Chelsea player ratings vs Leeds United: 'Brilliant' 9/10 but plenty 6/10s in hard-earned 3-2 FA Cup win

Substitute Conor Gallagher scored the winner in an entertaining 3-2 win for Chelsea.

Conor Gallagher scored late to help Chelsea to a 3-2 win over Leeds United and seal progression to the last eight of the FA Cup.

For the first 15 minutes, it was clear to see Chelsea were still licking their wounds from the disappointment of Wembley. Raheem Sterling, continuously ran into a sea of Leeds players while both Axel Disasi and Moises Caicedo couldn't work out basic positional sense which helped Mateo Joseph to open the scoring. 

That goal was the best thing that could have happened to the home side, needing to wake up, Mykhaylo Mudryk hit the side netting before Moises Caicedo set up the ever-running Nicolas Jackson for the equaliser. The Senegal international striker celebrated by waving at his teammates to get on with it quickly. 

Stamford Bridge had taken in so much abuse from the visiting fans but when Mudryk finished off brilliantly to put Chelsea ahead for the first time in the game, the home fans found their voice, singing the famous 'who are you'. 

Leeds coiled in momentarily, but it wasn't as if Chelsea were consistently knocking on the door, so when the adrenaline that comes with scoring faded, the visitors found their feet again and Jaidon Anthony picked out Mateo Joseph to level up the game again. Those two combined for the first goal and were at it again. 

Chelsea played 120 minutes at Wembley and as the game travelled on, the minutes told on them with Leeds moving the ball quickly and with purpose, Anthony dropping Trevoh Chalobah and beating Caicedo before shooting wide.

But Conor Gallagher would have the final say after collecting a ball from the tired-looking Enzo Fernandez before finishing off brilliantly to seal the win. Here is how we rated the Chelsea players out there.

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