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

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

Chelsea have been in excellent form of late, with Frank Lampard's team emerging as an outside challenger for the league title. This weekend, the Blues' manager will be reigniting his rivalry with Marcelo Bielsa, as they host Leeds United. The pair were involved in the infamous 'Spygate' incident during Lampard's time in charge of Derby County. During that Championship season, Leeds managed to win both of the league matches, but Lampard had the final laugh, as he knocked them out …
Chelsea vs Tottenham Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

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

The big match of the weekend sees Chelsea host Tottenham. Frank Lampard will be facing off against his former manager, Jose Mourinho. It will be another meeting of the master and the apprentice, but this one comes with added intrigue. Due to the poor form of Manchester City and injuries suffered by Liverpool, these two teams are emerging as genuine title contenders. If either club manage to pick up three points on Sunday, it will be huge and increase the …
Newcastle United vs Chelsea Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

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

The early kick-off sees Chelsea travel to face Newcastle United. In this fixture last season, the visitors dominated possession for long periods, but failed to make it count. Steve Bruce's men managed to get a late winner through Isaac Hayden and it was a result that eased their relegation fears before the lockdown. They will be hoping that they can spring another surprise this weekend. During the international break, there is a growing feeling that the away side could be …
Chelsea vs Sheffield United Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

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

There have been seeds of encouragement at Stamford Bridge since the international break. Chelsea have lost only once this season, but the most pleasing development for Frank Lampard has been the improvement at the back. They have five successive clean sheets and the arrival of Edouard Mendy has been crucial in that. On Saturday, they host Sheffield United, one of three Premier League teams without a victory. A victory this weekend will put them into a great position and the …
Burnley vs Chelsea Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

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

Chelsea face a challenging trip to face an improving Burnley team, just days after their Champions League victory against Krasnodar. The time that the Blues have to prepare for the fixture could prove an issue for them, especially when the long haul flights are factored in. This should give a chance to Burnley, who are yet to win a match this season. That said, they have conceded once in their last two matches and are beginning to get back to …
How Kai Havertz has settled at Chelsea

How Kai Havertz has settled at Chelsea

A lot of excitement built over the summer due to the arrival of Kai Havertz at Chelsea. It was regarded as the biggest coup of the transfer window, as the Blues signed one of the most talented young players in Europe. In Germany, the belief was that he would leave Bayer Leverkusen to join either Real Madrid or Bayern Munich. However, the current global situation allowed Chelsea to make their most exciting signing since Eden Hazard in 2012. When the …
Manchester United vs Chelsea Match Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

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

This weekend will be huge for the managers of both sides, as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer faces off against Frank Lampard at Old Trafford. This was the opening fixture of the 2019/20 campaign and Manchester United were convincing 4-0 winners. There were doubts about the two men's ability to take their respective clubs forward and those remain in some form. The start of the season hasn't been convincing for either and a victory over a rival would be huge. Likewise, a …
Reece James is the biggest positive of Chelsea's opening three matches

Reece James is the biggest positive of Chelsea's opening three matches

Reece James has been one of the standout individuals during a mixed start for Chelsea. Frank Lampard clearly trusts him to get forward and he has been given responsibility over the set pieces, which suggests he is set to remain a key member of the first team. However, the issue for the Blues is how to fit Cesar Azpilicueta back into the team. The club captain has been sidelined, but he came on at left-back on Saturday and his experience …
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