Leeds United 0-0 Chelsea: An action-packed goalless draw at Elland Road
LEEDS, ENGLAND - MARCH 13: Raphinha of Leeds United is challenged by Andreas Christensen of Chelsea during the Premier League match between Leeds United and Chelsea at Elland Road on March 13, 2021 in Leeds, England. Sporting stadiums around the UK remain under strict restrictions due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in games being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Lee Smith - Pool/Getty Images)

Marcelo Bielsa's Leeds United have now made it three games without a win after they held Thomas Tuchel's Chelsea to a 0-0 draw at Elland Road on Saturday.

It was still a decent point for Leeds after two consecutive losses, to be fair. It was vital for Leeds to get a solid result, and they may have even felt hard done by with the single point since they arguably had the better chances. 

Chelsea had good spells in the game, but they will feel like this it is two points dropped on their behalf, especially after they hit the crossbar courtesy of a Luke Ayling clearance that ricocheted of the back of Diego Llorente. Thankfully for Ayling, the ball went right into the clutches of Illan Meslier.

Story of the match

Leeds had a goal disallowed when Patrick Bamford was caught offside after playing it unselfishly across to Tyler Roberts, who thought he put the home side ahead before the linesman put his flag up. 

Leeds hit the woodwork not long after that as Roberts had a looping effort from just outside the box tipped onto the crossbar by Edouard Mendy

Leeds fans will be itching to know if Bamford's injury is serious after he went down just after the half-hour mark and was forced to hobble off holding his thigh. 

Leeds'  number one Meslier was fantastic against the Blues, just like he had been at Stamford Bridge earlier on in the season, making a number of vital saves to keep the score level for United.

Man of the match - Tyler Roberts

Roberts was world class against Chelsea, and after a lot of criticism in the last few weeks, it was a performance that the Welshman needed. 

After the aforementioned injury to Bamford, Roberts took on the 'number 9' role for Leeds, making some excellent runs into the channels while doing a good job in United's pressing game as well. 

His passing range was also on show, bringing other players into the game with Raphinha and Helder Costa, who came on for Jack Harrison, running off of the man up front.

Who's next for Leeds? 

Leeds will make the dreaded trip to London, a city which has been 'cursed' for them recently, as they travel to Craven Cottage to play Scott Parker's Fulham

United will look to break their curse in London, and if they get the three points, it will be 17th time lucky in the capital for Bielsa's side. 

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