Chelsea player ratings vs Leicester City: Antonio Rudiger stars as Tammy Abraham struggles

Chelsea failed to close the gap on third placed Leicester City, but didn’t lose further ground as the two teams played out an entertaining 2-2 draw at the King Power Stadium.

After a goalless first period, things couldn’t have got off to a better start for the Blues after the restart. Antonio Rudiger headed in Mason Mount’s corner at the back post just one minute into the second half to give Frank Lampard’s men the lead.

However, it was a lead they would have for just eight minutes after Harvey Barnes’ deflected shot found its way past Willy Caballero to draw the Foxes level.

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Things would get worse for Chelsea another 10 minutes later when Ben Chilwell gave Leicester the lead by finding the net from Youri Tielemans’ cross.

But, Antonio Rudiger stepped up for the Blues, scoring a brilliant header from Mount’s wide free-kick to draw the Blues level.

That is ultimately how the game ended. But how did the players fare against the Foxes?

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Take a look at’s player ratings to find out.

Willy Caballero

A big decision to start him over Kepa, however it paid off in the first half. An excellent save to deny Jamie Vardy with a big chance.

Was unlucky for the first goal, with the deflection. But went for a walkabout with the second Leicester goal and it was a pretty shocking moment. 4

Reece James

His crosses in the first half were stunning, but the Blues just weren’t able to put them away. Defended well, also, with just one moment of giving away a dangerous free-kick.

Didn’t get the chance to get forward as much in the second half, being pinned back in his half a lot. 7

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Andreas Christensen

Really solid in the first half and kept Vardy pretty quiet. Looked secure and read the game well, with some excellent positioning.

The Blues were left a bit…