Leicester City vs Chelsea Preview – Premier League


Natalia Waters is one of Fluentsport's England League One experts covering most of the upcoming fixtures in the year.
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Leicester City face Chelsea in this Premier League clash.

When is the match, and kick off time?

The match is on Sunday 12th May 2019, and kicks off at 3:00pm UK time. The venue for the match is King Power Stadium (Leicester, Leicestershire).

Tactics

If Chelsea continue their solid defensive performance, they should be able to stop a lot of chances as they develop for their opponents. Chelsea will need to be defensively alert, as Leicester City will continue their tactical usage of attacking through balls. Leicester City should be able to pick up some extra possession as they have performed better than Chelsea in the air. Leicester City may be able to get some extra possession in this game with their ability to dispossess opponents. Although Leicester City have recovered from early goals frequently, Chelsea are experts at protecting the lead.

Current form

Leicester City are in average form having had mixed results from their previous 5 fixtures, and will be looking to improve this time around. In their last game, they lost by 1 goal against Manchester City. Meanwhile, Chelsea are in good form having not lost any of their previous 5 games and are looking to extend their unbeaten streak. In their last game, they won by 3 goals against New England.

Squads

Leicester City Chelsea
Forwards Jamie Vardy, Kelechi Iheanacho, Shinji Okazaki. Gonzalo Higuaín, Olivier Giroud, Lucas Piazon, Pedro.
Midfielders Adrien Silva, Harry Maguire, Wilfred Ndidi, Youri Tielemans, James Maddison, Matty James, Marc Albrighton, Demarai Gray, Hamza Choudhury, Harvey Barnes, Nampalys Mendy, Rachid Ghezzal, Khanya Leshabela. Mateo Kovačić, Jorginho, Willian, N'Golo Kanté, Eden Hazard, Marco van Ginkel, Danny Drinkwater, Ethan Ampadu, Callum Hudson-Odoi, Ross Barkley, Ruben Loftus-Cheek, George McEachran, Conor Gallagher.
Defenders Yohan Benalouane, Jonny Evans, Wes Morgan, Danny Simpson, Christian Fuchs, Ben Chilwell, Daniel Amartey, Çağlar Söyüncü, Ricardo Pereira. Antonio Rüdiger, Azpilicueta, Marcos Alonso, Andreas Christensen, Todd Kane, Gary Cahill, David Luiz, Davide Zappacosta, Emerson, Marc Guéhi.
Goalkeepers Kasper Schmeichel, Danny Ward, Eldin Jakupovic. Kepa Arrizabalaga, Willy Caballero, Rob Green, Marcin Bulka, Jamie Cumming.
Staff Brendan Rodgers, Michael Stowell.

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