The FA Cup Final 2018: Chelsea v Manchester United Preview

The FA Cup Final 2018: Chelsea v Manchester United Preview

This year in the FA Cup final, we will see two real heavyweights clash against each other in a bid to get their hands on the beautifully designed trophy and make amends for an otherwise underwhelming domestic campaign. This is all the more true for Chelsea football club whose decline has been every bit as rapid as it was expected after a poor transfer window. The Blues went from comprehensively winning the league to missing out on Champions League football …
Chelsea v Liverpool Preview | Stats, Key Men & Team News

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

Although the Premier League title has been decided, there are many valuable spots that still need to be decided. At the bottom, Southampton are still fighting in 18th place to get out of the relegation zone. While at the top, Liverpool, in their characteristic style have not yet secured a top-four position. Their top-four spot is under a challenge from Chelsea and it is to Stamford Bridge that the Reds travel to on Sunday evening. Chelsea are four points behind …
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 …
Leicester City vs Chelsea | FA Cup Preview

Leicester City vs Chelsea | FA Cup Preview

After breezing past some lower league sides, Leicester City will have their first real test in the FA Cup as they welcome defending Premier League champions Chelsea to the King Power Stadium.  The Foxes have outscored their opponents 8-1 in the first three rounds, including a big 5-1 win over Peterborough.  They'll hope that they can carry their lower league form over to their match against Chelsea and push them to the semi-finals of the FA Cup. Chelsea are coming …
Lukaku steps up against former club as United beat Chelsea

Lukaku steps up against former club as United beat Chelsea

For only the second time in the last 15 occasions in all competitions, On Sunday, Manchester United emerged victorious against the Blues of West London. Both of those wins have come under the Portuguese and while United put in arguably their best display of 2016/17 against Chelsea last season, the latest win has come under much more difficult circumstances. Chelsea had the better start - bringing in all the confidence they had gained from a fighting 1-1 against Barcelona in …
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 …
Watford vs Chelsea Preview | Key Men, Stats & Team News

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

Chelsea are not in great form and it is imperative that the current champions find their stride again if they are to consolidate their position in the top four, starting with Monday's fixture against Watford. Neither side has been playing well recently and it could be a nervy affair as a result of the lack of confidence. In the previous meeting this season, the Blues had to fight back from behind and it was considered as a turning point of …
Chelsea vs Newcastle United - FA Cup Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

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

Chelsea will be looking to bounce back from Carabao Cup disappointment by qualifying for the next round of the FA Cup as they welcome Newcastle United this weekend. It wasn’t straightforward for the Blues to make it this far, as they were taken to penalties by a determined Norwich City team. It has been a tough couple of months for Antonio Conte’s men as they have played 16 matches since the beginning of December. There have clearly been some signs …
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