LONDON. Leicester City and Chelsea draw 1-1. J. Maddison scored the first goal (7′) for Leicester City. M. Alonso settled the score 1-1 (35′). Chelsea was far superior when it came to possession ball (69%)
The match was played at the Stamford Bridge stadium in London on Thursday and it started at 8:00 pm local time. The referee was Stuart Attwell with the assistance of Daniel Cook and Daniel Robathan. The 4th official was Andre Marriner. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant around 16.6 degrees Celsius or 61.81 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 53%.
Chelsea was in firm control of the ball 69% while Leicester City was struggling with a 31% ball possession.
Chelsea was more aggressive with 78 dangerous attacks and 20 shots of which 7 were on target. However, this did not suffice for Chelsea to win the match.
Chelsea shot 20 times, 7 on target, 13 off target. On the opposite side, Leicester City shot 2 times, 1 on target, 1 off target.
Chelsea received 4 yellow cards (N. Kante, R. Lukaku, A. Rudiger and Jorginho). On the other side, Leicester City received 1 yellow card (J. Evans).
After this match, Chelsea will have 70 points to stay in the 3rd place. On the other side, Leicester City will have 48 points like Brighton & Hove Albion to stay in the 9th place.
Leicester City will host Southampton on the 22nd of May with a 10-9 head to head in favor of Leicester City (6 draws).
Chelsea: Formation and Lineups
Chelsea started with a 3-4-2-1 line-up (3-4-2-1).
The manager Thomas Tuchel chose to play with the following team: Edouard Mendy , Trevoh Chalobah , Thiago Silva , Antonio Rüdiger , Reece James , Jorginho , N’Golo Kanté , Marcos Alonso , Hakim Ziyech , Christian Pulišić and Romelu Lukaku .
Chelsea made 3 changes: C. Pulisic for C. Azpilicueta (72′), N. Kante for R. Loftus-Cheek (72′) and R. Lukaku for K. Havertz (78′).
Top player: Hakim Ziyech
The player who no doubt impressed Chelsea the most was Hakim Ziyech.
His rating iswith 44 passes (84% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 7 duels out of 12. He performed 12 crosses.
Leicester City: Formation and Lineups
Leicester City started with a 3-1-4-2 line-up (3-1-4-2).
On the opposite side, Brendan Rodgers played with: Kasper Schmeichel , Wesley Fofana , Jonny Evans , Daniel Amartey , Nampalys Mendy , Timothy Castagne , James Maddison , Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall , Luke Thomas , Jamie Vardy and Kelechi Iheanacho .
Leicester City made 2 changes: K. Iheanacho for H. Barnes (64′) and J. Vardy for A. Perez (78′).
Best player: Kasper Schmeichel
The player that probably impressed the most for Leicester City was the goalkeeper: Kasper Schmeichel. His rating is 7.81. He performed 6 saves.
Results of the day
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