FA CUP Final : Chelsea vs Leicester City, Match Preview, Predicted Lineups, Predictions and Streaming Details

Find out all the important details for the FA Cup final between Chelsea and Leicester on Friday at Wembley Stadium.

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Chelsea Face Leicester City in the FA Cup Final
Chelsea Face Leicester City in the FA Cup Final

As the footballing season moves towards a close, the crucial games come thick and fast for all footballing fans around the world. The FA Cup final hailed as the best Cup competition in Europe will see Chelsea and Leicester fight it out at Wembley tomorrow.

Both teams have been in great shape in the Premier League and are looking to secure Champions League qualification next season. Leicester are 3rd in the Premier League table while Chelsea sit a place beneath them at 4th.

Chelsea FC Vs Leicester City PREVIEW

Chelsea go into the FA Cup finals as the favourites
Chelsea go into the FA Cup finals as the favourites

CHELSEA

Chelsea have become a team to beat on Europe over the last 2-3 months under the management of Thomas Tuchel. The German has transformed the Blues into one of Europe’s best and have taken them to Champions League and FA Cup final in his first season at charge.

Chelsea have defeated top sides like Real Madrid and Manchester City recently and will go into the finals as the favourites to win the competition. Chelsea will look to make amends for their FA Cup final loss last year at the hands of Arsenal and win their first trophy of the season.

LEICESTER CITY –

Leicester City are underdogs going into the FA Cup final
Leicester City are underdogs going into the FA Cup final

Leicester City go into the finals of the FA Cup as the underdogs although they have been in terrific form in the Premier league this season. They are currently third in the Premier League table and have overtaken the likes of Liverpool, Tottenham and Everton this season.

Leicester will make their first FA Cup final appearance after 20 years and the Foxes are determined to win the competition for the first time to add to their rich history. Brendan Rodgers have transformed his young bunch of players into a side who like to play attacking football and are not afraid of any opposition they face.

PREDICTED LINEUPS

Leicester City Predicted XI -【4-3-3】

Kasper Schmeichel

Jonny Evans, Caglar Soyuncu, Wesley Fofana; Timothy Castagne, Ricardo Pereira

Wilfred Ndidi, Youri Tielemans; James Maddison

Kelechi Iheanacho, Jamie Vardy.

CHELSEA FC PREDICTED XI -【 3-5-2 】

Kepa Arrizabalaga;

Thiago Silva, Antonio RIdiger, Andreas Christensen;

Cesar Azpilicueta, N’Golo Kante, Jorginho, Mason Mount, Ben Chilwell

Kai Havertz, Timo Werner

The date for the FA Cup final is set
The date for the FA Cup final is set

Chelsea FC Last 5 matches –

  • Chelsea 0 -1 Arsenal
  • Chelsea 2-1 Manchester City
  • Chelsea 2-0 Real Madrid
  • Chelsea 2-0 Fulham
  • Chelsea 1-1 Real Madrid
The FA Cup trophy
The FA Cup trophy

Leicester City Last 5 Matches –

  • Leicester 2-1 Manchester United
  • Leicester 2-4 Newcastle
  • Leicester 1-1 Southampton
  • Leicester 2-1 Crystal Palace
  • Leicester 3-0 West Brom

Streaming Details – The match will be broadcasted live on 9.45 P.M IST. Sony Ten 2 has been designated as the official FA Cup channel India broadcast partner. Besides, the FA Cup fixtures will also be telecasted on Sony Ten 2 HD. The Chelsea vs Leicester City live stream in India will be available on the SonyLIV app. 

PREDICTIONS –

The match is expected to be played at a high tempo as both managers look to attack the opposition with speed. The likes of Tumi Werner and N Golo Kante will find an equal match in Jamie Vardy and James Madisson. The match will also feature 12000 fans, and they would definitely spur their teams on to play with more freedom.

Although Chelsea have the experience in their ranks of playing cup finals and semi-finals we are going for a Leicester City win.

FINAL SCORELINELeicester City 2 1 Chelsea FC

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