Chelsea 3-0 Rennes: Match Report

Champions League knockout qualification has been placed firmly into Chelsea's hands as goals from Timo Werner and Tammy Abraham secured a comfortable 3-0 victory over Rennes. It was also a fifth consecutive clean sheet for Édouard Mendy, the first time Chelsea have done so in ten years. Lampard named a strong lineup, with just one … Continue reading Chelsea 3-0 Rennes: Match Report

Krasnodar 0-4 Chelsea – UEFA Champions League Player Ratings

Edouard Mendy 7/10 Made some standard saves, which potentially Kepa would have let in. Was commanding from crosses in the first half. Distribution hasn’t been anything to write home about. Cesar Azpilicueta 7/10 Solid defensively in the small amount he’s had to do. Link up play with Ziyech in the first half also been fairly … Continue reading Krasnodar 0-4 Chelsea – UEFA Champions League Player Ratings

UEFA Champions League – Krasnodar Opposition Report

Chelsea take the long flight to Russia as they lock horns with Russian side Krasnador in Matchday Two of the Champions League. The Blues opened their Champions League campaign with a goalless draw at home to Sevilla, their first such result under Frank Lampard, as the Blues finally showed some solidity in defence. They followed … Continue reading UEFA Champions League – Krasnodar Opposition Report

UEFA Champions League – Sevilla FC Opposition Report

The long, excruciating wait is over as the Champions League returns to Stamford Bridge as Chelsea host Sevilla FC in a 20:00 hours kick-off. Chelsea bowed out of last season's campaign in disappointing fashion to the eventual-champions, Bayern Munich in the Round of 16. With the squad having undergone a major overhaul in all areas, … Continue reading UEFA Champions League – Sevilla FC Opposition Report