Group information and stats forward of Chelsea Girls vs Leicester Girls on Sunday; kick-off 12.30pm.
Chelsea may make adjustments from their midweek Champions League recreation towards Wolfsburg, the place they got here from 3-1 down to attract 3-3.
Leicester will once more be lacking Charlie Devlin on Sunday because of a persistent ankle harm, whereas Shannon O’Brien has additionally picked up an ankle knock and is a doubt.
Lachante Paul and Sophie Barker are additionally unavailable, alongside long-term absentees Abbi Grant and Connie Scofield. Mackenzie Smith is on worldwide obligation with England Girls U17s and won’t function on the journey to Kingsmeadow.
Learn how to observe
Chelsea Girls vs Leicester Girls is dwell on Sky Sports activities Premier League from 11.30am on Sunday; kick-off 12.30pm. You can watch free in-game clips within the dwell match weblog on the Sky Sports activities web site and app. Highlights may even be printed on the Sky Sports activities digital platforms and the Sky Sports activities Soccer YouTube channel shortly after the ultimate whistle.
- That is the first-ever assembly between Chelsea and Leicester in any competitors, with this the Foxes’ first-ever season within the FA WSL.
- Chelsea have received 16 of their final 17 FA Girls’s Tremendous League matches towards newly promoted golf equipment (D1), conceding solely 4 targets throughout these matches whereas scoring 51 themselves.
- A newly promoted membership hasn’t crushed the FA WSL reigning champions since March 2015, when Sunderland received 2-1 away at Liverpool. In 17 matches since, promoted golf equipment have drawn two and misplaced 15, failing to attain in 12 of these video games.
- Since shedding their first FA WSL recreation of the season at Arsenal, Chelsea have received their final three video games scoring 13 occasions and conceding simply twice. No WSL group has scored extra targets on this time (additionally Arsenal, 13).
- Leicester Metropolis have misplaced all 4 of their FA WSL matches this season – the one group to lose their first 5 WSL matches is Yeovil City in 2017 (misplaced first seven).
- Chelsea have received 20 of their final 21 FA WSL dwelling matches (L1), shedding the opposite 2-1 to Brighton in February. They’ve received their final six matches at Kingsmeadow by an mixture rating of 23-1.
- Leicester have had 38 pictures of their 4 FA WSL matches this season however solely scored twice, a conversion price of 5.3%, the third-lowest within the division forward solely of Studying (0%) and Birmingham (3.3%).
- Leicester have conceded the joint-most targets (11), confronted essentially the most pictures (87), confronted essentially the most pictures on track (29) and have the very best anticipated targets towards tally (8.9) within the FA WSL this season.
- Sam Kerr has scored in every of her final 5 dwelling FA WSL appearances for Chelsea, netting 9 targets. The final participant to attain in six consecutive dwelling appearances was Beth England in September 2020, reaching that feat for Chelsea.
- Chelsea’s Fran Kirby has essentially the most assists within the FA WSL this season (5) and has created essentially the most probabilities (18). She has registered 2+ assists in her final two matches (2 vs Man Utd, 3 vs Brighton), with no participant ever aiding twice or extra in three consecutive WSL appearances.