Chelsea FC Starting XI Prediction vs Leicester City FC

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Chelsea FC hosts Leicester City tomorrow in a match-up of the two sides that won the Premier League title from 2014-16  to 2016-17. It’s also a fixture featuring two sides that have been heading in opposite directions lately. The home side will be going for their fourth win in their last five, a stretch that included handing Manchester City their first domestic loss of the campaign.

As for the visitors, they have lost their last two and have just one win in their last six. Let’s take a look at who Chelsea FC manager Maurizio Sarri may select for his first team in this one.

The Bank  Chelsea FC Starting XI Prediction vs Brighton (4-3-3)

Forwards:   Eden Hazard,  Olivier Giroud,  Pedro

Midfielders:   Mateo Kovacic, JorginhoN’Golo Kante

Defenders:   Marcos Alonso,  David Luiz, Antonio Rudiger, Cesar Azpilicueta

Goalkeeper: Kepa Arrizabalaga

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Chelsea FC vs Leicester City FC FYIs

Kick-off: 3:0o pm (BST), 10:00 am (EST), Saturday December 22nd, Stamford Bridge

Google Result Probability: Chelsea FC win- 72%, Draw 19%, Leicester City win- 9%

Odds via William Hill: Chelsea FC win 3/10, draw 17/4, Leicester City 10/1

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Prediction: Chelsea FC 2, Leicester City 1

Given how this series has gone lately, and the recent form shown by the two sides, it’s pretty difficult not to pick Chelsea in this contest.

Paul M. Banks runs The Sports Bank.net, which is partnered with News Now. Banks, a former writer for NBC Chicago.com and Chicago Tribune.com, regularly appears as a guest pundit on WGN CLTV and co-hosts the “Let’s Get Weird, Sports” podcast on SB Nation. 

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  1. Chelsea must avoid playing Hazard as central forward, let them play Giraud.
    then hazard alongside willian or Pedro

  2. http://RAMON%20Abayomi says

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    December 21,@ 0920
    Please Mr. Sarri, try to start Emerson and Loftus-Cheek ahead of Alonso and Kovacic respectively at least for once in EPL. It’s like these guys are being undermined.

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