Chelsea and Leicester will play in the 2020/21 FA Cup Final. The meeting will take place at Wembley with a limited number of fans.
For the bookmakers, Chelsea is the favorite of the match.
Chelsea win. Odds 1.91
Draw. Odds 3.40
Leicester’s victory. Odds 4.20
The last two face-to-face meetings between Leicester and Chelsea out of three in the National Cups have ended in a draw in regulation time. So, apart from betting on classic outcomes in 90 minutes, you can bet on the winner.
Leicester will win the FA Cup. Odds 2.80
Chelsea will win the FA Cup. Odds 1.49
Interestingly, head coaches Brendan Rodgers (Leicester) and Thomas Tuchel (Chelsea) have never won the FA Cup. The victory at Wembley will be the debut for one of the coaches.
Chelsea and Leicester FA Cup appearances
Chelsea has extensive experience in the FA Cup. In the history of this tournament, Leicester has no success. Chelsea has played 14 FA Cup Finals and won eight Championships. Leicester has played only four times in the finals and has never been a champion.
Leicester City has never won the FA Cup in history. Therefore, bookmakers believe more in Chelsea than in Leicester.
Chelsea wins with an Asian handicap (-1). The odds are 2.67.
Leicester and Chelsea in the 2020/21 FA Cup
|vs Stoke City 4:0||1/32||vs Morecambe 4:0|
|vs Brentford FC 3:1||1/16||vs Luton Town 3:1|
|vs Brighton 1:0||1/8||vs Bransley 1:0|
|vs Manchester United 3:1||1/4||vs Sheffield United 2:0|
|vs Southampton 1:0||Semifinal||vs Manchester City 1:0|
|vs Chelsea||Final||vs Leicester|
In 10-cup matches, the teams conceded only three goals together. Defense is a strong point for both clubs.
Under 2.5 goals. The odds are 1.74.
Teams have met each other 9 times in FA Cup history. Chelsea won seven wins and drew twice. Six matches out of nine ended with either Chelsea’s minimal win or a draw.
Chelsea to win by one goal or draw. The odds are 1.77.
Now let’s talk about clubs separately.
Leicester: Rodgers’ counterattacking model
Leicester is doing very well this season. In the Premier League, the team scored 65 goals. The strong point is counterattacks.
Leicester will score over one goal. The odds are 2.35.
At the same time, the majority of Leicester’s goals (60%) are in the second half.
In 18 away matches, the Foxes failed to score at least once after the break for only five opponents.
Leicester will score in the second half. The odds are 2.21.
Chelsea: Tuchel’s right team
In the last match of the Premier League, Chelsea lost 0-1 to Arsenal. However, in XG Chelsea was better and created more chances. The team is in good shape.
Chelsea will score the first goal of the match – Yes. The odds are 1.51.
Chelsea’s strength is defense. The team concedes few goals and rarely wins by a large score.
Chelsea will win by 1-2 goals. The odds are 2.30
Our prediction for the match Leicester – Chelsea
We consider Chelsea to be the favorite in the upcoming game. However, we think that both teams will play carefully and there will be few goals. Our prediction is Under 2.5 goals.