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.
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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)