It was difficult not to think of Frank Lampard and the dreadful closing weeks of his Chelsea tenure when Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, with grief in his eyes, looked down the Sky Sports camera after Sunday's humiliation and spoke of Manchester United being too close to giving up.
From Didier Drogba and Frank Lampard to current defensive midfielder N'Golo Kante, Chelsea has been one of the premier league's best teams in recent seasons thanks to their influx of talented players. For the purposes of this article, I'm going to share with you a brief history of the strongest Chelsea team ever, which includes all of the club's most successful players.
Norwich City became the sixth team to concede at least 7 goals against Chelsea in the Premier League as the Canaries fell to a 7-0 defeat against the blues on Saturday. Here are the six teams Chelsea have scored 7 or more goals against in the Premier League era.
Chelsea football club continue their impressive form under coach Thomas Tuchel over the weekend, as they defeated relegation threatening Norwich City football club 7-0 to extend their lead on top of the English Premier League table. The Blues have become one of the best clubs in Europe since German tactician Thomas Tuchel took over from sacked Frank Lampard in January, and they've been able to win a lot of matches.
The Premier League matchday 9 produced a whopping 27 goals in 6 games on Saturday alone. Adding the 4 goals scored in the Friday fixture between Arsenal and Aston Villa, then we have a total of 31 goals scored in 7 matches. Here is a team of the best performing players in the 7 games played so far on matchday 9 in the EPL.
We all witnessed how Antonio Rudiger transformed into a world class defender under a new manager at Chelsea after being sidelined for so long by his former coach. Simply put, Frank Lampard was not a big fan of the former AS Roma player. He preferred the likes of Kurt Zouma and even Fikayo Tomori over the Germany international.
Chelsea took Mateo Kovaci on loan from Real Madrid in the summer of 2018 with the option to make the deal permanent. The former Real Madrid player impressed Chelsea during his loan spell will the blues. His performance was incredible and Chelsea decided to make the deal permanent after paying Real Madrid €40 million.
Mason Mount has scored his first hat trick for Chelsea in their 7-0 emphatic win over Norwich at Stamford Bridge this afternoon and he became the first Chelsea player to do that in a home game after Eden Hazard. However, Tuchel and Chelsea must thank Frank Lampard for exposing the talent of the 22-year-old.
The Premier League is just organised like other leagues, but the unique thing about the league is its toughness and unpredictable results. The league houses many big teams and famous players. Despite having many popular players before, the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo and Belgium striker Romelu also joined the league.
Chelsea football club will continue their wining ways as they welcome Southampton to Stamford Bridge on Tuesday night. Thomas Tuchel won Aston Villa to qualify to the next round of the EFL Cup and they will welcome Southampton with a desire to win and secure their spot to the next round of the competition.
Chelsea football club of England head coach Thomas Tuchel has spoken about Antonio Rüdiger's contract situation at the club, and he said he still believes there is enough time for the Germany international to extend his deal with the UEFA Champions League defending champions. The former AS Roma football club star has been superb since moving to the London-based club, and he was able to play a vital role in Chelsea's UEFA Champions League triumph last season.
Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel has revealed that working with Barcelona has always been a dream of his. Tuchel was appointed to replace Frank Lampard in January and the German tactician has transformed the Blues into one of the most formidable sides in Europe. Tuchel has won the UEFA Champions League and the Super Cup since his appointment at Stamford Bridge and was named UEFA Men's Coach of the Year for 2020/21.
Chelsea football club have been exceptional since Thomas Tuchel took over from sacked Frank Lampard in January this season, and they've been able to keep more clean sheets than goals they have conceded in all competitions. The London-based club have been able to make themselves one of the best clubs in Europe since the beginning of last season, and they've extended their impressive form in all competitions this season.
Kai Havertz & other 2 players who have been more instrumental so far for Chelsea under Thomas Tuchel
Chelsea since the appointment of German tactician, Thomas Tuchel have been enjoying stellar performance as they came back to life which powered them to UEFA Champions League glory at the Porto's all-English mouthwatering finals against Pep Guardiola's Manchester City team. The former Paris Saint Germain manager since taking charge the helm of affairs at the club late January consequent to the sacking of then English manager, Frank Lampard has been a blessing in disguise to the team as he led them to two major finals in just his 100+ days in charge.
If you were involved in the social media world a year or so ago, you'll recall all of the criticism Chelsea manager Frank Lampard was receiving. Managers are subjected to cruel treatment. Consider the treatment of Steve Bruce. Is that right? Not at all, in my opinion.
Thomas Tuchel has hailed Germany youngsters, Kai Havertz and Timo Werner for their hard work and for settling in at Chelsea with ease. The pair was signed by former Chelsea coach, Frank Lampard before the arrival of Tuchel who replaced the English man. The players won the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Super Cup in their first season with Chelsea, hereby sealing their place as important members of the squad.
Mason Mount was Chelsea Hero during the Blues' League clash with Norwich City at Stamford Bridge on Saturday. The Englishman scored a hat trick as the Blues thrashed the Canary 7-0 at home. Since he found his way into Chelsea first team during the 2019/20 Season, Mason Mount has established himself as an untouchable piece under Frank Lampard and Thomas Tuchel.
Thomas Tuchel was named the Chelsea manager on the 26th of January 2021, a couple of weeks after he was relieved of his job at Paris Saint-Germain, and it is safe to describe the almost one year he has spent in English football as a great success. (Photo credit: The Evening Standard).
West Ham United player, Kurt Zouma has disclosed the real reason why he left Chelsea this year to join the West Ham United. Photo Credit: Goggle. The West Ham United defender said he left Chelsea for West Ham because he wanted a different challenge. Zouma joined Chelsea in the summer of 2014 under Jose Mourinho’s regime.
The blues further increase their lead at the top of the Premier League table by putting newly promoted Norwich city to the sword on Saturday afternoon. Thomas Tuchel men started the game in an impressive fashion as raced to an early lead within the first ten minutes of the encounter through a Mason Mount's strike.