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

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

The first match following Chelsea's sacking of Frank Lampard will be played on Wednesday night. Wolves are the visitors and they will be confident that they can pick up another three points against the Blues. They won the reverse fixture last month, in a match that would have increased the pressure on the previous manager. At the time of writing, they haven't appointed a successor at Stamford Bridge. It is expected that Thomas Tuchel will take the job and he …
Should Frank Lampard be given more time at Chelsea?

Should Frank Lampard be given more time at Chelsea?

Chelsea are approaching a crossroads with Frank Lampard. The Athletic reported that the club have started to make plans for life without the legendary midfielder. They have looked at potential replacements, due to their recent slump in form. It has started to quieten down since the weekend, which suggests he will be given a few more weeks to turn the club around and get back to winning ways. The recent improvements shown by Manchester United and Arsenal do show that …
Everton vs Chelsea Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

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

Chelsea are quickly emerging as title contenders and they have the opportunity to prove their credentials against a manager that once won them a league title. Frank Lampard takes his in-form Blues team to Goodison Park to face Carlo Ancelotti's Everton team. After an eye-catching start for the Toffees, results have started to get worse and a tricky run of games suggests that things may get worse before they get better. They will take confidence from their victory in this …
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 …
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 …
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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