The final week of the Premier League sees our campaign conclude with back-to-back home games, starting against Leicester City on Thursday evening. Here are all the pre-match stats you need before kick-off...

Chelsea vs Leicester City head to head

The Blues and the Foxes meet on the penultimate Premier League match at Stamford Bridge for the second consecutive season.

Chelsea stats

With Arsenal’s defeat against Newcastle United on Monday, Chelsea have qualified for the Champions League for the 19th time.

Chelsea have won one of our last four Premier League games at Stamford Bridge, conceding 10 goals across those four matches.

Four of Antonio Rudiger’s nine Premier League goals have been against Leicester. He could become the first Chelsea player to score in three successive games in the competition against the Foxes since Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink in 2002.

Jorginho has attempted the most tackles in the league for the Blues this term (61).


If selected, Ross Barkley will make his 100th appearance for the club in all competitions.

Leicester City stats

This season’s Premier League statistics (36 games)Most appearances: Schmeichel 35, Maddison 33, Tielemans 31, Barnes 30Most assists: Barnes 9, Maddison 7, Iheanacho 5, Tielemans 4Most clean sheets: Schmeichel 7Red cards: Perez 1

Only Liverpool (43), Man City (41) and Chelsea (39) have scored more away league goals this season than Leicester (27).

However, defensively only Norwich (41), Leeds (40), Southampton (39) and Everton (36) have conceded more goals in the competition than the Foxes (35).

Leicester have scored eight goals in their last two Premier League games (3-0 v Norwich, 5-1 v Watford).

With two games to go, Leicester sit in ninth place in the Premier League with 48 points. The highest position they can reach is eighth.

Leicester have won 17 points from their 18 away Premier League matches. Their four wins were at Norwich, Brentford, Burnley and Watford.

The Foxes have dropped 19 points from leading positions this season.

Kasper Schmeichel's run of 149 consecutive starts in the Premier League ended at Watford on Sunday, the sixth-longest ever such run in the competition. Danny Ward is the first keeper other than Schmeichel to start a league match for the Foxes since Eldin Jakupovic in May 2018.

Leicester haven’t won their final away game in any of their last 13 Premier League campaigns, since 1996/97, losing their last five such games, including a 2-1 defeat at Chelsea last season.

Caglar Soyuncu has made the most blocks (27) and the most clearances (112) for Rodgers’ side in the Premier League this season.

Wilfred Ndidi has made the most interceptions (42) for Leicester in the league this term.

Brendan Rodgers' managerial record against ChelseaWon 2Drawn 8Lost 9


There are no suspensions

Premier League bookings list

Chelsea: Alonso 8, Rudiger 8, James 4, Jorginho 4, Kovacic 4, Mount 4, Azpilicueta 3, Havertz 3, Mendy 3, Ziyech 3, Chalobah 2, Christensen 2, Pulisic 2, Sarr 2, Thiago Silva 2, Hudson-Odoi 1, Kante 1, Loftus-Cheek 1, Saul 1, Werner 1

Leicester: Soyuncu 5, Amartey 4, Dewsbury-Hall 4, Ndidi 4, Albrighton 3, Maddison 3, Mendy 3, Pereira 3, Tielemans 3, Barnes 2, Daka 2, Evans 2, Fofana 2, Lookman 2, Schmeichel 2, Thomas 2, Vardy 2, Vestergaard 2, Bertrand 1, Castagne 1, Choudhury 1, Iheanacho 1

Referee and VAR

Referee: Stuart AttwellVAR: Lee Mason

Stuart Attwell’s last Blues game was the Carabao Cup final at Wembley against Liverpool. His only other Chelsea match in 2021/22 was our 3-0 victory at Stamford Bridge against Aston Villa in September.