Wolves come from behind to beat wasteful Chelsea

Wolverhampton - Chelsea were made to pay heavily for missed chances as they squandered a lead to lose 2-1 at Wolves on Wednesday. Ruben Loftus-Cheek looked set to take centre-stage when he marked just his second Premier League start of the ...

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Premier League: Chelsea v Manchester City

29 min: Pressing Chelsea's defenders, Manchester City force Kepa to boot the ball long to increase their chances of winning it back at the first time of asking. He does exactly that, aiming for Hazard, who does well to win it considering his lack of ...
Saturday, December 8, 2018

Match report: Chelsea 2-0 Manchester City

A rather unsavoury incident to report: During the 59th or 60th minute, I thought I spotted a bespectacled, middle-aged Chelsea fan shouting toxic racial abuse at Raheem Sterling as he collected the ball for a throw-in or corner. I didn't mention it at ...
Saturday, December 8, 2018

Manchester City surrender unbeaten record, Premier League lead at Chelsea

LONDON -- Three points from Chelsea's 2-0 Premier League win over Manchester City at Stamford Bridge on Saturday. 1. City surrender unbeaten record at Chelsea. Manchester City suffered their first Premier League defeat of the season and surrendered ...
Saturday, December 8, 2018

Maurizio Sarri: Chelsea must treat 'small teams' like Manchester City

LONDON -- Maurizio Sarri challenged his Chelsea players to show the same level of determination against "small teams" after watching them hand Manchester City their first Premier League defeat of the season at Stamford Bridge. Goals in each half from ...
Saturday, December 8, 2018

Chelsea 2-0 Man City: Who did you pick as man of the match?

Chelsea kept their Premier League title hopes alive with a 2-0 win over Manchester City - and you rated midfielder N'Golo Kante as man of the match. David Luiz and Cesar Azpilicueta impressed in defence for Chelsea, while Eden Hazard also rated highly.
Saturday, December 8, 2018

Chelsea vs Manchester City, Premier League: live score and latest updates

The referee gets in Chelsea's way, not that City needed the extra help, and Leroy Sane soon as Azpilicueta on his backside in the area! Kepa keeps him at bay, before the franticaly back-pedalling Chelsea defence smother the danger. Moments later ...
Saturday, December 8, 2018

Chelsea to review video footage after racism allegations

English Premier League club Chelsea have said they will review video footage following allegations that a supporter directed racist abuse towards Manchester City's Raheem Sterling during their match on Saturday. A video posted online showed Sterling ...
Saturday, December 8, 2018

Thank you, Chelsea! Sarri's side prove Man City can be beaten

Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri was asked on the eve of Saturday's Premier League showdown with Manchester City how to beat the undefeated table-toppers. "I've lost every match against Pep Guardiola," he replied, "so I don't know! You'll have to ask ...
Saturday, December 8, 2018

Chelsea launch investigation into racist abuse aimed at Sterling

Chelsea and the Metropolitan Police confirmed they are investigating an incident of alleged racist abuse aimed at Manchester City's Raheem Sterling during Chelsea's 2-0 win on Saturday. Twitter users highlighted a first-half incident when a supporter ...
Saturday, December 8, 2018

Man City's unbeaten start to title defense ends at Chelsea

Chelsea still has a lot of work to do to move back into contention. Having lost two of its last three league games before the visit of City, Maurizio Sarri's side is eight points behind Liverpool. Arsenal remained level on points with Chelsea after ...
Saturday, December 8, 2018

Maurizio Sarri questions Chelsea players' attitude after Wolves defeat

Maurizio Sarri questioned the attitude of his Chelsea players and accused some of over-confidence after they suffered a chastening 2-1 defeat at Wolves that leaves them 10 points behind Manchester City, the Premier League leaders, before Saturday's ...
Thursday, December 6, 2018

Jurgen Klopp banking on Chelsea to slow Manchester City charge as Napoli tie looms

Jurgen Klopp will be desperately hoping Chelsea can slow down Manchester City's title charge this weekend as he balances his Premier League ambitions with a Champions League decider against Napoli. Unbeaten Liverpool are clinging on in the title race ...
Thursday, December 6, 2018

Why Chelsea are still adapting to Sarri as Man City approach footballing nirvana

Three of Chelsea's six league titles have come in their first season under a new manager, which is a feather in the cap for the club's HR department and explains why hopes were high this season when they went unbeaten in their first 12 matches ...
Thursday, December 6, 2018

Chelsea hopeful Ruben Loftus-Cheek will stay after first Premier League start ...

