Chelsea Vs Roma Preview | Stats, Key Men & Team News

Chelsea Vs Roma Preview | Stats, Key Men & Team News

When Chelsea were on a rampage last season, several of Antonio Conte’s fellow managers in the Premier League had pointed out that they were flying high due to the lack of European football. This season, Conte’s men seem determined to prove those managers right. After their shocking loss to Crystal Palace on Saturday, there is no respite for the Blues as they host AS Roma on Wednesday night in the third game week of the Champions League. In the post-match …
4 Harsh Truths for Chelsea - Palace 2 Chelsea 1

4 Harsh Truths for Chelsea - Palace 2 Chelsea 1

1 - No focal point up front  On Saturday Antonio C0nte's Chelsea travelled the short distance to fellow London based Premier League side Crystal Palace. The blues looked to bounce back from a loss to Manchester City the week previous to the international break. All London derbies in the Premier League are ripe with passion and this game looked set to be no different. Palace was yet to score or win in their previous 7 outings this season, while Chelsea …
Crystal Palace Vs Chelsea Preview | Stats, Key Men & Team News

Crystal Palace Vs Chelsea Preview | Stats, Key Men & Team News

In football, expectations decide the level of satisfaction fans have from a team’s performances. This is perhaps true for most things in life. This Saturday, two teams whose fans have dissatisfaction levels ranging from “completely disgusted” to “slightly concerned” take on each other. Crystal Palace host Chelsea in game week 8 at Selhurst Park. Palace fans have major causes of worry. That their team has not gained a single point on the Premier League table in seven matches, is in …
Morata and Kante Out - Where Does This Leave Chelsea?

Morata and Kante Out - Where Does This Leave Chelsea?

Blues fans across the world averted their eyes last week, not only due to the poor result against a flying Manchester City side but also due to the sight of a hobbling Alvaro Morata who was forced off after injuring his hamstring on the 35-minute mark. The Spaniard had been making lightweight of the Premier League and had just come off scoring a hat-trick against Stoke and scoring the equaliser against Atletico Madrid. So needless to say, it was vital …
How Cesar Azpilicueta Evolved into One of the Best Centre-Backs in the Premier League

How Cesar Azpilicueta Evolved into One of the Best Centre-Backs in the Premier League

Antonio Conte’s astute tactics and masterful style of play was one of the major reason behind Chelsea’s title-winning run last season. The meteoric rise of Victor Moses as a genuine wingback, the revelation of Eden Hazard, the ball-winning ability of Kante; all of these was duly noted and given the fair share of the limelight. However, one player slipped under the radar despite being the key to Chelsea's success was Cesar Azpilicueta. After the defeats to Arsenal and Liverpool, Conte …
Chelsea v Manchester City Preview: Team News, Stats & Key Men

Chelsea v Manchester City Preview: Team News, Stats & Key Men

This weekend will host arguably the first fixture which pits two of the strongest contenders for the Premier League title this season, against each other - Champions Chelsea versus Challengers Manchester City at Stamford Bridge, where the crown currently resides. With all the focus on Mourinho, Pep Guardiola and the supposed two-way battle in Manchester, the start that Chelsea have made to their domestic and European campaign, has gone under the radar. The Blues, after a disappointing opening day defeat …
Stoke City vs Chelsea Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Stoke City vs Chelsea Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

After dropping points at home to Arsenal for the first time since 2011, Chelsea will now look to bounce back as they travel to the Bet365.com Stadium to face Stoke City on Saturday. Stoke City have had a pretty average start to the season, but have been strong at home.  They've had about as hard of a start to their home schedule as they could, facing Arsenal then Manchester United, but they have got four points from their first two …
Chelsea v Arsenal Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Chelsea v Arsenal Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

This Sunday, Chelsea host Arsenal in what is normally a hotly contested clash between two of the most popular football clubs in the capital. The Champions have finally clicked into gear, despite a strange transfer window culminating into a disappointing opening day result, largely overshadowed by events outside the realms of normalcy. Antonio Conte has acted swiftly in the second half of the Summer, to bolster his squad, particularly in the midfield bringing in the likes of Bakayoko and Drinkwater …
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