They were then beaten on penalties by Liverpool in the UEFA Super Cup in midweek.
Antonio Rudiger and Willian could both return after knee injuries but Callum Hudson-Odoi is still out with an Achilles problem.
Slimani has struggled to find regular playing time at the King Power Stadium since his debut campaign and he could be on the move again this summer.
@SteveBowerComm: In an illustrious career, the moment when Frank Lampard walks out of the tunnel at Stamford Bridge for the first time as Chelsea head coach will be right up there in the club record scorer's proudest moments.
As one of the highlights of the game for the Blues' fans, Kante had a blinder of a performance and even showcased his quick footwork throughout the game.
Chelsea boss Frank Lampard has no doubts persisting with Tammy Abraham.
"After Sunday, tonight was another level, and we were unlucky not to win".
US delays 10% Chinese tariff on toys, electronics, games and clothes
USTR is also removing other items from the list based "on health, safety, national security and other factors". Minor side note by the way since we were just on the topic, only 133 shopping days left until Christmas.
India, China no longer growing nations
The Geneva-based WTO is an intergovernmental organization that governs trade relations between countries worldwide. Donald Trump-led USA government has also seen a couple of setbacks with trade in India.
Video shows McGregor hitting man in Dublin bar
One month before this altercation, McGregor was caught on video smashing a fan's phone outside of a Miami nightclub. According to the New York Times : "McGregor has not been charged with a crime".
'It's a very competitive squad, which is what we want, but he understands where he's at.
"Tammy Abraham asked me to take the fifth penalty because he wanted to take it, wanted to stand up, be courageous when the world is watching". For us, it's step by step.
"I think it's a very hard task here for any striker to come in, especially an experienced striker", Rodgers was quoted as saying by Leicester Mercury.
The Frenchman sparked debate among Chelsea fans after he was used in a more attacking role, rather than in the defensive midfield position, where he had initially proved very effective for Leicester City, Chelsea, as well as the French national team.
Leicester will be tricky opponents but, while a lot of people seem to just assume they will have a really good season, my thinking is more along the lines of "wait and see".