Chelsea outplay and dominate Leicester City in a comfortable 3-0 win

Chidalu Obiajulu

Chelsea football club have indeed been in top form since the appointment of Thomas Tuchel. With Tuchel, Chelsea have reached two finals within 8 months, lost the Fa cup to Leicester city and won the champions league against biggest rival Manchester City during back in May.

The European champions cemented their place at the top of the table after an astonishing performance against Leicester City at the king power stadium this afternoon.

Despite the absence of some top team players like Timo Werner, Romelu Lukaku, and Mateo Kovacic, the blues made their intention known to the host, as Ben Chilwell saw his effort clip up the top of the bar during the first five minutes of the game.

The blues then found themselves in front after a corner by Ben Chilwell, saw Rudiger fling it at the top notch corner of the post. The German defender who has yet to agree to a new contract with Chelsea, peeled away from Kasper Schmeichel before guiding his header into the far corner.

Immediately the ball went into the back of the net, the traveling supporter went mad and started chanting. Perhaps it was also a reminder of how badly they want Rudiger to be at Chelsea beyond the end of the season.

The European champions went further to double and triple their lead, as Ngolo Kante saw his flip saved by Schmeichel before Mason Mount blasted a free kick over the bar.

Leicester city tried to get back into the game, but the goal of Ademola Lookman said to be an offside.

Not long, the foxes were handed another blow as Ngolo Kante doubled their lead. After some neat play by Reece James, Kante wrapped his left foot around the ball from the edge of the area to beat Schmeichel in goal for Leicester. Before the half hour mark, Chelsea were already settled down ready for the second half of the encounter.

Although Leicester were quite disappointing With their performance,the rejuvenated during the second half, trying to get back into the game and were desperate to force the initiative and it was evident from how they introduced both James Maddison and Kelechi Iheanacho.

Leicester’s best attempt came just after the hour mark as Daniel Amartey fired a shot from a distance for Edouard Mendy to tip over the bar. Jamie Vardy also nodded a header above from just six-yards after a good cross from Maddison.

Chelsea secured all three points at the 71st minute, when the two substitute Hakim Ziyech and Christian Pulisic combined together to give Chelsea a 3:0 win away from home.

The away team after leading 3:0 had another 3 goals disallowed as offside, to perfectly make their mark known.

In what turned to be an exciting and well deserved win against Leicester, there were many praises, specifically from twitter users and fans, expressing their joy over the performance of team.