Marcos Alonso admitted after the game that Chelsea, ten points behind leaders City, would have to forget the points difference between the two sides. Chelsea have lost two of their last three games and victory for City at Stamford Bridge would make the ...
Thursday, December 6, 2018

Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri is tactically stubborn and lacks a Plan B

Maurizio Sarri is starting to discover what it feels like when the honeymoon period as manager of Chelsea is over. It would be foolish to suggest Sarri's job is under threat after just five months, although Luiz Felipe Scolari and Andre Villas-Boas ...
Thursday, December 6, 2018

Alonso: Too early to rule Chelsea out of title race

Marcos Alonso is refusing to rule Chelsea out of the Premier League title race despite Manchester City's already healthy advantage over Maurizio Sarri's side. The defending champions' 2-1 victory at Watford on Tuesday combined with the Blues' shock ...
Thursday, December 6, 2018

Jorginho & Kante are the first names on Sarri's team-sheet - Wise

Dennis Wise has launched a defence of Maurizio Sarri's Chelsea selection in midfield and thinks people don't understand the roles of Jorginho and N'Golo Kante under their new boss. Chelsea had come in for praise after racking up an 18-game unbeaten ...
Thursday, December 6, 2018

Wolves bite back to stun Chelsea

Chelsea slipped 10 points behind Manchester City in the Premier League title race after a shock defeat at feisty Wolves. The hosts ended a two-month wait for a win with quickfire second-half goals from Raul Jimenez and Diogo Jota clinching a 2-1 victory.
Thursday, December 6, 2018

How Chelsea should line up to accommodate N'Golo Kante

The new philosophy at Stamford Bridge centres around Jorginho, Chelsea's quarterback, leaving Kante nothing but a useless corridor on the right to attack. As Tottenham's front three ran at the Blues back line for the umpteenth time at Wembley, the lack ...
Thursday, December 6, 2018

Chelsea v Fulham: Kante stars as Blues win London derby 2-0

The France midfielder dispossessed Jean-Michel Seri inside Fulham's half, drove forward and laid the ball off for Pedro Rodriguez to score a fourth-minute goal that put Chelsea ahead at Stamford Bridge. Ruben Loftus-Cheek added a second goal in the ...
Sunday, December 2, 2018

Liverpool steal Everton win as Chelsea down Fulham, Arsenal sink Spurs

At Stamford Bridge, goals in each half from Spain's Pedro and homegrown midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek earned Chelsea a 2-0 win over south-west London rivals Fulham. N'Golo Kante dispossessed Jean Michael Seri in the middle of the pitch in the fourth ...
Sunday, December 2, 2018

Wolves vs Chelsea prediction: Live stream, betting, TV, tickets, team news ...

Chelsea will be in confident mood in midweek after returning to winning ways as they prepare to face a Wolves side sliding down the table. Goals from Pedro and Ruben Loftus-Cheek beat a spirited Fulham side on Sunday and the Blues now travel to ...
Sunday, December 2, 2018

Olivier Giroud scored twice as Chelsea saw off PAOK Salonika to secure top ...

After Maurizio Sarri's 18-match unbeaten run as new Chelsea manager came to an abrupt halt with a 3-1 defeat by Tottenham on Saturday, the Italian changed all 10 outfield players for this encounter. It gave several fringe players a chance to stake a ...
Friday, November 30, 2018

Callum Hudson-Odoi shines as Chelsea thrash 10-man PAOK but Maurizio Sarri ...

The 18-year-old wide player was central to Chelsea's 4-0 victory over PAOK, who played with ten men for 83 minutes after defender Yevhen Khacheridi received an early red card for a foul on Olivier Giroud. The Frenchman went on to score twice before ...
Friday, November 30, 2018

Dele Alli unlocks Chelsea defence as Tottenham move up to third place

Maurizio Sarri has regularly offered the impression that his Chelsea work in progress has been ahead of schedule. Do not get carried away, the manager has warned, there are many improvements to be made. And as for the Premier League title, well, do not ...
Saturday, November 24, 2018

Tottenham 2-0 Chelsea - Alli & Kane threaten Blues' unbeaten record

Kyal: Willian and Luiz shouldn't even be considered to start. Christensen and Pedro are miles better. Come on Chelsea. Douglas: Bring on Fabregas!! Jorginho left his passing boots in Italy. John: That half for Morata was summed up when Willian thought ...
Saturday, November 24, 2018

