Chelsea v Southampton Preview | FA Cup Semi-Final Preview

Chelsea v Southampton Preview | FA Cup Semi-Final Preview

The FA Cup may not be as revered as it once was, but it remains a highlight of the English footballing calendar. There are many that believe this stage of the competition should be played on neutral grounds, but Wembley provides a spectacle that is difficult to replicate. Chelsea and Southampton will do battle for the second time in just over a week, with both teams needing a win for different reasons. Although this competition isn't a priority for Saints …
Burnley vs Chelsea Preview | Team News, Key Men & Stats

Burnley vs Chelsea Preview | Team News, Key Men & Stats

The season is drawing to an end and these two clubs have had differing fortunes. Burnley have had a spectacular campaign as they have been by far the best of the rest. Sean Dyche’s men still have a chance of finishing in the top six and that would represent one of the best achievements in Premier League history considering the past success of the club. Meanwhile, Chelsea have faltered in their title defence and are left scrambling to restore pride …
Chelsea vs West Ham Preview | Stats, Key Men & Team News

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

There will be revenge on the minds when Chelsea host West Ham United this weekend at Stamford Bridge. The Hammers won the previous meeting between the two clubs with Marko Arnautovic scoring the winning goal towards the beginning of David Moyes' reign at the club. There have been ups and downs since, but it has become clear that the Austrian international is the main man at the club. For the home side, their supporters will be looking for a reaction …
Cesc Fabregas - A world class player in decline?

Cesc Fabregas - A world class player in decline?

Cesc Fabregas will be remembered as one of the best midfielders of the modern era when he eventually hangs his boots up. The 30-year-old has been playing regularly since the 2004-5 season when he broke through at Arsenal at the age of 17. In the time since he has racked up an impressive 338 Premier League appearances across two spells in the division for two of England's biggest clubs. There is a case that the Spanish international is one of …
Chelsea have their work cut out to salvage their season

Chelsea have their work cut out to salvage their season

Chelsea went out of the Champions League on Wednesday as they lost to Barcelona at the Nou Camp. The 3-0 score-line was perhaps unfair on the Premier League champions, but it underlined the difference in quality between the two sides. The Blues managed to get into promising positions throughout the match and managed to have more attempts than their hosts. They managed 14 shots on goal, while they only conceded eight. However, their final ball was lacking, as they regularly …
Manchester City vs Chelsea Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

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

Manchester City are facing another match against a top-six side as they welcome Chelsea to the Etihad Stadium. It is going to be a momentous occasion for the home side as they will get another opportunity to get a victory over the current Premier League champions, which will make their eventual triumph more meaningful when the title is confirmed. Meanwhile, the Blues are facing an uphill battle to finish in the top four, as they have dropped to 5th in …
Manchester United v Chelsea Preview: Team News, Stats & Key Men

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

It's a truly blockbuster Sunday this weekend - as second-placed Manchester United welcome fourth-placed Chelsea to Old Trafford as bitter rivals Jose Mourinho and Antonio Conte come face to face after waging a war of words in the weeks leading up to this game. Manchester United are in a tricky period in the season. Having come off Sevilla with a 0-0, United have given themselves the onerous task of overcoming the Spanish side next week to progress in the competition …
Olivier Giroud - Should he start for Chelsea ahead of Alvaro Morata?

Olivier Giroud - Should he start for Chelsea ahead of Alvaro Morata?

Olivier Giroud was a surprise signing for Chelsea during the January transfer window. It is rare for a player to go from Arsenal to Stamford Bridge, but the early indications are that it could be a good move for the player. The French international was hardly playing for the Gunners as he lost his place to compatriot Alexandre Lacazette. A move across London may not have appeared to be the best career move, but the current Premier League champions play …
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