…As Chelsea, Leicester City clash at Stamford Bridge
Chelsea host 2015/2016 champions, Leicester City at Stamford Bridge today in one of the most anticipated matches of the final match day of English Premier League season.
Many had expected the Premier League title could be decided on the final match day, but Leicester City had sealed it before time and lowered the importance of today’s final game against Chelsea.
However, there is enough excitement in the build up to this particular match, as both teams would want to end their campaign with a win for different reasons.
An injury time goal by Christian Benteke denied Chelsea a win at Anfield on Wednesday and left them without a win in three league games.
The team, which showed some resurgence under Guss Hiddink has fallen to pieces at the tail end of the season and won just one game in their last six. The Blues have nothing to play for, but they will not take nothing less than a win at Stamford Bridge in the final day of the season, as well as final match in charge for Hiddink.
Meanwhile, high flying Leicester City are still celebrating their epic title win and will be taking the field with full confidence once again.
The Foxes are undefeated in their last 11 matches and Ranieri would want to finish their fairytale season strongly.
The 3-1 home win against Everton last weekend just showed even a Leicester City eleven in party hangover is capable of rolling over any opponents.
Ranieri has no injury worries and expect the absence of Robert Huth through suspension. They will go with full strength looking for all three points this evening.
But Chelsea will be missing their star hit man Diego Costa through injury, while Captain John Terry is suspended.
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Source:: Nigerian Pilot