Leicester vs Chelsea Premier League Predictions
England Premier League | King Power Stadium | 1st February 2020 13:30
Leicester and Chelsea are set to cancel each other out in an English Premier League fixture at the King Power Stadium. Both teams are vying for a top four finish and have been in similar form in recent weeks.
Leicester earned an impressive 4-1 home victory against West Ham in their previous Premier League fixture. First half efforts from Harvey Barnes and Ricardo Pereira put them in control of the tie while Ayoze Perez added a brace after the break. The Foxes are well in control in the race for a top four finish as they hold a 14-point lead over Man United in fifth. Brendan Rodgers’ men are unbeaten in 11 of their last 15 Premier League matches. Leicester have no major injuries on suspensions ahead of the visit of Chelsea. Top scorer Jamie Vardy has recovered from a recent injury and is likely to be handed a start on Saturday.
Chelsea travel to the King Power Stadium off the back of a 2-1 FA Cup victory at Championship team Hull. Goals in each half from Michy Batshuayi and Fikayo Tomori were enough to earn them the win. The Blues are unbeaten in four of their last five Premier League matches. The were held to a 2-2 draw by London rivals Arsenal in their last Premier League outing with Jorginho and Cesar Azpilicueta on target. Tammy Abraham is doubtful for Saturday’s match with injury which means Michy Batshuayi is likely to continue in attack having scored the opener at Hull. Willian, Jorginho and N’Golo Kante were all rested in the FA Cup and should return on Saturday.
Leicester have adopted an open style of play under manager Brendan Rodgers and are often exciting in attack with Ayoze Perez and Jamie Vardy. They should cause Chelsea plenty of problems but are often left exposed at the back.
Chelsea have a similar style to Leicester as they also look to play on the front foot. The likes of Willian and Michy Batshuayi should carry their attacking threat.
PREDICTION : DRAW 1-1
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