The Blues’ miserable season continued with an unhappy 2-1 defeat against Leicester, who moved back to the top of the table with a victory.
The Foxes took the lead through Jamie Vardy, who took advantage of a moment of hesitation from John Terry to fire Riyad Mahrez’s cross past Thibaut Courtois.
Mahrez himself added a second, and while Loic Remy pulled one back for the Blues after heading home a cross by fellow substitute Pedro, Claudio Ranieri’s Foxes held on for a famous win.
The home side now move a remarkable 20 points clear of the reigning champions, who appear to have lost hope of salvaging their miserable campaign.
It was an outstanding showing from Leicester, who reaffirmed their own credentials and moved a whopping 20 points clear of Chelsea.
For Jose Mourinho’s Blues, the inquisition will continue in earnest, but perhaps the Portuguese coach needs look no further than Costa’s gesticulation, with the Spanish striker-who accused his teammates of sleeping-clearly putting his finger on the Londoners’ key problem.
Is there any hope that the Stamford Bridge outfit can wake from their lethargy and turn around their flagging campaign, or is Costa set to grow a lot more frustrated before he and his teammates turn it around.
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