All the jeopardy is with Chelsea, it's off Leicester for once - Fryatt

Chelsea v Leicester City graphic
Chelsea v Leicester City graphic

Leicester City will be looking to cause another FA Cup upset when they come up against Mauricio Pochettino's Chelsea, with a place at Wembley up for grabs.

While the focus remains on their Championship title push, the Foxes will be hoping to see off the Blues in a similar fashion to the 2021 FA Cup final, particularly because they aren't in league action again until 29 March.

Former Leicester striker Matty Fryatt says there is a "massive amount of pressure" on their top-flight opposition, who struggled against Leeds United in the FA Cup fifth round: "It's going to be a great day," he told BBC Radio Leicester's When You're Smiling podcast.

"The thing is, there haven't been many times this season when Leicester have been the underdogs. So there's a massive amount of pressure on Chelsea - are they going to cope with that?

"Obviously, they got to the League Cup final, but they couldn't quite get over the line. Maybe they missed a few chances, maybe there were a few blocks, but it would've been disappointing to not win it on the day.

"This is their only other chance of doing something with the amount of spend they have had and the players they have brought in. So, it's all on them to go and perform. That could actually play into Leicester's favour.

"They are a level above Bournemouth, but it's not one of those where you don't go into it with optimism. Leeds pushed them all the way in the last round as well, so I think there's plenty to look forward to.

"All the jeopardy is with Chelsea, it's off Leicester for once. So hopefully they can go down there and cause somewhat of an upset."

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