Thomas Tuchel's Chelsea will be traveling to Italy to lock horns with Italian giant, Juventus in their UFEA Champions League group stage match on the 29th of September 2021 at the Allianz Stadium. Chelsea will be hoping to secure another crucial three points after winning their first UCL match this season against Zenit Saint Petersburg.
The English Premier League giants Chelsea would be hoping to record their second consecutive victory when they travel away to face Italian giants Juventus in a crucial encounter between both clubs. The Chelsea first team players, fringe players and Under 23 players are already training ahead of their crucial UCL match against Juventus.
Chelsea lost the match against Manchester City yesterday at the Stamford Bridge Stadium with a 1-0 scoreline. The only goal of the game was scored by Brazilian striker Gabriel Jesus. Pep Guardiola's men dominated the game for long periods and only the heroics of Edouard Mendy kept the scoreline at a respectable level.
Chelsea will battle Juventus this Wednesday in a Champions league group stage game and I think goalkeeper Edouard Mendy should be benched in that game. Mendy has been excellent for Chelsea since he signed from French club Stadde Rennes last season for a fee around £22m. The Senegalese International even helped the Blues to a Champions league win last season as he kept a clean sheet in Chelsea's 1-0 win over Manchester City.
Undoubtedly, football defenders primary role is to stop the attackers of the opposing team from scoring goals. But in the case whereby the attackers outsmart the defenders, the goalkeeper is standing in the goal post to prevent the ball from scoring. This shows that the impact of goalkeepers on the football field cannot be overemphasized.
Chelsea were far from their best, but Tuchel has an incredible squad at his disposal, with the likes of Kepa Arrizabalaga, Timor Werner, Loftus-Cheek Saul Niguez , Chelsea have progress to the next round were there will lock horns with Southampton. The Blues are unbeaten this season, having won 6 matches and drawing 1.
Eduoard Mendy and Christian Pulisic are the two players that won't be available for Chelsea's clash against Manchester City in the premier league on Saturday lunchtime kickoff in the English top-flight. Kepa Arrizabalaga has been doing an incredible job for Chelsea as a backup goalkeeper. Eduoard Mendy got injured in Chelsea's champions league match with Zenit St Petersburg when he clashed with the Russian club's striker in the dying stages of the match.
Since Thomas Tuchel's arrival as the manager of Chelsea, he's had a successful stint, but one full of chellenges. Something he has done differently, compared to previous managers is the way he maximizes his team's strength and work on it's weaknesses. When Tuchel arrived at Chelsea, he inherited a lot of players with the flop tag.
Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel confirmed in a press conference on Friday that goalkeeper Edouard Mendy will return to the starting lineup tomorrow. Chelsea will host Manchester City in the Premier League at Stamford Bridge on Saturday afternoon. Tuchel has announced that Mendy will return to the starting lineup after missing the previous two games due to a rib injury.
Chelsea will take on Man City in the English Premier League this weekend. The match will offer Pep Guardiola an opportunity to get revenge because he lost the UEFA Champions League final to Chelsea last season. However, it should be noted that Thomas Tuchel's men have not lost any match since the beginning of this season.
Chelsea would go toe to toe with Manchester City in a crunch Premier League clash on Saturday. Chelsea currently occupies the first position while Manchester City occupies the fifth position. Chelsea has beaten Pep Guardiola's Manchester City three times since Thomas Tuchel took over as the manager of the club and this would give the London side some confidence going into the match.
The Blues welcome Manchester City to Stamford Bridge in what is what of the biggest games of the season so far. However, a vital three points will be up for grabs at Stamford Bridge on Saturday as Champions League winners Chelsea welcome Premier League winners Manchester City. Furthermore, the Epl is still early in the 2021/22 season but a victory for either side would set down a marker and potentially establish the winning team as favourites for the Premier League title, though Liverpool would have something to say about that.
Manchester City will be traveling to Stamford Bridge Stadium to lock horns with European Champions, Chelsea in an English Premier League competition. Chelsea has been doing well this season after winning their last two matches against Aston Villa and Tottenham in the EPL. Thomas Tuchel has been impressive in his coaching techniques as he has been unable to record a defeat in all competitions this season which entails a good form for the blues.
From a poor Chelsea debut to proving that age is just a number, former Paris Saint Germaine and Brazilian defender, Thiago Silva is silencing his critics and might even be proving that the peak of a defenders career can be longer than people expected. Signing for the west London side under former Chelsea manager and former player, Frank Lampard in 2020.
Chelsea are getting set to take on rivals Manchester City in a Premier League match day six encounter at Stanford Bridge on Saturday, in a rematch of the 2021 Champions League final in Porto, which Chelsea won 1-0 courtesy of a lone goal from Kai Havertz. That victory was Chelsea's third straight over City last season - following wins in the Premier League and FA Cup - and tomorrow's game will be to fourth meeting between Thomas Tuchel and Pep Guardiola since the former moved to England, with Tuchel having the upper hand in each of the last three occasions.
Chelsea began its Carabao Cup campaign with a win over Aston Villa at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday. To advance, a much-changed starting lineup required goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga's heroics in the penalty shootout. This game also provided manager Thomas Tuchel with an opportunity to put members of his squad who haven't seen much action for the team to the test.
Photo Credit: Getty Images Chelsea have been without Edouard Mendy for the past two games against Tottenham and Aston Villa, with Kepa Arrizabalaga keeping in his stead. Kepa had done well in the two games, as he kept a clean sheet against Spurs and was a penalty shootout hero against Villa.
On Saturday lunchtime, Chelsea will face Manchester City at Stamford Bridge in a massive match. Here's who we think Thomas Tuchel will pick for the game: Goalkeeper: Tuchel stated today that Edouard Mendy is fit and eligible for selection after recuperating from a groin ailment that has kept him out of the last two games.
Kepa Arrizabalaga was signed by Chelsea in 2018 from Athletic Bilbao for a record fee of around €80M, since then he has played numerous matches which has given fans and coaching staff alike enough chance to rate him and honestly they ratings weren't very high. This led to the signing of Edouard Mendy from French side Renne in 2020 as a 'back-up' keeper.
Chelsea will host Manchester City today at Stamford Bridge in a premier league clash. Chelsea remains unbeaten since the start of the new season. Chelsea last game was a London derby against Tottenham Hotspurs last week. Chelsea needed three second half goals to beat their opponent in front of their home fans.