Chelsea v Leicester Team News, Live Coverage TV Channels

LONDON (SportingAlert) — Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has decided to Thibaut Courtois in goal as he makes no adjustment to side that beat Burnley on Monday night for today’s Premier League clash against Leicester City.

TV CHANNELS: NBCSN, NBC Sports Live Extra, Mun2, Deportes Telemundo En Vivo, SuperSport Select 2, ESPN Caribbean, Setanta Sports 1

Courtois has been handed his second English Premier League start, with veteran Petr Cech staying not he bench again.

New summer recruits Cesc Fabregas and Diego Costa both start as well, with Filipe Luis on the bench. Andre Schurrle, Oscar, Eden Hazard and Nemanja Matic are also in the starting lineup for Chelsea.

Meanwhile, Leicester City manager Nigel Pearson makes two changes to the team which started against Everton in the 2-2 on the opening Week.

Midfielder Danny Drinkwater is injured and is out, while Anthony Knockaert drops to the bench – making way for Dean Hammond and Jeff Schlupp.

Kasper Schmeichel, Ritchie de Laet and Paul Konchesky are also amongst the starters.

Chelsea v Leicester

Chelsea: Courtois, Ivanovic, Cahill, Terry, Azpilicueta, Matic, Fabregas, Schurrle, Hazard, Oscar, Costa

Subs: Cech, Luis, Zouma, Ramires, Drogba, Mikel, Willian

Leicester: Schmeichel, De Laet, Morgan, Moore, Konchesky, Mahrez, King, Hammond, Schlupp, Nugent, Ulloa

Subs: Albrighton, Hamer, Hopper, Taylor-Fletcher, Knockaert, Wasilewski, Wood

Referee: Lee Mason (Lancashire)


James Anderson is a major football contributor for SportingAlert. Covers events from the teams in London, including Chelsea and Arsenal.

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