Chelsea press conference live: Frank Lampard on Leicester, Kepa, Rudiger, Caballero and Giroud

Hello, and welcome to’s live coverage of Frank Lampard’s press conference following the Premier League clash between Leicester and Chelsea at the King Power Stadium.

Lampard sprang a surprise in his team selection, with Kepa Arrizabalaga dropped to the bench, while Willy Caballero started in his place. Elsewhere, Reece James started at right-back with Cesar Azpilicueta on the left of defence, while Tammy Abraham returned from injury and there was no space in the 18-man squad for Olivier Giroud.

The Blues had plenty of good chances in the first half, but were wasteful in front of goal, while Abraham had a penalty shout turned down by referee Lee Mason, with VAR agreeing despite contact from Caglar Soyuncu.

But Lampard’s team took the lead just after half-time, with Antonio Rudiger heading home from a Mason Mount corner.

But less than 10 minutes later, the hosts were level, with Harvey Barnes’ shot deflecting past a helpless Caballero.

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And 10 minutes after that, the hosts took the lead through Chelsea target Ben Chilwell, after Caballero made a mistake in coming out to get the ball.

But with 20 minutes of the match remaining, Rudiger rose highest to head home another great delivery from Mount from a free-kick.

Leicester had a fantastic chance to win it, but saw Barnes draw a shot wide when one-on-one against Caballero


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