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Leicester City vs Chelsea

FA Cup Quarterfinal Match

 

LEI vs CHE MATCH PREVIEW:

This is an intriguing tie that pits the last two champions of England against each other as Leicester City host Chelsea in an FA Cup quarterfinal match at King Power Stadium.

Both teams are coming off from contrasting experiences into this match. While Leicester City decided to soak in some sunshine in Marbella, Chelsea were made to pack their bags from Champions League after Lionel Messi and Barcelona thumped the Blues 3-0 at Camp Nou.

That leaves Chelsea with only FA Cup to aim for this season, while a top-4 finish in the Premier League definitely engraved high on Antonio Conte’s to-do list this season.

Chelsea’s season could still be saved if they finish in the top-4, and win the FA Cup trophy. So expect Antonio Conte to name a strong XI against the 2016 Premier League Champions.

The Foxes, on the other hand, are on a four-game winning streak heading into this match and moved to 8th in the table after thumping West Brom 4-1 at Hawthorns. They are 8 points behind 6th placed Arsenal, and with Arsene Wenger giving Europa League utmost priority, there are chances that Leicester may snatch sixth place from the Gunners.

 

MATCH DETAILS:

When: March 18th, 10:00 PM IST

Where: King Power Stadium, Leicester City

Capacity- 32,312

 

Recent wins (Last six matches)

Leicester City – D L W D D W

Chelsea – W D L L W L

 

LEI vs CHE TEAM NEWS:

Leicester City:

Leicester City will be without Daniel Amartey through injury. Other than him, Claude Puel has no injury or suspension issues regarding his team.

PROBABLE XI

Schmeichel (GK); Simpson, Morgan, Maguire, Chilwell, Iborra, Ndidi, Albrighton, Okazaki, Mahrez, Vardy

 

Chelsea:

Away side will be missing David Luiz and Ross Barkley through injuries. While Ethan Ampadu is a doubt for this clash.

Morata was overlooked for Barcelona clash and could replace Olivier Giroud in the starting XI.

 

PROBABLE XI

Caballero (GK); Cahill, Christensen, Azpilicueta, Alonso, Drinkwater, Kante, Zappacosta, Hazard, Willian, Morata

 

Competition History-

Leicester City –  No FA Cup Title yet

Chelsea- Seven FA Cup Titles

 

Head 2 Head- 111 meetings in official matches

Leicester City- 25

Chelsea- 55

Draws: 31

 

Key Players:

Leicester City – Mahrez, Vardy, Okazaki

Chelsea – Hazard, Willian, Morata

 

INDIA FANTASY PREDICTION:

Leicester City are a very dangerous team, in particular at home. So Chelsea need to be on their toes in the match. Having said that, the game will depend on the tactics of both the managers and which team wants the win more.

The Blues need this win very badly as some tough fixtures are waiting for them in the wings, and which will shape the destiny of their standing in the table, come the end of the season.

But we are backing Leicester to add more misery on Antonio Conte’s men and sniff out a win in this quarterfinal match.

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NOTE: THIS LEI VS CHE MATCH PREVIEW IS BASED ON OUR RESEARCH AND UNDERSTANDING FROM VARIOUS NEWS SOURCES. YOU CAN SELECT YOUR OWN PLAYING 11 ON THE BASIS OF TEAM NEWS.