target from ben chilwell, Kai Havertz And Mateo Kovacic helped Chelsea continued their run of form with a 3-1 win leicester city In Premier League on Saturday.
After a disappointing run of two wins in 15 matches, Graham Potter’s side have now won three matches in a row in all competitions and are 10th in the league table with 37 points, while 16th-placed Leicester now carry a lot of worry on their shoulders. Will keep an eye on
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“It’s been a really positive week for us, three wins against Leeds, Dortmund and today says a lot about the development of the team,” Potter told Sky Sports. “It’s a hard fought game as they always are but in the end I felt we deserved to win.”
Confident after victory leeds united And Borussia DortmundThe visitors started strongly and dominated the initial spell of the game.
He scored the first goal in the 11th minute, when Chilwell scored against his former club with a sharp left-footed volley that beat the goalkeeper. danny ward On the post near him.
Leicester came up with an almost immediate response, as james madison whipped in a dangerous cross two minutes later, but Daniel Amarte missed a gaping goal with a wayward header from point-blank range.
In an action-packed first half, Joao Felix of Chelsea and Leicester Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall both rattled the woodwork first portugal An international goal was disallowed by VAR for offside.
Felix lost possession in his own half on 39 minutes, breaking the ball forward pattson dacawho put their efforts in the past Kepa Arrizabalaga to settle the score.
Leicester continued to lead after the equaliser, but it was Chelsea who scored just before half time enzo fernandez Havertz played a through delicate chip, which the forward fired over Ward’s head and into the net.
The hosts did not let their intensity drop after the break and were denied an equalizer by a goal line clearance from the substitute conor gallagherEarlier, Dewsbury-Hall parried an effort to let Chelsea off the hook from close range.
Chelsea make the most of their lifeline as January signing mykhailo mudrik A goal was disallowed for offside before becoming a provider for Kovacic, whose powerful volley sealed the three points for Potter’s side in the 78th minute.
When did Leicester, who have lost four straight league games, compound their misery? what face Sent off after receiving a second yellow card for his tackle Carney Chukwuemeca late.
“Throughout the game, the players gave everything and at 2-1 we had two great chances,” Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers told Sky Sports.
“It’s disappointing for us and we looked like the team that was on top. Then we don’t get that goal and when they have that quality, they get their chances and score. They then make it 3″ Let’s go -1, we’re down to 10 men and it’s difficult.”