Chelsea vs Leicester City: Head to Head Record | H2H Stats | History | Last 5 Results
The oldest cup competition in club Football is set for its finale as we have Thomas Tuchel's Chelsea against Brendan Rodgers' Leicester City at Wembley in the Final of the FA Cup 2021.
Back-to-back meetings are lined up for the Champions League hopefuls or the FA Cup finalists you may call them, as they first play for the FA Cup and then for cementing their spot in the top four on Wednesday.
Let's analyze which side has been the better one in their last five meetings.
1) Leicester City 2-0 Chelsea (Premier League | 20 January 2021)
The Foxes were pretty stubborn with their discipline and left no chance for the Blues to play their game. Wilfred Ndidi broke the deadlock inside the first ten minutes of the game and put Chelsea on the back foot.
A struggling Chelsea side couldn't come out and play as Leicester were determined with their incessant pressing and crisp passing. Eventually, Leicester City doubled their lead via James Maddison, four minutes before the second-half whistle.
The second half did not witness much action and Leicester City made it to the apex of the Premier League table with a win.
2) Leicester City 0-1 Chelsea (FA Cup Q-F | 28 June 2020)
The FA Cup quarter-final between the sides did not see much action until Ross Barkley scored within 20 minutes of introduction in the final half of the game. Leicester City fought hard but couldn't manage to equalize and were knocked out of the competition.
3) Leicester City 2-2 Chelsea (Premier League | 1 February 2020)
After a goalless first half, Antonio Rudiger was rapid in getting Chelsea the lead as he scored by a Mason Mount assist. Just eight minutes later, Harvey Barnes equalized and the Foxes were back in the game. Current Chelsea and ex-Leicester City player Ben Chilwell scored the second for the Foxes, with Chelsea stunned, unable to comprehend the sudden turnaround.
However, seven minutes into Leicester's lead, Chelsea equalized and it was Rudiger again who saved Chelsea from an upset.
4) Chelsea 1-1 Leicester City (Premier League | 18 August 2019)
Mason Mount put the Blues ahead in the seventh minute of the game at Stamford Bridge and the first half concluded with a Chelsea lead.
However, Wilfred Ndidi equalized for Leicester City just three minutes before the 70th minute, which also helped Leicester to get away with a draw on opponents' turf.
5) Leicester City 0-0 Chelsea (Premier League | 12 May 2019)
The game did not see any goals but both sides tried their best to go ahead. Despite being away at the King Power Stadium, Chelsea had better chances and also attempted more shots compared to the hosts.
That means as things stand, the tie is very much in control of both the Premier League outfits. Considering their position in the league, and also the FA Cup final both fixtures are expected to be action-packed with Thomas Tuchel as the Chelsea boss.
|Last 5 meetings H2H Record|
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Chelsea vs Leicester City: Key Facts
- Leicester City have lost just one match out of their previous five head-to-head meetings with Chelsea in all competitions.
- Chelsea have been the most successful team in the FA Cup competition since the turn of the century, reaching 10 finals (including this season) and winning six of them.
- Leicester City have never beaten Chelsea in F.A Cup history.
Chelsea vs Leicester City: Predictions
Sportco predicts Leicester City to win the FA Cup Final.