Chelsea 3-1 Leeds: Premier League – as it happened


Olivier Giroud completed a memorable week by scoring the equaliser as Chelsea went top with a highly impressive win over Leeds

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Peep peep! Chelsea go top of the league with a terrific victory at Stamford Bridge. They ignored the shock of Patrick Bamford’s early goal and created a stream of chances throughout. Olivier Giroud equalised, Kurt Zouma headed them in front in the second half and the substitute Christian Pulisic completed the win in injury time. Leeds were good in the first half but tired in the second, though they probably should have had a penalty at 2-1. Chelsea were much the better team, though, and could have won by more.

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That was a fine goal. Kovacic slid the ball inside Dallas to release the pacy Werner on the right. He charged into the area and slid a low cross towards Pulisic, who guided the ball past Meslier on the run.

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