After a two-week-long International break, club football returned, and one of the most popular matches of the weekend was played between Chelsea and Leicester City. The two teams represent two different stories on the table. While on the one hand, Chelsea was topping the table with 26 points against their name, the Leicester City team was languishing mid-table with just 15 points.
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Match started with a bang, as the league leaders stamped their superiority with a 14th-minute goal from a corner. Benjamin Chilwell delivered a beautiful cross from the right-hand side, and Rudiger well enough to get his head to it to score the game’s first goal. After the first goal, the game opened up for Chelsea, who kept pressing the home team. Against the flow of game, Leicester managed to get the ball in the back of the net, but it was deemed offside. Hence the goal was disallowed.
On the other hand, the pressing paid dividend for Chelsea in the form of another goal, this time by the feats of N’golo Kante. The Frenchman completed a great solo run from the midfield to score a banger from outside the box in the 28th minute to double his team’s lead. In Chelsea’s favor, the rest of the first half remained goalless as both teams headed into halftime at 2-0.
The second half was also very much the same, as Chelsea dominated the position and created more and more chances, in comparison to their adversaries. For their attempts, they were rewarded with a third goal in the 71st minute, as the two substitutes Hakim Ziyech and Pulisic combined to perfection. It was the American who put it past the Leicester keeper to finish the competition in the game and seal a win for his team.
With these 3 points, Chelsea have now gone 6 points clear of Manchester City in the Premier League table.