Borini To Get Champions League Chance?

I remember last season when Kakuta, Borini and Matic all came on as second half subs against Wolves. It was a great day. Not only did we win the game but it showed that Ancelotti was keeping faith in the reserves and youngsters. Read More

Chelsea Injuries: Champions League Update

We’ve already got Didier Drogba (virus), Yossi Benayoun (Achilles), Alex (thigh) and Frank Lampard (groin) missing from the squad through injury and now, following a knock against Villa at the weekend, Ramires has joined them with an ankle injury.

Ramires now sits out tonight’s game against Spartak and could be kept company by Essien and Ashley Cole if they don’t come through late fitness tests ahead of the 5.30 kick-off.Read More

Spartak vs CHELSEA: Champions League Preview

Venue: Luzhniki Stadium

Date: Tuesday, 19 October

Kick-off: 1730 BST

Tonight’s game against Spartak gives Chelsea to opportunity to do two things – firstly to rid ourselves of maybe some of the memories associated with the Luzhniki Stadium and secondly to put the group stages to bed. Neither of those will be easy though, particularly against a Spartak side currently on a run of seven unbeaten games, six of which they’ve won.Read More