The Blues claimed an easy win at King Power Stadium to re-inter the top-half of the Premier League.
Chelsea defeated Leicester City 3-1 in their Premier League game on Saturday. A solid attacking display secured the Blues’ third consecutive victory across all competitions.
Pressure eases on Graham Potter
Chelsea claimed a crucial victory over Borussia Dortmund to reach the Champions League quarter-finals on Tuesday.
The Blues showed significant signs of improvement against their German rivals and continued to do so at King Power. Chelsea’s solid start to the game saw Ben Chilwell open the scoring for them with a perfect volley in the 11th minute.
The Blues stayed on the offensive, scoring a dismissed goal through Joao Felix. But it was Leicester who snatched the equalizer in the 39th minute.
Patson Daka made it 1-1, but Leicester’s lead only lasted 12 minutes. A perfect through pass from Enzo Fernandez was converted by Kai Havertz, who chipped it the first time over Danny Ward.
Leicester pushed hard to get back into the game, with Brendan Rodgers bringing in fresh attacking forces. However, Chelsea killed off the game when Mateo Kovacic doubled their lead in the 78th minute.
An assist from Mykhailo Mudryk found Kovacic with a heading assist. The Croatian then smashed the ball past Ward with an unstoppable volley.
The victory keep Potter’s men in the tenth spot on the table ahead of their next league game against Everton.