Leicester City duo Wilfred Ndidi and Kelechi Iheanacho battle fellow Super Eagles star of Chelsea Victor Moses in week 22 of the Premier League encounter on Saturday.
The Blues dethroned 2016 champions Foxes as they continue their pursuit of runaway leaders Manchester City when they welcome eighth-placed Leicester to Stamford Bridge.Team News
Chelsea head coach Antonio Conte has no fresh injury concerns ahead of Saturday's visit of
New signing Ross Barkley is working his way back to fitness and could make his Chelsea debut in the FA Cup third-round replay against Norwich in midweek.
Leicester's leading goalscorer Jamie Vardy has recovered from the groin injury which caused him to miss the last two matches.
Defenders Wes Morgan and Danny Simpson remain out with hamstring problems.Head to Head
won five, drawn one, and lost one of their last seven meetings with Leicester, with their being at least three goals in six of these games.Recent Form
won two and draw four in the last six games in all competitions while Leicester win
one draw three and lost two from the same number of matches.
Manager QuotesChelsea head coach Antonio Conte
turn his attention is on
the short term and the visit of Leicester. He knows securing that eighth straight home league win won’t be easy.
‘Tomorrow we have to face the worst team for us in this moment. Leicester are
a really good team. They are in really good form. It will very, very difficult for us to win the game. We must pay great attention.’Leicester City manager Claude Puel
: "We know Chelsea are the champions. We can cause them problems. We have great players also and quality in the squad and a great attitude all the time in training sessions on the pitch.
"I think in our games against the great teams, we have always had good situations and good possibilities - like against Manchester United and Tottenham.
"The ambition is not just for us to score but to continue to play after scoring and to always keep good ambition in our play."
Chelsea possible starting lineup:
Courtois; Cahill, Christensen, Azpilicueta; Moses, Kante, Bakayoko, Fabregas, Alonso; Hazard, Morata
Leicester City possible starting lineup:
Schmeichel; Amartey, Dragovic, Maguire, Fuchs; Albrighton, Ndidi, Iborra, Gray; Mahrez; Vardy Predictions:
Chelsea 2-1 Leicester