Premier League: Chelsea tops Leicester City 3-0

LEICESTER. Chelsea was ultimately too much to handle for Leicester City.

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LEICESTER. Chelsea was finally too much to handle for Leicester City with the goal of A. Rudiger (14′), N. Kante (28′) and C. Pulisic (72′). Chelsea was vastly superior ball possession (62%) was among the key factors of its victory.​

The match was held at the King Power Stadium Stadium in Leicester on Saturday and this began at 12:30 pm local time. The referee was Paul Tierney with the assistance of Constantine Hatzidakis and Neil Davies. The 4th official was Craig Pawson. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold around 11 degrees Celsius or 51.82 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 75%.​

Match Statistics

Chelsea was in firm control of the ball 62% while Leicester City was struggling with a 38% ball possession.

Chelsea was more aggressive with 36 dangerous attacks and 16 shots of which 7 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Chelsea won the contest.​

Leicester City shot 4 times, 3 on target, 1 off target. On the other side, Chelsea shot 16 times, 7 on target, 7 off target.

Cards

Leicester City received 2 yellow cards (D. Amartey and J. Evans). On the other side, Chelsea received 2 yellow cards (K. Schmeichel and E. Mendy).

After this match, Leicester City will stay with 15 points like Crystal Palace and Everton to stay in the 12th place. On the other side, Chelsea will have 29 points to stay in the 1st place.

Match Events

  • 14'
    14'

    A. Rudiger

  • 28'
    28'

    N. Kante

    R. James

  • 39'
    39'

    D. Amartey

  • 45'
    45'

    J. Evans

  • 45'
    45'

    K. Schmeichel

  • 46'
    46'

    K. Iheanacho

    A. Lookman

  • 46'
    46'

    J. Maddison

    H. Barnes

  • 63'
    63'

    C. Pulisic

    K. Havertz

  • 63'
    63'

    H. Ziyech

    M. Mount

  • 66'
    66'

    E. Mendy

  • 72'
    72'

    C. Pulisic

  • 75'
    75'

    K. Dewsbury-Hall

    B. Soumare

  • 77'
    77'

    R. Loftus-Cheek

    Jorginho

Next match

In the upcoming Premier League match, Leicester City will host Watford on the 28th of November with a 13-9 head to head record in favor of Leicester City (4 draws).

Chelsea will host Manchester United on the 28th of November with a 14-13 head to head record in favor of Chelsea (15 draws).

Leicester City: Formation and Lineups

Leicester City started with an extremely aggressive line-up (3-4-3).

The manager Brendan Rodgers chose to play with the following team: Kasper Schmeichel (6.2), Daniel Amartey (6.2), Jonny Evans (6.0), Çağlar Söyüncü (6.1), Marc Albrighton (7.1), Boubakary Soumaré (6.4), Wilfred Ndidi (6.2), Timothy Castagne (6.9), Ademola Lookman (6.6), Jamie Vardy (6.0) and Harvey Barnes (6.4).

Substitutes

Leicester City made 3 changes: A. Lookman for K. Iheanacho (46′), H. Barnes for J. Maddison (46′) and B. Soumare for K. Dewsbury-Hall (75′).

Top player: James Maddison

Probably the most impressive player in Leicester City was James Maddison.

His rating is (7.6) with 18 passes (88% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 3 duels out of 4. He performed 1 cross.

His performance was notable also because he began the game from the bench before entering the field in the 46′.

Chelsea: Formation and Lineups

Chelsea started with a 3-4-2-1 line-up (3-4-2-1).

On the other side, Thomas Tuchel played with: Edouard Mendy (6.9), Trevoh Chalobah (7.1), Thiago Silva (7.2), Antonio Rüdiger (7.8), Reece James (7.3), N’Golo Kanté (7.4), Jorginho (7.1), Ben Chilwell (7.6), Mason Mount (6.5), Callum Hudson-Odoi (7.2) and Kai Havertz (6.7).

Substitutes

Chelsea made 3 changes: K. Havertz for C. Pulisic (63′), M. Mount for H. Ziyech (63′) and Jorginho for R. Loftus-Cheek (77′).

Top player: Antonio Rüdiger

Probably the most impressive player in Chelsea was Antonio Rüdiger.

His rating is (7.8) with 1 goal, 60 passes (78% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 5 duels out of 6.

Results of the day

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