Leeds vs Chelsea: Premier League – LIVE!

Chelsea travel to face Leeds at Elland Road tonight needing a win to help get the club’s form heading back in the right direction.

A last-gasp header from Conor Coady gave Wolves a 2-2 at Stamford Bridge over the weekend, as Chelsea threw away a two-goal lead. Thomas Tuchel have won just two of their last seven Premier League matches.

With Arsenal just a point behind the Blues and Tottenham four points further back, a top-four finish is not yet a certainty for Chelsea. With an FA Cup final to come on Saturday, a positive performance and result tonight would come at an ideal time.

They face a Leeds side though who are desperately in need of points themselves. Leeds sit in the relegation zone with three matches to go and it is sure to be an incredible atmosphere in front of their home fans.

With James Robson at Elland Road and kick-off at 7:30pm BST, follow all the action with Standard Sport’s LIVE blog below…

Live updates


Chelsea team news

For Chelsea, Jorginho has been back in training after missing the Wolves draw while club-record signing Romelu Lukaku is expected to start again after his two goals in front of a watching Todd Boehly at Stamford Bridge on Saturday. Ben Chilwell and Callum Hudson-Odoi are still sidelined, meanwhile.

“We are fighting for Jorgi and we’re fighting for N’Golo [Kante] for tomorrow, but it will be close and I don’t know if we make it,” Tuchel said on Tuesday.

Predicted Chelsea XI (3-4-3): Mendy; Christensen, Silva, Rudiger; James, Loftus-Cheek, Kovacic, Saul; Mount, Lukaku, Werner.


Leeds team news

Leeds head into the game in terrible shape. Already low on numbers after pretty much a season-long injury crisis, Luke Ayling’s ridiculous red card away at Arsenal rules him out for the rest of the campaign.

Patrick Bamford, Tyler Roberts, Adam Forshaw, Crysencio Summerville and Stuart Dallas are already out of action, though captain Liam Cooper should return after missing the games against Arsenal and Manchester City with a knee issue.


How to watch Leeds vs Chelsea

TV channel: Tonight’s game will be broadcast live on Sky Sports Premier League and Sky Sports Ultra HD, with coverage beginning at 7pm.

Live stream: Sky Sports subscribers will also be able to watch the match online via the Sky Go app.

LIVE coverage: Get minute-by-minute updates right here with us! James Robson will be providing expert analysis from Elland Road.


Good evening!

Hello and welcome to Standard Sport’s LIVE coverage of Leeds vs Chelsea!

It’s a huge match at both ends of the table – Chelsea looking to find a quick return to form and prevent themselves being dragged into a battle for the top four, while Leeds are in desperate need of points in their fight for Premier League survival.

We’ll have all the latest updates and team news ahead of kick-off, which comes at 7:30pm BST from Elland Road.

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