Batshuayi and Alonso to start – Predicted Chelsea lineup (4-3-3) v West Ham United

Today Chelsea entertain West Ham (kick off: 3pm GMT) in a premier league clash at Stamford Bridge. The Blues are hoping to get back to winning ways after last weekend’s defeat at Manchester City, and a draw from the midweek Champions League trip to Valencia.

Predicted line up

Formation: 4-3-3

Defence

Kepa Arrizabalaga had what can be described as a good and bad game on Wednesday.… Read More

The curious case of Kepa Arrizabalaga – ‘prevented us from winning and losing at the same time’ – How some fans reacted to mixed night in Valencia

Kepa Arrizabalaga made headlines in August of last year when he became the world’s most expensive goalkeeper. The Spaniard made an astonishing £72m move from Athletic Bilbao, leaving many fans shell-shocked. It’s fair to say that unless you’re an avid watcher of La Liga, it’s unlikely you’d have known a lot about him.Read More

James and Christensen start – Confirmed Chelsea starting lineup v Valencia (Champions League matchday five)

Frank Lampard has made two of changes from Saturday’s defeat at Manchester City. Reece James is preferred at right-back, with CesarAzpilicueta moving to the left-back role he occupied during the second-half against Ajax on matchday four.

The other change is Andreas Christensen coming in for Fikayo Tomori. The Dane has missed out recently due to injury, and his return will be welcomed by many,with The Blues also without Antonio Rudiger.… Read More

James, and Mount to start – Predicted lineup, (4-2-3-1) against Valencia

Tomorrow evening, Chelsea turn their attention to Champions League action, with a trip to Valencia (kick off: 5.55pm GMT). A victory in Spain will go a long way to sealing the Blues’ passage into the knockout stages.

Despite defeat to Manchester City, the Blues put in a good performance, taking plenty of positives from their trip to the Etihad.… Read More

‘Very proud’, ‘Development is paramount’ – How some Chelsea fans reacted to defeat at Manchester City

It was always going to be a tough outing for The Blues at the Etihad. The defending champions were looking to put a defeat to title challengers Liverpool firmly behind them. However, Chelsea had other ideas.

The evening started well for the Blues, with N’Golo Kante forcing home an opener to put them 1-0 up in the 21st-minute.… Read More

Manchester City v CHELSEA: Preview

 

Date: Saturday 23rd November 2019

Venue: Etihad Stadium

Kick-off: 17:30 GMT

 

 

 

Today’s late game probably wouldn’t be the fixture we’d want straight after an international break, particularly with our opponents going into the break off the back of a pretty sound defeat to their title challengers but like it or not, we’re at the Etihad to take on Man City.… Read More

Kante, Jorginho, and Kovacic all to start – predicted Chelsea lineup, (4-3-3) against Man City

This weekend sees Chelsea face a difficult trip to Manchester City. Kicking off a 5.30pm (GMT), The Blues will be keen to test themselves at the Etihad, after they leapfrogged the champions into third-place, prior to the international break. 

Starting lineup

Formation 4-3-3

Defence

With a vital champions league clash at Valencia next week, a change of the back-four that started in the 2-0 win against Crystal Palace is a possibility.… Read More

‘Almost a free hit’ – Former Chelsea winger looks ahead to Man City trip

Former Chelsea winger Pat Nevin feels the Blues have nothing to fear ahead of the weekend’s huge Premier League clash at The Etihad.

The Blues sit third in the premier league, one place ahead of their hosts. Having been unbeaten away from home since the opening day defeat at Manchester United. … Read More

‘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