The Blues squandered a number of chances during the first half with Eden Hazard striking the crossbar from 12 yards out and Willian scuffing an effort straight at Kasper Schmeichel, and the home side were made to pay after the restart.
Find out how all of the action unfolded in West London courtesy of Sports Mole's minute-by-minute updates below.
CHELSEA SUBSTITUTES: Caballero, Cahill, Zappacosta, Fabregas, Barkley, Loftus-Cheek, Giroud
LEICESTER CITY SUBSTITUTES: Ward, Fuchs, Evans, Iborra, Gray, Okazaki, Iheanacho
Burnley remain in 18th place in the standings. Leicester can realistically move as high as eighth with a win this afternoon.
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CHELSEA XI: Arrizabalaga; Azpilicueta, Rudiger, Luiz, Alonso; Kante, Jorginho, Kovacic; Willian, Hazard, Pedro
LEICESTER CITY XI: Schmeichel; Pereira, Morgan, Maguire, Chilwell; Choudhury, Mendy, Ndidi; Albrighton, Maddison, Vardy
If you would like to read our on-the-whistle match report, you can do so by clicking here. Goodbye for now.