton and long-term victim James Justin are making fantastic progress in their recovery and could return shortly.

After his magnificent equalizer at Elland Road, James Maddison should profit from Tielemans’ possible absence this week, with Barnes almost certain to keep his spot in the starting XI.

 

 

Leicester vs Chelsea
Leicester vs Chelsea

Chelsea Vs Leicester City Head to Head

In the Premier League, the two sides have faced each other 30 times:

  • Chelsea wins: 15
  • Draws: 9
  • Leicester City wins: 6

Last Five Premier League Meetings

Premier League matches between the two have been very tight, especially in the last five games:

  • 12th May 2019: Leicester City 0-0 Chelsea
  • 18th August 2019: Chelsea 1-1 Leicester City
  • 1st February 2020: Leicester City 2-2 Chelsea
  • 19th Jan 2021: Leicester City 2-0 Chelsea
  • 18th May 2021: Chelsea 2-1 Leicester City

Chelsea Vs Leicester City Possible Line up

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

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