Because of his work against Thomas Tuchel’s men, the Nigeria international accomplished a milestone in the English tip top division.
Kelechi Iheanacho has become the first footballer in Premier League history to score a goal on each of the seven days of the week in a single season.
The striker was on track for Leicester City as they endured a 2-1 loss to Chelsea in Tuesday’s class experience.
With the hosts taking a two-goal lead through Antonio Rudiger and Jorginho, Iheanacho was presented for James Maddison on the hour mark.
In the 76th moment, he diminished the shortfall for Brendan Rodgers’ Foxes. Getting a pass from countryman Wilfred Ndidi, Iheanacho thumped the ball tranquilly into the base right corner of Edouard Mendy’s goal.
Because of that exertion, he composed his name in the English world class division’s set of experiences books.
Besides, the 24-year-old currently flaunts 12 goal in 24 outings so far in the 2020-21 mission. In general, he is Leicester’s most elevated goalscorer in all rivalries this season with 19 goals – four more than veteran Jamie Vardy.
Having lost 1-0 to the King Power Stadium monsters in Saturday’s FA Cup last, Thomas Tuchel’s men came into the game expecting to vindicate their loss just as mark the guests’ Champions League desires.
Eleven minutes before the half-time break, Timo Werner headed Cesar Azpilicueta’s corner kick past goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel. Nonetheless, the exertion was chalked off as VAR asserted the German global unintentionally took care of the ball as he guided it into the net.
Two minutes into the subsequent half, Rudiger put the Blues in front. Ben Chilwell’s corner scratched off of a Leicester protector into the 28-year-old’s way, who packaged the ball into the net.
The German centre back has now scored more Premier League goals against the Foxes than he has against some other club, with every one of his last three in the opposition coming against Rodgers’ side.
In the 66th moment, Jorginho multiplied the hosts’ advantage from the punishment mark after Wesley Fofana hacked at Werner inside the box.
While Ndidi was in action from the very beginning down to the end, however Ghana’s Daniel Amartey and Senegal’s Nampalys Mendy were unused substitutes.
Chelsea’s triumph lifted them to third in the Premier League, only one point above Leicester City who possess the fourth spot.