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Leicester 16:00 Chelsea


Two of the Premier League's top four teams met in the FA Cup on Sunday when Leicester City placed third in welcoming Chelsea to fourth at King Power Stadium. Chelsea boasts 8 titles in this arena while the Foxes have never been crowned.

Leicester's 1-0 win over Birmingham City in the previous round meant they had won three consecutive FA Cup matches without conceding for the first time since March 1969, also keeping clean sheets against Wigan Athletic and Brentford. are in the lower division. The good omen for that for Leicester is that 1969 is the last time they have reached the FA Cup final, the Foxes have played poorly since the restart, drawing in front of two threatened teams relegated to Watford and Brighton. & Hove Albion and only 1 win in the last 7 rounds. After winning 12 and losing only 1 of the first 15 games this season, Leicester only won 4 and lost 6 of the next 16 matches, allowing Chelsea to close the gap to only 1 in the top 3 competition. The main topic now seems to be scoring goals; Leicester boasts the top scorer Jamie Vardy but has failed to score all four matches away from home. Leicester will once again be absent from Pereira and Daniel Amartey, but Rodgers has no new injury concerns when he encounters his former club.

With the competition that has grown between Chelsea and Liverpool over the past 20 years, there may have been some fans who are proud of the fact that it's the Blues victory over Manchester City that has given The Kop the title. been waiting since Thursday night. Much more important to Frank Lampard and his Chelsea players will be another 3 points to create a 5 point gap in the top 4 battle with Manchester United and Wolverhampton Wanderers even though these two teams won earlier this week, Chelsea answered with one of the hardest matches remaining. Lampard coach lifted the FA Cup four times as a Chelsea player and they passed Nottingham Forest, Hull City and then Liverpool to the quarter-finals. Lampard is expected to make changes for this match with people like Tammy Abraham, Mateo Kovacic, Billy Gilmour, Pedro,


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