Finally. Conor Gallagher was sent off in the first half after intentionally fouling Leicester players to thwart their attacks.
Chelsea and Leicester City goals
So. Ruben Loftus-Cheek and Reece James both had opportunities to start the scoring in the first half but failed to take advantage of them.
Chelsea took the lead in the second half after Sterling scored his first goal for the Blues
with a shot that was deflected over Danny Ward by Daniel Amartey.
For the winger,
Sterling scored a hallmark goal,
converting from a yard out into an open net.
No, it’s not the Wesley Fofana Derby. No,
not the N’Golo Kante match! Derby between Ben Chilwell. Both clubs enter this match under pressure,
So. regardless of which player Chelsea acquired from the Foxes you think is most fitting.
What happens on the field
is important for both coaches,
Finally. despite the fact that the continuing discussions for Fofana will probably dominate pre- and post-chatter here.
Thomas Tuchel needs
an immediate response from his team,
So. while Brendan Rodgers needs to improve the King Power’s perpetually depressing atmosphere throughout a difficult summer.
Leicester has has given up the most goals in the Premier League
they are only kept from the bottom by their lone point against Brentford
on the first weekend. Last season,
So. Chelsea had pretty bad home performance in the Premier League,
they lost to the Foxes in the same matchup back in May.
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In both of Chelsea’s most recent games,
So. Gallagher has been relied upon right away in a pivot with Jorginho. In a humiliating 3-0 loss to Leeds United,
the pair were outmatched. Finally. The Cobham graduate was eager to make a positive first impression on his complete Chelsea
So. home debut and rushed out to contest for the ball. Although he made some outstanding early challenges,
the midfielder was eager to stand out and went about it the wrong way.
Finally. The ten-man Chelsea team defeated Leicester City 2-1 on Saturday
at Stamford Bridge. Conor Gallagher had two yellow cards within the first 30 minutes as neither team was able to make a breakthrough. For Chelsea,
So. Raheem Sterling scored twice to start the second half. The Foxes
responded with a goal from Harvey Barnes,
but City couldn’t capitalise on their numerical advantage, as Leicester lost their fourth straight game.
So. The hosts began the game with around 100% of the possession,
but Ward successfully deflected the ball behind for a corner.
As to be expected,
the hosts dominated possession early on,
as the Foxes struggled to thread together even one pass (which isn’t really a “string,”
So. but just give me this one). Soumare’s turnover in midfield on the sixth minute should have given Chelsea the lead. The pass from Raheem Sterling
who sent it behind for a corner.
afterwards. Nothing was going Leicester’s way at all then Chelsea
chose to throw us a lifeline out of the blue. Through Barnes,
So. Leicester made a break from a Chelsea corner. Conor Gallagher,
who was already on a yellow,
was passed by the winger. You’d think that Gallagher
wouldn’t stick his leg out and trip Barnes while he was on a yellow,
but you never know what people are capable of.
report and highlights of the 10-man game Chelsea
defeats a spirited Leicester comeback to win 2-1 at Stamford Bridge;
Finally. Raheem Sterling opened his Chelsea account by scoring twice in the second period;
For the Foxes, Harvey Barnes retaliated
So. With a masterful second-half effort that propelled the 10-man Blues
to victory over Leicester at home,
So. Raheem Sterling launched his Chelsea career.
who was compelled to watch from the stands due to his touchline ban,
adjusted his formation,
if not the players within it, in response.
How Sterling enabled Chelsea to recover
Chelsea was humiliated in their previous game against Leeds,
Finally. Leicester rubbed their hands at the thought of playing with an extra man
for over an hour as they sought their first Premier League victory of the season,
but the England international never seemed at ease with his additional defensive duties and received two quick yellow cards.
Thomas Tuchel’s team overcame Conor Gallagher’s early
expulsion to defeat Leicester City 2-1 at home on Saturday
in the Premier League
thanks to Raheem Sterling’s first two goals for Chelsea.
After less than 30 minutes, Gallagher received two cautions,
leaving Chelsea with a seemingly impossible task.
who signed from Manchester City in the offseason,
scored twice to give the home team the lead. The first goal was a deflected looping shot over goalkeeper Danny Ward in the 47th minute,
and the second came from a tap-in from a Reece James cross 16 minutes later.
Above all. Raheem Sterling scored his first goals for Chelsea since joining the London club
helping Chelsea defeat Leicester City 2-1.
additionally, Conor Gallagher was sent from the game after receiving a second yellow for hauling down Leicester’s Harvey Barnes in the 28th minute,
leaving Thomas Tuchel’s team playing with one fewer player.