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W. Ndidi
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K. Iheanacho
M. James
J. Vardy
Penalty Goal
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N. Kanté
A. Rüdiger
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Shots Off Target
Shots On Target 2 6
Total Passes 347 521
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Chelsea hold out to secure their third win on the bounce in the Premier League. Goals from Alvaro Morata and N'golo Kante were enough this afternoon, despite Jamie Vardy bringing Leicester back into the match with a penalty in the second half. Antonio Conte's men weathered pressure from the Foxes late in the game, displaying the same steel at the back that won them the title last term. 
90' + 4' The referee ends the contest.
90' + 3' CHANCE! Vardy is inches away from snatching a point as runs to the near post to latch on to King's cross, but he just cannot make contact with a headed effort.
90' + 2' CHANCE! Willian has another opening to kill off the game as he collects Hazard's pass, but he fires his effort straight at Schmeichel.
90' There will be four minutes of added time.
90' Hazard's quick feet wins another free-kick in the final third. However, the visitors try to take time off the clock and in their efforts Alonso is caught offside.
89' Chelsea are doing their utmost to take time off the clock to close out the match. They've kept possession extremely well since the arrival of Willian and Hazard.
87' WIDE! Willian almost puts the game to bed as he fires inches wide of the target. He squared Simpson on the left flank after cutting on his right foot, but his effort just lacked the curl to drift into the corner.
86' Hazard displays his quick feet in the box and wins a corner for the visitors. They're going for the third to kill of the game.
W. Ndidi
Yellow Card
84' Ndidi catches Luiz and goes into the book.
82' The Blues have defended well for the majority of the contest and only Courtois mistake has given Leicester hope. Conte's barking out instructions on the sideline to keep his men focused.
80' WIDE! Zappacosta collects from Hazard in the box and he drills his effort across the face of goal. It misses Morata and travels to the back post, slipping wide of the target by an inch.
79' Leicester are throwing men forward to attack, but Chelsea are holding firm for now.
E. Hazard
78' Hazard replaces Fabregas for the visitors.
K. Iheanacho
M. James
78' Iheanacho replaces James in an attacking sub for the home side.
76' Vardy attempts to latch on to Fuchs' delivery in the box, but catches Courtois as the Belgian claims the cross.
D. Zappacosta
V. Moses
74' Moses makes way for Zappacosta.
72' Vardy catches Rudiger late, but avoids a booking from referee Mason.
70' Chelsea clear their lines from Mahrez's delivery, but a clash of heads on the edge of the box between James and Moses stops the play.
69' Moses brings down Gray on the left flank with a mistimed challenge. Mahrez will have the opportunity to whip the ball into the box.
68' OVER! Luiz makes a forward run to latch on to Fabregas' pass from the left, but he goes for the spectacular on the volley and blasts his effort over.
65' PENALTY SHOUT & OVER! Chelsea have a claim for a penalty turned down as Gray stumbles in the box and the ball strikes his arm when attempting to tackle Moses. The referee turns down the appeal, but the Blues play on. Alonso collects 25 yards from goal, but hammers his effort over the bar.
63' Willian replaces Pedro for the visitors.
J. Vardy
Penalty Goal
62' GOALLLLLL!!!!! VARDY SCORES! Leicester are back in the contest as Vardy drills his effort down the middle of the goal. Courtois' rash challenge has given the home side a lifeline here.
61' PENALTY TO LEICESTER! Courtois trips Vardy in the box and the referee points to the spot.
58' Leicester need a spark from somewhere to get back into the contest. The second goal has taken the life out of them though.
57' OVER! Chelsea are dangerous on the counter as Fabregas and Pedro exchange a one-two in the box. However, Fabregas fires his effort over the bar from a tight angle.
54' Gray tries to find space down the left flank to dig out a cross, but his delivery is cleared away by the white shirts in the box.
52' Leicester need a response to the second goal. They need to bring Vardy into the game more in the final third.
A. Rüdiger
50' Rudiger slides the ball to Kante, who does the rest with his finish.
