Claudio Ranieri’s men inflicted Blues’ ninth defeat this season, moved up to the top of the Premier League, leaving the reigning Champions on the 16th place. Goals from Jamie Vardy in the 34th minute and Riyad Mahrez’s at the start of the second half gave Leicester City a 2-1 win over Chelsea at the King Power Stadium.
Chelsea substitutes: Begovic, Cahill, Kenedy, Mikel, Fabregas, Pedro, Remy.
Chelsea XI (4-2-3-1): Courtois; Ivanovic, Zouma, Terry, Azpilicueta; Ramires, Matic; Willian, Oscar, Hazard; Costa.
Leicester City substitutes: Schwarzer, Wasilewski, Benalouane, Inler, King, Dyer, Okazaki.
Leicester City XI (4-4-2): Schmeichel; Simpson, Morgan, Huth, Fuchs; Mahrez, Drinkwater, Kante, Albrighton; Ulloa, Vardy.
— Stubs O'Ticket (@stubsoticket) December 14, 2015
Jose Mourinho, Chelsea manager:
“They deserve to be where they are, let’s be honest. I said a couple of weeks ago I didn’t believe they can be champions and maybe I have to think twice because it’s one thing to be top in September after a beautiful start, another is to be top in December, that’s a completely.”
“The reality is that some clubs are doing well and some other clubs are not capable of doing what people are are used to. It’s not easy for the top clubs to win three, four, five or 10 matches in a row, so who knows?”