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Chelsea vs Leicester: Team News, Likely Line-up & Predicted Score

Chelsea welcome Leicester to Stamford Bridge on Sunday to contest their FA Cup quarter final. Here’s team news, likely line-up & predicted score for the game

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Chelsea welcome Championship side Leicester City to Stamford Bridge on Sunday to contest their FA Cup quarter final.

The victors will be rewarded with a semi final date at Wembley and a rejuvenated Blues side go into the game as red hot favourites.

Interim manager Roberto Di Matteo has won all three of his games in charge so far, including Wednesday’s stunning comeback to reach the Champions League quarter finals with a 4-1 (5-4 agg) win over Napoli.

Team News

John Terry and David Luiz are both likely to be fit after the pair picked up knocks on Wednesday. Terry was forced off in extra time while Luiz was limping in the final minutes with an ankle injury. However, Di Matteo will take no risks with either and only play them if 100% fit.

Raul Meireles is expected to come back in after missing the Napoli game through suspension. Di Matteo is also expected to shake things up after his side came through 120 minutes of Champions League football in midweek.

Soloman Kalou, Fernando Torres and Mikel may come in with Sturridge, Drogba and Essien likely to make way.

Likely Line-up


Predicted Score

Chelsea look a different side under the stewardship of Roberto Di Matteo and the players are clearly playing for their manager now. Although we expect Leicester to put up a spirited show, Chelsea will come out on top. Chelsea 2-0 Leicester. 

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    March 17, 2012 at 10:39 pm

    i was surprise when chelsea players changed there attitude toward AVB,so now they are playing good foothball with good result under DI MATTEO.I will use this opportunity to tell owner of chelsea(ABRAMOVIC)to leave DI MATTEO to continue his job and also ABROMOVIV should look player performance before buying them not name,you also needs psychology person in your organization,so that he\she will counsell your players when something like arguement occur.i wish your organization best of luck in any competition they go to.

  2. Greg James

    March 17, 2012 at 10:52 pm


  3. Brian Scott

    March 17, 2012 at 10:57 pm





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  5. Queng

    March 18, 2012 at 4:07 am

    my line-up is: Turnbull, Bosingwa, ivanovic, cahil, Bertrand, piazon, mikel, meireles, kalou, Torres, malouda

  6. Zinho4

    March 18, 2012 at 5:21 am

    —- cech —-
    bosingwa- ivanovic- cahill- bertrand
    meireles- mikel- malouda
    lukaku- torres- kalou

  7. Katuano

    March 18, 2012 at 5:42 am

    Yes my going up chelsea

  8. Abdinasir

    March 18, 2012 at 5:45 am

    Cech..tery…cahil…betrand…farrera…mikel…esien…lampard…kalou…torres…lukaku to be made the striker

  9. prince steven

    March 18, 2012 at 6:08 am

    great club up blues my xt line up turnbull chahil david bosingwa betrand mikel roemuo piosian ramiles torres kaluo

  10. Agbo Oche Johnson

    March 18, 2012 at 7:41 am

    Cech, Bosingwa, Cahil, Ivanovic, A.cole, Mikel, Ramires, Lampard, Kalou, Mata, and Drogba.
    No trophy is little in the sight of Coach and Players, lets use quality players to get quality result. Long live chelsea, Long live players, Long live Di Matteo.

  11. someone

    March 18, 2012 at 8:07 am

    Some Lineups predictions are just lunatic. :))) fun times, gotta love it… )))

  12. Oliver Ghandi

    March 18, 2012 at 8:38 am


    Invanovic, luiz, Terry, cole

    Ramires, essien, miereles

    Mata, drogba, sturrige.

  13. Skipo

    March 18, 2012 at 8:38 am

    I tink chelsea shud start Tores lukaku nd mata as strikers up cech up luiz

  14. Ronald adilike

    March 18, 2012 at 8:46 am

    My line up is cech,ivanovic,cahill,luis,betland,remires,mikel,lampard,matta,drogba kalou

  15. Patrick valentine

    March 18, 2012 at 9:05 am

    Line up: cech – Ivanovic- luis-cahil-Betrand-mikel-meriles-Ramires- piazon-Sturige-Torres

  16. Qanciye mahmed

    March 18, 2012 at 10:36 am

    line up chelsea today ithink make sure is
    ceech cahill luiz cole ivanavic mikel raul meireles malouda and sturrige kalou torres

  17. Emmanuel Ekpo

    March 18, 2012 at 12:01 pm

    i will prefer Cech@goal,d big4@ d Defence(Bethrand optional),d Midfield should comprise of THE 3Ms,D Attacks Malouda,Torres,Lukaku.My preferable SUBs;Drogba,kalou n Essien depending from where the threats of r opponent is from.
    Score line-Chelsea4-Leicester0

  18. Segun

    March 18, 2012 at 12:23 pm

    Cech,lvanovic,cahill,terry,bertrand,mikel,ramires,meireles,lukaku,kalou,torres.2-0.up blue.

  19. wikki

    March 18, 2012 at 12:24 pm

    cech bosingwa ivanovic luiz bartrand Essien mikel piason kalou torres lukaku

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