Chelsea Will Coast to the Title, If They Overcome Their Demons

Chelsea Will Coast to the Title, If They Overcome Their Demons

Last season everybody assumed that the two teams battling it out for the title until the very end would be Manchester City and Chelsea, and to many people's surprise it was Manchester City and Liverpool, with Chelsea tailing off as we entered the back end of the season. It seemed strange that they would succumb to third place as they did not suffer any defeats at the hands of the top 4 teams; in fact they managed to win all 4 …
Brazil vs Holland Preview | FIFA World Cup 2014: Third Place Play-Off

Brazil vs Holland Preview | FIFA World Cup 2014: Third Place Play-Off

As the World Cup draws to a close, we can all safely say that this tournament has been one of the most enthralling spectacles in modern football. The majority of games have been enjoyable and full of drama, exactly what you expect on the biggest stage of all. It’s where everyone wants to be, however, in the case of the two teams that contest the third place play-off on Saturday, they’d rather not be. Brazil and Holland were knocked out …
Brazil vs Germany Preview | FIFA World Cup 2014: Semi-Finals

Brazil vs Germany Preview | FIFA World Cup 2014: Semi-Finals

As the semi-finals beckon, only four teams remain. The European duo of Germany and Holland will be joined by the South American pair of Brazil and Argentina, with all four teams knowing that they have an opportunity of a lifetime to lift football’s most coveted prize. The knock-out matches have been filled with drama and controversy throughout, keeping everyone on the edge of their seat. Just as you think you’ve seen it all, this World Cup keeps throwing spanners into …
Chelsea: Season So Far | Stats Analysis

Chelsea: Season So Far | Stats Analysis

With 11 games played so far, Chelsea have made an indifferent start to the season. It could be said but to everyone involved within the club, they will be disappointed with how things have panned out at the beginning of the 2013-2014 campaign. Chelsea are currently sitting in 4th place in the league table behind Arsenal, Liverpool and Southampton. However, being still ahead of the likes of Man Utd, Spurs and Man City even with poor performances - especially away …
Azpilicueta v Ivanovic: Who Should Start for Chelsea? | Stats Compared

Azpilicueta v Ivanovic: Who Should Start for Chelsea? | Stats Compared

Cesar “we’ll just call you Dave” Azpilicueta came to Chelsea in the summer transfer window of 2012 as a rather unknown entity. Having just released Bosingwa, and with Paulo Ferreira seemingly present for emergencies only, it seemed as if Ivanovic would be the number one Chelsea right-back at that time; however, Azpilicueta made more of an impact than expected. In fact he was one of the revelations of the season not just at Chelsea but in the Premier League and …
Terry: Team comes first | Chelsea Centre Back Stats

Terry: Team comes first | Chelsea Centre Back Stats

John Terry last night spoke of his acceptance of being left out of the starting line up if it is what’s best for the team. His comments came after an emphatic 3-0 victory for Chelsea away at Fulham, featuring one of the goals of the season from David Luiz. Terry himself picked up the other two goals, one from a Juan Mata cross and the other from a corner with Torres nodding the ball into his path. Despite a very …
How valuable is David Luiz to Chelsea? Compared to Kompany, Ferdinand & Vermaelen

How valuable is David Luiz to Chelsea? Compared to Kompany, Ferdinand & Vermaelen

In the wake of a rejected £35 million bid from Barcelona for Chelsea defender David Luiz, quite a debate has erupted over the former Benfica man’s actual worth to the team. Luiz, whilst a first-team stalwart and a fan favourite, has nevertheless been derided in the past by fans and pundits alike for his erratic defending, none more famously than Gary Neville. The former England right-back’s comments that Luiz defended like he was being controlled by a “10 year old …
Chelsea's Best Defensive Midfielder | Stats Comparison

Chelsea's Best Defensive Midfielder | Stats Comparison

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