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EPL: Rüdiger’s brace earns Chelsea one point at Leicester


EPL: Rüdiger’s brace earns Chelsea one point at Leicester

Antonio Rudiger’s two headers earned Chelsea a point at the King Power Stadium as the Blues and Leicester played out an entertaining Premier League draw in a see-saw encounter

The result means the Foxes stay third in the table, eight points above Chelsea in fourth.

After a largely uneventful first half, the game came to life just after the break when Antonio Rudiger headed Chelsea in front from Mason Mount’s corner.

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Brendan Rodgers’ team levelled eight minutes later, Harvey Barnes’ effort deflecting off Blues defender Reece James into the top-right corner.

And Rodgers looked to be heading towards a first win over Chelsea at the 14th attempt as a manager when Ben Chilwell swept a Youri Tielemans cross into the bottom left corner.

But Rudiger’s second headed goal of the day – from another Mount delivery – ensured Frank Lampard’s side claimed a point.

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