Leicester host Southampton on Championship Sunday (watch live, 11am ET on Peacock Premium) as both teams will look to end a season of inconsistency on a high. The Foxes can finish as high as eighth or as low as 12th (technically, but they won’t fall lower than 11th due to goal difference) as Brendan Rodgers’ side will be motivated to have a fifth-straight top 10 finish.
Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers backs James Maddison to earn an England recall after capping his resurgence in form with a fine finish in the 1-1 draw with Chelsea at Stamford Bridge
James Maddison scored a fine goal in Leicester's 1-1 draw against Chelsea Brendan Rodgers hailed the midfielder for his return to his finest form He backed Maddison to keep pushing for a recall to the England squad Brendan Rodgers has paid tribute to James Maddison for dragging himself up from a 'vulnerable place', with the Leicester boss claiming the midfielder deserves to be part of England's plans once more.
Following a match which was described before and after by sections of both clubs’ fans as ‘a waste of time’, Chelsea now have successful closure on a difficult campaign. Leicester City managed to grind out a 1-1 draw from the clash at Stamford Bridge, Thursday.
Analysis from Stamford Bridge, where Leicester City practically secured a place in the top 10 of the Premier League table after they earned a point thanks to James Maddison's strike James Maddison scored a brilliant goal, Kelechi Iheanacho blazed one way, way over the bar, and then that was it.
The North African helped the Blues seal their third place on the table after domestic struggles Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel was left impressed with the influence Hakim Ziyech had in the 1-1 Premier League draw with Leicester City on Thursday night at the Stamford Bridge. The former Morocco international has started most matches from the bench but was trusted with a starting berth against the Foxes.
The former WWE star was in attendance at Stamford Bridge for the 1-1 draw Leicester City's final away game of the season ended in a 1-1 draw with Chelsea on Thursday night as Brendan Rodgers' side extended their unbeaten run to three games. James Maddison opened the scoring with a fantastic strike before Marcos Alonso equalised before half-time in a contest Chelsea dominated throughout.
After Chelsea's 1-1 draw with Leicester City on Thursday night, football.london takes a look at some of the perhaps unseen moments from the match at Stamford Bridge It was a quiet Stamford Bridge before kick-off on Thursday night. Chelsea welcomed Leicester City to their stadium for the penultimate game of the Premier League season, knowing that a spot in the top four had already been secured following Arsenal's loss in the week.
Here are your Friday morning Leicester City headlines after the 1-1 draw against Chelsea on Thursday night Here are your Leicester City morning headlines on Friday, May 20. Fofana impressive against Chelsea Leicester City had nothing to play for when they travelled to Stamford Bridge to play Chelsea on Thursday night but left with a point.
The Leicester City boss gives his thoughts after his side practically secured a top-10 finish their point at Chelsea, James Maddison scoring the goal before a fine defensive effort Brendan Rodgers believes the narrative of Leicester City’s season should not be a negative one if they finish eighth.
Goals from James Maddison and Marcos Alonso ensured that the points were shared at Stamford Bridge in the Blues penultimate Premier League clash Thomas Tuchel was left frustrated that his side did not capitalise on their performance to come away with a win against Leicester. The Chelsea boss believed his side deserved to win after coming from behind through Marcos Alonso's goal but could not find the all-important winner at Stamford Bridge.
Todd Boehly was once again in the stands at Stamford Bridge for Chelsea's 1-1 draw with Leicester City with his purchase of the club from Roman Abramovich still rumbling on Todd Boehly was once again pictured at Stamford Bridge with his takeover of Chelsea reportedly nearing completion. The American was in the stands as the Blues drew 1-1 with Leicester City on Thursday (May 19) evening, just as he had been for the home match with Wolves earlier in the month.
Chelsea 1-1 Leicester: Alonso had switched off for Leicester’s opener but levelled with a fine volley Marcos Alonso’s fine volley handed Chelsea a 1-1 draw with Leicester and secured a third-place Premier League finish in everything but mathematics. Alonso had switched off to help James Maddison to rifle the Foxes into an early lead at Stamford Bridge, but delivered a sweetly-struck effort to level before the break.
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Chelsea all-but secured third place in the Premier League with a 1-1 draw at home to Leicester on Thursday night. James Maddison’s fine strike put the Foxes ahead before Marcos Alonso hit back on the verge of half-time. No winner was forthcoming as a true end-of-season clash fizzled out, at least securing Chelsea their spot in the table unless Tottenham can pull off a three-point and 18-goal swing on the final day.
How we scored the players at Stamford Bridge as James Maddison's goal and a fine rearguard display means City earned a point and practically secured a place in the top half Leicester City’s place in the top half of the Premier League table is practically secure after they produced a diligent defensive display to earn a point at Chelsea.
The Spaniard had switched off for Leicester’s opener in the Premier League contest. Marcos Alonso’s fine volley handed Chelsea a 1-1 draw with Leicester and secured a third-place Premier League finish in everything but mathematics. Alonso had switched off to help James Maddison to rifle the Foxes into an early lead at Stamford Bridge, but delivered a sweetly-struck effort to level before the break.
This season cannot finish quickly enough as far as Chelsea are concerned. They have secured third place but this is a club crying out for a fresh start. Everything feels messy. There are gaps in Thomas Tuchel’s defence, his attack remains infuriating and the worry is that nothing can move until Todd Boehly’s consortium has finally ushered in the end of the Roman Abramovich era.
Marcos Alonso had an unfortunate role in the build-up to James Maddison's goal before netting a fine strike of his own While the air at Stamford Bridge had the feel of a game that counted for little, with just 180 minutes of football remaining for the Blues this season, Thomas Tuchel is not a coach to not expect the very best from his players.
In front of new owner Todd Boehly the hosts put in another lacklustre display to extend worrying home record Todd Boehly was once again at Stamford Bridge, but Chelsea’s incoming owner might have to consider travelling to away games next season if he wants to see his new club win more often.