Two penalty goals from Jorginho helped Chelsea rescued all three points as they finished the match with a 3-2 result against Leeds United, MySportPlug reporting.
It wasn’t an easy game for Thomas Tuchel and his players who struggled all through as they were almost dropping two points despite taking the lead in the encounter which almost ended in another nightmare.
Chelsea Vs Leeds United saw Mason Mount getting his name on the scoreboard as he finished off an assist coming from Marcos Alonso who caused the penalty that resulted in the first half goal.
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One goal each from both ends gave the first half of the encounter so much to talk about as the two teams had a good run which ended up with something good after 45 minutes.
Chelsea Vs Leeds United proved to be an evenly balanced early beginning despite the home side pressing very hard against the side who came in the match ready for them in every possible way.
The match continued without anything coming out as they hit the 20th minute mark with the scoreline still on 0-0 despite all the opportunities being created from both ends.
Leeds United drew first blood in the 28th minute as Raphinha scored from the penalty spot after an error forced Marcos Alonso to commit a foul that end up with the scoreline turning 0-1 in favor of the visitors.
It was looking like another bad day for Chelsea who carried on until Mason Mount put them back level 1-1 in the 42nd minute of the encounter thanks to Marcos Alonso who provided the assistance.
That was how things played out in the first half between Chelsea Vs Leeds United which saw them heading inside for the break with a 1-1 scoreline which looked fair enough after their performance.
A beautiful start to the second half from both teams saw them sizing each other out as they try to explore their weaknesses to enable them capitalize on that and take the lead which didn’t happen.
The 50th minute mark reached with the scoreline between Chelsea Vs Leeds United still 1-1 while the pressure from the home side couldn’t get them the opportunity of taking the lead as they carry on going forward.
A penalty for Chelsea saw Jorginho stepped up and finished off neatly in the 58th minute giving the Londoners a 2-1 lead which was as a result of VAR review before the advantage was awarded to them.
Leeds United pushed forward despite them going down from a penalty which they could have prevented from happening but instead they were careless and it dealt a huge blow to them as the match progressed.
An 82nd minutes finish from Joe Gelhardt ensured the visitors pulled themselves back level out of nothing which made the scoreline 2-2 as the Blues were sent into another shock just like during the game against Zenit Saint Petersburg.
Jorginho scored his brace for the game after another penalty was awarded which the Italian stepped up and finished off to make it 3-2 for the Champions of Europe who were already giving up another point.
The match came to an end with Chelsea taking a 3-2 win against Leeds United who gave them a good run for their money but wasn’t that lucky to get something out of the match after all their efforts.
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