Leicester vs Chelsea Prediction & Tips
Leicester City and Chelsea play at King Power Stadium in a FA Cup match (Quarterfinals). In this stadium, the history of direct confrontations is favorable to the visiting team, which has 3 wins, 1 draw and 1 loss in the last 5 games. Indeed, the last time they faced in this stadium was 09-09-2017, in a game by Barclays Premier League that ended the victory of Chelsea by (1-2). The goals of the match were scored by J. Vardy (62 ‘) for Leicester City and for Álvaro Morata (41’) and N. Kanté (50 ‘) for Chelsea. In this match the home factor may play an important role, as Chelsea has significant differences in the results achieved at home and as a visitor.
Analysis of Leicester City
The home team arrives at this stage of the FA Cup (Quarterfinals) after having played previous qualifiers with: Sheffield United, Peterborough United and Fleetwood Town. This is a team that maintains the income when it plays outside its stadium, because in the last 30 games it registers 5 wins, 6 draws and 4 losses as a visitor; against 8 wins, 5 draws and 2 losses in his stadium. The team arrives at this meeting after a win away to West Bromwich by (1-4). Leicester City won 4, drew 4 and lost 2 of their last 10 home games for all competitions.
In this competition, he has not lost any of his last 4 matches. The defense has been in good shape and has only conceded goals in 1 of the last 4 games, and his attack has scored regularly, as he has managed to achieve in 3 of the last 4 games in this competition. In 15 games, only managed 1 turn on the scoreboard in the 5 games in which he suffered the first goal.
Leicester City are going through a very positive season and currently have four straight games without a win, their last win against West Bromwich by 1-4. In the last game for the FA Cup, the home team beat Sheffield United 1-0. One of the strong points of Leicester City is in the most offensive sector, especially in the counterattacks: Mahrez is the great player in this type of transition, being this very fast and excellent at driving the ball to the attack. Still on an individual level we highlight the quality of Jamie Vardy, this being the best finisher with 16 goals scored. Apparently there are no weight deflators for this game.
Until reaching this stage of the FA Cup (Quarterfinals), the visiting team eliminated: Hull City, Newcastle and Norwich City. This is a stronger team when you play in your stadium, because in the last 30 games you have 4 wins, 4 draws and 7 losses as a visitor; against 9 wins, 5 draws and 1 defeat in his stadium. The team arrives in this match after a defeat away with Barcelona by (3-0). In the last 10 matches played in all competitions, Chelsea have won 2, drawn 3 and lost 5. Defensive solidity has been one of their strengths as they have conceded only 1 of the last 4 games and their attack has scored regularly, having scored goals in 3 of the last 4 games for this competition. In 15 games, he never got around to scoring in the four games in which he conceded the first goal.
Chelsea come to this game with a defeat in the field of Barcelona, 3-0, thus being eliminated from the Champions League. It is important to note that the moment of the Londoners is not the best, having recorded 3 losses in the last 4 games played. The visiting team has a great deal of skill in the offensive sector, and in addition, the defensive line has acted with great quality: Rudiger is the patron of the visiting defense. It is inevitable to highlight the marathon runner Vitor Moses, who is responsible for doing all the right side. The Belgian Eden Hazard is the best finisher of Chelsea with 15 goals scored in this championship. It seems that coach Antonio Conte can not count on David Luiz and Ross Barkley, both with physical problems.
Leicester – Chelsea FREE TIPS
Chelsea – Win @ 2.25
Both teams to score / YES @ 1.80
Over 2.5 Goals @ 1.90