Leeds United swept its guest Chelsea 3-0 in the match that brought them together today, Sunday, at “Eland Road”, in the third round of the Premier League.
Leeds United goals against Chelsea
Chelsea winger Raheem Sterling missed the opportunity to score the goal for the Blues against Leeds United in the first minute, after evading the hosts’ defense and hitting the post near the post.
In the 15th minute, Sterling scored the first goal for Chelsea against Leeds, but it was canceled due to offside.
The Leeds United goalkeeper saved his team’s goal from a confirmed goal in favor of Chelsea, after blocking Mason Mount’s shot in the 22nd minute.
Chelsea goalkeeper Edward Mendy made a fatal mistake that cost the Blues the first goal for Leeds, with Brendan Aaronson’s feet in the 33rd minute.
In the 37th minute, Rodrigo Moreno scored the second goal for Leeds United, in the net against Chelsea, from a strong header to the left of Mendy.
In the second half, Chelsea did not provide the expected performance against Leeds United, in order to adjust the result and return to the match against the hosts after being two goals behind.
Leeds United continued its attacking pressure on Chelsea’s goal, in order to strengthen the lead with a third goal in the match.
In the 60th minute, Jack Harrison scored the third goal for Leeds United, against Chelsea, to make the score 3-0.
In the 85th minute, Senegalese Kalidou Coulibaly got the second yellow card, to be sent off from the match, and the Blues completed the match with 10 players against Leeds.
The match remained to spar between Chelsea and Leeds United, until the final whistle, with the hosts winning 3-0, and snatching 3 valuable points from the Blues.
With this result, Leeds United raises its score to 7 points in the Premier League standings, while Chelsea’s balance freezes at 4 points in 12th place.