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2 Reasons Chelsea Fans Must Remain Calm Despite Their Fine Start To The Season

Chelsea are currently a team on form having enjoyed a positive start to the season, one that currently sees them ontop of the Premier league table. As European Champions, it is only natural that they play with confidence as Champions are not expected to do otherwise especially while the season is still very young.

However, inspite of Chelsea's fine form, here are two reasons their fans should remain calm and not get carried away so early;

1- Past History

The last time Chelsea won the Champions League in 2012, they made a similar bright start the following season winning seven of their first eight Premier league games and seemingly looking like strong title challengers. However, after Manchester United paid a visit to Stamford Bridge on 28th October 2012 and inflicted a 3-2 defeat on them, results began to change drastically, one that led to the sacking of Roberto Di Matteo the following month.

Eventually, Chelsea dropped out from the Champions league in the group stage, finished third in the Premier league table and won the UEFA Europa league that season. It wasn't an acceptable outcome and as such Rafa Benitez who had replaced Roberto Di Matteo was also fired.

2- A Fine Start Doesn't Always Guarantee A Happy Ending

Just as I have stated earlier, experience has shown that a fine start doesn't always guarantee a happy ending. As Premier league Champions, Liverpool made a positive start last campaign and look liked they were going to retain the title. But midway through the season, they fell off and ultimately ended with zero trophies and a third place finish in the Premier league.

Ironically, Manchester City who ended as Champions had a slow start, but finished the season with two silverwares.

In conclusion, Chelsea fans are free to be excited about their team's fine form, but the season is still young and because they are not unbeatable, one can never tell what will become of the team if they suffer a defeat in the near future.

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