The last two English Premier League champions trade tackle at the King Power Stadium on Saturday, and the Foxes will be counting on manager Shakespeare’s home form to see off Chelsea.
England international Danny Drinkwater’s £35million transfer deadline day switch to Chelsea will add spice to this battle at the King Power Stadium and can even spur Leicester City on to a sweet victory, considering the fact Burnley already did it at Stamford Bridge this season.
The Foxes have only managed to pick up three points from as many Premier league matches this season, but they showed a lot of promise in defeat when losing away to Premier League heavyweights Arsenal and Manchester United.
In between, Leicester defeated Brighton 2-0 to hand head coach Shakespeare a seventh victory in 10 matches at home in all competitions since replacing Claudio Ranieri.
Although the departure of midfield maestro Danny Drinkwater was a major blow, keeping Algerian Riyad Mahrez at the club was a major achievement in the summer transfer window, while signing defender Aleksandar Dragovic from Bayer Leverkusen on a season long loan is another big boost.
The summer signing from Manchester City Kelechi Iheanacho showed his quality with a goal for the Super Eagles of Nigeria against Cameroon on Friday night in Uyo and should be set to make an impact for the Foxes.
With England international Jamie Vardy also in good shape and renewed fighting spirits, there are goals in this Leicester City side and Bookies favour a 2-1 home victory.
The West London Blues recovered well from a disappointing opening-day home defeat to Burnley by beating Tottenham Hotspur at Wembley, followed by Everton at Stamford bridge.
Despite missing out on several summer targets, Chelsea still managed to tidy up deals for Drinkwater and defender Davide Zappacosta from Torino.
Summer signing Alvaro Morata’s early season form has been impressive, but bookies are still not convinced the Blues are anywhere near a solid side as last season.
Bookies favour a Leicester City home win and both sides to score.
Last Premier League results:
Manchester United 2-0 Leicester City
Chelsea 2-0 Everton – Cesc Fabregas and Alvaro Morata
Leicester City 0-3 Chelsea,
Chelsea 3-0 Leicester City,
Leicester City 2-4 Chelsea,
Chelsea 1-1 Leicester City,
Leicester City 2-1 Chelsea
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Betting Preview: Chelsea vs. Eintracht Frankfurt: Home Win On The Cards
Europa League title front-runners Chelsea are the overwhelming favourites to qualify for the final ahead of German Bundesliga club Eintracht Frankfurt.
Both teams played out a 1-1 draw in the first leg of their semifinal tie which took place in Frankfurt on Thursday and the Blues will start the second leg meeting at home as heavy favourites against an Eintracht Frankfurt team that has taken the Europa League by storm this season.
Eintracht Frankfurt are the surprise package of this season’s Europa League and Chelsea have to be wary of their formidable away record.
The Germans have already won at the home of major European clubs like Lazio, Inter Milan and Marseille and the Blues will have to be at their very best to stop them from joining the list of clubs beaten by Eintracht Frankfurt this season.
Chelsea have won all six of their home games in the Europa League and the Blues can make it seven victories from seven games against Eintracht Frankfurt at the odds of 1.36 according to Surebet247.
Eintracht Frankfurt have winning odds of 8.25 as revealed by Surebet247 while 5.05 odds is for the possibility of a draw between the two teams.
Chelsea have 1.20 odds to qualify for the Europa League final while Eintracht Frankfurt have 4.50 odds to secure an unlikely final spot in the competition.
Betting Preview: Manchester United vs Chelsea: Draw Likely
Two top-four contenders, Chelsea and hosts Manchester United, meet at the Theatre of Dreams for what could be a deciding game in who finishes in the Champions League places at the end of this Premier League season.
Alongside the North London duo of Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur, Manchester United and Chelsea are fighting for just two spots in the top four of the Premier League with title chasers Liverpool and Manchester City already through to next season’s Champions League football.
The wheels have fallen off Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer but he can still steer the Red Devils into the top four at the end of the season.
Solskjaer lost just one of his first 17 games in all competitions since his appointment in December but his Manchester United players are a shadow of themselves going by their results in the last eight games.
The Red Devils have lost six of their last eight games in all competitions ahead of the Chelsea game on Sunday evening.
