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Chelsea rose to the top of the group after their win over Leeds United

On the morning of December, 6 a 3-1 victory over Leeds United brought teacher and coach Frank Lampard to the top with one point more than Tottenham Hotspur.

Coach Frank Lampard ranked Olivier Giroud to start after an impressive performance with a poker shot against Sevilla in the Champions League on 3/12. Supporting him in attack were rookie duo Hakim Ziyech and Timo Werner. This was also the first match that Chelsea welcomed fans back to Stamford Bridge after a period of absence from fans because of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Chelsea entered confidently with a header that sent the ball off the post in the second minute, but the football team from the West Yorkshire was the team with an early lead. In the 4th minute, starting from Kalvin Phillips’s slit in the left flank, Patrick Bamford went down to speed, overcoming the close match of Kurt Zouma, Thiago Silva and goalkeeper Edouard Mendy to score the opening goal.

Chelsea rose to the top of the group after their win over Leeds United

According to Opta , Bamford is the player to score the most away goals in the Premier League this season. Seven of the eight goals scored by the English striker have all been recorded at times away from home. He spent many years on a Chelsea payroll before being sold off to Middlesbrough and moved to Leeds in the summer of 2018.

After many missed opportunities, Giroud equalized the home team with a one-touch shot from Reece James’s cross. The French striker is the first player, since Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink in 2010, to score in six consecutive Premier League games for Chelsea.

This is the seventh goal after Giroud’s 11 appearances for Chelsea this season. The player born in 1984 showed impressive scoring performance despite often having to sit on the bench before that. Chelsea has two strikers with good performance as Tammy Abraham also has 5 goals and 5 assists so far.

In the second half, the two sides still kept a balanced match with many tit-for-tat situations. After being promoted, Leeds became one of the top horses worth watching in the Premier League under the guidance of coach Marcelo Bielsa. However, the 61st minute Kurt Zouma headed in from Mason Mount’s corner to give the home side the lead.

This victory helped Chelsea rise to the top of the Premier League with 22 points, one point ahead of Tottenham and Liverpool. After the match with Krasnodar in the Champions League on December 9, Lampard’s teachers and teachers will in turn encounter many difficult opponents until the end of December, including Everton, West Ham, Wolves and Arsenal.

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The pride of Yorkshire football is coming back

West Brom’s unexpected 1-2 defeat at Huddersfield Town in the early match of the 45th round of the British First Division (The Championship) on July 18 officially helped Leeds United rank up. Coach Marcelo Bielsa’s army has firmly grasped the ticket to return to the Premier League before 2 rounds and full of chances to win the championship.

Leeds United now has 87 points after 44 games, more than the two behind-the-scenes, West Brom and Brentford, 5 and 6 points respectively. But the stats probably aren’t so important to The Whites fans anymore. Immediately after the defeat of West Brom, celebrations began to erupt across the city.

Leeds fans flocked to the streets around the Ellan Road Stadium celebrating the promotion ticket.

Leeds United was once considered the first flag, the pride of Yorkshire football with 3 English championships, 5 runners-up, 1 FA cup, 1 League Cup, 2 British Super Cups, 2 arrival times. Champions League final and C2 Cup (Europa League).

In the memory of many fans of the English Premier League, which began to be broadcast live in the S-shaped strip, Leeds always ranked in the top of the most popular teams thanks to its devoted and bloody play. with a cast of talented young players.

The legendary football players

Alan Smith, Harry Kewell, Ian Hart, Lee Bowyer, Jonathan Woodgate, Michael Bridges … have captivated many hearts and always become a challenger in every arena participating. But then after a successful 5-year cycle, always in the top 5 of the Premier League and advancing in the Champions League, Leeds started to plunge because of financial difficulties that sometimes seemed bankrupt.

In the 2003/2004 season, Leeds could not restrain himself and had to relegate when he finished in 19th place. Three seasons later, the pride of the Yorkshire region even experienced the darkest days in history. Club when falling to the Second Division (League One).