Chelsea were held to another dreary draw in the Premier League as Claude Puel’s Leicester visited Stamford Bridge.
Two former Premier League champions sharing the points between themselves doesn’t sound too significant but for the London side, it was more about the manner of the result.
Chelsea suffered their third consecutive 0-0 draw (previously drawing with Norwich in the FA Cup and Arsenal in the Carabao Cup) and the performance lacked any ideas, creativity or urgency in attack.
Two main talking points were how reliant the team is on Eden Hazard to produce a moment of magic and the ongoing goal drought of the club’s record signing Alvaro Morata.
Although they have completely different styles, Morata was always going to be compared to the man he replaced: Diego Costa.
The Brazilian-born striker who moved back to Atletico Madrid channelled his aggression into his playing style – which would always help him create something out of nothing through sheer determination.
Although… maybe it’s not the fault of the players – but Antonio Conte was rattled by a certain someone:
Who knows, eh?