Premier League: Arsenal impress with comeback win against Leicester, Gareth Bale stars as Tottenham beat Burnley
The defeat left Leicester in third place, trailing leaders Manchester City by 13 points with 12 games remaining.
Premier League: Arsenal skipper Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang urges young players to be patient for first-team chances
The form of other experienced players like Granit Xhaka and Willian has fallen away leading to calls for young players to be selected by coach Mikel Arteta.
With Thomas Partey, Pablo Mari and Gabriel Martinelli all sidelined heading into Sunday's game, winger Willian and Bukayo Saka failed to finish the contest after respectively picking up a muscular problem and what appeared to be a knee injury.
Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta did not reveal if Willian will be dropped for Sunday's Premier League trip to Leeds.
Back in top-flight after 16 years, Marcelo Bielsa's Leeds put Liverpool under enough pressure by coming from behind thrice to expose flaws in a team that won the title by 18 points.
Willian won two Premier League titles during seven years at Stamford Bridge but moved across London on a free transfer, with Chelsea unwilling to offer the multi-year contract he desired.
Willian won two Premier League titles, an FA Cup, a League Cup and the Europa League during seven years with Chelsea.
Frenchman Kante picked up a hamstring strain in the second half of Chelsea’s 3-0 win over Watford at Stamford Bridge on Saturday while Croatian Kovacic did not feature last week in the 3-2 defeat at West Ham United after injuring his Achilles.
Premier League: Chelsea must get used to pressure as top-four race intensifies, says manager Frank Lampard
“We can’t get too caught up in what everyone else does at the moment and we did that well tonight," Chelsea boss Frank Lampard reacts after side's 3-0 win over Watford.
Liverpool celebrated their first English championship since 1990 after second-place Manchester City lost 2-1 to Chelsea. Eddie Nketiah pounced on a goalkeeping blunder and Joe Willock added his first Premier League goal to give Arsenal a much-needed 2-0 win at Southampton.
Premier League: Billy Gilmour, Ruben Loftus-Cheek score brace apiece as Chelsea beat QPR 7-1 in friendly
Lampard’s Chelsea side are fourth in the league with 48 points from 29 games ahead of the resumption of the season on Wednesday following the COVID-19 disruption.
With the novel coronavirus outbreak bringing world football to a standstill, global body FIFA last month recommended extending players’ contracts that are due to end in June.
Chelsea winger Willian is relishing the Premier League resuming, with some reservations during the coronavirus pandemic.
Premier League: Chelsea manager Frank Lampard feels creative winger Hakim Ziyech will help them 'unlock the door'
“Trying to come in the top four is the priority for us so my main concern is that," Lampard said.
Premier League: Tammy Abraham, Jorginho late goals fire Chelsea to comeback win over London rivals Arsenal
Lampard brought on Jorginho after 34 minutes and changed from a 3-4-3 to 4-3-3, as he did on Boxing Day against Southampton, and it helped Chelsea find a foothold at a fired-up Emirates Stadium
Premier League: Chelsea beat Tottenham as racism protocol gets implemented for 1st time; De Gea howler gifts Watford win
FIFA’s protocol for dealing with discrimination at football games was implemented for the first time in the Premier League on Sunday with three stadium announcements during a London derby between Tottenham and Chelsea after racist abuse was reported by Chelsea's Antonio Rudiger.
Premier League: Tammy Abraham, Christian Pulisic continue hot-streak in front of goal as Chelsea beat Crystal Palace
Abraham read the game well to beat Palace's offside trap in the 52nd minute and met a backheel pass from Willian before shooting low for his 10th league goal of the season
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Premier League: Chelsea boss Frank Lampard eager to take first points of managerial career for 'Blues' against Leicester City
Frank Lampard looks set to receive a resounding welcome at Stamford Bridge for Chelsea's first home game of the season against Leicester City
Premier League: Despite not hitting perfect notes, Manchester United expose Chelsea's worryingly porous defence
Chelsea were brilliant with the ball at their feet, constantly probing and prodding until the last minute but it was the dearth of compactness in their defensive system which facilitated their defeat