Chelsea 3-1 Leeds United - as it happened: Whites fall at Stamford Bridge as Marcelo Bielsa admits to 'fair' result

Leeds United travel to Chelsea in the Premier League on Saturday night under the lights - follow every kick live below.

By Joe Urquhart
Saturday, 5th December 2020, 11:45 pm

Marcelo Bielsa and his men travel to the capital to renew rivalries with old foe Frank Lampard as the pair face off for the first time in the top flight. The Whites head into the fixture following an impressinve win over Everton while Chelsea are unbeaten in 15 matches across all competitions.

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Leeds United's Marcelo Bielsa and Chelsea's Frank Lampard go head-to-head this evening.

Chelsea v Leeds United - LIVE BLOG

Last updated: Saturday, 05 December, 2020, 20:20

  • Leeds travel to Chelsea in the Premier League
  • The Whites have 14 points from 10 games
  • Bielsa’s men defeated Everton last time out
  • Lampard has seen his side avoid defeat in 15 outings
  • Follow every kick of top flight action below
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  • Chelsea 3-1 Leeds United (FT)

Bielsa’s squad in full

XI: Meslier, Ayling, Koch, Cooper, Dallas, Phillips, Klich, Alioski, Raphinha, Harrison, Bamford.

Subs: Casilla, Llorente, Struijk, Costa, Poveda, Roberts, Rodrigo.

Bamford speaks ahead of kick-off

A few pre-match snaps from our man on the ground

Kick-off is approaching!

Lampard ahead of kick-off

"I’ve just looked at them and what they’ve done in the Premier League. They’ve given some top teams real problems."

Chelsea are out first at Stamford Bridge…

1. Chelsea get us underway at Stamford Bridge… updates to follow!

2. Early work from Meslier… Ziyech takes the ball down inside the box and drills low at goal from a tight angle. Meslier save well.

2. Phew! Chelsea have a corner after the save… Giroud powers a header in the side netting. No harm done! But an early warning there…



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