Chelsea FC Starting XI Prediction at Leeds United


With a FA Cup final on the horizon for the weekend, expect Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel to do some rotation on Wednesday night when they visit Leeds United. The match has relevance for Leeds, as they hope to escape the relegation zone and for Chelsea, who are looking to cinch up UCL qualification for next season.

That said, with the FA Cup final against Liverpool looming on Saturday, the Blues may field a slightly weaker side here.

Leeds United vs Chelsea FYIs

Kick-off time: 7:30PM GMT, 11th May 2022, Elland Road

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Google Result Probability:  Leeds United 20%    Chelsea FC 58%   Draw 22%

PL Position:  Leeds United 18th, 34pts     Chelsea FC 3rd, 67pts

PL Form Guide:  Leeds United  LLDWD    Chelsea FC  DLDWL

This match is also the Americans in the Premier League Cup, as it features the best Yankee player in the EPL (Christian Pulisic) versus the English top flight’s only manager, in Jesse Marsch.

Now let’s look at how Tuchel might shape out his squad for this one.

Chelsea FC Starting XI Prediction at Leeds United

Mendy; Christensen, Chalobah, Rudiger; James, Kovacic, Loftus-Cheek, Sarr; Mount; Werner, Lukaku

Fearless Prediction: Leeds United 1, Chelsea FC 1

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