Premier League: Leicester City vs Chelsea Football Match Prediction
Leicester City host Chelsea at the King Power stadium on Wednesday, aiming for a fifth successive Premier League win against Chelsea. Leicester City were in very poor form but an impressive four wins in a row have climbed them out of the relegation zone. The team were likely to be relegated back to the FL Championship but a 4-game winning streak save the team from relegation. Chelsea remain unbeaten in the Premier League at thirteen games with nine wins and four draws. A win against Leicester City on Wednesday will move them even closer to lift the fourth Premier League title.
Looking on the stats, Leicester City are seventeenth in the league table with 31 points having won 8 games, drawn 7 and lost 18. Chelsea are sitting at top of the league table with 77 points having won 23 games, drawn 8 and lost 2
Both teams have also suffered injuries to key players. Chelsea will miss its strikers Diego Costa due to hamstring injury and Loic Remy due to calf injury. Leicester City will be playing without Zoumana Bakayogo due to a knee injury and could be missing Jeff Schlupp.
Chelsea are in superb form and have won their last five Premier League games in a row against Leicester. We predict Chelsea will register a simple victory against Leicester City.
1. Chelsea 2-0 Leicester City, Premier League, Saturday 23 August, 2014
2. Chelsea 5-2 Leicester City, FA Cup, Sunday 18 March, 2012
3. Chelsea 4-3 Leicester City, League Cup, Wednesday 31 October, 2007
Leicester City: Schmeichel; De Laet, Huth, Morgan, Albrighton; King, James, Drinkwater, Konchesky, Wood; Kramaric
Chelsea: Courtois; Ivanovic, Cahill, Terry, Azpilicueta; Matic, Fabregas, Cuadrado, Willian, Hazard; Drogba
Chelsea To Win @ 1.70 at William Hill Sports