Live match preview – Chelsea vs Leeds 05.12.2020

Team news, stats and prediction ahead of Chelsea vs Leeds United in the Premier League on Saturday; kick-off 8pm.

Team news

Chelsea have a fully-fit squad for Saturday night’s Premier League clash with Leeds at Stamford Bridge but Frank Lampard is expected to rotate his resources after Wednesday’s 4-0 Champions League romp at Sevilla.

France forward Olivier Giroud is pushing hard for his first league start of the season, having struck all four goals in Spain in a stunning display of finishing.


Olivier Giroud provides Chelsea with a different dimension in attack and warrants improved game time as the season progresses, according to two SSN guests

Leeds head coach Marcelo Bielsa has reported no new injuries following last week’s 1-0 win at Everton and is expected to choose from an unchanged squad.

Midfielders Pablo Hernandez (muscle strain) and Jamie Shackleton (thigh) are continuing to work their way back to full fitness and unlikely to be in contention.

Bielsa confirmed defender Diego Llorente has recovered from a groin injury but will feature for the Under-23s before being considered for his belated club debut.



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