Giroud Heads Chelsea Past BATE, Rangers Lose Thriller at Spartak

Chelsea booked their place in the Europa League knockout stage as Olivier Giroud's first club goal of the campaign gave Maurizio Sarri's men a 1-0 win at BATE Borisov, while Rangers lost a seven-goal thriller against Spartak Moscow. Giroud ended his ...
Friday, November 9, 2018

Maurizio Sarri delighted with Ross Barkley's progress at Chelsea

Ross Barkley's eye-catching progress at Chelsea over recent weeks has convinced Maurizio Sarri the midfielder can have a key role in the team, with the head coach having initially feared the England international was “in trouble” when striving to adapt ...
Friday, November 9, 2018

Chelsea midfielder Ross Barkley fears hostile reception against Everton

Chelsea midfielder Ross Barkley is braced for a hostile reception when his old club Everton visit Stamford Bridge on Sunday. Barkley left Everton to join Chelsea in January after 13 years at Goodison Park and this weekend faces theToffees for the first ...
Friday, November 9, 2018

Chelsea vs Everton , Premier League 2018-19: What time is kick-off, what TV ...

Chelsea. Cesc Fabregas is a doubt after missing the Europa League win at BATE Borisov on Thursday through illness. Otherwise, Chelsea have a fully fit squad, and Eden Hazard should start, despite playing an hour in Belarus. Olivier Giroud has given ...
Friday, November 9, 2018

Chelsea team news: Predicted Chelsea line up vs Everton – Hazard decision ...

Chelsea are back in Premier League action when they host Everton at Stamford Bridge, with Maurizio Sarri expected to heavily rotate his squad following the midweek win over BATE Borisov. The 1-0 victory, thanks to Olivier Giroud's second-half header ...
Friday, November 9, 2018

Chelsea Team News: Injuries, suspensions and line-up vs Everton

Chelsea return home after a 2,300 mile round trip to Belarus in the Europa League to face more familiar opposition of Everton at Stamford Bridge on Sunday. Maurizio Sarri rotated heavily but his side are already through to the last 32 of the Europa ...
Friday, November 9, 2018

Coleman wants Chelsea scalp as statement of intent

Republic of Ireland defender Seamus Coleman believes Everton need to be winning at places like Chelsea if the team is to take the next step under Marco Silva. They have won just five games in 62 matches against the top six in the last 10 years and the ...
Friday, November 9, 2018

Chelsea ratings vs. BATE: Maurizio Sarri mails it in, players follow his lead

In a tricky away encounter in the Europa League, Chelsea came out on top. They secured their place in the knockout rounds of the competition, but did not impress anyone in the process. Stumbled isn't really the right word, because it was more ...
Friday, November 9, 2018

Frank Lampard's Derby denied by own goals and Chelsea's Fàbregas winner

Frank Lampard has enjoyed so many giddy nights in this arena, whether they were spent hoisting the Premier League trophy as a key member of Chelsea's most imposing ever team or establishing himself as the club's all-time record goalscorer. Yet, as an ...
Thursday, November 1, 2018

Chelsea beat Lampard's Derby to reach League Cup quarters

LONDON - Chelsea reached the League Cup quarter-finals thanks to two own goals in a 3-2 win over second-tier Derby County on Wednesday as Frank Lampard's return to his former club ended in disappointment. Tottenham Hotspur will join them after Son ...
Thursday, November 1, 2018

Chelsea 3-2 Derby: Frank Lampard beaten on Stamford Bridge return; Carabao Cup ...

Frank Lampard's Derby scored two own goals as Chelsea earned a hard-fought 3-2 Carabao Cup win at Stamford Bridge. Chelsea's record goalscorer was serenaded throughout a night which must have felt all the more surreal because of the way the ...
Thursday, November 1, 2018

Chelsea team news: Predicted Chelsea line up vs Crystal Palace – Hazard injury ...

Chelsea could be boosted by the return of Eden Hazard from injury when they face Crystal Palace this weekend. The Blues have been without Hazard since the Belgian suffered a back injury in the 2-2 draw with Manchester United last month. The influential ...
Thursday, November 1, 2018

Chelsea news: Maurizio Sarri wouldn't have signed Mateo Kovacic had he known ...

