Leeds United are dead and buried in this one.
Jesse Marsch’s task was made a lot harder after attacker Dan James was shown a straight red card following a poorly timed challenge on Mateo Kovacic earlier in the first half.
Consequently, Lukaku’s latest strike, which is the Blues’ third of the night, will now ensure all three points are heading back to London.
“Chelsea are well on the way to securing Champions League football!”
Romelu Lukaku smashes the ball home to give Chelsea a 3-0 lead! ? pic.twitter.com/SXeWWh953o
— Sky Sports Premier League (@SkySportsPL) May 11, 2022