Soccer-Chelsea gain revenge over Leicester in crunch top-four battle


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  • Wednesday, 19 May 2021

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LONDON (Reuters) -Chelsea seized control of their destiny in the Premier League top-four battle as they avenged their FA Cup final defeat by Leicester City to beat them 2-1 at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday.

Roared on by 8,000 fans Thomas Tuchel's side dominated and were rewarded after the break with Antonio Rudiger bundling in their opener before Jorginho rolled home a penalty.

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