A Look At The Brazilian Maestros - Oscar And Coutinho

A Look At The Brazilian Maestros - Oscar And Coutinho

Player Performance Analysis | Oscar Vs West Ham

Player Performance Analysis | Oscar Vs West Ham

International games have come and gone, and this weekend the Premier League returned. Chelsea were hoping that Oscar took his fine form into their game against West Ham after two outstanding displays for Brazil with wins against Chile and Honduras. After their last two Premier League games, Chelsea fans have been left disappointed and a win over a rival London team surely would give them something to be happy about again. And the players, especially Lampard and Oscar, came up …
Chelsea vs Cardiff Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

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

Chelsea welcome Cardiff to Stamford Bridge on Saturday for the first league game between these two sides since March 1984. Chelsea go into the game third in the table two points behind leaders Arsenal, while Cardiff sit in 14th after taking eight points from their opening seven games. Cardiff face a daunting task at Stamford Bridge, with Chelsea winning all three of their home games so far this season and 10 of their 13 Premier League home games in 2013. …
Tottenham Hotspur v Chelsea Match Preview | Stats, Odds and Team News

Tottenham Hotspur v Chelsea Match Preview | Stats, Odds and Team News

Andre Villas-Boas meets up with his old boss, Jose Mourinho, in the early kick off at White Hart Lane this Saturday, where 2nd meets 4th in an eagerly awaited clash between the two clubs. The boss versus the apprentice. Both managers and their clubs have enjoyed different summers and starts to the season. The 'Happy One' has returned to Stamford Bridge to a much, much different and more youthful side than he left back in September 2007. In terms of …
Chelsea 2 Fulham 0 | Stats & Tactical Analysis

Chelsea 2 Fulham 0 | Stats & Tactical Analysis

Over another intense weekend of football, Chelsea lined up in their usual 4-2-3-1 against Fulham, with Gary Cahill replacing David Luiz at centre half following the Blues 1-0 defeat to Everton. Juan Mata was replaced by Oscar, with Mourinho clarifying after the match that unless Mata adapts to the way Mourinho wants him to play, and produces a clearer level of consistency, the Spaniard will continue not to feature. Samuel Eto’o retained his place in the starting XI despite not …
Mourinho wanted Schurrle - why? Schurrle, Hazard, Moses, Oscar Stats

Mourinho wanted Schurrle - why? Schurrle, Hazard, Moses, Oscar Stats

With the transfer of Andre Schurrle for £18 million now official we can analyse his statistics and the role he is likely to play, and compare those with the players that he will be competing with at Chelsea. Despite the Schurrle transfer saga beginning long before Mourinho’s appointment, it still looks like this is a signing that he wanted. Chelsea’s pursuit of Schurrle after his appointment didn’t change, and from what Schurrle has had to say it sounds like Mourinho …
The Future of the Premier League | Samba Kings | Coutinho and Oscar

The Future of the Premier League | Samba Kings | Coutinho and Oscar

Oscar and his influence for Chelsea | Opta Stats Analysis

Oscar and his influence for Chelsea | Opta Stats Analysis

This summer has seen a flurry of new players join Chelsea, especially in attacking positions. Much of the limelight during the transfer window fell upon Eden Hazard, the £32m signing from Lille. There was comparatively little fanfare for the Brazilian Oscar. Combined with Juan Mata, the three make for a potent midfield just behind Fernando Torres. However, it would be naive to think that Oscar is only an attacking force. His work rate and positional awareness are also key. The …