Why the next month is key for Chelsea in attack

Why the next month is key for Chelsea in attack

It has been a positive first few months of the Thomas Tuchel era at Chelsea. The German has guided his new team into the top four and has progressed in both cup competitions. The big improvements have been made at the back, with the defence conceding just two goals in 13 matches across all competitions. However, it has been far from perfect and the success in defence has cost them in attack. In the same period, Chelsea have scored 15 …
Southampton vs Chelsea Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

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

Chelsea travel to face Southampton at the weekend, as they attempt to strengthen their position in the top four, before the return of Champions League football. Thomas Tuchel has had an immediate impact, as the Blues have taken 13 points from a possible 15 under the German. The mid-season managerial change is already looking like the correct one, as the team have moved into the top four and they are just four points behind Manchester United in second. Meanwhile, Southampton …
Analysing Timo Werner's recent Chelsea form under Thomas Tuchel

Analysing Timo Werner's recent Chelsea form under Thomas Tuchel

Timo Werner is currently in a run of 14 Premier League matches without a goal. After years of consistent goal-scoring in the Bundesliga, it has been a difficult adjustment to a new country. That said, no player has registered more goal contributions in the Premier League than Werner. The German international has four goals and five assists. This shows how the goals are spread across the Blues' squad and how the 24-year-old is still important, despite his lack of consistency. …
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 …
Chelsea vs Crystal Palace Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Chelsea vs Crystal Palace Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Chelsea have had a mixed start to the season, which makes it important that they sign off with a victory before the international break. They are coming up against a Crystal Palace side that have already picked up one eye-catching victory away from home against Manchester United. It won't be an easy fixture for Frank Lampard's team, but it is one that they must pick up maximum points in to keep touch with the early leaders. A lot is expected …
West Brom vs Chelsea Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

West Brom vs Chelsea Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Chelsea will need to bounce back from their first defeat of the season as they travel to face West Brom. The early indications are that the hosts are struggling to adapt to Premier League football with eight goals conceded in their first two matches. The Blues are still trying to gel as a squad following a big spending spree, but this fixture looks to be a good one to get them going. They did struggle against bottom half teams at …
Chelsea Vs Liverpool Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

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

Big matches come thick and fast in the Premier League and it has taken just one game week for this season to deliver its first marquee clash. Liverpool travel to Stamford Bridge on Sunday afternoon to continue their attack of the title. While Jurgen Klopp does not agree that he has a rivalry brewing with Frank Lampard, Liverpool fans will relish this occasion. Especially since Lampard was heard trying to teach the Reds’ bench a lesson in humility a few …
Brighton vs Chelsea Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

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

Chelsea have been the story of the summer as they have been the biggest spenders of the transfer window. They will travel to Brighton to face Graham Potter’s side. It won’t be an easy opening weekend fixture, but they will be expected to pick up the three points. Supporters may not expect a title challenge, but they will expect Frank Lampard to get a lot closer to Liverpool and Manchester City. Potter had an encouraging first season in charge of …
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