Leicester, Chelsea clash in League Cup tonight

LeagueLeicester City hosts Chelsea in the third round of the League Cup today.

The Foxes will be full of confidence heading into this game. Leicester have regained some form after a poor start to the season.

Claudio Ranieri’s men have won their last two matches 3-0 against Club Brugge and Burnley in the Champions League and the Premier League.

Furthermore, the home side have done well against Chelsea in their last two fixtures and will aim to repeat that performance when the two sides meet tonight.

Leicester will be without the services of Nampalys Mendy, Danny Simpson, and Jeffrey Schlupp.

Antonio Conte’s side are without a win in their last two matches and will be desperate to pick up a win here.

Chelsea made a very good start to the season and will not want to enter a slump here.

A positive result against Leicester City could give the Blues some much-needed confidence.

Chelsea have failed to win their last two meetings against Leicester City and will have a point to prove today. The Blues will not want to crash out of the competition just yet and this is a must-win game for them.

Chelsea will be without Captain John Terry who has been ruled out with an ankle injury.

Kurt Zouma is still recovering from his knee injury and will remain sidelined.

Chelsea and Leicester have both conceded seven goals in their last six matches in all competitions.

The last six matches between these two sides have produced a total of 25 goals. Both teams have got on the score sheet five times in those six matches.

Chelsea are undefeated in five of their last six matches against Leicester City.

- Soccerlens

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