"Useless And Most Boring Team To Watch Nowadays," Twitter Went Into Frenzy As Chelsea Play 0-0 Draw Against Leicester - Sportswallah

"Useless and most boring team to watch nowadays," Twitter went into frenzy as Chelsea play 0-0 draw against Leicester

This was Chelsea's fourth draw in a row in all competitions

"Useless and most boring team to watch nowadays," Twitter went into frenzy as Chelsea play 0-0 draw against Leicester

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Andreas Christensen vying for the ball against Jamie Vardy (Getty)

Chelsea were held down to a goalless draw, the third time in a row, by a resilient Leicester City defence even after the visitors went down to 10-man in the 68th minute on Saturday.

A draw means Chelsea are now without a win for four-match running in all competitions, with their last victory coming against Stoke City on the last day of the previous year. Also, the draw came after Chelsea went on a winning run in their previous seven Premier League home matches. 

Ironically, it were Leicester who dominated Chelsea despite playing away from home, and to add to it, they created better goalscoring chances as well. Unfortunately for them, the sending off of Ben Chilwell changed the course and this is when they decided to alter their approach. The likes of Shinji Okazaki, Wilfred Ndidi and Riyad Mahrez all came close to scoring for the Foxes, but to no avail.

The 21-year-old left-back, Chilwell, was booked in the 63rd minute for a foul on Willian and just five minutes into it, received his marching orders after tripping Victor Moses. "The red card was harsh, Claude Puel was quoted by BBC after the game.

The two yellow cards - it is not balanced. It's difficult to accept, but the point makes it a little bit OK."

Striker Jamie Vardy was gone close twice, but the English international spurned his chances. Wilfried N'Didi too attempted a brilliant header, but the Nigeria international was denied by an acrobatic save from Thibaut Courtois. Chelsea, on their part, came close with Cesc Fabregas and Marcos Alonso, but the duo was equally denied by Kasper Schmeichel. Talking numbers, Leicester had 12 shots in the first half - the most of any visiting team in the opening 45 minutes of a Premier League match at Stamford Bridge since 2003-04.

Also, the irony is; Leicester were shown the last Premier League red card of 2017, and the first of 2018. 

As things stand on the point tally, Chelsea are now on level terms with second-placed Manchester United with the Devils yet to play a game. Meanwhile, this is how Twitter reacted to Chelsea's performance:

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