Thursday, June 30, 2022

Prediction: Chelsea vs Leicester City

Prediction: Chelsea to win 3-0

Best Odds: 8/1

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Chelsea and Leicester City will face each other in the Premier League this week. The match will be held at Stamford Bridge in London and is scheduled to kick off at 8pm UK time on Thursday.

Chelsea

Chelsea are third in the Premier League table at the moment with 70 points from 36 matches. Thomas Tuchel’s side are two points above fourth-placed and London rivals Tottenham Hotspur, who have played 37 games.

The Blues will head into the match against Leicester on the back of a defeat to Premier League rivals Liverpool in the FA Cup final. It followed a 3-0 win against Leeds United away from home at Elland Road in the Premier League.

Team News:

Chelsea pair Kai Havertz and Mateo Kovacic are major doubts with respective hamstring and ankle issues.

Leicester City

Leicester City are ninth in the Premier League table at the moment with 48 points from 36 matches. Brendan Rodgers’s side are having a disappointing season and will hope to see the back of it soon.

The Foxes will head into the match against Chelsea on the back of a 5-1 win against Watford away from home at Vicarage Road in the Premier League. It followed a 3-0 victory over Norwich City at the King Power Stadium in the league.

Team News:

Youri Tielemans and Ricardo Pereira are doubtful for Leicester with respective knee and hamstring problems.

Key Factors to Consider

  • Chelsea have won 2 of their last 5 Premier League games.
  • Chelsea have scored 73 goals in 36 Premier League games.
  • Chelsea have conceded 31 goals in 36 Premier League games.
  • Leicester City have scored 57 goals in 36 Premier League matches.
  • Leicester City have won their last 2 Premier League matches.

Conclusion

Chelsea have a better team than Leicester City and should be able to pick up all three points from the encounter with ease.

Prediction: Chelsea to win 3-0

Best Odds: 8/1

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Jamie Jones


Jamie Jones is an experienced football journalist who has been working in the industry for years. Jamie watches all the major leagues in Europe, especially the Premier League and La Liga.

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