helsea are poised to bounce back from their FA Cup disappointment with a solid end to the campaign – starting against Leicester on Thursday night.
Despite yet another defeat at Wembley to Liverpool, the Blues have confirmed their place in next season’s Champions League and need just one point to effectively secure third position.
Two home games will close out the campaign, but Thomas Tuchel’s side have been disappointed at Stamford Bridge, winning less than half of their 17 home games so far this League season.
That said, Leicester have struggled to keep goals on the road and are set for a mid-table finish.
Here are all the details before the match…
Date, kick-off time and venue
Chelsea vs Leicester is scheduled to kick off at 8pm BST on Thursday 19 May 2022.
Stamford Bridge in west London will host the game.
Where to watch Chelsea vs Leicester
TV channel: The match will not be shown live in the UK after Sky Sports opted to show Aston Villa’s game against Burnley.
Live Blog: You can, however, follow all the action via Standard Sport’s live blog, with James Robson on the pitch to provide expert analysis.
Chelsea vs Leicester Team News
Question marks remain over Kai Havertz and Timo Werner after missing the FA Cup final with muscle discomfort.
Ben Chilwell returned to first-team training on Tuesday but will not take part in this match, along with Callum Hudson-Odoi.
Leicester will be hoping Nampalys Mendy will be fit after his illness, although Ricardo Pereira, Ryan Bertrand, Wilfried Ndidi and Hamza Choudhury look set to miss out.
Chelsea vs Leicester Prediction
The Foxes hold their heads high after a big win at Watford and face a Chelsea side who have suffered consistent problems at home this season.
A 1-1 draw.
Head-to-head history and results (h2h)
The last nine meetings between these two teams are evenly split with three wins each and three draws.
Chelsea win: 59
Leicester to win: 28