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Manchester City V Chelsea Match Preview, Predicted XI And Betting Odds

Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri will want to build on the 5-0 win over Huddersfield Town last week with a good display at the Etihad. The Blues have wilted in key away games against Tottenham and Arsenal this campaign, and they will want to put that right on Sunday. City will be heading into the match …

Chelsea’s Europa League Odds Look Way Too Short

Most Chelsea fans need no explanation as to the pitfalls of taking the Europa League too seriously or not seriously enough at this stage of the season. Everyone expects there to be a dash of experimentation, a chance to both give youth a chance and players a rest when drawn against sides like Malmo. Sure, …

Chelsea V Huddersfield Team News and Predicted XI Plus Betting Odds

Manager Maurizio Sarri will want to rectify things as soon as possible after an atrocious second-half display in the 4-0 defeat to Bournemouth on Wednesday. The Chelsea boss should have a perfect game to get back on track with a home match against bottom of the table Huddersfield Town. New Terriers head coach Jan Siewert …

Chelsea V Sheffield Wednesday – FA Cup Fourth Round Team News And Predicted XI Plus Betting Odds

Chelsea will be buoyed by their penalty shootout success against Tottenham in the Carabao Cup and will head into the FA Cup tie against Sheffield Wednesday with renewed confidence. Manager Maurizio Sarri had questioned his players’ motivation prior to last night’s win but the team responded with a very good display. The Blues boss will …

Chelsea V Newcastle Team News And Predicted XI Plus Betting Odds

Chelsea were unfortunate to lose in the first leg of their Carabao Cup semi-final against Tottenham midweek and will be looking to recover by getting a win against Newcastle on Saturday. The Blues will be sweating over the fitness of striker Alvaro Morata. The 26-year-old missed the defeat to Spurs with a hamstring injury after scoring …

Chelsea V Notts Forest – FA Cup Third Round Preview, Predicted XI And Betting Odds

Chelsea will want to recover quickly from a disappointing 0-0 draw against Southampton on Wednesday evening. Maurizio Sarri’s men couldn’t break down a stubborn Saints side, and they’ll likely have to play against a Nottingham Forest team tomorrow who will try and do the same thing. The Blues will still be without Olivier Giroud. The …

Chelsea V Southampton Team News, Predicted XI And Betting Odds

Chelsea are down to the bare bones in their first-team squad after a succession of injuries over the festive period. Manager Maurizio Sarri highlighted the issue after the 1-0 win against Crystal Palace at the weekend stating the Blues are “in trouble.” Callum Hudson-Odoi and Pedro are both missing due to hamstring injuries. Cesc Fabregas …

Crystal Palace V Chelsea Preview and Predicted XI Plus Betting Odds

Chelsea will be keen to build on their 2-1 win over Watford on Boxing Day, but a trip to Selhurst Park will be another test of their resilience. Manager Maurizio Sarri will be without at least three first-team players. Pedro had to be subbed on Wednesday with a hamstring injury and is unlikely to feature …

Watford V Chelsea Team News, Predicted XI And Betting Odds

Chelsea will be frustrated by the manner of the defeat against Leicester at the weekend and will want to put that right when they face Watford tomorrow. The Blues were in control of the game versus the Foxes but did not react well when Jamie Vardy put the visitors 1-0 up early in the second …

Chelsea V Leicester City – Preview, Predicted XI And Betting Odds

Chelsea will have been buoyed after making it through to the last four of the Carabao Cup in midweek, and they will want to continue that good feeling when they face Leicester City tomorrow. Blues boss Maurizio Sarri will still be without striker Alvaro Morata, who twisted his knee in the 2-2 draw against Vidi …

Brighton V Chelsea Team News And Predicted XI Plus Betting Odds

Most of Chelsea’s first team players will have had eight days rest heading into the game against Brighton on Sunday afternoon. Out of those who started against Vidi last night, only Willian and Ross Barkley are likely to start the match at the Amex. Manager Maurizio Sarri does have a couple of injury concerns ahead …

With The Man City Game Looming What Can Chelsea Learn From The Wolves Defeat?

Well Chelsea fell foul of what is turning out to be a very good Wolverhampton Wanderers team last night. The blues scored very early in the first half and had many chances to put Wolves away but ultimately Nuno Espirito Santo’s increasingly outstanding Midlands outfit, roared on by their home support, came back to win …

Chelsea V Fulham Match Preview And Predicted XI Plus Betting Odds

Chelsea will want to recover from a poor display against Tottenham last week with an improved performance versus Fulham on Sunday. The Blues’ comfortable 4-0 win over ten-man PAOK last night would have certainly done them no harm, but they’ll want to get back to winning ways in the Premier League. Manager Maurizio Sarri has …

Chelsea V Tottenham Team News And Predicted XI Plus Betting Odds

Chelsea’s unbeaten start to the Premier League season will be seriously tested as they travel to Wembley to face Tottenham on Saturday evening. Manager Maurizio Sarri has one major injury doubt heading into the match. Mateo Kovacic picked up a muscular problem whilst on international duty and played no part in Croatia’s 2-1 defeat to …

Chelsea Cruises to Europa League Knockouts: Distraction or Opportunity?

Even though Chelsea could only draw 0-0 with Everton at Stamford Bridge last weekend the team remains in good shape. With a 1-0 win over Bate Borisov in their previous game on the fourth matchday of the Europa League Group Stage, Chelsea comfortably qualified for the knockout stage of the competition. The Blues have been …

Chelsea V Everton – Team News And Predicted XI Plus Betting Odds

Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri’s unbeaten run now extends to 17 matches after Thursday evening’s 1-0 win over BATE Borisov. It has been an incredible start for the Italian and he’ll want to continue in the same vein against Everton tomorrow. Marco Silva’s side have won four of their last five games, with their only blip …

Chelsea V Crystal Palace Team News And Predicted XI

Chelsea managed to rest a number of players against Derby County in the Carabao Cup midweek. Sunday’s opponents Crystal Palace made similar changes versus Middlesbrough but the move didn’t work out so well for manager Roy Hodgson, as the goal-shy Eagles went down 1-0 to the Championship club. Eden Hazard was rested for the Derby …

Chelsea V Burnley – Match Preview And Predicted XI

Chelsea will have been boosted by the win against BATE Borisov on Thursday night. It was a comfortable victory while it allowed manager Maurizio Sarri to rest a number of key players. Burnley, meanwhile, will be coming into the match off the back of a 5-0 thrashing away at Manchester City. Sean Dyche’s side may …