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On Saturday at the King Power Stadium, Leicester City faced a yellow wall as they attempted to break down Chelsea’s defence. They, like many others before them, failed.
The level that the Blues’ backline is playing at right now cannot be understated, with Thomas Tuchel’s side having conceded just 17 Premier League goals since he took charge in late January.
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That is fewer than any other team by eight goals, and it has led to them keeping 19 clean sheets, with shut-outs recorded in 61 per cent of Tuchel’s league games. That, again, ranks them far above any other side in the English top-flight.
In addition, Chelsea have conceded just