Premier League In Focus – Leicester vs Chelsea Preview

When? Saturday 9th September, 15:00 (UK)

Where? King Power Stadium

Are tickets still available?

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STATS & FACTS
Last five head-to-head meetings - Leicester W1, Chelsea W3, D1.

Chelsea have won the last three matches between the two sides and are unbeaten in the last four.

Those three wins have seen Chelsea score at least three times on each occasion, with a total of 10 goals in total - 3.3 goals per game on average.

Last season saw Chelsea pick up identical 3-0 wins both home and away. Of those six goals, there were five different scorers with Marcos Alonso the only player to score more than once.

This game on Saturday pits the last three Premier League champions together. Chelsea’s two triumphs in 2015 and 2017 sandwich that of Leicester’s in 2016.

Leicester have only won one of the last 13 head-to-heads between the two clubs.

The only away league game that Chelsea have contested this season resulted in a win at Wembley Stadium, with Marcos Alonso getting both goals in a 2-1 victory over Tottenham.

There have been 109 previous encounters between the two clubs; Leicester have won 25, while Chelsea have won 54 there have been 30 draws.

The first time these two teams met was back in September 1905, when Leicester lost 1-0 to Chelsea.

MOST MEMORABLE MEETING
Leicester beat Chelsea 2-1 at the King Power Stadium in the season where Chelsea meekly defended their title. The Foxes would eventually go on to win the title that season, while Jose Mourinho would part ways with Chelsea not long after this defeat.