One of the most polarising discussions in football every year is the Ballon d'Or and the FIFA Best award. Like any other award, there are always arguments on who should have been nominated or won when the prizes are handed out. This year's Ballon d'Or is no different after last year's award was skipped due to the disruption in football caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
The 2021 Ballon d'Or winner will be announced on November 29, and barring a surprise, Lionel Messi or Robert Lewandowski will be declared the winner. And in fairness, they both deserved it given the year they have had, although one could also make a case for Jorginho, who played a vital role in Chelsea's Champions League success and Italy's Euro 2020 victory.
The 2021 Ballon d'Or is edging closer and a lot of top football players are looking forward to making the final list of the prestigious Ballon d'Or awards. Despite competition from the likes of Benzema, Jorginho, Ronaldo, and Lewandowski, Lionel Messi is the favorite footballer who should win the Ballon d'Or award.
Cristiano Ronaldo and Jorginho have been impressive for both their clubs and country throughout last season and their good run of form continued till this season. Ronaldo scores hat-tricks at regular intervals for the Portugese national team and also scores crucial goals for Manchester United, like the late goals he scored against Villarreal and Atalanta in the UEFA Champions League.
Chelsea will face Southampton in the round of sixteen of the Carabao Cup today. Thomas Tuchel already won Southampton when they met at Stamford Bridge this season, it won't be an easy task for Thomas Tuchel side as he'll be resting his first team for today's occasion.
The UEFA Champions League Matchday 3 ended in spectacular fashion with Cristiano Ronaldo stealing the show once again, after his late winner against Atalanta to complete a remarkable comeback win for the red devils in front of a fully packed Old Trafford. Leo Messi, Mahrez, Mo Salah, Jorginho all got a brace to their name.
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The video assistant referee took a penalty decision that favored Chelsea, but affected Malmö during the game. The visitors were thrashed by the blues by 4:0 at Stamford bridge on Wednesday night. The blues defeated their visitors through goals scored by Jorginho, Kia Havertz and Andreas Christensen.
It is never a good sight seeing a player walk the pitch with an injury. So for Thomas Tuchel and chelsea last night, the unfortunate injury that saw Romelu Lukaku and Timo Werner get the field in the first half of the game against Malmo must have been hard to take.
1. Making Use Of Mini-Balls.Thomas Tuchel brought back his famous training tactic at Cobham today as the Blues prepared for Norwich game at Stamford Bridge tomorrow. The tactic involves the use of mini balls and Chelsea players were seen practising with these balls for the most part of today's training session.
Chelsea has been hit with big injury woes following their 'big' win against Swedish Champions Malmo in the Uefa Champions League group stages match 3 yesterday night. The blues who suffered a 1-0 defeat at the hands of Juventus in their last UCL game, came all out to compensate as Tuchel started the big guns to ensure victory is well assured and secured.
Callum Hudson-Odoi is making the headlines after he opted to switch nationality from England to Ghana. He is a good winger who has pace and dribbling abilities, but it seems like Chelsea’s coach, Thomas Tuchel is always having a hard time knowing where to put him in his starting lineups.
Yesterday, Chelsea played a Champions League match against Malmo as they won the encounter 4-0. The Chelsea team was in high spirit as they gave a stellar performance. In the match, Christensen scored the first goal before Jorginho converted a penalty which made the scoreline 2-0.
Chelsea FC defeated Norwich City 7-0 today in the English Premier League. The Blues has been wonderful since the beginning of this season till this moment. Thomas Tuchel's managerial tactics have been a hidden one that other managers are yet to discover. Photo Credit: Twitter.com Chelsea first eleven used in today's match has showcased a teamwork spirit towards their opponent Norwich.
The match week-9 fixtures of the English Premier League saw Chelse host Norwich City at Stamford Bridge, and the game ended in an impressive 7-0 win for Thomas Tuchel and his men. In this article, I will be talking about seven Chelsea players that were outstanding in the club's impressive 7-0 win over Norwich City.
It was a complete performance from jorginho last night, with two goals and a dominant midfield display deservedly earning him the man of the match award. The Italian was strong in all areas of the pitch, completing a match high eight tackles, along with 104 touches also the most on the pitch.
Chelsea coach, Thomas Tuchel has said that Callum Hudson-Odoi's best position is the Blues' left wing. Thomas Tuchel likewise said that Hudson-Odoi who is currently 20 years of age, has necessities to help as a conservative back infrequently. The German coach said this after Chelsea's 4-0 success over Malmo in the Champions League on Wednesday evening.
Chelsea locked horns with Norwich in the Premier League round 9 fixture as they gave a top performance. The match was a nice one for the Chelsea team as they won the game 7-0. In the match today, Chelsea mounted pressure on Norwich as they worked very hard in search of goals.
Thomas Tuchel and his men are maintaining their winning streak after the defeat against Juventus in Turin, Chelsea has now won 4 straight matches, including the victory against Norwich City this afternoon. Chelsea were outstanding against Norwich City without Timo Werner and Romelu Lukaku and I will be showing you the 3 wise decisions Thomas Tuchel made.
West London side, Chelsea hosted Sweden side Malmo for the UEFA champions league match week three. This is after the West London side had suffered a defeat in their UEFA champions league match week two when they were defeated by Italian side Juventus in Turin. Chelsea defeated Malmo, four goals to nil.
For a team that had lost their key strikers to injury during the midweek UCL, Chelsea team was certain they were going to head into this weekend’s Premier league fixture without a number 9. In as much as Norwich sat at the last spot on the table, yet nothing prepared any fan or viewer for what was going to happen in Stanford Bridge this afternoon.