Leicester City came up against a tired Chelsea side this weekend and will find themselves unlucky to leave Stamford Bridge without a win this Saturday. The Foxes were by far the faster, fitter and more aggressive of the two sides with the Leicester City boys wasting several valuable chances to seal the victory.
The Foxes will feel hard done by with the referee’s decision to send off Ben Chilwell. The Englishman was justifiably booked for his first offence but rather harshly sent off for a subsequent foul only five minutes later. His sending off halted Leicester’s assault on the Chelsea goal and the Foxes re-organized to shut out a late Blues onslaught to come away with a point.
Claude Puel stayed true to his words at his pre-match conference when the Leicester boss stated that his team will come looking to attack and continue to do so regardless of the scoreline. Here is how the boys from the Kind Power stadium performed on the night.
Kasper Schmeichel: 7.5
Had a good night by helping Leicester City start attacks from the base by playing out a few good balls. Was on hand to make the regulation saves when called upon.
Ben Chilwell: 5.5
The Englishman will feel hard done by with the referee’s call and was looking impressive on the pitch until sent off. His dismissal changed the balance of the game allowing Chelsea to come away with a point.
Harry Maguire: 8.5
Leicester City’s hefty price tag for him looks like a bargain now with the Englishman churning out…