Leicester City VS Chelsea go head to head against each other in the English Premier League midweek encounter and here is the matchday preview news injuries update lineup formation kick off time and more.
Both sides will be looking to grab a win in the encounter which involves third placed team against the seventh placed side who haven’t been good in recent games with lack of form and confidence lacking from the team going forward this season so far.
Frank Lampard and Braden Rogers are not strangers to each other as they were both together at Chelsea during some years ago and Leicester City will be hoping they can continue with their impressive form this season which have seen them produced good results.
LEICESTER CITY VS CHELSEA TEAM NEWS
Chelsea is coming from their last victory against Fulham which ended 1-0 with the goal coming from Mason Mount after the home side had already been cut short off one man before the end of the first half and it gave the Blues chance which they couldn’t convert until the 78th minutes.
On the other hand Leicester City haven’t done bad for themselves with impressive run of results putting them third on the League table which is a boost for them heading into this game which also gives the them the upper hand against a weaker Blues side without enough fire power up front.
Updates coming from the camp has been rumored of a potential move in place for Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Haaland who is also a target for Real Madrid and Manchester City, the Blues are willing to break the bank to sign the Norway youngster this January transfer window, also reports of Tomori joining AC Milan is almost done.
LEICESTER CITY VS CHELSEA INJURIES UPDATE
Frank Lampard already confirmed NGolo Kante it totally out of the game due to his recovery from an hamstring injury which he sustained some weeks ago which left him out of the clash against Fulham and he is also set to miss out today game against his former team Leicester City.
Reece James looks likely to take over from Cesar Azpilicueta who was instrumental during the game against Fulham, also Olivier Giroud is likely to drop to the bench after starting the last game which he wasn’t good enough to make anything happen against a strong Fulham defense.
LEICESTER CITY VS CHELSEA LINEUP AND FORMATION (4-2-3-1)
Frank Lampard will be looking to start up many fresh legs as they recently played a game few days ago and more players from the bench will be hoping to get a chance today in this encounter which is going down later tonight in the English Premier League.
Edouard Mendy (Goalkeeper); Reece James, Thiago Silva, Kurt Zouma, Ben Chilwell (Defenders); Billy Gilmour, Kovacic (Midfielders); Hakim Ziyech, Kai Havertz, Callum Hudson-Odoi (Attackers); Timo Werner (Striker).
KICK OFF TIME
20:15 UK TIME AND 9:15 NIGERIAN TIME
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