Leicester City traveled to London to face off against the previous English Champions and put on quite a shocking display.
Last year Chelsea were the defending English Premier League champions an by the time they finally got their act together in 2015-16 they were already buried in the lower half of the table trying to claw themselves out.
This year Leicester are in the same boat and their continued underwhelming performances already have them out of the English League Cup as well as mired in the midst of the lower mid-table in 13th place on just eight points.
When the starting elevens were announced it looked as though the pace of Ahmed Musa, Jeffrey Schlupp and Jamie Vardy was set up to try and outrun the three man defensive back line of
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Chelsea’s David Luiz, Gary Cahill and Cesar Azpilicueta.
However, the attack never materialized for the Foxes as Chelsea were on the front foot of the attack from the opening whistle and were a goal up within the first ten minutes thanks to Diego Costa continuing his run of scoring.
Eden Hazard would double the lead just after the half hour mark and the Blues looked miles ahead of the traveling Foxes as Claudio Ranieri’s side never got out of first gear.
The second half was much of the same as Ranieri failed to make any changes until over an hour into the match and his introduction of Riyad Mahrez and Islam Slimani did little to effect the performance.
In many ways it seemed too little too late by the time the two Algerians arrived and neither could really seem to make much of a difference. Andy King likely failed to make much of a change to the side as Chelsea had their number from the off.
Victor Moses would put the icing on the cake for the Blues with the third goal of the night for the Blues from a devastating attacking move that the rising star capped off with a cartwheel and a back flip to put even bigger smiles on the Chelsea fans faces.
Leicester will have to get their act together before their trip to Copenhagen this mid-week as it is important to see them bounce back with a positive result on the back of such a disappointing result.