According to the betting tips from bet365, Manchester United have winning odds of 2.70 while the likelihood of a draw is at the odds of 3.50.
Both sides played a 2-2 draw in the first league meeting of the season held at Stamford Bridge last year and a repeat of that outcome is a big possibility.
Chelsea have lost all four of their away games against the top six in the Premier League and an unlikely win at Manchester United is at the odds of 2.70 according to bet365.
Inter Milan vs Juventus: Draw Likely Outcome
Italian champions Juventus have already wrapped up an eighth successive league title following the 2-1 win over Fiorentina in their last league game ahead of the Italian Derby clash with Inter Milan this weekend.
Inter Milan will host the Champions at the San Siro on Saturday evening with the hope of getting the win that would edge them closer to Champions League football qualification ahead of next season.
Unlike Juventus, Inter Milan have a lot to play for between now and the rest of the season.
The Nerazzuri are in third place and they have a five-point lead over fifth-placed Atalanta in the race to seal Champions League football next season with five league games left to play.
Four wins from the last five games for Inter Milan (61 points) starting from the Juventus match will give them their target irrespective of what happens with their rivals like AC Milan (fourth place with 56 points), Atalanta (fifth place with 56 points) and AS Roma (sixth place with 55 points).
Inter Milan have drawn their last two games in the league and a possible outcome against Juventus is at the odds of 3.20 according to BetKing.
An Inter Milan win is at the odds of 2.45 while an away victory over Juventus is at the odds of 2.95.
Betting Preview: Everton vs Manchester United: Visitors Slight Favourites
Manchester United are running out of games in their quest to make the top-four at the end of this Premier League season thereby qualifying for the Champions League next season.
The Red Devils trail Arsenal in fourth place by two points and they have five games left to claw back that advantage starting with the Everton game on Sunday afternoon.
The Toffees face Manchester United at home with an agenda of their own which is a possible qualification for the Europa League via a seventh-place finish at the end of the season.
Just like what’s obtainable with Manchester United, Everton are in a four-team battle to finish in the seventh spot with the likes of Watford, Wolverhampton Wanderers and Leicester City.
On the part of Manchester United, the Red Devils are in a battle for the third and fourth positions alongside Tottenham Hotspur, Arsenal and Chelsea.
Manchester United were dumped out of the Champions League on Tuesday night by Spanish champions Barcelona meaning that they can’t qualify for next season’s competition by winning it this season.
The Red Devils will start as slight favourites ahead of the Toffees who have winning odds of 3.05 according to Surebet247.
Manchester United have victory odds of 2.35 while the possibility of a stalemate is at 3.45.
Betting Preview: PSG vs AS Monaco: Home Win Likely
French champions Paris Saint Germain (PSG) can secure a second successive league title at the weekend when they entertain rivals AS Monaco.
A draw at home to Monaco will be enough for PSG to get over the line in the quest to retain the French Ligue 1 title they won last season.
PSG have already wasted two opportunities to wrap up the title following two successive league defeats.
Thomas Tuchel and his PSG players were beaten 5-1 at nearest title challengers Lille last weekend when a draw would have secured the league title for them.
PSG also missed out on the opportunity to clinch the league title when they were beaten 3-2 in their away game at Nantes who came from behind to win the game.
The French champions have not recovered from their Champions League last 16 exit at the hands of Premier League giants Manchester United.
Their form has been average at best since the defeat from the Red Devils last month and they face a Monaco side that has suffered just one defeat in the last ten games in the French Ligue 1.
A home win for PSG is at the odds of 1.47 according to Surebet 247 while an unlikely away victory is at the odds of 5.95.
The possibility of a draw is at the odds of 4.80 according to Surebet247.
Betting Preview: Juventus vs Ajax: Italians Are Favourites
Italian champions Juventus are favourites to secure a last four berth at the expense of Champions League quarterfinal opponents Ajax Amsterdam.
Their last eight tie is delicately poised after both sides played out a 1-1 draw in their first leg meeting at the Johann Cryuff Arena in Amsterdam last week.
An opening goal from Juventus talisman Cristiano Ronaldo just before the halftime whistle was cancelled out by David Neres for a youthful Ajax team that was very impressive against an experienced Juventus side.
