The 27th match day of the English Premier League saw Leicester face off against Chelsea. Both teams put on an exciting show, but it was Chelsea who emerged victorious with a score of 1:3. The first goal of the game came from Chelsea’s B. Chilwell at the 11th minute, giving them an early 0:1 lead. Leicester responded quickly with P. Daka scoring at 39 minutes to make it 1:1. In the 45th minute, K Havertz pushed Chelsea ahead again, this time with a score of 1:2 before M Kovacic sealed their victory in the 78th minute with a final scoreline of 1:3 for Chelsea.
Danny Ward (rating 6.5)
Kepa Arrizabalaga (rating 7.3)
Tete (D. Amartey, 66)
C. Gallagher (Joao Felix, 46)
In today’s match between Leicester and Chelsea, both teams showed impressive performances. Leicester had a slight edge in terms of ball possession, with 49% compared to Chelsea’s 51%. Leicester made 17 shots on target, 7 on goal. The most active player in terms of the number of shots was James Maddison. Chelsea also made 12 shots on target and 6 on goal, with Kai Havertz showing the best performance in hits on goal. Although both teams gave their all for a win, the match ended without any goals scored by either side.
Harry Souttar and Ricardo Pereira both had impressive performances for Leicester in their match against Chelsea. Souttar achieved a pass accuracy of 91% with a total of 60 passes, while Pereira made 3 key passes. For Chelsea, Enzo Fernández impressed with an 88% pass accuracy over 77 passes attempted. Ben Chilwell also put in an admirable performance, making 3.5 tackles throughout the game. All four players displayed an excellent level of skill and determination during the match, making it an entertaining spectacle for viewers.
Leicester City and Chelsea are both having a great season so far, but Leicester’s defense has been especially impressive. They have made 15 interceptions, with Timothy Castagne leading the way with 5. Meanwhile, Marc Cucurella has put together an impressive performance for Chelsea as well with 2 interceptions so far. Wout Faes has also had a solid season for Leicester with 2 interceptions while Wesley Fofana is just behind him with 2 for Chelsea. All in all, both sides have been putting on some great defensive performances this season and it should be interesting to see how things go from here on out.
Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall and Marc Cucurella have been leading the pack when it comes to face-to-face fights for the ball in their respective teams – Leicester and Chelsea. Kiernan has won 12 battles while Marc has won 7. It is clear that both players demonstrate a strong desire to win the ball and have shown great determination during matches. These two players have set a high standard for others in their teams, showing what it takes to be successful in this game.
- W. Faes (Leicester) at 19 minute
- R. Pereira (Leicester) at 51 minute
- W. Faes (Leicester) at 87 minute
- W. Fofana (Chelsea) at 13 minute
- M. Cucurella (Chelsea) at 31 minute
- W. Faes (Leicester) at 87 minute
The last five games (including this match):
- Leicester – LLLLW
- Chelsea – WWLLD
Top 5 English Premier League scorers:
- Erling Haaland (28, Manchester City)
- Harry Kane (18, Tottenham)
- Ivan Toney (15, Brentford)
- Marcus Rashford (14, Manchester United)
- Mohamed Salah (11, Liverpool)
- Leicester will play with Brentford. March 18 at 15:00 (UTC), on Gtech Community Stadium.
- Chelsea will play with Everton. March 18 at 17:30 (UTC), on Stamford Bridge.