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Chelsea player ratings: 8/10 for star man but 'forgettable' 4/10 for Raheem Sterling in Leicester FA Cup win

Chelsea player ratings from their FA Cup game win against Leicester at Stamford Bridge.

Substitutes Carney Chukwuemeka and Noni Madueke scored deep into extra time to help Chelsea to a hard-fought 4-2 win over Championship side Leicester. Just like they did against Leeds United in the last round, the Blues made it difficult for themselves before winning it in the end.

Marc Cucurella who first fought off competition from Ben Chilwell to start, then showed up at the right place to tab in a brilliant ball from Nicolas Jackson. That was Cucurella's first-ever Chelsea goal since joining from Brighton a couple of seasons ago.

Leicester were dominating the ball but Chelsea were dominating the game, Raheem Sterling was clumsily caught by Abdul Fatawu but then made a mess of it with Jakub Stolarczyk saving with his legs.

The England forward was then put through on goal by Cole Palmer, but again Sterling missed before making up for it by setting up Palmer for the second goal of the game.

In an entertaining game, Chelsea looked in control from then until Axel Disasi put through his own net under pressure from Patson Daka. That goal changed the mood around the stadium and Leicester from a position of distraction levelled after the brilliant Stephy Mavididi dropped his should before planting a beautiful ball beyond Robert Sanchez.

Modern-day football sometimes has a resemblance to basketball games and this one suddenly took that before Jackson was brought down when he was through on goal. First, the referee pointed to the penalty spot before VAR overturned it, sending off Callum Doyle and awarding a free kick instead with a review showing the foul was outside the box.

This then turned to a defence vs attack game before Palmer flicked a ball to Chukwuemeka to put Chelsea ahead. Noni Madueke who has had to wait for his time then scored the best goal of the game, holding off his man before curling home an unstoppable strike.

Here is how we rated the Chelsea players out there:

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