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Chelsea vs Leicester City: CHE 1-1 LEI, Chelsea confirm a third place finish in Premier League, Leicester climbs up to ninth spot

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Chelsea vs Leicester City: Premier League Live Streaming – Chelsea after drawing with Leicester City have guaranteed themselves a third-place spot in the English football top-flight. The Foxes took the lead early through James Maddison but Marcos Alonso’s equalizer salvaged a point for the home side. Follow InsideSport.IN for the latest Premier League news.

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Chelsea vs Leicester City: CHE 1-1 LEI, Chelsea confirm a third place finish in Premier League, Leicester climbs up to ninth spot

Chelsea began brilliantly and went near to opening the scoring following four minutes when Hakim Ziyech turned away from Daniel Amartey and took a long-range shot that went simply past the post.

Leicester then in their first attack of the match led in the seventh minute when Kasper Schmeichel sent a long ball to Timothy Castagne, and his deflection fell into the way of James Maddison who curled his ideal shot past Edouard Mendy.

The goal by the Foxes stunned the home fans however Chelsea kept on ruling the possession and came close to scoring an equalizer a couple of moments later. Trevoh Chalobah’s strong long-range strike was acrobatically saved by Schmeichel.

Romelu Lukaku came close to scoring as he got a great ball from N’Golo Kante but was a mili second late on his shot as Amartey’s block saved the day for the visitors.

But it was Marcos Alonso who saved the day for the home team. He equalized through Reece James’ cross and took the shot on the volley for his fourth goal of the campaign.

Chelsea continued with their dominance in the second half as Lukaku again came close to scoring. A beautiful cross by Hakim Ziyech into the box found Lukaku’s head but his header was narrowly wide.

Chelsea vs Leicester City: CHE 1-1 LEI, Chelsea confirm a third place finish in Premier League, Leicester climbs up to ninth spot
Chelsea vs Leicester City: Romelu Lukaka missing his header.

Christian Pulisic came very close to getting Chelsea into the lead but he missed a sitter of a chance. Lukaku’s cross from the right of the box found Pulisic but his miss-hit was wide of the goal.

Chelsea kept on pushing for a goal in the ending stages of the match yet Leicester, held firm, and the hosts’ hopeless night was summarized by a Kai Havertz air-shot in the end.

Chelsea vs Leicester City: CHE 1-1 LEI, Chelsea confirm a third place finish in Premier League, Leicester climbs up to ninth spot

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