Chelsea vs Leicester English Premier League match on Tuesday, 18 May 2021, Kick-off at 19:15 UK/ 20:15 CET and Venue: Stamford Bridge.
Three teams are fighting for the remaining two places in the top four, and these two are leading this race. With Liverpool just behind, a win is a must for either side on Tuesday, and expect a cracker game at Stamford Bridge.
From now on, the Blues are in fourth place in the standings, one point ahead of the Reds in fifth place, and they are two points behind the Foxes in third.
As such, it is more than obvious that the outcome of this game will have strong implications for the CL ranking.
Both teams are fit and determined to reach their goal. Plus, with only two games remaining, there’s no time for teams to stop.
From the start of this Tuesday, we can expect the players to give their 100% on the field for victory. We are about to see a virtual final.
Furthermore, Thomas Tuchel’s men also have the Champions League final against Manchester City, and this match would be a good preparation for that.
In addition, it will also be the repeat of the FA Cup final, where Brendan Rodgers’ men scored a narrow victory.
Therefore, there are also points to settle. Surely expect a field war between the two.
Chelsea vs Leicester: head to head (h2h)
The Foxes took a 1-0 win in the FA Cup final just three days ago.
They are also in a two game winning round.
However, the Blues had recorded 12 of the last 16 victories in total.
On this site, the hosts had recorded ten of the last thirteen victories.
Chelsea vs Leicester prediction
Tuchel’s men lost 1-0 at home on the last day of the match, against Arsenal. Meanwhile, Rodgers’ men won 1-2 on the road against Manchester United.
Additionally, the Blues were unbeaten in seven of their previous nine games overall, and in 24 of their last 28. Note that they also have a total of just three league losses at home, in addition to the last six months.
In contrast, their counterparts had won five of their previous seven games and have lost only three times on the road since September 2020.
Both teams need victory on Tuesday and have the talent and drive to achieve it. Expect goals from either side of the field, with both teams under extreme pressure.
Chelsea vs Leicester: betting tips
Both teams score at 2.00 (1/1)
More than 0.5 goals in the first half to 1.40 (2/5).