Video Highlights : Antonio Rudiger Scores As Chelsea Hold Leicester City At King Power Stadium
VENUE : KING POWER STADIUM
Date : 1/2/2020
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Leicester City fought back to secure a draw against Chelsea FC at the King Power Stadium on 1st of February, retaining their eight point lead over the Blues on the Premier League table and trail the Champions Manchester City with two points pending their result against Tottenham Hotspur on Super Sunday.
Chelsea FC started the second half brightly, taking the lead as early as a minute into the second 45 but could only retain the lead for eight minutes, when Harvey Barnes sent the Foxes leveled. The Foxes however took the lead after Youri Telemans, who was having a classic day, played the creator ones again with a perfect assist for Ben Davis to put them ahead.
The Blues got the game leveled via a header, thanks to a good cross Mason Mount which picked out Rudiger at the center of the box for a perfect header. That was all both teams had to offer for the game as they all settled for a point.
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Goal : 46′ 0 – 1 Antonio Rudiger
Chelsea FC go ahead at King Power Stadium, making the most out of an improperly cleared corner. Mason Mount shots a cross in after winning the ball from the poor clearance and Rudiger Heads the ball into the bottom corner.
Goal : 54′ Harvey Barnes 1 – 1
The Foxes go leveled after Youri Tielemans play a very big part in the buildup, plays the bal in for Harvey Barnes from the left side of the box and he fires the ball into the bottom right of the Chelsea Goal
Goal : 64‘ 2 – 1 Ben Chilwell
Few minutes after Madison takes a Booking, Youri Telemans takes a run down the flank and sends a cross in for Ben Davis, Who sends the shot right past Kepa into the top left corner of the visitors goal.
Goal : 71′ 2 – 2 Antonio Rudiger
Mason Mount takes a great cross from a set piece situation to Rudiger at the center of the box and he makes no mistake from that position, sending the ball into the top left corner.
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⚽46′ 0 – 1 Antonio Rudige
⚽54′ Harvey Barnes 1 – 1
🔶 56′ Jorginho
🔶 61′ James Maddison
⚽64′ Ben Chilwell 2 – 1
⚽71′ 2 – 2 Antonio Rudiger
🔶55′ Mateo Kovacic
- Despite also rescuing a point in this game, Leicester have now dropped eight points from winning positions in their last four Premier League games – more than they had in their previous 59 matches from the start of the 2018-19 campaign (6).
- Chelsea’s 13 Premier League away games this season have seen 49 goals scored (F27 A22) – no other sides have seen more on the road (level with Man City).
- This was the sixth Premier League game this season that Chelsea failed to win despite scoring the first goal (D5 L1) – only West Ham (7) have failed to win more in which they’ve opened the scoring this term (before 3pm games).
- Chelsea keeper Willy Caballero became the oldest player to make an appearance in the Premier League so far this season with 38y 126d.