Chelsea 4-1 Sheffield United – Match Report

Hakim Ziyech starred as Chelsea cruised to a 4-1 victory over strugglers Sheffield United at Stamford Bridge this evening. Ziyech turned provider twice; first for Ben Chilwell’s second goal for the club, and then for Thiago Silva to net his first in blue. The win means the Blues are now unbeaten in 11 games in … Continue reading Chelsea 4-1 Sheffield United – Match Report

Olivier Giroud left out in the cold – Is This Unjust Treatment?

Olivier Giroud is name which has been the heart of much criticism over the years. The target man has always had to deal with criticism whether that's with his adventures with France, Arsenal or Chelsea. Despite the apparent lack of credit Giroud receives, it's undeniable that he has had a very underrated career and perhaps … Continue reading Olivier Giroud left out in the cold – Is This Unjust Treatment?

Burnley v Chelsea – How should Chelsea lineup?

Chelsea look to continue their defensive stability after their the third consecutive clean sheet following a comprehensive 4-0 victory against Krasnodar on Wednesday. However, Burnley will provide a stubborn test for the blues who will no doubt be suffering from fatigue after a trip to Russia followed by an away trip to Turf Moor. Here … Continue reading Burnley v Chelsea – How should Chelsea lineup?

BAPTISED BY FIRE – How Frank Lampard will turn the ship around

Same question, different day. With every passing game, there comes more sitting on the fence about Frank Lampard and Chelsea. And for those who may think, and perhaps that so much shouldn't be made of Chelsea this early into the season, it may help to state that there are, in general, better managerial options out … Continue reading BAPTISED BY FIRE – How Frank Lampard will turn the ship around

From Manchester to Krasnodar – Reflection on Chelsea so far

The Blues leave Old Trafford with a hard fought point after prioritizing defense over offense. Chelsea did have their bright spells throughout the match but the home side looked the more comfortable and dangerous on the ball creating several opportunities on net. Despite this, the Blues made it difficult for Manchester to break them down … Continue reading From Manchester to Krasnodar – Reflection on Chelsea so far

Analysis – Why are Chelsea failing to kill off teams?

Chelsea's 'revolutionary' season hit another setback as an underwhelming second-half display against Southampton led to the spoils being shared at Stamford Bridge. It looks as if this has all happened before; almost like "different game, same old story". Having made a fantastic start against the Saints, Chelsea took their foot off the gas in the … Continue reading Analysis – Why are Chelsea failing to kill off teams?

Chelsea vs Sevilla – UEFA Champions League Match Preview

Make no mistake, the Europa League Champions are not a team to be underestimated. They proved that last year in beating Wolves, Man United and Inter Milan on route to the trophy. And, despite the tendencies of Premier League fans to call other leagues 'farmers leagues', their 4th placed La Liga finish is also worthy … Continue reading Chelsea vs Sevilla – UEFA Champions League Match Preview

UEFA Champions League – Who should start against Sevilla?

Chelsea's Champions League campaign for the 20/21 season begins tomorrow with a home tie against Sevilla; whom the Blues have never faced in the competition. @CFCDUBois sets out who should line up against the current Europa League holders. It was looking increasingly likely that recent signing Edouard Mendy would still remain sidelined from injury for … Continue reading UEFA Champions League – Who should start against Sevilla?