Chelsea 2 Leicester 1: Jorginho penalty proves decisive in Champions League race despite late Kelechi Iheanacho strike

CHELSEA survived a late scare to put themselves in pole position to qualify for the Champions League.

Toni Rudiger opened the scoring and a Jorginho penalty looked to have the Blues home and dry.

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Chelsea celebrate their second goal at Stamford Bridge[/caption]

But Kelechi Iheanacho pulled one back for Leicester to make things nervy for the 8,000 lucky fans inside Stamford Bridge.

Ayoze Perez also squandered a massive chance late on as the final minutes proved nail-biting.

But Chelsea survived the late onslaught, and a pitch-side melee, to take three points and move to third.

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Toni Rudiger opened the scoring after a corner[/caption]

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The centre-back celebrates opening the scoring[/caption]

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Jorginho cooly slotted home from the spot[/caption]

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Jorginho is joined in celebration after doubling the lead[/caption]

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Kelechi Iheanacho pulled one back for Leicester[/caption]

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Kelechi Iheanacho was quick to try and restart the game[/caption]

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