N. Kanté
50' GOALLLLLLLL!!!!! KANTE SCORES AGAINST HIS FORMER CLUB! Chelsea double their lead as Kante collects 25 yards from goal and fires a low strike towards the bottom corner. Schmeichel is unsighted as the ball travels through the legs of Maguire before beating his outstretched hand into the bottom corner.
48' Leicester apply pressure to win a corner down the left, but Gray floats his delivery straight into Courtois' hands.
47' Chelsea break forward with Morata, but he fails to connect with his pass to Pedro on the edge of the box.
A. King
M. Albrighton
46' King replaces Albrighton at the break.
D. Gray
I. Slimani
46' Slimani makes way for Gray.
46' We're back underway at the King Power Stadium.
The players are back out for the second half, so we should be underway shortly.
Chelsea take a 1-0 lead into the break thanks to Alvaro Morata's strike in the 41st minute. The Spaniard had chances to score beforehand, but Leicester's defending had been on point. However, Cesar Azpilicueta produced a fine cross to the back post and Morata beat Wes Morgan to head into the bottom corner. The Foxes have had their moments as well and will be upbeat of their chances of getting back into the contest.
45' + 1' The referee ends the first half.
45' + 1' SAVE! Leicester clear the corner as far as the edge of the box, but Moses lets fly with a powerful strike. However, Schmeichel gets down well to make the stop in difficult conditions.
45' There will be one minute of added time.
45' Moses raids to the byline and tries to pick his spot, only for Maguire to divert the ball behind for a corner.
43' Solid defending at the back from Chelsea as Leicester respond with a series of crosses into the box. James fires at goal from the edge, but Bakayoko flings himself in front of the ball.
41' Azpilicueta lifts a pinpoint cross to the back post and Morata heads home from close range.
41' GOALLLLL!!! MORATA STRIKES! Chelsea take the lead and for the first time in the match Morata gets the better of Morgan, heading home over the defender to find the net. Azpilicueta lifted a peach of a cross to the back post for the Spaniard to attack and he did not disappoint with a fine header to beat Schmeichel.
40' SAVE! Kante gets brushed off the ball on the edge of the Leicester box and it allows the home side to counter. Mahrez leads his side from one end to the other before releasing Slimani. The striker goes for goal, but sees his strike well saved by Courtois.
39' A long ball over the top of Maguire and Morgan interests Morata, but between Maguire and Schmeichel - the home side are able to clear once again.
37' BLOCK! Morata almost gets half-a-yard on Morgan, but as he shoots the defender gets back to make an important block. The Leicester skipper has been excellent this afternoon.
36' Maguire almost dwells on the ball too long and is almost caught out by Morata. However, Schmeichel helps his defender clear the danger from the box.
34' Kante raids forward and feeds Morata in space, but he takes a touch before shooting and Morgan is there to make the block. Schmeichel gathers the loose by leaping into the air.
32' Chelsea have dominated possession and have broken into decent areas of the pitch, but have lacked the quality in decisive moments.
30' Alonso goes down in a 50/50 crunch tackle with Vardy and the referee points for a throw-in. A strong but fair challenge from the England man.
28' Alonso sends a dangerous delivery into the box from the left, but Morgan is there to clear behind. From the resulting corner, Fabregas floats his cross into the hands of Schmeichel.
27' Pedro tries to weave into the box, but a wall of blue shirts deny him access and force the Spaniard back to Alonso.
25' WIDE! Mahrez offloads to Vardy in space in the final third. The England forward shoots first time, but he can only guide his effort wide of the post.
23' Fabregas turns the ball into space in the inside right channel for Moses. He fires a low cross towards the near post, but Morgan acts to divert it behind.
21' SAVE! Luiz goes for the strike, and although he bends his effort around the wall, it's a comfortable save for Schmeichel as the bal bounces into his hands.
20' Ndidi brings down Pedro 30 yards from goal and the Chelsea free-kick specialists are lining up their efforts.
