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The Blues lost Both EPL and UCL to Man Utd: The 2007/08 Season that Chelsea lost 5 titles

The 2020/21 Season was supposed to go down in history as one the worst seasons in the history of Chelsea Football club. Prior to the beginning of that campaign, the Blues had embarked on a Summer expenditure which cost them about £220million. Hakim Ziyech, Timo Werner, Thiago Silva, Ben Chilwell and Edouard Mendy arrived at Stamford Bridge as Chelsea became the biggest spender in Europe during that Summer.

Pundits and Football enthusiasts tipped the Blues to become Contender for every Trophy because of the reinforcement that the club had acquired but in the end, it didn't went as planned for Frank Lampard and he had to be eventually relieved of his job before Thomas Tuchel took over to clear the minor mess that the Chelsea legend left behind.

What had turned out to be a bad season for Chelsea later turned to an historical Season in the history of the club. Chelsea won their second ever UEFA Champions League having won it for the first time 9 years ago, and that was how the 2020/21 was overturned.

However, 2007/2008 was arguably among the worst seasons in the era of Roman Abramovich as the Blues' owner. The campaign wasn't bad because Chelsea didn't win anything, it was one to forget because Chelsea lost everything despite being close to Winning everything.

Chelsea participated in the UEFA Champions League, English premier league, EFL Cup, Emirate FA Cup and the Community Shield that Season. The club's greatest Manager Jose Mourinho oversaw the affairs of the club that Season and it was the aftermath of the Blues' performance that led to his unceremonious exit from the club halfway through the Season.

The Winner of the English premier league title that season was decided on the last day of the league. Chelsea needed a win in their last Match of the season to be able to win the title while Manchester United needed a win or draw.

At the end, Chelsea were held to a draw by Bolton Wanderers while Manchester United defeated Wigan Athletics. The Red Devils ended up winning the title while Chelsea finished in the second position behind Manchester United for the second consecutive season.

Having lost the English premier league title to Manchester United, Chelsea's woes for the 2007/08 Season would further be compounded as they lost the UEFA Champions League to Manchester United on penalty shootout. They finished as runner-ups in the English premier league, UEFA Champions League, the Carabao Cup and the Community Shield. The Blues also crashed out of the FA Cup during the sixth round.

The season was the first time in 4 years that Chelsea would finish a campaign without winning any trophy. Of course, Avram Grant whom was the Manager that took over from Jose Mourinho was fired three days after the painful Champions League lost to Manchester United.

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