“I honestly believe that had Maurizio Sarri known just how good Ross Barkley and Ruben Loftus-Cheek were, Chelsea would not have taken Mateo Kovacic on loan,” Keown said on the Daily Mail. “It's nice problem for Sarri to have. You cannot drop N'Golo ...
Thursday, November 1, 2018

Chelsea vs Derby County - Carabao Cup LIVE: Latest score and updates from ...

Chelsea face Derby in the fourth round of the EFL Cup on Wednesday evening. Frank Lampard returns to Stamford Bridge for the first time as a manager after enjoying 13 glittering years as a player there. He is sure to receive a glowing reception from ...
Thursday, November 1, 2018

'Proud' Lampard appreciative of warm Chelsea reception

Though left to rue a missed opportunity to reach the quarter-finals, Lampard was upbeat after the match and appreciative of the adoration he continues to receive four years after exiting Stamford Bridge. "I'm so thankful to the Chelsea fans. They know ...
Thursday, November 1, 2018

'That's my goal' - Mount aiming for Chelsea first-team berth next season

Chelsea midfielder Mason Mount says he wants to stay and challenge for a place at Stamford Bridge next season. Mount is currently on loan at Derby County and has caught the eye under Blues icon Frank Lampard's stewardship. The highly rated talent has ...
Thursday, November 1, 2018

Chelsea superstar Eden Hazard warned over making Real Madrid transfer

Chelsea superstar Eden Hazard has been warned there are no guarantees he would find 'happiness' at Real Madrid. The Belgian forward, who has already scored ten goals this season, reiterated last month that it has been his dream since he was a child to ...
Thursday, November 1, 2018

Jamie Redknapp warns Chelsea midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek he will not play ...

Jamie Redknapp has warned Ruben Loftus-Cheek will not get in the Chelsea team regularly because of the formidable competition at Stamford Bridge. England midfielder Loftus-Cheek has been at Chelsea since the age of eight but is only just beginning to ...
Thursday, November 1, 2018

PMB: Chelsea v Crystal Palace - talking points

With Guy Fawkes' night nearly upon us, be prepared for fireworks from the Premier League's second-highest goalscorers, while bogey side Crystal Palace will be plotting to light a bonfire under Chelsea's ambitions again. Their coach, Roy Hodgson, has ...

Ross Barkley makes his mark as Chelsea cut down ineffectual Burnley

Ross Barkley revelled in jogging a few memories as Chelsea reinforced their title credentials in the shadow of the Pennine moors rising above Burnley's home. At the outset of the season few expected Barkley to force himself into Maurizio Sarri's plans ...
Sunday, October 28, 2018

Ross Barkley stars as Chelsea beat Burnley without Eden Hazard

Chelsea went second in the Premier League with an emphatic 4-0 win at Burnley on Sunday which maintained their unbeaten start to the season. They are two points behind leaders Liverpool and one point ahead of champions Manchester City, who play ...
Sunday, October 28, 2018

Big win sees Chelsea go second

Chelsea went second in the Premier League with an emphatic 4-0 win at Burnley last night that maintained their unbeaten start to the season. The London club are two points behind leaders Liverpool and one point ahead of champions Manchester City, who ...
Sunday, October 28, 2018

Masterful Chelsea show off strength in depth by thrashing Burnley without Eden ...

By now, as their team's mobility was embarrassing their hosts, Chelsea's supporters were in mischievous mood, chanting that “Accrington Stanley are better than you”. They had a point. Outwitted, out-manoeuvred, outclassed Burnley were reduced to ...
Sunday, October 28, 2018

Chelsea news: Pundit makes £100m transfer claim - 'I was WRONG about these two ...

“I honestly thought that Barkley was out of his depth when he went to Chelsea from Everton - but having seen the progress he has made this season under Sarri, I am inclined to change my mind,” he told BBC Sport. “The ball for Alvaro Morata to score ...
Sunday, October 28, 2018

Chelsea team news: Predicted Carabao Cup line up vs Derby – will Eden Hazard play?

Chelsea will welcome legendary midfielder Frank Lampard back to Stamford Bridge on Wednesday evening, but the Derby boss will show no favours to his former club. The Blues are likely to field a weakened XI for the Carabao Cup clash, but several shining ...
Sunday, October 28, 2018

David Luiz believes Chelsea have a 'great opportunity' to win four ...

