Photo: Pedro singles out ‘great’ Chelsea team-mate for praise after 3-0 win at Leicester

The Chelsea forward heaps praise on Marcos Alonso after the wing-back netted twice in a 3-0 victory over Leicester

Pedro Rodriguez has heaped praise on Marcos Alonso after Chelsea were 3-0 winners against Leicester City at the King Power Stadium on Saturday evening.

The Premier League leaders were without Diego Costa due to a back injury, although speculation suggested a falling out between the striker and manager Antonio Conte on the training ground during the week.

However, another Spanish player came up trumps for Chelsea after wing-back Alonso scored either side of half-time to help the west London outfit make a swift return to winning ways in the Premier League.

Pedro combined brilliantly with Willian to extend Chelsea’s lead to three goals after the Spanish forward headed past Kasper Schmeichel to seal maximum points at the King Power Stadium.

The former Barcelona man singled out Marcos Alonso for praise after Chelsea’s 3-0 win against the defending Premier League champions on Saturday evening.

Pedro posted the above photo and wrote on his Instagram page:

“Great @marcosalonso28 and great @chelseafc . Keep on running. Come on Blues! #CFC”

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Chelsea have won 14 of their last 15 Premier League games.

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