Brendan Rodgers will be up against one of his former clubs when Chelsea comes to visit on Saturday. Chelsea has been struggling in the league since the arrival of Graham Potter, but their form are rising at the moment with wins vs. Leeds and Dortmund in their last two games.
Leicester need to pick up points and are struggling at the wrong end of the table, with a manager that are looking for answers among his players, but cannot really trust many of them at this point, James Maddison being a key in the process.
With James Maddison in the team Leicester do have a man to call on whenever you need a goal or an assist. We hopefully will see him in the starting line-up, and hopes are that Harvey Barnes also can be in contention.
The key going forward is to get behind the team and support Brendan Rodgers and a negative atmosphere and signs from the terraces talking nonsense about this and that can wait until the summer. The key for now is to stay together, players, managers, staff and fans as we fight on in a battle to survive.
Match Pack – Stats & Facts
Injuries / Uncertainties / Suspensions:
LEI: Justin, Evans, Tielemans, Bertrand, Barnes, Kristiansen
CHE: Broja, Silva, Mendy, Kantè, Azpilicueta, Mount
Head to Head:
Premier League; 27.08.2022, Stamford Bridge, 1-2 (L)
Premier League; 19.07.2022, King Power, 1-1 (D)
Premier League; 20.11.2021, Stamford Bridge, 0-3 (L)
Leicester City: Ward, Pereira, Castagne, Souttar, Faes, Mendy, Praet, Dewsbury-Hall, Iheanacho, Tetê, Vardy
Chelsea: Kepa, Fofana, Koulibaly, Cucurella, James, Fernandez, Kovacic, Chilwell, Havertz, Felix
Predicted Result: 2-0 (Win)
Players In Both Camps, Chelsea
Focus On; Chelsea
Nickname: The Blues
Manager: Graham Potter
Captain: Cesar Aspilicueta
Chairman: Todd Boehly
Kit Supplier: Nike
Kit Sponsor: Three
Stadium: Stamford Bridge
Chelsea Football Club is an English professional football club based in Fulham, West London. Founded in 1905, they play their home games at Stamford Bridge.The club competes in the Premier League, the top division of English football. They won their first major honour, the League championship, in 1955. The club won the FA Cup for the first time in 1970, their first European honour, the Cup Winners’ Cup, in 1971, and became the third English club to win the Club World Cup in 2022, read more
The Nike Chelsea 22-23 home kit key features of the new Chelsea home jersey is its collar, which is white with teal trim. sponsored by Three, while digital investing company Whalefin makes its debut as sleeve sponsor. All blue with a white / turquoise henley neckline. Blue shorts and white socks complete the kit.
Honours: Chelsea is a grand collector of trophies and since the start of this century been among the top clubs in winning big titles, they were also a great team during the 60’s and early 70’s.
1st Division / Premier League
Winners (6): 1954–55, 2004–05, 2005–06, 2009–10, 2014–15, 2016–17,
2nd Division / League Championship
Winners: 1983–84, 1988–89
Winners (6): 1969–70, 1996–97, 1999–2000, 2006–07, 2008–09, 2009–10, 2011–12, 2017–18
Winners (5): 1964–65, 1997–98, 2004–05, 2006–07, 2014–15
UEFA Champions League, Winners (2): 2011–12, 2020–21, UEFA Europa League, Winners (2): 2012–13, 2018–19
UEFA Cup Winners Cup, Winners (2): 1970–71, 1997–98, UEFA Super Cup
FIFA Club World Cup, Winners (1): 2021
Did You Know? Chelsea, along with Arsenal, were the first clubs to play with numbered shirts. The Blues wore them during their game against Swansea City in August 1928.
Most Appearances: (D) Ron Harris (1960-1980), 795
Most Goals: (M) Frank Lampard (2001-2014), 211
Other Famous Players: Peter Osgood, Jimmy Greaves, Bobby Tambling, John Hollins, Ray Wilkins, John Dempsey, David Webb, Clive Walker, Kerry Dixon, Pat Nevin, Peter Bonetti, Glenn Hoddle, Ruud Gullit, Didier Drogba, Roberto Di Matteo, Gianluca Vialli, Frank Leboeuf, Hernan Crespo, Didier Deschamps, Eden Hazard, Raheem Sterling, Petr Cech
Record win: 13-0 v Jeunesse Hautcharage, 29 September 1971
Record defeat: 1-8 v Wolves, 26 September 1953
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