Chelsea got here from behind to beat Leeds 3-1 on Saturday evening, delighting the two,000 returning followers at Stamford Bridge as they went high of the league.
Patrick Bamford opened the scoring for the guests and silenced the supporters of his outdated crew, however Olivier Giroud, Kurt Zouma and Christian Pulisic ensured the house followers left completely satisfied.
Chelsea began brightly with two probabilities contained in the opening two minutes.
Hakim Ziyech had a shot pushed huge and Olivier Giroud got here shut from the ensuing nook.
Nevertheless, the Blues have been shocked within the fourth minute as Patrick Bamford rounded Edouard Mendy and completed into an empty internet.
5 minutes later, Timo Werner produced a shocker.
Mason Mount’s nook was flicked on by Giroud and fell in entrance of Werner on the far put up.
Nevertheless, he one way or the other did not convert and as an alternative introduced the ball again away from the online.
As Leeds keeper Illan Meslier tried to seize ahold of it, Werner bought one remaining contact and flicked it up onto the bar.
It was subsequently cleared.
Fortunately for Werner, Giroud spared his blushes by discovering the equaliser on 28 minutes.
The France ahead turned in Reece James’ low cross, after Ziyech had despatched the right-back down the road with a neat piece of play.
Half-time arrived with the scores nonetheless locked at 1-1.
Because the second interval started, the hosts took management.
Zouma headed Chelsea into the lead simply previous the hour mark, the defender working himself free to nod dwelling Mount’s correct nook kick.
A number of additional probabilities have been missed by the Blues with Giroud and Werner each culpable.
It took till Leeds dedicated extra to assault for Chelsea to seal victory in added time.
Mateo Kovacic launched Werner who arrange Pulisic to faucet within the third objective. Full-time – 3-1 Chelsea.