Chelsea Football Club have had a good June, with 2 wins in the Premier League and a win in the FA Cup Quarter-Finals following the return of football after the COVID-enforced hiatus. Next up, Chelsea face West Ham at the London Stadium on Wednesday. The Blues are currently in the sat in 4th place on … Continue reading Opposition Report: West Ham United
Following the return to the 2019/20 season under Project Restart, Chelsea Football Club have started with 2-1 wins against both Aston Villa and Manchester City. Now they turn their attention to the FA Cup Quarter Finals, where they’ll be taking on Leicester City at the King Power Stadium. Both sides have drawn home and away … Continue reading Opposition Report: Leicester City
Following the return to the 2019/20 season under Project Restart, Chelsea Football Club have started this part of the campaign with a 2-1 win against Aston Villa, after conceding a goal in the first half. Now Chelsea will take on Manchester City at Stamford Bridge. Both sides are in the Top Four, with the Blues … Continue reading Opposition Report: Manchester City
It's been almost 15 weeks since Chelsea Football Club's last competitive match this season. This pandemic hasn't just impacted our daily lives, it's also impacted the sport we all know and love. To see things slowly return, while still having to adjust to new guidelines, is a positive step forward from a bleak three month … Continue reading Opposition Report: Aston Villa
The summer transfer window isn’t open just yet, but Chelsea manager Frank Lampard is eager to get business done early, as reports have now emerged that Timo Werner is expected to join Chelsea this summer. With a £53 million release clause in his contract at RB Leipzig, it seemed a two-way tussle between us and … Continue reading Frank Lampard Will Utilise Werner and Abraham to Mirror Anelka and Drogba Partnership.
OVERVIEW Chelsea started with a 4-3-3 formation (often changing to 4-2-3-1/4-3-2-1 depending on how the wingers chose to position) while pressing, with Barkley, Willian, and Pedro often forming a block behind Giroud. In the build-up, Gilmour often acted as the only pivot in front of the centre backs, as his high composure and technical skills … Continue reading THE TACTICAL EYE: Chelsea 2 – 0 Liverpool
A disappointing January transfer window has left Frank Lampard frustrated due to the lack of acquisitions and has left them with a huge target on their back. Their top-four rivals, Tottenham, Manchester United and even Sheffield United all came through with strong buys in January improving their ranks. The lack of activity has also left … Continue reading What are Chelsea’s Strengths & Weaknesses?
Opposition Analysis Watford have predominantly lined up in a pivot this season. Their coach Quique Sancho Flores is back for his second stint as Watford's manager and alternates between a 4-1-4-1 and 4-2-3-1. In both cases he encourages his two man pivot of Abdoulaye Doucouré and Étienne Capoue to disrupt play in the centre of … Continue reading Watford vs Chelsea – The Tactics