Chelsea welcome Leicester City to Stamford Bridge in the penultimate EPL game as they seek to cement their top 4 spots.

Three days after Leicester beat Chelsea 1-0 to win the 2020/21 FA Cup final, both teams lock horns in the English Premier League.

Youri Tielemans screamer was the only goal in the game as Leicester won their first ever FA Cup final.

All that is behind them now as they go into Tuesday’s fixture hoping to seal their top four hopes as the race heats up before the final weekend.

Chelsea are currently fourth in the league table with 64 points, just a point clear of Liverpool in fifth.

The foxes are in third place with 66 points and they know they can’t afford to drop any points ahead of a tricky last day fixture against Tottenham Hotspur.

Should they miss out on a top four spot, the Blues would have a second bite at the cherry against Manchester City in the final of the Champions League at the end of May.

The reverse fixture played in January earlier this year saw Leicester beat Chelsea 2-0 and they come seeking revenge for two defeats already this season.

What time does Chelsea vs Leicester start?

The game kicks off at 10:15pm Kenyan time at Stamford Bridge.

Chelsea vs Leicester team news

Chelsea could be handed a double injury boost ahead of this crucial game as both Mateo Kovacic and Andreas Christensen ready to play.

Thomas Tuchel is likely to make several changes from Saturday’s final, with the likes of Edouard Mendy, Kai Havertz, Ben Chilwell and Christian Pulisic raring for a start.

Former Leicester City star N’Golo Kante is a certainty to feature in the middle of the park.

Timothy Castagne will start as a centre-back, the right wing-back slot will be up for grabs with Marc Albrighton likely to get the nod ahead of Ricardo Pereira.

James Maddison will also start after coming off the bench for the last two games.

Up front Jamie Vardy and Kelechi Iheanacho are in charge of leading the attacking line.

Chelsea vs Leicester head to head

The Blues hold the advantage, winning 14 times out of the 26 games played between the two sides.

The Foxes have won five times and the remaining 8 have resulted in a stalemate.

Chelsea vs Leicester current form

There is nothing separating these sides as far as their recent run of matches is concerned.

Both have won three, lost one and drawn another in their last 5 games.

Chelsea vs Leicester prediction

All the odds are for Chelsea coming out winners in this fixture.

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