As well as looking formidable in the league, Chelsea are also justifying their Europa League favourites tag by making light work of their European opponents, albeit they will face tougher opponents deeper into the competition, and Luiz believes they ...
Sunday, October 28, 2018

'Let's hope he wants a rest!' - Lampard hopes Chelsea leave out Hazard

Chelsea's unbeaten start to the season has seen them emerge as contenders for the Premier League title, alongside champions Manchester City and Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool, and Lampard has been impressed by Sarri's impact. "They have been very ...
Sunday, October 28, 2018

Chelsea: Alvaro Morata showed he is a better fit for improved Sarrismo

Maurizio Sarri has helped Alvaro Morata dig out of his confidence hole. Now Sarri's choice of Chelsea striker can be made on tactics and not just form. Alvaro Morata has been the subject of a lot of criticism this season. The Chelsea striker has not ...
Sunday, October 28, 2018

Chelsea Tactics and Transfers: Blues have the best problem in midfield

Despite having lost Eden Hazard to an injury he sustained against Manchester United, Chelsea have grown and prospered in their matches since. The reason is quite simple. By finally playing Ruben Loftus-Cheek, Chelsea have found out they have one of ...
Sunday, October 28, 2018

Chelsea power on as Arsenal held, United win

LONDON (Reuters) - Chelsea's emphatic 4-0 win at Burnley on Sunday maintained their unbeaten start to the season and took them up to second in the Premier League as London rivals Arsenal paid the penalty for defensive carelessness in a 2-2 draw at ...
Sunday, October 28, 2018

Chelsea

It has been, in essence, a fine advertisement for the abilities of Ruben Loftus-Cheek. The Englishman scored his first professional hat-trick as Chelsea eased past BATE Borisov in a generally low-key game, but will he now be picked for some high-key ones?
Friday, October 26, 2018

Ruben Loftus-Cheek scores hat-trick as Chelsea brush BATE Borisov aside

Back to back victories in the opening two group games had put Chelsea in early control of the qualifying group but Sarri acknowledged his side's performances had been underwhelming were and demanded improvements against a side beaten 6-0 by ...
Friday, October 26, 2018

Chelsea vs Borisov, Europa League: Ruben Loftus-Cheek hits hat-trick to clinch ...

Ruben Loftus-Cheek fired a hat-trick for his first Chelsea goals in 30 months to seal the Blues' 3-1 Europa League win over BATE Borisov at Stamford Bridge. England midfielder Loftus-Cheek is yet to start a Premier League match under new Chelsea boss ...
Friday, October 26, 2018

Chelsea vs BATE Borisov player ratings: Ruben Loftus-Cheek scores hat-trick in ...

Ruben Loftus-Cheek wasted no time in showing why Maurizio Sarri was right to start him by scoring after just 105 seconds in Chelsea's 3-1 win against BATE Borisov in the Europa League. One goal became two in the eighth minute and a hat-trick was ...
Friday, October 26, 2018

Sarri welcomes Chelsea's Loftus-Cheek 'problem' after virtuoso Europa League ...

Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri admits he is happy to have a "problem" like Ruben Loftus-Cheek after the England man laid down a claim for regular first-team football with a brilliant Europa League hat-trick. Loftus-Cheek, 22, has been a bit-part player so ...
Friday, October 26, 2018

Loftus-Cheek eyes consistency to earn place after Chelsea treble

Ruben Loftus-Cheek says maintaining "good habits" is his only path to regular first-team opportunities after scoring a hat-trick in Chelsea's 3-1 win over BATE. The often-overlooked 22-year-old issued a reminder of his talents to Maurizio Sarri as he ...
Friday, October 26, 2018

Chelsea team news: Predicted Chelsea line up vs Man Utd - Maurizio Sarri ...

Antonio Rudiger pulled out of Germany's squad heading into the international break through injury. The centre-half faces a race against time to be fit for Chelsea's clash with United today. Chelsea could also be without Ross Barkley, who picked up a ...
Saturday, October 20, 2018

Chelsea vs. Man United predictions: Sarrismo overcomes a parked bus

Chelsea welcome Manchester United to Stamford Bridge in a clash of managerial styles and tactics. Here are our predictions for the game and Jose Mourinho's employment status. There's grudge matches, spite matches and frenemy games. Then there's ...
Saturday, October 20, 2018

Southampton

Chelsea cruised to that win and to a temporary position at the top of the table. They gave up a few chances but took their own with dead calm. Eden Hazard was excellent, as was Ross Barkley. Jorginho ran the show again. Mark Hughes shouldn't offer up ...
Sunday, October 7, 2018

