Three days after the defeat in the Cup final, Chelsea dominated Leicester on Tuesday night as part of the 37th day of the Premier League (2-1).
The enormous frustration of Wembley still a little in the head, Chelsea players have rebounded to take a kind of revenge on Leicester. Beaten Saturday 1-0 in the Cup final, the Blues dominated the Foxes, 2-1, Tuesday night as part of the 37th day of the Premier League.
On their lawn at Stamford Bridge, Thomas Tuchel’s men scored by Rudiger at the start of the second period (47th) and Jorginho, from a penalty (66th) of which he has made himself the specialist this season. Iheanacho reduced the score in the 76th minute (2-1) for the Foxes.
85% – Of Jorginho’s 13 Premier League goals, 11 have been penalties (85%), the highest such ratio by any player with 10+ goals in the competition’s history. Reliable.
– OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) May 18, 2021
This victory for the Londoners, also marked by the exit of N’Golo Kanté (32nd) a priori as a precaution, brings them a little closer to qualifying for the next Champions League, 10 days away from playing the final of the edition. 2021 against Manchester City. But the threat still exists.
In the standings, and one match from the end of the Championship, Chelsea (3rd) has 67 points, one more than Leicester (4th), and four over Liverpool who is one match late.