The swaggering, high flying and League leader Chelsea continue walking magnificently nearer to glory. Antonio Conte’s led team struggled so difficult to pound out a troublesome Stoke City but an essential win on Saturday, beating Mark Hughes lead side 2-1 at the 360Bet Stadium.
Brazilian international, Willian superb free kick put the Blues ahead after totally misleading Stokes goalkeeper who taught Willian wanted to cross the ball, unfortunately, the ball went directly into Grant right side and could do nothing to save the ball.
The Potters clawed their way once again into the game from the spot in the 38th min with Jonathan Walters crushing in a Penalty from Cahill silly push in the final 18 yard.
In the second half, Stokes threatened the visitors as far as possible, besieging them with endless attacks and winning four quick corner kicks which they neglected to use.
However, Chelsea made extraordinary utilisation of theirs when they got one and Gary Cahill rifled the ball into the net from close range from a dropped ball after Fabregas’ corner-kick. Conte commended the goal by wildly clinging to the bench bar in a happy state.
Chelsea ought to have made it 3-1, but Loftus-Cheek shot was directly at Stokes goalkeeper. With this difficult win, the relentless Conte’s side goes 13 points clear at the top of the EPL log.
Rejuvenated Foxes extend Shakespeare honeymoon
Craig Shakespeare and his men are ascending high right now, playing with recharged spirit and certainty on all fronts, and are crushing out outcomes like no man’s business from their historical Champions League quarter-final qualification.
The EPL champions travelled to the London Stadium to confront the Hammers and they fled grasping a forcefully 3 points.
Riyad Mahrez puts the Foxes ahead right on time in the 5th Min before Robert Huth multiplied Shakespeare’s men lead two minutes after the Mahrez opener. Manuel Lanzini pulled one back for West Ham in the 12th Min before Jamie Vardy reestablished Leicester’s 2 goal lead in the 38th min.
Andrew Ayew pulled one back for the hosts after the break, but Leicester defended undauntedly to secure their points.Leicester City shot-stopper Kasper Schmeichel made a crucial save in the last few seconds of the game to seal the game at 3-2.
Ndidi who alongside Ahmed Musa were in action for the Premier League champions praised Leicester fans for their part in their role in the win.
“Uneasy lies the head that wears the crown, massive three points far away from home. Great support from the fans once again,” Ndidi wrote on his Twitter handle.
Everton cruise on
Everton draws nearer to the battling top 4 area subsequent to a 4-0 pounding of Hull City at Goodison Park, goals from Calvert-Lewin and Enner Valencia in the 9th minute and 78th minute puts the Toffees on the verge of asserting a 2-0 win before in-form Belgian international Romelu Lukaku included a stoppage-time double in the 90th and 94th minute to round off the annihilation of the hapless and toothless Tigers.
Lukaku brace builds his goal count to 21, holding high as the leading top scorer in Premier League