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Chelsea CHE Rüdiger (14'), Kanté (28'), Pulisic (71')
Premier League Gameweek 12
Nov 20, 2021 KO: 12:30

Leicester City - Chelsea

King Power Stadium Leicester
Referee: Paul Tierney
  14' Rüdiger
  28' Kanté
  71' Pulisic

Match preview

Werner and Lukaku still out? How Chelsea could line up against Leicester City

Thomas Tuchel's Chelsea side will have to win without both striker Timo Werner and Romelu Lukaku against Leicester City

Chelsea will face an almighty task on their return to domestic football on Saturday as they travel to Leicester City with high hopes of claiming all three points and staying top of the Premier League table.

Thomas Tuchel’s side have managed to work their way past opponents over the past month despite numerous injuries, but it remains to be seen whether Brendan Rodgers’ ambitious team will prove too tough for the European champions.

In defence the London club are still without left-back Marcos Alonso, so Tuchel will likely stick with a back three of Antonio Rudiger, Thiago Silva and Marcus Christensen, in front of Edouard Mendy in goals.

Ben Chilwell and Cesar Azpilicueta are likely to reprise their roles as left and right wing-back on the day, with N’Golo Kante and Jorginho tasked with keeping Leicester’s impressive midfielder at bay, while Ruben Loftus-Cheek plays a slightly more advanced role in the centre of midfield in place of Mateo Kovacic.

With Timo Werner and Romelu Lukaku still out of action, Tuchel will likely turn to Callum Hudson-Odoi and Kai Havertz to play a dynamic front two and get the better of Leicester on the day.

How Chelsea could line up against Leicester

Match statistics

Leicester City
Statistics
Chelsea
Games Played
20
20
 
Results
 
Wins
8
15
Draws
5
2
Losses
7
3
 
Goals Scoring
 
Goals Scored
31
38
Goals Per Game
1.55
1.90
More > 2.5 Goals
12
8
More > 3 Goals
8
3
Scored First in a Match
10
17
Scored Both Halves
8
5
Won More > 1 Goal
2
8
 
Other
 
Goals Conceded
33
10
Did Not Score
3
2
Both Teams Scored
14
7
Kept Clean Sheet
3
11
Won Without Conceding
3
11
Games Played
20
20
 
Possession
 
Touches
602
682
Possession
45
56
Passes
408
500
 
Attacking
 
Total Shots
12
17
Shots on Target
4.55
6.26
Goals out of Shots
0.15
0.12
Crosses
17
25
Offsides
2.07
2.13
Penalties
0.15
0.20
 
Defensive
 
Clean Sheets
0.15
0.55
Tackles Won
-
-
Clearances
14
16
Interceptions
12
7.50
Own Goals
0.10
0.00
Aerials Won
13
14
Total Shots Conceded
14
8.95
Shots on Target Conceded
4.45
3.50
Goals out of Shots Conceded
0.13
0.06
 
Discipline
 
Fouls
8.60
11
Yellow Cards
1.55
1.35
Red Cards
0.05
0.10

Injuries

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  2. Knee Injury image description
  3. Ankle/Foot Injury image description
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  5. Hip/Thigh Injury image description