Chelsea will square up with Leeds United for the first time this season in the Premier League at Elland Road on Sunday afternoon.
Jesse Marsch’s team will come into the encounter after throwing a two-goal lead with Southampton with Super Eagles attacking mimidfieldernd former Tottenham Hotspur defender Kyle Walker-Peters on target in the Saint 2-2 comeback draw at St. Mary Stadium last weekend.
Chelsea were held to a 2-2 draw in dramatic fashion by London rival Spurs last weekend with their German coach Thomas Tuchel receiving a red card after an altercation with Tottenham’s Antonio Conte this past weekend.
Leeds United have failed to beat Chelsea in their last seven attempts.
Leeds secured a narrow 2-1 win at home to Wolves on the opening weekend and were then held to a draw at an average-looking Southampton side.
Elland Road outfit have just suffered one defeat at home to the visiting team.
Chelsea have an excellent recent record against Leeds having triumphed six times from seven fixtures.
The Blues are unbeaten in 29 of their last 34 matches in the Premier League but are undefeated against Leeds United in 7 consecutive matches in the league.
Chelsea have defeated Leeds United in just once at Elland Road from 6 away league encounters.