Both Leeds United and Chelsea have started with a win and draw in the first two rounds of the Premier League season which guarantees a fun game to watch on Sunday afternoon on Elland Road.
- Leeds United vs Chelsea
- English Premier League – Round 3
- Date – 21/08/2022
- Starting time – 03.00 PM CET
- Venue: Elland Road, Leeds, UK
Leeds United Stats & Form
Leeds United has started the season pretty well as they sit in sixth place in the standings with 4 points and a 4-3 goal differential.
The Whites opened the season with a 2-1 comeback win over Wolverhampton at home. The visitors took the lead early and then Rodrigo and Rayan Ait Nouri scored to give Leeds United a season opener win. In the last round, Leeds won only a point in Southampton playing 2-2 after Rodrigo scored twice to give them a 2-0 lead.
Leeds United has 2 wins, 2 draws and 1 loss in the last five games including the preseason friendly games.
Leeds United possible lineup: Meslier, Struijk, Llorente, Kock, Kristensen, Adams, Roca, Harrison, Rodrigo, Aaronson and Bamford
Leeds United News
Jesse Marsch will not be able to count on Luke Ayling, Stuart Dallas and Junior Firpo for the game against Chelsea.
Chelsea Stats & Form
Chelsea has two tough matches to start the season and can be pretty satisfied with 4 points won that put them in seventh place in the standings with a 3-2 goal differential.
The Blues started with a 1-0 road win over Everton with Jorginho scoring the game winner from the penalty spot in the stoppage time of the first half. Chelsea was really close to winning the second game as well as they led twice against Tottenham in the last round but Harry Kane tied the game in the stoppage time. Prior to that, Kalidou Koulibaly and Reece James scored for Chelsea.
Chelsea has 3 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw in the last five games including the preseason friendly games.
Chelsea possible lineup: Mendy, Azpilicueta, Sarr, Koulibaly, Silva, Jorginho, Kante, Mount, Havertz, Ziyech and Sterling
Marcos Alonso, N’Golo Kante and Mateo Kovačić will not play for Chelsea.
Leeds United vs Chelsea Head-to-Head Stats
Chelsea has won 4 of the last 5 games against Leeds United including a 3-2 and 3-0 wins last season. Four of the last five games between these two teams have finished over 2.5 goals with the remaining one finishing 0-0.
Leeds United vs Chelsea Betting Odds
Chelsea is the favorite to win this game with -179 odds in their favor while Leeds United is at 460. The odds for the draw are at 324.
The total goal margin is set at 2.5 with over being at -140 and under at 113.
Chelsea has made significant changes in their roster going into the season and it seems like they play well together. The team from Stamford Bridge is feeling ready to attack the top of the standings in the Premier League and the start of the season seems very promising. Leeds United has also started well and only details put them away from having maximal six points after the first two rounds. The game against Chelsea will be the biggest challenge of the young season and the Whites had not much success against them in recent years. Chelsea is coming off a very tough game against Tottenham and will try to make up for the lost points against Leeds. The Blues have been dominating Leeds and that will be the case once again. Chelsea will win this one with at least three goals seen in the game.
Expert betting tip: Chelsea to win (-179 by 22bet)