Premier League: Chelsea defeats weak Leicester

American forward Christian Pulisic was back among the goals as Premier League leader Chelsea extended its advantage at the top of the table with a comfortable 3-0 win at Leicester City.The visitor raced into a two-goal lead inside 28 minutes after central defender Antonio Rudiger climbed highest from a corner to head home and N’Golo Kante arrowed in a rare goal.

Leicester improved after the break, but Chelsea remained in control and put the game to bed when Pulisic, who has endured a frustrating and injury-interrupted season, stepped off the bench and scored in the 71st minute.The victory, Chelsea’s fifth from six away league games this season, moved the Blues onto 29 points.