Furious Chelsea and Leeds players square up and lose tempers in mass-melee

Chelsea and Leeds stars were at each others throats following their gripping Premier League clash at Stamford Bridge on Saturday as two second-half Jorginho penalties made the difference.

Thomas Tuchel's side conceded another two goals in an end-to-end encounter, and were forced to rely on Jorginho's ability from the spot to keep in touch at the top of the table.

Raphinha opened the scoring from the penalty spot just before the hour mark after Marcos Alonso was adjudged to have taken down Daniel James inside the box.

Mason Mount then equalised following a pass from Alonso, sliding into the back of the net just before the break as the two sides went in level.

Jorginho's first chance from the spot came as Raphinha was adjudged to have taken down Antonio Rudiger, with the Italy stepping up to send Illan Meslier the wrong way.

Marcelo Bielsa's side were then level with just seven minutes remaining through youngster Joe Gelhardt, who squeezed his shot past Edouard Mendy following Tyler Robert's assist.

Finally in added time, Rudiger was again fouled in the box according to referee Chris Kavanagh, this time by Mateusz Klich, with Meslier booked for his complaints.

With Chelsea then trying to see out the win, Llorente was booked for shoving Romelu Lukaku as emotions began to boil over as the full-time whistle approached.

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Following the final kick, Rudiger was held back by Lukaku as he tried to square up to Llorente, with several member of the playing squads and coaching staff entering the argument as Kai Havertz going head-to-head with Junior Firpo.

With Tuchel staying well out of the argument, tensions eventually cooled as the German boss reflected on a hard-earned three points that handed his side all three points.

He said after the match: "We are normally a team that is solid and doesn't conceded many chances. In the last games we've conceded six goals and that's not good enough.

"Hopefully we can improve from Saturday because it's been a key part of our success."

Before adding after ending their run of poor form: "We have an ambition to win every game. We know a draw isn't good enough and finishing second isn't good enough.

"The last couple of games haven't been good and the results have been reflective of the performances.

"We have to have a reaction. We lost top spot in the Premier League, top spot in the Champions League. We have to face the reality and analyse ourself."

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