West Ham vs Chelsea Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

West Ham vs Chelsea Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

West Ham go into this match against Chelsea only one point off the bottom of the league and in possession of both the league's worst goal difference and the worst defensive record.  The Hammers have conceded 32 goals this season and have conceded three or more goals in seven of their 15 league matches this season.  They have lost all four of their matches against the top six and have conceded at least three goals in three of those four …
Analysing Andreas Christensen's rapid rise in the Chelsea squad

Analysing Andreas Christensen's rapid rise in the Chelsea squad

The Chelsea loan policy has been widely criticised in recent seasons as they stockpile the best young talent and send them out to other clubs to develop. This is done in the hope that a handful can reach the level required to play in the Blues’ first team. There have been a few noticeable failures as Romelu Lukaku and Kevin de Bruyne were unhappy with their treatment by the club. Both players then forced permanent transfers away and are now …
Chelsea vs Newcastle United Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Chelsea vs Newcastle United Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Chelsea host Newcastle United in the opening fixture of the weekend and there will be a lot of interest in the game as Rafa Benitez returns to his former club. The Spaniard was never fully taken to at Stamford Bridge and he will be eager to return to haunt the Blues. His team are on a winless run of five matches and the timing of this fixture isn’t great for him, but the unpredictability of the Premier League means that …
Chelsea vs Swansea City Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

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

Chelsea have a chance to extend their recent good Premier League form as they host Swansea City on Wednesday. This is a game that they will be expecting to win and three points will consolidate their position in the top four. It seems unlikely that they will be able to retain their Premier League title, but their season has got back on track in recent weeks and there is still a chance for the team to have a good campaign. …
Liverpool Vs Chelsea Preview | Stats, Key Men & Team News

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

Generally speaking, any league match amongst the big-six teams is bound to be an interesting affair. However, Liverpool versus Chelsea games have proven to be season-defining games in the recent past. The Blues’ defeat at Stamford Bridge last season was the first of the two defeats that prompted Antonio Conte to switch to a back-three. Chelsea went on a 13-match winning streak and became the clear favorites to win the title. In April 2014, Liverpool were the clear favorites to …
WBA v Chelsea Preview | Key Men, Stats and Team News

WBA v Chelsea Preview | Key Men, Stats and Team News

The Premier League will resume this weekend - with Champions Chelsea making the trip to the Hawthorns to take on a struggling West Bromwich Albion, to build on their newly found momentum. West Bromwich Albion are stuck in a rut under Tony Pulis, a manager everyone associated with the Baggies thought would be gone by the end of the International break in November. But it was not to be. The manager still remains at the helm - but only just. …
Chelsea's Season So Far: A Roller Coaster Ride

Chelsea's Season So Far: A Roller Coaster Ride

Ever since Manchester United won their eighteenth title in 2008-09, which was their third successive title in as many seasons, the Premier League title has been very difficult to defend. Manchester United came close to repeating the hat-trick of three titles in three years between 2010-11 and 2012-13, but the 2011-12 title was snatched away from them in injury time on the last match day of the season by their neighbors. Since that run from the Red Devils, none of …
Why Tieumoue Bakayoko's start at Chelsea has been an encouraging one

Why Tieumoue Bakayoko's start at Chelsea has been an encouraging one

Chelsea went into the weekend's match with a lot of pressure on them and recorded a crucial victory against Manchester United to strengthen their position in the Premier League. It looks unlikely that they will challenge to retain their title, but they will be looking to remain in touching distance of Manchester City. Antonio Conte made a few changes to his team and one of the most interesting ones was the decision to play Tieumoue Bakayoko in a more advanced …
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