Leicester City 1-3 Chelsea: Blues Scored Three to Defeat 10-Man Hosts in Boost for Graham Potter

Chelsea beat Leicester City 3-1 to record their first Premier League away win since October.

Graham Potter’s side took the lead after just 11 minutes thanks to a terrific volley from former fox Ben Chilwell.

Chelsea had a couple of chances to double their advantage shortly after, Joao Felix clipped an effort over Danny Ward and onto the post and less than 10 minutes later Felix did manage to put the ball in the back of the net, finishing off a brilliant team move but it was ruled out for offside following a VAR check.

Just four minutes later, Leicester City had an equaliser. Felix had his pocket picked by Ricardo Pereira, who laid it off for Patson Daka to thunder home from distance to make it 1-1.

It didn’t take long for The Blues to go back ahead, though. Enzo Fernandez dinked a wonderful ball over the top for Kai Havertz, who was able to flick his effort over Danny Ward and into the back of the net. After previously going on a run of just one goal in 12 matches, Havertz now has two in two games.

Chelsea wrapped up all three points 10 minutes from time when Mateo Kovacic improvised brilliantly to volley home from close range. Mykhailo Mudryk did well to head the ball back across and the Croatian Kovacic made no mistake.

Leicester were reduced to 10 men late in the game when Wout Faes received his second yellow card for a late tackle – a frustrating end to a frustrating afternoon for Brendan Rodgers’ side who have now lost four games on the spin in all competitions.

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