MATCH PREVIEW: CHELSEA VS LEICESTER

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Kick-off: Saturday, January 13, 2018. 15:00 GMT

Venue: Stamford Bridge

It’s Gameweek 23, and Chelsea will play host to Leicester City in this evening’s fixture.

Chelsea are third on the table with 46 points and a point behind Manchester United. Leicester City are 8th on the table with 30 points.

In the last six league games, Chelsea have won four and drawn two. Leicester City have lost three games, won two and drawn one of their last six league games.

Chelsea won the reverse fixture 2-1 at the King Power Stadium on the 9th of September 2017.

From October 31 till date, Chelsea have only recorded one defeat against the Foxes, which was the 2-1 loss to Claudio Ranieri’s title winning Leicester City at the King Power Stadium on 14 December 2015. Leicester have lost 12 of the last 14 meetings in all competitions.

The Blues have won seven successive home games in the league, keeping five clean sheets during that run.

Chelsea have a strong record against Leicester City in Stamford Bridge as the Blues have only lost once in 26 league games against Leicester at Stamford Bridge since 1965.

The Foxes are in bad form against the top six sides as they are winless in their last 12 Premier League away games against the current top six sides, losing each of the last five.

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