Chelsea was defeated 3-0 by Leeds United with goals at Ellan Road on Sunday evening, Brendan Aaronson, Rodrigo and Harrison were on the score sheet for the home team

Chelsea attacker Raheem Sterling blasted the first opportunity for Chelsea he was unable to pick his angle from a curling shot, Ruben Loftus-Cheek was presented a golden chance but the midfielder chose to cut in from a close range and in turn wasted the chance.

Sterling had footwork on the ball having taught he has scored for the Blues but his effort was ruled off-side by the official. Chelsea was locked and Leed United ensured the Blues were kept at bay and the visitor’s attacking threat was minimised.

Chelsea showed their flaws again when a back pass was laid to Edourdo Mendy and the goalkeeper made a huge blunder of it, Leeds were gifted the opener in Brendan Aaronson
Chelsea conceded the second goal from a header from Rodrygo in the 37th minute of the clash, following a foul from Sterling that led to a free-kick for Leeds United in a dangerous area.

Chelsea had a dreadful opening first half having gone 2-0 against Leeds United.
Chelsea opted for a tactical change and switched to a 4-3-3 formation from the 3-5-2 rigid formation in the second half. Leeds United remained the better side in the second half with Chelsea showing no real threat to get the goals.

Jorginho was hurled out and Hakim Ziyech was thrown as Chelsea opted for an attacking play.

Leeds United scored the third goal from brilliant ball work having destabilised the defence in the 69th minute to pave way for Jack Harrison from a touch from Rodrigo.

Khalidou Coulibaly was flashed the second yellow and was sent off for his foul on a Leeds United player in the 86th minute.

Chelsea will welcome Leicester City in their next fixture in the Premier League while Leeds will play Barnsley in the EFL Cup.


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