Posted by on August 18, 2019 1:37 pm
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https://www.theguardian.com/football/2019/aug/18/chelsea-leicester-premier-league-match-report

Once again Chelsea fell away in the second half. The early optimism was forgotten long before the final whistle and a day that was supposed to belong to Frank Lampard ended up being remembered for the way his new side’s flaws were exposed by the intelligence of Leicester, whose vibrant revival after a slow start demonstrated why they have aspirations of breaking into the top six this season.

Leicester were the team pressing for a winner in the end and, in the circumstances, Lampard had to be satisfied with a point given how the game turned in the favour of Brendan Rodgers’s team after the break. There were some encouraging signs for Chelsea’s new manager, not least a first Premier League goal for the outstanding Mason Mount, plus evidence that he has the backing of a supportive home crowd.

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