‘He brings great leadership’, ‘workrate is amazing’ – How some fans reacted to Chelsea star’s performance against Crystal Palace

It came as a surprise to many that captain Cesar Azpilicueta was rested for yesterday’s game against Crystal Palace. Especially as The Spaniards deputy, Jorginho, was absent due to suspension.

Frank Lampard decided to hand the armband over to another experienced member of the squad, Willian. The Brazilian didn’t disappoint as Captain for day, leading The Blues to a 2-0 win over their London rivals.… Read More

CHELSEA v Crystal Palace: Preview

Date: Saturday 9th November 2019

Venue: Stamford Bridge

Kick-off: 12:30 GMT

 

 

 

After one of the maddest games of football we’re ever likely to see Chelsea feature in against Ajax midweek, today’s early kick-off sees us welcome back Gary Cahill, as we take on Crystal Palace in the Premier League.… Read More

Kante back, James to start, Predicted Chelsea lineup, (4-2-3-1) against Crystal Palace

Chelsea take on Crystal Palace this afternoon in a lunchtime (12.30pm) kick off at Stamford Bridge. The Blues will be hoping to climb into the top two, by registering their eighth premier league victory of the season.

Predicted Lineup

Formation: 4-2-3-1

Defence

Barring any last-minute changes, Kepa will start in goal as usual.… Read More

‘Immense talent’, Remember the name’ – How some Chelsea fans have reacted to Reece James’ Champions League performance

Chelsea fans were out in force to praise the youngster who salvaged a point, in what was a dramatic night at Stamford Bridge.

The Blues trailed 3-1 at half-time, when the 19-year-old entered the action in place of Marcos Alonso. Little did fans know that half an hour later, James would prove the hero with The Blues coming back from 4-1 down to draw 4-4, thanks to an equaliser from the Chelsea prodigy.… Read More

‘Emotional rollercoaster’ – How some Chelsea fans reacted to night of high drama at Stamford Bridge

A crazy night at Stamford Bridge that nobody could have predicted. An early own goal followed by an early penalty set the tone to what will go down as one of The Blues most memorable nights in recent history.

Ajax looked in control during the first-half, going in at the break with a 3-1 lead.… Read More

Frank Lampard gives Antonio Rudiger fitness update

It was widely thought that Antonio Rudiger would return to action for Chelsea today. Reports suggested the German international had fully recovered from his injury layoff in time for this evening’s visit to Watford.

The big German has barely kicked a ball this season, appearing only once. A 45-minute appearance against Southampton.… Read More

Watford v CHELSEA: Preview

Date: Saturday 2nd November 2019

Venue: Vicarage Road

Kick-off: 17:30 GMT

 

 

 

Our run of 7 wins came to a disappointing end against United midweek. Fortunately, it was only the Carabao Cup but still an irritation to lose after so many inspiring performances, and to lose to a pretty poor United side as well.… Read More

Burnley v CHELSEA: Preview

Date: Saturday 26th October 2019

Venue: Turf Moor

Kick-off: 17:30 BST

 

 

 

No doubt about it, we had a massive win midweek away to Ajax, but today’s late game against Burnley will probably throw up a greater challenge.

Obviously I’m not comparing them to Ajax, but you know what you’re going to get from Burnley.… Read More

CHELSEA v Newcastle: Preview

Date: Saturday 19th Oct 2019

Venue: Stamford Bridge

Kick-off: 15:00 BST

 

 

 

Back from the International break, this afternoon sees us play host to Newcastle.

This afternoon’s game at home to Newcastle is the 165th competitive meeting between the two clubs, with us winning 72 compared to the Magpies 53.… Read More

Southampton v CHELSEA: Preview

Date: Sunday 6th Oct 2019

Venue: St Mary’s Stadium

Kick-off: 14:00 BST

 

 

 

After a win and our first clean sheet of the season against Brighton last weekend, this afternoon’s game sees us at St Mary’s to take on Southampton.

Chelsea have lost on only one of their 12 trips to St Mary’s, winning the last four and we’re not doing too badly away so far this season either.… Read More