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
0 Arsenal 0 0 0
0 Aston Villa 0 0 0
0 AFC Bournemouth 0 0 0
0 Brentford 0 0 0
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Statistics

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

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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