'I don't know if I've played better' - Chelsea's Hazard revelling in best form

Chelsea winger Eden Hazard believes he is in the form of his life after another fine display inspired victory over Southampton at St Mary's Stadium. The Belgium international netted his seventh Premier League goal of the season to break the deadlock, ...
Sunday, October 7, 2018

Cesc Fàbregas eager to sign new contract and prolong stay at Chelsea

Cesc Fàbregas remains hopeful of convincing Chelsea to offer him a new contract. The midfielder's deal runs out next summer and he is aware the ball is in Chelsea's court. However Fàbregas is enjoying life under Maurizio Sarri and the 31-year-old, who ...
Friday, October 5, 2018

'Morata has been stressing out' - Fabregas backs Chelsea striker

Alvaro Morata has been backed to keep on scoring for Chelsea by team-mate Cesc Fabregas following the striker's emotional reaction to his winner against MOL Vidi. Chelsea laboured to a 1-0 Europa League victory on Thursday, with Morata one of many ...
Friday, October 5, 2018

Daniel Sturridge scores late stunner as Liverpool force 1-1 draw against ...

Chelsea vs Liverpool highlights: Daniel Sturridge earned Liverpool a last-gasp point at Chelsea in the Premier League on Saturday, his 89th minute strike cancelling out Eden Hazard's fine first-half finish. Chelsea went ahead in the 25th minute when ...
Friday, September 28, 2018

Liverpool's Daniel Sturridge hits back after Eden Hazard's Chelsea strike

Twice, they have faced Chelsea in four days and on both occasions Hazard has advanced the point that, while Liverpool have their own elite performers, none is currently playing with his level of expertise. Again, Hazard scored a classy goal to ...
Friday, September 28, 2018

For David Luiz and Chelsea, Everything's Perfect. Until Suddenly It's Not.

LONDON — Muttering under his breath, shaking his head in regret, David Luiz was the last player to disappear from the field. He had taken his time after the final whistle. As Liverpool's players went over to celebrate with their fans, and as his ...
Friday, September 28, 2018

Chelsea 1-1 Liverpool - player & manager reaction

Chelsea's Eden Hazard, speaking to BT Sport: "When you are winning 1-0 and concede a goal at the end you can be sad butI think the draw is the fair result. I am a bit disappointed I didn't score in the second half. "I think we can challenge against ...
Friday, September 28, 2018

Andriy Yarmolenko's horror miss leaves West Ham and Chelsea at impasse

Chelsea, for the first time under Maurizio Sarri, have blinked. Their pristine record was checked across the capital, the visitors running aground on West Ham United's industry on a day when Eden Hazard's flicks and darts into space did not quite come ...
Sunday, September 23, 2018

Chelsea frustrated by determined West Ham in goalless draw

Chelsea were denied their sixth successive Premier League win as London rivals West Ham held them to a 0-0 draw at the London Stadium. Maurizio Sarri's side suffered an afternoon of frustration but could easily have lost, Andriy Yarmolenko nodding a ...
Sunday, September 23, 2018

West Ham 0-0 Chelsea - Arnautovic out, Hazard starts

West Ham v Chelsea is not the only cross-town dust-up to keep your eye on today. When Partizan Belgrade host Red Star Belgrade this evening things will be..partisan. Learn more about the Eternal Derby, the roots of its rivalry and why, in a region ...
Sunday, September 23, 2018

Chelsea drop first points of season as West Ham dig in for hard-earned draw

Despite all of Chelsea's obvious superiority, their control of possession and territorial dominance the best two opportunities of a cagey first-half fell to West Ham and fell to Michail Antonio while maybe the best chance of all was missed, later on ...
Sunday, September 23, 2018

West Ham vs Chelsea, Premier League: live score and latest updates

Hello and welcome to our coverage of the first of two huge Premier League games this afternoon: we kick off with a London derby from the Olympic Park in Stratford, as West Ham host Chelsea. Talk to a West Ham fan a week ago and they would have had a ...
Sunday, September 23, 2018

Chelsea Fall 2 Points Behind Liverpool in EPL Table After Draw vs. West Ham

Chelsea dropped points for the first time this season on Sunday, drawing 0-0 against West Ham United at London Stadium to leave them two points adrift of Premier League leaders Liverpool. The Hammers held their London rivals to a stalemate, as Chelsea ...
Sunday, September 23, 2018

