The second of back-to-back Premier League away trips comes around quickly. We are ready with our collection of crucial facts and figures to have at your fingertips for the game...
Leicester vs Chelsea head to head
Leicester City are unbeaten in their past five Premier League games against Chelsea (one win, four draws), their best run since a similar run without defeat between April 1999 and February 2001.
Our last away league win at Leicester was in September 2017 when goals either side of half-time from Alvaro Morata and N’Golo Kante secured a 2-1 victory.
Biggest league win for each team
Leicester 0-4 Chelsea 2003/04
Chelsea 4-0 Leicester 1924/25, 1957/58, 1994/95
Leicester 4-0 Chelsea 1924/25
Last season’s corresponding match
LEICESTER CITY 2 CHELSEA 2
Premier League, King Power Stadium, 01.02.20, 12.30pm
Leicester City (4-1-4-1): Schmeichel (c); Pereira, Evans, Soyuncu, Chilwell; Choudhury; Perez, Tielemans (Praet 80), Maddison, Barnes; Vardy (Iheanacho 80)
Unused subs Ward, Fuchs, Justin, Albrighton, Gray
Booked Maddison 61, Evans 90+2
Scorers Barnes 54, Chilwell 64
Manager Brendon Rodgers
Chelsea (4-2-3-1): Caballero; James, Christensen, Rudiger, Azpilicueta (c); Kante, Jorginho (Kovacic 74); Hudson-Odoi, Mount, Pedro (Willian 73); Abraham (Barkley 82)
Unused subs Arrizabalaga, Tomori, Alonso, Batshuayi
Booked Jorginho 56, Kovacic 75
Scorer Rudiger 46, 71
Head coach Frank Lampard
Referee Lee Mason
Chelsea are the Premier League’s equal third-highest scorers (together with Leicester and Tottenham) with 33 goals, four fewer than Liverpool and one fewer than Man Utd.
Mason Mount created seven chances against Fulham - the joint-most by a Chelsea player in a league game this season. The previous highest was also Mount, against Leeds.
Premier League scorers
Abraham 6, Werner 4, Zouma 4, Giroud 3, Jorginho 3 (3 pens), Chilwell 2, Hudson-Odoi 2, Mount 2, Thiago Silva 2, Havertz 1, James 1, Pulisic 1, Ziyech 1, own-goals 1
Oliver Giroud and Timo Werner are our joint top scorers of the season in all competitions with nine each followed Tammy Abraham on eight.
If selected, Christian Pulisic will make his 50th appearance for the club in all competitions.
This season’s Premier League stats
Most appearances: Justin 18, Schmeichel 18, Tielemans 18
Most assists: Vardy 5, Castagne 2, Maddison 2, Tielemans 2, Under 2
Most clean sheets: Schmeichel 6
Leicester are unbeaten in five league matches (three wins, two draws), their best run of the season. Their last defeat was at home to Everton on 16 December.
Leicester have won their first two top-flight league matches of the calender year for the first time since 1984 under manager Gordon Milne. James Maddison scored in both games.
Brendan Rodgers’ side have won all nine Premier League games when they scored the first goal.
Only two of Jamie Vardy's 11 league goals this season have come at home.
Vardy is equal third-highest Premier League scorer with 11, two goals behind leader Mohamed Salah.
Just under a quarter (24.2 per cent) of Leicester’s league goals have come from penalties.
Premier League scorers
Vardy 11 (6 pens), Barnes 6, Maddison 5, Tielemans 4 (2 pens), Castagne 1, Justin 1, Perez 1, Praet 1, own goals
Despite beating Southampton on Saturday, the Foxes have the ninth best home Premier League record this season, winning 13 points from their nine games at the King Power. They have lost four of their home matches, as many defeats there as in the whole of 2019/20.
Brendan Rodgers managerial record against Chelsea
Leicester’s last Premier League game
The Foxes were unchanged from their win at Newcastle.
Saturday 16 January
Leicester 2 Southampton 0
4-2-3-1: Schmeichel (c); Castagne, Fofana (Soyuncu 53), Evans, Justin; Ndidi, Tielemans; Albrighton, Maddison (Perez 77), Barnes; Vardy (Iheanacho 90+1)
Booked: Fofana, Albrighton
Scorers: Maddison 37, Barnes 90+5
Who moved to Leicester in the summer?
Timothy Castagne - Atalanta
Wesley Fofana - Saint-Etienne
Cengiz Under - Roma, loan
There have been no incomings so far in the January window.
Chelsea: Kante 5, Azpilicueta 3, James 3, Thiago Silva 3, Mount 2, Ziyech 2, Alonso 1, Chilwell 1, Christensen 1, Giroud 1, Havertz 1, Kovacic 1, Pulisic 1, Zouma 1
Referee and VAR
VAR: Andre Marriner