Ahead of the match, Brendan Rodgers was struggling to improve the appearance of his team after in the last three games, Leicester failed to secure a win. In the last match against Leeds United, the Foxes were forced to pick up only one point after a 1-1 draw.
One additional point makes Leicester stuck in 12th place with a value of 15 points. Of course, the figure is not something ideal. Moreover, in the past week Rodgers has been rumored to be on Manchester United‘s radar to replace Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
Rodgers’s fate is actually not much different from that of Solskjaer. The reason, he is also on the edge of having secured only two wins from eight matches since the start of September and without a clean sheet in 10 matches in the Premier League.
In other words, Leicester fans will want to see what changes Rodgers will make when he hosts Chelsea at King Power. The reason, Jamie Vardy et al only scored two goals from their last three matches at home.
Of course this is not an easy match, especially Leicester have a tradition of not having won against a team that tops the table since 1997-1998. Yes, Chelsea is on the right track.
Chelsea so far have packed 26 points from eight wins, two draws and one defeat. The target of three points was carried by Thomas Tuchel’s troops to stay away from the two closest competitors, namely Manchester City and West Ham United, who are three points adrift.
It’s no exaggeration if Chelsea will win the game. Because, in their last three away games, the Blues have never lost and only conceded one goal.
Referring to these statistics, it is not an easy job for Rodgers to tame Chelsea. But the support of the home fans may be an additional motivation for the team to beat Tuchel’s troops.