19' Slimani and Mahrez link up on the edge of the box, but the winger fails to pull the trigger when space presents itself. He eventually gets crowded out by the white shirts flooding back.
18' The home side are defending well at the moment as Pedro's attempted throughball for Morata is cut out by Maguire.
16' Morata drifts into space on the left flank and twice fails to deliver the ball into the box, highlighting why he plays as a forward rather than a wide man.
15' Fabregas cannot produce a threatening delivery from the corner, allowing the home side to clear the danger.
14' A cross-field pas from Fabregas finds Moses in space down the right. He has a dart at Fuchs and wins a corner for the Blues - playing in white today.
12' Simpson and Alonso collide in the air, which forces the game to stop as the Leicester full-back lands awkwardly.
10' CHANCE! Fabregas lifts a ball over the top of the Leicester defence for Morata's run. The Spaniard tries to take the ball in stride, but he scuffs his effort straight into the hands of Schmeichel. He should have hit the back of the net.
9' Alonso collects a deep cross at the back post and fires the ball towards Fabregas. He goes for the flick, but he miscues his strike. It deflects off Morgan and goes out for a corner to the visitors.
8' Leicester win a free-kick on the right flank and Mahrez puts the ball into a dangerous area, but the visitors are able to clear their lines.
6' Courtois is put under pressure again this time from a clearance. A poor first touch allows Vardy to close in, but the keeper just gets it away from the striker's attempted block on the slide.
6' Alonso pulls off on to the left flank and Azpilicueta attempts to find him, but he can only put the ball straight out for a throw-in.
4' Leicester are forcing Chelsea back in the early stages of the game and a header from Vardy has to be claimed under pressure by Courtois. Albrighton was just under his nose as the Belgian gathered.
3' Vardy finds space down the left inside channel and he cuts the ball back across the face of goal, but Slimani is on his heels, allowing Chelsea to clear the danger.
2' Bakayoko leads Chelsea forward through the middle of the park before feeding Morata. The Spaniard cuts back on to his right foot before striking, but his effort is saved by Schmeichel.
1' We're underway at the King Power Stadium.
The players are out on the pitch, so we should be underway shortly.
FLASHBACK! Chelsea won this fixture 3-0 last season. Marcos Alonso scored a brace, while Pedro also found the net in a comfortable win in January this year.
Eden Hazard starts from the bench along with new signings Davide Zappacosta and Danny Drinkwater, who could make his Chelsea debut against his old club.
Chelsea have made one change from their side from their win over Everton. Tiemoue Bakayoko gets the nod ahead of Willian, which could see Chelsea play a five-man midfield, with Pedro supporting Alvaro Morata in attack.
Leicester have made one change from their defeat to Manchester United. Islam Slimani starts ahead of Shinji Okazaki, who has been rested by Shakespeare this afternoon. Jamie Vardy leads the line, while Riyad Mahrez and Marc Albrighton continue to operate on the flanks.
Chelsea subs: Caballero, Willian, Hazard, Drinkwater, Batshuayi, Zappacosta, Christensen.
CHELSEA (3-5-1-1): Courtois; Rudiger, Luiz, Azpilicueta; Moses, Bakayoko, Fabregas, Alonso; Pedro; Morata.
Leicester subs: Chilwell, Gray, Iheanacho, King, Hamer, Amartey, Ulloa.
LEICESTER (4-4-2): Schmeichel; Simpson, Morgan, Maguire, Fuchs; Albrighton, Ndidi, James, Mahrez; Slimani, Vardy.
The team news has been announced and we'll start with the home side.
Chelsea have bounced back well from their stunning opening-day defeat at the hands of Burnley. They've put together back-to-back victories over Tottenham and Everton and are close to finding the form that they displayed in their surge for the title last season.
The Foxes have endured a tough start to the campaign, although they did claim three points in their home opener against Brighton. However, defeats to Arsenal and Manchester United have highlighted the difficult start Craig Shakespeare's men were presented.
Good afternoon and welcome to the live commentary of the Premier League clash between Leicester and Chelsea at the King Power Stadium.