We’re back with some more Premier League action as Chelsea vs Leicester City takes place on Sunday at Stamford Bridge. Chelsea had a disappointing season opener as they suffered a 4-0 defeat at the hands of Manchester United at Old Trafford last weekend. Frank Lampard was pleased with Chelsea’s performance against Liverpool for the European Super Cup. They look to bounce back against Leicester in front of their home crowd.
Chelsea vs Leicester City Prediction & Match Preview
Sunday, August 18 – 11:30 EST – Stamford Bridge
The result of four crucial defensive errors was a 4-0 defeat against Manchester United last weekend. Chelsea knew they had to be more clinical in front of goal as well as doing a better job defensively. In their last match, Chelsea lost to the European Champions for the European Super Cup in penalties. However, they very well matched Liverpool’s style of play. The match ended 2-2 after 120 minutes of play. Frank Lampard is confident they will win this match as they aim to replicate their performance against Liverpool. Chelsea want to award Frank Lampard his first victory as the team’s manager, and they will be looking to do this on Sunday in front of their home crowd.
Leicester recorded a reassuring clean sheet during their goalless draw against the Wolves on the opening weekend. The Foxes won on their last trip to their Bridge. Chelsea may still be suffering a European hangover and Leicester will be looking to take advantage of that. Leicester City have enjoyed a healthy spell against Chelsea in the Premier League. The last three games between the two have seen Leicester take five points from the Blues including a 1-0 win in December 2018. Overall, Chelsea have recorded 56 wins over Leicester with the Foxes having claimed 26 wins and a total of 32 draws.
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