Juventus were made to wait for an eighth successive league title at the weekend after lowly SPAL came from behind to beat the Old Lady 2-1 at home in their Italian Serie A meeting at the weekend.
Ronaldo was rested for the SPAL game but he’s expected to return to the Juventus starting XI for the home clash with Ajax on Tuesday night.
Juventus have the winning odds of 1.71 according to Surebet247 while Ajax Amsterdam are unlikely to secure a win with odds of 5.25.
Italian champions Juventus could still qualify for the semifinals with a goalless draw against the Dutch Eredivisie leaders and the possibility of this result between the two sides is at the odds of 3.80 as confirmed by Surebet247.
Betting Preview: Tottenham Hotspur vs Huddersfield Town: Home Win On The Cards
North London giants Tottenham Hotspur are overwhelming favourites ahead of their game against Huddersfield Town in what’s a Premier League meeting.
Huddersfield Town have already suffered relegation this season alongside London club Fulham.
Both Fulham and Huddersfield Town will play their football in the second tier of English football next season.
Tottenham Hotspur are in a four-way fight for two Champions League football spots and a win for them against the Terriers will see the North Londoners climb above London rivals Chelsea into the third spot.
The other three teams in the race for Champions League football include Arsenal, Manchester United and Chelsea.
West London giants Chelsea secured third spot at the expense of Tottenham Hotspur earlier this week after the 2-0 win over West Ham United in their London Derby clash in the Premier League.
Belgian international star Eden Hazard was the star of the show as he scored two goals either side of the halftime interval to lead the Blues to an important victory.
Tottenham Hotspur can move back to third position with a win over Huddersfield Town at the victory odds of 1.21 according to Surebet247.
Draw odds between the two teams is 6.75 while an unlikely win for the Terriers is at the odds of 14.25 according to Surebet247.
Betting Preview: Slavia Prague vs. Chelsea: Away Win On The Cards
Europa League front-runners Chelsea are overwhelming favourites to secure a semifinal berth at the expense of last eight opponents Slavia Prague of the Czech Republic.
Slavia Prague have been one of the surprise packages of this Europa League season and their players were excited about the quarterfinal draw against Chelsea but it would likely be the end of the road for the Czech side.
Slavia Prague saw off Spanish La Liga giants Sevilla in the last round but the Blues are a level above the Spaniards and are expected to be a much sterner test for the Czech side.
Chelsea made light work of Ukrainian side Dynamo Kiev in the last round via an 8-0 aggregate win.
They have hit form under Maurizio Sarri in the league in recent weeks with three straight wins.
Chelsea recorded their third win in a row in the Premier League on Monday night after a 2-0 win over London rivals West Ham United with star man Eden Hazard getting the two goals.
Hazard might be rested for the Slavia Prague game with an eye on the crucial Premier League clash at Liverpool on Sunday.
Chelsea have winning odds of 1.66 for the Slavia Prague game while the hosts have victory odds of 5.30.
A possible draw between them is at the odds of 3.80.
Betting Preview: Ajax Amsterdam vs Juventus: Visitors Favourites
Dutch Eredivisie giants Ajax Amsterdam will again start their Champions League quarterfinal tie against Juventus as the underdogs just like what was obtainable in the last round against holders Real Madrid.
Ajax were able to recover from a 2-1 home leg deficit against the Spanish giants to book their place in the last eight of the competition.
The Dutch giants thrashed Real Madrid 4-1 in their second leg clash at the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu to complete a 5-3 aggregate victory over their more illustrious opponents.
Ajax shocked the footballing world against Real Madrid in the last round but they face a formidable team in Italian champions Juventus for the right to qualify for the last four of the Champions League.
Juventus were boosted by the transfer of Portuguese national team skipper Cristiano Ronaldo from Real Madrid in the summer and he showed his worth for the Old Lady in the last round when he scored a treble in a 3-0 win over Atletico Madrid in the second leg to help the Italian champions overturn a 2-0 deficit from their Champions League last 16 first leg meeting.
Ronaldo is in line to face Ajax after recovering from a muscular injury and his Juventus side has winning odds of 2.30 according to Surebet247.
A possible win for the hosts is at the odds of 3.30 just like the odds of a stalemate between the two teams (3.30).
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