Chelsea vs Leicester: Kick off time today, prediction, TV, live stream, team news, h2h results

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Chelsea vs Leicester: Kick off time today, prediction, TV, live stream, team news, h2h results

Chelsea and Leicester face off this afternoon in what could be a tense atmosphere at Stamford Bridge.

The Blues are aggressively pursuing Foxes defender Wesley Fofana, and on Friday evening finally agreed a potential world-record fee with their fourth bid, which has seen the centre-back withdraw from match duties and skip training. It means Fofana will not play today.

But whatever the shape of the two teams, they both need a win. Chelsea were humbled 3-0 by Leeds last time out, while Leicester have just one point to their name after three games.

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Date, kick-off time and venue

Chelsea vs Leicester is scheduled for a 3pm BST kick-off today, Saturday, August 27 2022.

Stamford Bridge in London will host the match.

 (ES Composite)
(ES Composite)

Where to watch Chelsea vs Leicester

TV channel and live stream: The match will not be televised live in the UK.

Live blog: You can follow all the action via Standard Sport’s live blog.

Chelsea vs Leicester team news

Chelsea XI: Mendy; James, Thiago Silva, Chalobah; Loftus-Cheek, Gallagher, Jorginho, Cucurella; Mount, Havertz, Sterling.

Subs: Kepa, Ampadu, Azpilicueta, Chilwell, Kovacic, Hudson-Odoi, Pulisic, Ziyech, Broja

Leicester XI: Ward, Castagne, Amartey, Evans, Justin, Soumare, Praet, Tielemans, Dewsbury-Hall, Barnes, Vardy.

Subs: Soyuncu, Albrighton, Iheanacho, Perez, Daka, Mendy, Ndidi, Iversen, Thomas.

Chelsea vs Leicester prediction

Chelsea are struggling but can evidently get up for a game, whereas Leicester look like they are just coasting and have downed tools in August.

A expect the Blues to come out fighting after last week’s reality check and should have too much for Brendan Rodgers & Co.

Chelsea to win 2-0.

Head to head (h2h) history and results

Chelsea win: 59

Draws: 35

Leicester wins: 28