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Chelsea 3-2 Leeds: Two Jorginho penalties punish visitors in thrilling encounter

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Jorginho scored two penalties – the second in injury-time – to nab Chelsea an important and dramatic 3-2 win over a spirited Leeds.

The victory leaves Chelsea in third but just two points behind Manchester City at the top of the table.

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After conceding six goals in their last two games, Chelsea’s defence were breached again when Raphinha netted from the penalty spot on 28 minutes following a challenge on Dan James by Marcus Alonso.

Thomas Tuchel’s side looked nervous as they staged a response, but Mason Mount scored what looked a crucial equaliser just before the beak when turning home Alonso’s cross.

They were ahead on 58 minutes when Jorginho converted from the penalty after a VAR review had deemed Raphinha’s challenge on Antonio Rudiger a foul that was originally missed by referee Chris Kavanagh.

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But the Blues crumbled at the back, allowing Joe Gelhardt, just 81 seconds after coming off the bench, to draw Leeds level.

But there was still time for one more penalty when Rudiger was tripped again in injury-time, this time from behind by Mateusz Klich and, Jorginho kept his cool for the win.

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