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Chelsea FC 2-1 Leicester LIVE! Premier League result, latest news and reaction in top-four battle

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 (Chelsea FC via Getty Images)
(Chelsea FC via Getty Images)

Chelsea vs Leicester – LIVE!

Chelsea are on course to finish in the top four, and qualify for the Champions League, as they avenged their FA Cup final defeat by Leicester City to beat them 2-1 at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday.

Around 8,000 fans were at Stamford Bridge to watch a Thomas Tuchel Blues side for the first time, and were treated to a dominating performance, with Antonio Rudiger bundling in their opener before Jorginho rolled home a penalty.

Timo Werner twice had goals ruled out before the break while Leicester, who looked flat after Saturday's celebrations, offered little threat until Kelechi Iheanacho gave the visitors a lifeline with a cool finish in the 74th minute.

It was a nervy climax and Ayoze Perez wasted a glorious late chance to equalise but Chelsea clung on for a priceless win that moved them into third place on 67 points with one game remaining, meaning a win at Aston Villa on Sunday will guarantee them Champions League football next season.

For Leicester there is now the looming possibility that they will let a Champions League berth slip through their fingers for the second season in succession.

They could have ensured a top-four finish had they won at Stamford Bridge but will now drop to fifth, on goal difference, if Liverpool win at Burnley on Wednesday.

Relive the game LIVE with Standard Sport’s blog below...

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