In the final meeting of the FA Cup, the players of Chelsea and Leicester will come face to face. Which of the opponents will be able to win in the face-to-face confrontation? Our sports portal gives a forecast for this game.
Earlier this week, Chelsea snapped a seven-game unbeaten run. The team of Thomas Tuchel lost to Arsenal - 0: 1. Despite the result, we can not say that the meeting turned out to be bad for the "blue". This time, the team was let down by the implementation. Before that, the Blues had two great meetings. First, the London team defeated Real Madrid in the second leg of the Champions League, after which they won a strong-willed victory over Manchester City in the national championship.
Meanwhile, Leicester won against Manchester United before the FA Cup final. Not without luck. The opponent played the second team, and it is likely that it was thanks to this that the " foxes "took away the victory from Old Trafford. Otherwise, Leicester could be in serious trouble, judging by the recent games against Southampton and Newcastle. The latter were sent off by Rogers ' team with four goals. In the FA Cup, Leicester's most difficult opponent was Manchester United. The Foxes defeated the Red Devils 3-1.
Injuries and disqualifications:
- Christensen (injury) - Chelsea. Barnes (knee), Justin( knee), Morgan (lower back) - all Leicester.
- Under question:
- Kante (muscle injury), Kovacic (muscle injury) - both Chelsea. Evans (injury) - Leicester.
Statistics and figures:
- Chelsea are the favourites;
- The Blues have 3 wins in 5 games;
- Leicester have 3 wins in 5 games;
- The last face-to-face meeting of the rivals ended with the score 2: 0 in favor of Leicester»;
- In 3 of the 5 face-to-face meetings of the opponents, a draw was recorded.
The team of Thomas Tuchel will approach this game very responsibly. There is no doubt that Chelsea will win and win the trophy. We bet on the victory of the "blue" for a very good coefficient.