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Frank Lampard confirms N’Golo Kante set to miss Chelsea’s clash with Leicester

N Golo Kante

Leicester City vs Chelsea

Tuesday evening will see two of the Premier League’s top sides battle it out.

Leicester City will welcome Chelsea to the King Power, for what should be an entertaining affair.

The Foxes will head into the clash in fine form, having won three and drawn two of their last five league outings.

This run has seen Brendan Rodgers’ side climb up to 3rd in the Premier League table, just two points adrift of table-topping Manchester United.

As for Chelsea, they recently endured a dire run of form which saw them slip well off the pace of the top-four.

Frank Lampard’s side did get back to winning ways over the weekend with a 1-0 downing of relegation-battling Fulham.

However, they again looked less than convincing, with the Blues’ poor record in high-profile outings this season also worth taking note of.

In fact, Chelsea are yet to pick up a single league win against a ‘top six’ side this season – having lost to Liverpool, Manchester City and Arsenal, and drawn against Tottenham and Manchester United.

Frank Lampard on Kante

So, ahead of what is likely to prove a tough tie for the Londoners tomorrow night, Frank Lampard is no doubt keen to have as strong a squad as possible at his disposal to take on Leicester.

Chelsea, though, in fact look set to be without a key performer vs the Foxes.

N’Golo Kante missed the club’s aforementioned win over Fulham due to suspension.

And now, speaking on Monday, Lampard has confirmed that the Frenchman will miss out once again in 24 hours’ time, this time due to a hamstring issue:

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This article was edited by Conor Laird.

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1 Manchester City FC 36 47 83
2 Manchester United FC 36 28 70
3 Leicester City FC 36 21 66
4 Chelsea FC 36 22 64
5 Liverpool FC 35 20 60
6 Tottenham Hotspur FC 36 22 59
7 West Ham United FC 36 10 59
8 Everton FC 35 4 56
9 Arsenal FC 36 12 55
10 Leeds United 36 4 53
11 Aston Villa FC 36 7 49
12 Wolverhampton Wanderers FC 36 -14 45
13 Crystal Palace FC 36 -21 44
14 Southampton FC 36 -16 43
15 Burnley FC 36 -18 39
16 Newcastle United FC 36 -19 39
17 Brighton & Hove Albion FC 36 -5 38
18 Fulham FC 36 -24 27
19 West Bromwich Albion 35 -36 26
20 Sheffield United FC 35 -44 17
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Calvert-Lewin, Dominic Everton FC 16
Bamford, Patrick Leeds United 15
Vardy, Jamie Leicester City FC 13
Watkins, Ollie Aston Villa FC 13
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