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Busy Few Weeks In Store For Chelsea As Quality Players Must Be Signed After Burnley Debacle – Virgil Van Dijk And Danny Drinkwater Come To Mind

Nobody saw that result coming and the look of Conte’s face at the final whistle was one of shell shock to say the least. We were well beaten and it shows how many holes that we need to fix in the next three weeks of the transfer window. It is clear to all involved that …

What Conte had to say as he looks ahead to the Premier League and reacts to FA Cup win

Chelsea took a big step toward the double on Saturday evening, beating rivals Tottenham 4-2 to make it to the FA Cup final, regaining lost momentum in the process. Manager Antonio Conte made the brave decision to rest both Eden Hazard and Diego Costa, but the move paid dividends with one replacement in Willian bagging …

Quality FA Cup win over Spurs shows Chelsea have what it takes to finish the season with the double

Will Chelsea finish this year as champions of England? If you asked this question last month you would have been deemed a fool who knew nothing about football, the answer seemed so obvious. At that point, the Blues were sitting pretty with a 10-point lead over their closest challenger, rivals, Tottenham Hotspur. But with the …

Conte is pleased, but knows the race is far from over with tough test coming vs Manchester United

Premier League leaders Chelsea defeated Bournemouth 3-1 away from home on Saturday evening, responding emphatically to Tottenham’s impressive victory over Watford in the day’s early kick-off. An own goal from Bournemouth’s Adam Smith set Chelsea on their way before minutes later star man Eden Hazard added a second. Despite Bournemouth rallying somewhat and scoring through …

Return To Winning Ways Should Have Sealed Title For Impressive Blues

After the weekend’s defeat to Crystal Palace, many debated whether the Premier League title race was back open again as Chelsea’s advantage at the top was cut to just seven spots- with Tottenham Hotspur hopeful of overhauling that deficit. Defeat at Stamford Bridge last night would have seen Spurs cut Chelsea’s lead to just four …

Why panic naturally shouldn’t settle in at the Bridge 

Yesterday saw Chelsea’s first home defeat in 7 months as they succumbed to lowly Crystal Palace at Stamford Bridge. The 2-1 defeat came as a real shock to everyone, nobody expected the result. This, alongside everyone wanting to see an exciting title-race is probably why more is being made of the defeat than is necessary. …

Chelsea 4 – 0 Brentford: Match Report

Even though Antonio Conte decided to start the game with players like Nathaniel Chalobah, Ake, Loftus-Cheek and Batshuayi, there was no doubt right from the beginning that the Blues would have an excellent afternoon. As predicted they went ahead and scored quickly through a beautifully executed free kick from the right corner of the box. …

Chelsea 2 – 0 Hull City: Match Report

Gary Cahill

Chelsea are looking more and more like Champions. Their performance was consistent, they excelled in all aspects of the game and they had the proper mentality going into a game which for some wouldn’t have mattered as much considering the fact that Tottenham and City finished in a draw, Liverpool lost and United couldn’t get …

Chelsea 4 – 1 Peterborough Utd.: Match Report

Even though some may consider the FA tie against Peterborough as low importance, fans had a lot to take from the Chelsea win. First off, Conte showed he can adapt to squad changes and have players deliver top performances even though they have spent little time on the pitch this season. The biggest challenge was to make them …

Chelsea Still In Good Shape Despite Loss To Spurs

Chelsea took on Tottenham in the Premier League on Wednesday night looking to equal the overall 14 game record winning streak but went down to a slim 2-0 defeat to Mauricio Pochettino’s Spurs team. Chelsea needed to win to grab a share of Arsenal’s record but came up against a Spurs team which really needed to …

Chelsea Make It A Lucky 13th Win In A Row As They Put Stoke City To The Sword

Willian

Chelsea went into their New Year’s Eve fixture against Mark Hughes’ Stoke City outfit looking to tie the longest Premier League winning streak in one season which Arsenal held alone at 13 games. Now Chelsea hold the single season record along with the Gunners after their undeniably impressive 4-2 destruction of the Potters. In their …

Chelsea 3 – 0 Bournemouth: Match Report

What a splendid way to end the year for Chelsea. If they manage to win against Stoke on the 31st of December they will register 13 straight victories. What is even more impressive is the fact that they managed to sweep aside Bournemouth without Prewmier League leading scorer Diego Costa and the undeniable talent of N’Golo …

Chelsea vs Bournemouth: Match Preview And Prediction

Chelsea go into their Boxing Day match looking to set a club record of 12 successive wins surpassing the 11 game winning run they set back in September of 2009. The Blues will have to try to gain the victory without 2 of their most influential players as despite his much improved disciplinary record, Diego Costa …

Match Report As Chelsea March On With Palace Win

On a very foggy day in London, Antonio Conte made just 2 changes to his Chelsea side to face Crystal Palace as Nemanja Matic came in to replace Cesc Fabregas and the fit again Eden Hazard came back into the side to replace Pedro. In a game which was a very tight affair there really …

Sunderland vs Chelsea: Match Report As Cesc Delivers Another Win

Well Antonio Conte surprised many by selecting Spanish midfielder Cesc Fabregas to start his second match in 3 games and he responded to the faith Conte showed in him by producing a fine all around display against David Moyes’ Sunderland outfit and he capped it off with the winning goal in a tight affair played at …

Costa Does It Again As Chelsea Continue Winning Run With 1-0 Win Over West Brom

So Sunday’s game gave Chelsea the opportunity to reclaim top spot in the division outright with a win or a draw. Fortunately for Chelsea despite coming up against a very resilient, in-form side in Tony Pulis’ West Bromwich Albion the Blues managed to extend their already impressive 8 game winning streak. The victory made it 9 wins …

Chelsea Comprehensively Beat Manchester City 3-1 To Stay Top

Well today saw the two top clubs in the Premier League face off at the Etihad Stadium and it also saw the two leading goal-scorers in Chelsea’s Diego Costa and Manchester City’s Sergio Aguero face each other with the opportunity for both to show they are the best striker in the League. At half-time Manchester …

Chelsea Go Top Of The League Following Win Over Boro

Antonio Conte took his Chelsea side to face Middlesbrough on Sunday afternoon on the back of 5 straight league wins while utilising the 3-4-3 formation. Boro came into the game in good form themselves having drawn with both Manchester City and Arsenal in their last 3 games. Aitor Karanka’s men could not make it three …

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