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FA CUP : Chelsea vs Leicester city match preview and team news

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FA CUP : Chelsea vs Leicester city match preview and team news

It’s fa cup final day between chelsea vs Leicester city at the wembley stadium @ 17:15 .

Ahead of the much anticipated finals in english football , we take a quick look of both team news and match preview.

Team injury News : Chelsea vs Leicester city

Chelsea manager thomas tuchel during match briefing , Announced the availability of all team players including long time absentee Mateo Kovacic .

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He further said N’golo Kante is in for today’s final despite sitting out of Arsenal clash due to pain related issues.

Meanwhile for leicester city , Bredan Rogers Announced that ‘Warrior’ Evans To Be Assessed For Cup Final, while james Madison and Ricardo pereira are a doubt for today’s game .

Match preview : chelsea vs Leicester city

👉 No player has scored more goals in this season’s FA Cup than Kelechi Iheanacho (four), who has scored a third of the Foxes’ goals on their way to the final netting in the fifth round, quarter-final and the only goal in the semi-final

👉 Chelsea are facing leicester city in the fa cup for the third time in four seasons .

👉 Chelsea have the FA Cup final for the 15th time,  Only Arsenal 21 and Man Utd 20 have made the final on more occasions.

👉 chelsea has the most wembley appearance since it’s was turned into a neutral ground. Chelsea are playing their  25th game at the new Wembley Stadium six more than any other side .

👉Leicester City have reached their first FA Cup final since 1969, a gap of 52 years, the longest between finals since Portsmouth went 69 and Cardiff went 81 between finals before facing one another in 2008.

👉 If selected today , chelsea french defender kurt Zouma , would be making his 150th appearance for chelsea in all competitions.

👉 Leicester have won four of their past five penalty shoot-outs, all in the League Cup.

👉 Leicester will be appearing in the final of a major cup competition for the first time since 2000 when they beat Tranmere 2-1 at Wembley in the League Cup final.

👉 The Foxes have lost all four previous FA Cup finals, the most appearances a side has made without winning the trophy.

👉 Thirty different teams have reached the final since the Foxes last appearance in 1969.

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