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Leicester 2-2 Chelsea

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A truly fascinating game of football. This match did not disappoint ,one of the most entertaining stalemates of the season.

Antonio Rudiger

Who would of thought a rare double from Antonio Rudiger would still give Chelsea a comfortable cushion in the top four battle. Chelsea drew 2-2 at the King power stadium on Saturday.

Chelsea

Willy Caballero was called into action as Lampard had dropped the Spaniard Kepa ahead of kick off. The veteran Argentinian goalkeeper pulled off a smart save to deny Vardy from giving the foxes the lead. The foxes struggled to gain a foothold during the first half , which saw the blues dominate, however Frank Lampard’s men failed to convert their chances. Chelsea’s inability to put away their chances has been a deterrent for the blues,as they have failed on numerous occasions to pull away from rivals in this top four hunt.

However, a minute into the second half saw the visitors go in front ,with a leaping header by Antonio Rudiger. The German international has now headed his first league goal since October 2018.

Leicester City

Leicester responded not too long after being a goal down as Harvey Barnes found the net 8 minutes later via the huge deflection,before the turnaround was completed as left back Ben Chilwell slotted strike gave the foxes a 2-1 lead in the 64th minute.

Seven minutes later , Rudiger had the last laugh looping a header over Schmeichel to negate Leicester from taking all three points at the king power. In addition , Chelsea have now drawn two consecutive games in the league which now means they are 8 points behind Brendan Rogers side.

(Rudiger gives his thoughts on his two goals against Leicester city)

Up next for Chelsea & Leicester

Chelsea’s host Manchester United at Stamford Bridge on Monday 17th February 2019.

The foxes Leicester travel to the east midlands to take on Wolverhampton Wanderers on Friday 14th February.

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