Maurizio Sarri claims Chelsea missed Pedro in draw with West Ham

Eden Hazard, Willian and Olivier Giroud all failed to find the net and second-half substitute Alvaro Morata came close but was denied by the impressive Lukasz Fabianski from close range. Chelsea were without Pedro after the Spaniard suffered a shoulder ...
Sunday, September 23, 2018

Maurizio Sarri identifies the reason Liverpool are a 'step ahead' of Chelsea

Maurizio Sarri believes Liverpool are a 'step ahead' of Chelsea as they have had more time to gel as a team under Jurgen Klopp. The Blues had won every match of the season in all competitions ahead of their trip to London Stadium but were held to a ...
Sunday, September 23, 2018

Hammers halt Chelsea winning streak

Chelsea's perfect start to the season came to a halt as they were held to a goalless draw at West Ham. Maurizio Sarri's side were looking to join Liverpool at the top of the Premier League on 18 points after six games, but they were denied by a ...
Sunday, September 23, 2018

Europa League hangover hits flat Chelsea

LONDON (AP) — The grueling Thursday-to-Sunday turnaround that comes with playing in the Europa League might already be taking its toll on Chelsea. By drawing 0-0 at West Ham, Chelsea dropped its first points in the Premier League and failed to score ...
Sunday, September 23, 2018

Chelsea on top with Hazard hat-trick

The results: Premier League: Tottenham 1 (Lamela 90+3) lost to Liverpool 2 (Wijnaldum 39, Firmino 54); Bournemouth 4 (Fraser 19, 37, King 41-pen, Smith 81) bt Leicester 2 (Maddison (88-pen, Albrighton 89); Chelsea 4 (Hazard 37, 44, 80-pen, Willian 83 ...
Saturday, September 15, 2018

Chelsea go top after Eden Hazard's irrepressible hat-trick sees off Cardiff

By the time Willian bent a magnificent shot high to Neil Etheridge's left, it had started to feel deceptively straightforward for Chelsea. At first glance, they had done another fine job of undermining Maurizio Sarri's pleas for patience. The ...
Saturday, September 15, 2018

Chelsea v Cardiff City

Wow that's a fantastic save from Chelsea goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga to deny Callum Paterson's header! There are shouts for a penalty in the aftermath from Cardiff City after Paterson was brought down by David Luiz but replays show there was nothing ...
Saturday, September 15, 2018

Eden Hazard hat-trick propels Chelsea to comeback win over Cardiff City

Chelsea's dominance continued after the break, with Pedro looking the most likely to extend the lead before he was replaced by Willian. The Spaniard curled a shot wide from the edge of the box after skipping past a Cardiff challenge, and then watched ...
Saturday, September 15, 2018

Premier League LIVE: Latest score from Newcastle vs Arsenal, Chelsea vs ...

With Liverpool beating Spurs 2-1 in the day's early game, Arsenal, Chelsea and especially City will hope to make up any ground when they kick-off at 3pm. The Gunners face a difficult trip to Newcastle, having experienced problems at St James' Park in ...
Saturday, September 15, 2018

Eden Hazard Hat-Trick Leads Chelsea Past Cardiff City

Eden Hazard scored a hat-trick as Chelsea maintained a 100 percent start to the 2018/19 Premier League season by beating Cardiff City 4-1 at Stamford Bridge on Saturday. Sol Bamba shocked the home crowd by opening the scoring after 16 minutes, but a ...
Saturday, September 15, 2018

Newcastle 1-2 Chelsea: Why Chelsea need more from their full-backs

Chelsea enjoyed 81% of possession in their 2-1 Premier League win over Newcastle at St James' Park. Blues midfielder Jorginho completed more passes - 158 - than the whole of the Newcastle team combined. But for all that time on the ball, Chelsea did ...
Sunday, August 26, 2018

Chelsea earn win over defensive Newcastle amid controversy and thanks to own ...

Sarri sensed it before he arrived on Tyneside, well aware Chelsea had been beaten 3-0 at the same ground on the final day of last season and he knew it from the moment he saw Newcastle would deploy a five-man defence, with four more defence-minded ...
Sunday, August 26, 2018

Newcastle vs Chelsea: Eden Hazard holds the key to Chelsea's success as Rafa ...

