Hull City vs Chelsea Preview | Team News & Key Players

Hull City vs Chelsea Preview | Team News & Key Players

Chelsea have a real chance to target the FA Cup as they have been drawn to face Championship opposition for a second successive round. They will travel to face Hull City on Saturday, in what will be a potentially tricky tie. The home side have a number of talented players, but they are unlikely to finish in the top six this season. This is their opportunity to prove themselves against a Premier League side and some will see it as a chance …
Chelsea vs Arsenal Preview | Team News & Key Players

Chelsea vs Arsenal Preview | Team News & Key Players

Chelsea have wobbled a bit after their phenomenal start to the season. They are still sitting in fourth place, but they have allowed Manchester United to hang around. They lost an opportunity to increase their lead over United to eight points. Now they need to beat Arsenal to keep their grasp on the Champions League spots. Arsenal's season from hell continued with a 1-1 draw against Sheffield United. Top four is already probably gone for them, but a loss here …
Newcastle United vs Chelsea Preview | Team News & Key Players

Newcastle United vs Chelsea Preview | Team News & Key Players

Newcastle United will host Chelsea at the weekend, with the home team looking to end a run of four matches without a win. This won’t be easy against an improving Blues team, who are starting to find the consistency that they have been previously lacking. They have been better away from home since the appointment of Frank Lampard and they will be confident of taking the three points at St James’ Park. The Magpies are well placed to stay up …
Reece James is the next breakout star at Chelsea

Reece James is the next breakout star at Chelsea

Reece James' early season injury has seen him fly under the radar at Chelsea. The right back continues to be used frequently by Frank Lampard, who would have been aware of his talents following a successful loan spell with Wigan Athletic. The current Blues' boss managed Derby County, therefore he will have been very aware of the performances of the young player last season. He is very much an all-action full-back, capable of adding an extra dimension to the attack, …
Chelsea vs Burnley Preview | Team News & Key Players

Chelsea vs Burnley Preview | Team News & Key Players

Chelsea have another opportunity to end their terrible Stamford Bridge league form on Saturday. Burnley will be the visitors and they are desperate for a positive result as they slip towards a relegation fight. In the previous meeting this season, the Blues triumphed in emphatic fashion, due to a Christian Pulisic hat-trick. They will be hoping for a similar performance and result to put their home woes behind them in 2020. They remain in the driving seat for a top …
Chelsea vs Nottingham Forest - Preview

Chelsea vs Nottingham Forest - Preview

The FA Cup Third Round weekend is one of the best of the footballing season. Although the competition isn't as revered as it once was, there remains a sprinkling of magic and intriguing match-ups. There is also opportunity for fringe players to make their claim following a busy Christmas period. Chelsea welcome Nottingham Forest to Stamford Bridge, as two former European Cup winners come head-to-head. There is extra needle to this fixture, due to Frank Lampard's brief spell in charge …
Brighton vs Chelsea Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

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

Chelsea face a difficult test on New Year's Day as they travel to Brighton and Hove Albion at lunch-time. The Blues have been inconsistent, but they are likely to benefit from playing away from home. Frank Lampard's side have had real trouble at Stamford Bridge, with their best football being played on the road. Meanwhile, they will be coming up against an inconsistent Seagulls' team. Although Graham Potter oversaw a win at the weekend, their recent form hasn't been great …
Chelsea vs Southampton Preview | Team News & Key Players

Chelsea vs Southampton Preview | Team News & Key Players

Chelsea showed impressive fight at the weekend, as they bounced back from a poor run to beat rivals Tottenham. The win was made all the more impressive as it was away from home. The Blues now have a great chance to consolidate their position in the top four with a home fixture against relegation-threatened Southampton. Frank Lampard will want to improve his team’s record at Stamford Bridge and Boxing Day offers a good opportunity to do that. The ambition will …
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