London: Chelsea did little to take the spotlight away from under-fire manager Antonio Conte in a goalless draw with Leicester City on Saturday while Harry Kane broke another record after a brace in Tottenham’s 4-0 hammering of Everton.
Chelsea were unable to pierce Leicester’s defence and were second-best for long periods at Stamford Bridge, even after visiting left-back Ben Chilwell was sent off for a second bookable offence midway through the second half.
The stalemate left the third-placed Blues 15 points adrift of runaway leaders Manchester City, who play Liverpool on Sunday.
“I think we played with a lot of top players against Arsenal (in the goalless League Cup semi-final first leg), and then again today against a very good team,” Conte, who has been rumoured for a move to Paris Saint-Germain in the summer, told the BBC.
Saturday’s late kick-off saw Tottenham forward Kane score his 98th Premier League goal and surpass Teddy Sheringham’s previous club record of 97…