English Premier League

Leicester vs Chelsea 2021-22 English Premier League

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  • 14': Antonio Rüdiger
  • 28': N'Golo Kanté
  • 71': Christian Pulisic

Pulisic scores on Chelsea return as Tuchel's men see off Leicester City

Chelsea surged six points clear at the top of the Premier League with a commanding 3-0 win over Leicester on Saturday.

Match Commentary

  • 0': First Half begins.
  • 14': Goal! Leicester City 0, Chelsea 1. Antonio Rüdiger (Chelsea) header from very close range to the high centre of the goal. Assisted by Ben Chilwell with a cross following a corner.
  • 28': Goal! Leicester City 0, Chelsea 2. N'Golo Kanté (Chelsea) left footed shot from outside the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Reece James.
  • 39': Daniel Amartey (Leicester City) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 45': Jonny Evans (Leicester City) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 45'+1': Kasper Schmeichel (Leicester City) is shown the yellow card.
  • 45': Substitution, Leicester City. James Maddison replaces Harvey Barnes.
  • 45': Substitution, Leicester City. Kelechi Iheanacho replaces Ademola Lookman.
  • 62': Substitution, Chelsea. Christian Pulisic replaces Kai Havertz.
  • 62': Substitution, Chelsea. Hakim Ziyech replaces Mason Mount.
  • 65': Édouard Mendy (Chelsea) is shown the yellow card.
  • 71': Goal! Leicester City 0, Chelsea 3. Christian Pulisic (Chelsea) right footed shot from the right side of the six yard box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Hakim Ziyech.
  • 75': Substitution, Leicester City. Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall replaces Boubakary Soumaré.
  • 77': Substitution, Chelsea. Ruben Loftus-Cheek replaces Jorginho because of an injury.
  • 90'+4': Second Half ends, Leicester City 0, Chelsea 3.

Game Information

Competition: English Premier League

Venue: King Power Stadium
Location: Leicester, England
Attendance: 32,192

English Premier League Standings

POS TEAM GP GD PTS
1 Arsenal 7 +10 18
2 Manchester City 7 +17 17
3 Tottenham Hotspur 7 +11 17
4 Brighton & Hove Albion 6 +6 13
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Statistics

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15 Fouls 8
3 Yellow Cards 1
0 Red Cards 0
3 Offsides 4
3 Corner Kicks 5
4 Saves 3
38.3 POSSESSION 61.7
4 SHOTS 16
3 ON GOAL 7
0.8 On Target % 0.4
0 Penalty Goals 0
0 Penalty Kicks Taken 0
274 Accurate Passes 516
374 Passes 607
0.7 Pass Completion % 0.9
2 Accurate Crosses 3
6 Crosses 12
0.3 Cross % 0.3
45 Long Balls 47
13 Accurate Long Balls 27
0.3 Long Balls % 0.6
0 Blocked Shots 2
9 Effective Tackles 13
20 Tackles 15
0.5 Tackle % 0.9
13 Interceptions 4
11 Effective Clearances 10
11 Clearances 10

Line-Ups

LEI Leicester City (3-4-3)

No. Name
1 Kasper Schmeichel (GK) Yellow Card
6 Jonny Evans Yellow Card
4 Caglar Söyüncü
18 Daniel Amartey Yellow Card
25 Wilfred Ndidi
42 Boubakary Soumaré
27 Timothy Castagne
11 Marc Albrighton
9 Jamie Vardy
7 Harvey Barnes
37 Ademola Lookman

CHE Chelsea (3-4-2-1)

No. Name
16 Édouard Mendy (GK) Yellow Card
6 Thiago Silva
2 Antonio Rüdiger
14 Trevoh Chalobah
5 Jorginho
7 N'Golo Kanté
21 Ben Chilwell
24 Reece James
29 Kai Havertz
20 Callum Hudson-Odoi
19 Mason Mount

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