Leicester City vs Chelsea Match Prediction: November 20, 2021
November 20, 2021 12:30 pm
Match Predictions and Betting Odds
In the English Premier League, Chelsea and Leicester have squared off against each other on 28 occasions out of which, Chelsea have won 15 matches, while Leicester have managed to win just on 6 previous occasions and 7 of these matchups have ended as a draw. This fixture promises to be a high-scoring affair as on average, 2.93 goals per match are scored between these teams. Given the proficient goal-scoring form that Chelsea are in, it would not be a surprise if this match scheduled for November 20, 2021, is a high-scoring affair.
While Chelsea average over 2.05 goals per match in the 2021/2022 English Premier League season, Leicester average just 1.57 goals this season, which is an indicator of why they are currently placed 12th in the table going into this encounter.
Leicester City vs Chelsea Match Prediction: Team News, Probable XI
Leicester City (Probable XI): Schmeichel, Amartey, Evans, Soyuncu, Pereira, Tielemans, Soumare, Castagne, Maddison, Iheanacho, Vardy.
Chelsea (Probable XI): Mendy, James, Thiago Silva, Rudiger, Azpilicueta (c), Kante, Jorginho, Chilwell, Mount, Werner, Pulisic.
Key Players and Matchups
Mason Mount has been one of the star performers of Chelsea this season and will be hoping to carry his form into this matchup against Leicester. In the 2021/22 English Premier League season, Mount has featured in 5 matches so far and has scored 3 goals while providing 2 assists. His pass completion rate of 90% is another critical factor why he’s been such an asset to Chelsea.
Youri Tielemans will be an important player for Leicester City as in the 11 matches that he’s featured in in the 2021/22 English Premier League season, Tielemans has scored 3 goals and has provided 2 assists with a pass completion rate of 84%.
Given all the head-to-head stats between the two teams and the current form that Chelsea are in, Thomas Tuchel’s side are expected to win this encounter and walk away with the three points.