There seems to be an astonishing lack of confidence amongst the Chelsea forwards that they must score through Hazard. A prime example of this was when N'Golo Kante had space to shoot on the edge of the area but instead opted to roll the ball to Hazard ...
Sunday, August 26, 2018

Chelsea ratings: Marcos Alonso, Eden Hazard, David Luiz in usual spots

Chelsea had their toughest test yet as they faced a resilient and extremely well-organised Newcastle side. The usual stars stood out for the Blues in their first win at Newcastle since 2011. Even though St. James Park has been the “bogey ground” for ...
Sunday, August 26, 2018

Chelsea, Spurs Off to Winning Starts, Richarlison Shines for Everton

Crucially Chelsea have held onto Eden Hazard, but while the Belgian was only deemed fit enough for a place on the bench following his World Cup exertions, N'Golo Kante was thrown straight into the side after starring in Russia for world champions France.
Saturday, August 11, 2018

Huddersfield v Chelsea, Fulham v Palace and more: Saturday clockwatch – live!

Eden Hazard has come on for Chelsea for Willian at Huddersfield. Meanwhile, Drew Chappell emails in. “This is a strange one John, but i can't remember seeing a player in the modern era with legs as skinny as Jorginho's. I know Stevie G was notoriously ...
Saturday, August 11, 2018

N'Golo Kanté rare strike sparks Chelsea victory at Huddersfield

That will do for starters. Chelsea were far from perfect, even shaky at times during the first half, but they improved as the game progressed and made off with maximum points from their first league match under Maurizio Sarri. N'Golo Kanté, Jorginho ...
Saturday, August 11, 2018

Huddersfield v Chelsea, Fulham v Palace and more: Saturday clockwatch – as it ...

Eden Hazard has come on for Chelsea for Willian at Huddersfield. Meanwhile, Drew Chappell emails in. “This is a strange one John, but i can't remember seeing a player in the modern era with legs as skinny as Jorginho's. I know Stevie G was notoriously ...
Saturday, August 11, 2018

Clinical Chelsea punish Huddersfield to ensure Maurizio Sarri makes winning start

They were not always dominant but Chelsea were decisive in the game's critical moments, put two goals up before half-time when Jorginho stroked a penalty past Ben Hamer and from there it was hard to see a way back. N'Golo Kante had scored only his ...
Saturday, August 11, 2018

N'Golo Kante Brilliant as Chelsea Cruise Past Huddersfield Town

Chelsea's 2018-19 Premier League campaign got off to a winning start under new manager Maurizio Sarri thanks to a 3-0 win over Huddersfield Town on Saturday. Goals from star-of-the-show N'Golo Kante, Pedro and summer signing Jorginho, who struck ...
Saturday, August 11, 2018

Chelsea get first glimpses of Sarriball revolution as £57 million Jorginho shines

Maurizio Sarri enjoyed a winning Premier League debut as Chelsea manager as Jorginho shone as the deep-lying leader at the heart of the midfield against Huddersfield Town. Kepa Arrizabalaga made his Chelsea debut following his record-breaking £71 ...
Saturday, August 11, 2018

Sarri not aiming to repeat Napoli formula at Chelsea

Maurizio Sarri feels Chelsea will continue to improve under his stewardship, but the club's new coach will not aim to repeat his winning formula from Napoli. Sarri's side ultimately fell short in their pursuit of the Serie A crown to Juventus last term ...
Saturday, August 11, 2018

Chelsea made £90 million bid for Jan Oblak before completing Kepa Arrizabalaga ...

Kepa Arrizabalaga was not Chelsea's first choice to replace Thibaut Courtois, according to The Sunday Times. The FA Cup holders moved swiftly to replace Thibaut Courtois after they agreed to sell the Belgium international to Real Madrid for £35million ...
Saturday, August 11, 2018

Real Madrid ready to test Chelsea with £200m Eden Hazard transfer offer

Real Madrid are preparing to test Chelsea's resolve with a £200million offer for Eden Hazard. The Spanish giants are yet to fill the void created by Cristiano Ronaldo's sale to Juventus. Although the English transfer window closed earlier this week ...
Saturday, August 11, 2018

Chelsea hand Sarri opening victory at Huddersfield

Maurizio Sarri made a winning start as Chelsea boss as his side cruised to a comfortable 3-0 Premier League victory at Huddersfield. Former Napoli boss Sarri is expecting a rough early ride in the Chelsea hot-seat, but goals from N'Golo Kante, summer ...
Saturday, August 11, 2018