EPL: Leicester City takes the top spot with win over Chelsea

Leicester City and Chelsea headed into their premier league game on Tuesday, both hoping for a win. Still, all knew that the possibility of either side clinching three points depended highly on how much which side wanted it, and after 90 minutes of play, Leicester picked up three points and moved to the top of the log point ahead of Manchester United. 

The foxes got off with an early start when Wilfred Ndidi sent in six minutes screamer from 20 yards. 

As the game progressed, the host maintained momentum and missed a few chances, however in the 40th minute, Chelsea’s hope of equalizing was dimmed when Frank Lampard’s men saw a penalty get overturned. 

Precisely one minute later, Brendan Rodgers’ men doubled the lead when Maddison capitalized on a defensive blunder to keep his team well in control into the break.

After the break, the host picked up from where they left it and almost made it three had Albrighton’s header been on point.

Chelsea had could have picked up an equalizer with minutes left to play, but Werner was caught offside, so the goal did not stand. With no more chances left for underwhelming Chelsea, the impressive Leicester took all three points and a clean sheet. 

Leicester will be looking to take this momentum into their FA Cup fourth round fixture against Championship side Brentford on Sunday. Chelsea, sitting in eighth on the league table, will be hoping to find some redemption when they welcome championship club Luton on Sunday. 

Meanwhile, Manchester United will be eager to regain top place when they visit Fulham today.

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