Video: Leicester City 1 – 2 Chelsea [Premier League] Highlights
Leicester City 1 – 2 Chelsea [Premier League] Highlights video, mp4 download
Chelsea made it three wins in a row in the Premier League with a 2-1 victory away to Leicester City on Saturday.
Alvaro Morata opened the scoring with his third of the season before N’Golo Kante fired home against his old club to make the points safe, in a match that saw Eden Hazard make his first appearance of the season for the Blues.
Antonio Conte’s side had won five of their previous six away games against Leicester and started in confident fashion, buoyed by back-to-back wins over Tottenham and Everton.
Islam Slimani missed a great chance to break the deadlock and Chelsea capitalised soon afterwards, with Morata heading home from close range.
Kante slotted in his first goal in the top flight since the 4-0 thrashing of Manchester United last October to put the visitors in control, although Jamie Vardy’s penalty made for a more anxious final 30 minutes than Conte would have liked.
Craig Shakespeare’s side pushed hard for the equaliser but Chelsea held firm to claim a third win since their shock opening-day loss to Burnley, leaving Leicester to nurse a third defeat in four games.