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Chelsea vs Leicester: Match preview, team news, and prediction

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Chelsea would try to hold on to their third position when they host Leicester at Stamford Bridge.

It was a tough outing for Chelsea’s last outing as they lost to Liverpool in the penalties to lose the FA cup.

It was a tough end to the season for Chelsea. With all the takeover bid and new owner, they now only have the Club World Cup and the UEFA Super Cup as the two silverware to show this season.

However, Arsenal’s loss to Newcastle on Monday guaranteed their third position.

Chelsea have not enjoyed a good time at the Stamford Bridge for the last few matches. They have succeeded to win just four matches out of the twelve they have played at home.

On the other hand, Leicester had a good time out at their last meeting against Watford. There they fired past five goals against a helpless Watford side at the Vicarage Road.

Leicester can now give up their hopes of playing in European competition next season. However, they could certainly hope for a top-half finish in the Premier League.

As they have Southampton for their last game of the campaign they would certainly reserve their energy to win that one, as the one against Chelsea would be a hard one.

Chelsea Premier League form: W D L D W

Leicester Premier League form: D L L W W

CHELSEA VS LEICESTER: TEAM NEWS

The Blues’ team news

There has been controversy surrounding Andreas Christensen where reports came out of him refusing to play in the FA cup final. Therefore, he could well be out of the season.

On the other hand, Ben Chilwell and Calum Hudson-Odoi remain out of contention. Moreover, Tuchel is still worried about the fitness of Timo Werner and Kai Havertz.

Chelsea’s possible starting lineup:

Mendy; Rudiger; Azpilicueta; Chalobah; James; Kante; Jorginho; Alonso; Ziyech; Mount;Lukaku

The Foxes’ team news

Nampalys Mendy might be rested who was subbed off last game with sickness.

Moreover, Wilfred Ndidi, Ryan Bertrand, Ricardo Pereira, and Hamza Choudhury are still out.

Leicester’s possible starting lineup:

Schmeichel; Castagne; Fofana; Evans; Justin; Tielemans; Dewsbury-Hall; Albrighton; Maddison; Barnes; Vardy

OUR PREDICTION

Chelsea 3-0 Leicester

Though, Chelsea have suffered a setback last game and Leicester are riding high after their last match. Their forward players are in scintillating form. Still, it would be difficult for the Foxes to break Chelsea’s defence. Moreover, Lukaku is finding back his form, too could be a threat.

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