The Chelsea team lures its counterpart Leicester City in a fiery confrontation at Stamford Bridge, the stronghold of the Blues, at 9:15 pm Cairo time, in the 37th round of the Premier League Premier League.
The match is a retaliation, after Leicester grabbed the FA Cup title from the Blues in the match that brought them together last week, to crown the Leicester team with this title for the first time in its history, and that confrontation ended with Leicester City’s victory with a clean goal.
The match is considered decisive and decisive in the Golden Square struggle, as it is the penultimate round and Chelsea ranks fourth with 64 points, and Leicester City is third with 66 points, so if the Blues wins, it will occupy third place, one point ahead of the Foxes.
Chelsea also ranks fourth, one point behind fifth-placed Liverpool, and the Blues need three necessary points to reach four points, and then be able to participate in the Champions League next season.
Expected formation of Chelsea
It is expected that Chelsea will start their match against Leicester City with the next formation:
Goalkeeper: Edward Mindy.
Defense: Ben Chilwell – Azbilkweta – Silva – Christensen.
Middle: Alonso – Hakim Ziyech – Jorginho.
Attack: Mason Mount-Havertz-Werner.
In turn, Chelsea coach Thomas Tuchel confirmed that the Blues have their destiny in their own hands in terms of qualifying for the Champions League, despite the late victory of Liverpool, on Sunday, to fourth place in the Premier League..
“Our position is still in our hands and we are working hard for that. We are preparing for Tuesday’s match like any match, with a clear intention and a desire to win,” the German coach said at the press conference for his Chelsea’s match against Leicester City.
Tuchel continued: “It was a wonderful header in the last minute, a goal by Liverpool goalkeeper Alison Baker, which made things interesting and close. Our fate is still in our hands.”
Tuchel referred to his team’s loss to the FA Cup final on Saturday with a goal against Leicester City: “It hurts us because you want to win when you reach the final. We were close and we overcame a great competitor in the semi-finals (Manchester City). And not because of performance. “