Chelsea manager Frank Lampard had to settle for a 1-1 draw against Leicester City in his first home match in charge on Sunday as a second-half header by Wilfred Ndidi cancelled out Mason Mount's early goal on his home debut.
In the other game of the day, Sheffield United beat Crystal Palace 1-0 at Bramall Lane.
At Stamford Bridge, Chelsea raced into a quick lead when the 20 year-old Mount, one of a crop of young players given their chance by Lampard, stole the ball from a dallying Ndidi and left Leicester keeper Kasper Schmeichel with no chance in the seventh minute.
The goal capped an opening onslaught by the new-look Blues who were roared on by the home fans excited at the return of Chelsea's all-time top scorer Lampard as manager.
But Leicester grew into the game and equalised in the 67th minute when Ndidi atoned for his first-half error by heading home a James Maddison corner. Maddison, Jamie Vardy and Youri Tielemans spurned chances to win it for Leicester late on.
Sheffield United beat Palace
John Lundstram's second-half goal gave Sheffield United a 1-0 win over Crystal Palace on Sunday – the first Premier League game at Bramall Lane in 12 years.
Palace manager Roy Hodgson restored Wilfred Zaha to his starting line-up after starting him on the bench for the scoreless opening week draw against Everton, while Chris Wilder started with the same side that drew 1-1 against Bournemouth.
Zaha, who has been linked with a move away from the club before the European transfer window closes on September 2, was kept under control by the Sheffield deRead More – Source