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All is well within the Chelsea team, at least for now having edged to a 2-1 extra-time win against Leicester City in the FA Cup on Sunday.

After the disappointment of being knocked out of the Champions League on Wednesday, the Blues were put through their paces at the King Power Stadium.

This match may be the turning point for individual players, especially Alvaro Morata who ended his four month wait without scoring for Chelsea.

The striker was put through one on one with the goalkeeper from a fantastic pass from Willian. Morata has so often failed to grasp these chances this season, but he made no mistake this time round, placing the ball past Kasper Schmeichel.

Eden Hazard has admittedly looked sluggish in recent games and perhaps this busy period of the season is catching up to the Belgian.

It was by no means a poor performance from the winger but he did little to effect the result of the match. Hopefully, we can see our best player shine for Chelsea after the international break.

Antonio Rudiger was partnered in back three with Cesar Azpilicueta with Andreas Christensen sandwiched in between the two experienced players. Both Rudiger and Azpilicueta did a stellar job in frustrating Leicester’s attack.

Despite our opposition having an onslaught on our goal in the second half and deservedly equalising, the defensive pair held their nerve for the latter stages of the regular 90 minutes and extra-time. Here were both players’ thoughts after the tie.

Finally, Marcos Alonso was also penned back in his own half. Much to his dismay as he’s a wing-back that likes to get forward as much as possible. However, needs must and his performance against Leicester showed why he has deservedly been called up to the Spain squad for the first time.

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