Ross Barkley's 63rd minute goal was enough for Chelsea to beat Leicester City 1-0 in their FA Cup quarter-final and keep alive Frank Lampard's hopes of winning silverware in his first season in charge.
In what was largely an even encounter, Barkley's close-range finish made the difference after he turned it home from Willian's cross after coming off the bench as a substitute.
The Foxes put pressure on the visitors late on and missed a number of good opportunities to equalise but the Blues were able to cling on and book a semi-final date at Wembley on July 18 or 19.
Here's what we thought of the players during the game at the King Power Stadium…
Fabulous point blank save from Pulisic. Solid as a rock.
Another one off the production line – bags of potential from right back.
Glanced wide from a header, good defensively, always reliable.
Booked. Tough defending, took no passengers but very effective.
Will this be another audition for Chelsea? If so, he passed. Great delivery.
Leicester so much more solid with him in midfield, covered so much ground.
Substituted early which perhaps summed up his rather ineffective display.
Lively, worked hard and forced a good save as he looks to get back to form.
Worked hard and tracked back from midfield to cover when needed.
Looked powerful and quick, he caused problems down Leicester’s left.
Still the Premier League’s top scorer, but looks off the boil and not scored since restart.
Albrighton, for Perez, 58 mins, 6
Choudhury, for Praet, 58 mins, 5
Gray, for Barnes, 76 mins
Morgan, Ward, Iheanacho, Mendy, Fuchs, Bennett
Back to being the cup keeper, he was solid and reliable.
Lost his place since lockdown and was given a chasing. Hooked at half time.
Lucky to get away with a challenge on Tielemans. Strong vocal leader.
Solid defensively, always willing but lacked composure on the ball.
Has never quite worked at Chelsea, good on the ball and steady enough.
Clumsy in possession early on, did get better but was hooked at half time.
One player pleased there were no fans on his return to his former club.
Hooked at half time after contributing very little. Disappointing afternoon.
Given the armband and delivered with a lovely assist for Barkley.
Dangerous again, went close and worryingly came off with an injury.
Restored to the starting line-up, looked a little rusty but works so hard.
Barkley, for Gilmour, 46 mins, 8
Azpilicueta, for James, 46 mins, 7
Kovacic, for Mount, 46 mins, 7
Loftus-Cheek, for Pulisic, 73 mins, 6
Pedro, for Willian, 78 mins
Arrizabalaga, Alonso, Jorginho, Giroud.
Man of the Match: Barkley
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