Chelsea have only lost one game in the English Premier League this season. This is because Thomas Tuchel has totally transformed some players at Stamford Bridge this year. The likes of Marcos Alonso and Kai Havertz have improved a lot since the appointment of Thomas Tuchel in January.
Juventus will host champions Chelsea in the UEFA Champions League this Wednesday. The last time both teams met each other in the group stage of the UEFA Champions League was 9 years ago in the 2012/2013 season. Here is a combined XI of players from both teams. Goalkeeper
Thomas Tuchel has performed extremely well since he was appointed to replace Frank Lampard in January. The former PSG manager has already won two major trophies for Chelsea this year. However, he has to sell some players during the January transfer window. This will enable him to gather money for the signing of Jules Kounde from Sevilla in January.
Chelsea were in action today against Manchester City in the Premier League and they didn't have a great performance. And following their result today some Chelsea fans were not happy with Chelsea star player Alonso after a poor performance. And fans have reacted on Twitter to the star player performance.
Full backs are no longer the forgotten men on the football pitch. Indeed, some of the players on this list are integral to the way their club set up this season. Not just defenders, but also valuable attackers, creators and set piece takers. Also note that the list is of the writer opinion based on 2021/2022 season current form and the number of goals they have scored, below are the top five left backs in Europe right now.
Thomas Tuchel's Chelsea has been defeated by Pep Guardiola's Manchester City on Saturday. This happens to be Chelsea's first defeat of the season. There were certain mistakes that Thomas Tuchel made that made Manchester City to overpower them at home. If he wants to avoid defeat in the hands of Juventus in the second game of the Champions League this season, then he should not make the following mistakes:
Ben Chilwell made his first start of the season in Chelsea's EFL Cup game against Aston Villa after falling behind Marcos Alonso on the left wing-back pecking order. When Chelsea signed Ben Chilwell in the summer of 2020 for £50 million from Leicester City, many expected that to spell the end of Marcos Alonso's career at the club.
Photo Credit: Getty images Left-back for Chelsea Marcos Alonso has said that he would no longer take the knee before games and will instead opt to tackle racism in a new way. Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel has stated that the Blues would accept Alonso's decision to cease kneeling before games, claiming that the ritual has lost its meaning.
Chelsea lost to Man City in the English Premier League on Saturday afternoon. Thomas Tuchel's men conceded only one goal against Man City at Stamford Bridge. However, Chelsea could have conceded more goals if not for Edouard Mendy. The Senegalese star was in sensational form for Chelsea on Saturday afternoon.
When Thomas Tuchel first arrived at the club in January, the team was in disarray, battling in mid-table, and had just suffered a 2-0 loss to Leicester City. Many Chelsea players had lost their confidence and were looking for a fresh start under the new manager.
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.
Chelsea and Manchester City will square up against each other in what will be the biggest match of the weekend in Europe. Here is a combined XI of players from both teams ahead of the match. Goalkeeper Edouard Mendy Edouard Mendy has been arguably the best goalkeeper in Europe since his arrival at Chelsea.
These days, footballers are obligated to take a knee before kick off as a statement against racism and all forms of discrimination in football. However, a few players have decided to go against this directive by the football governing bodies and one of them include Chelsea's Marcos Alonso.
The most anticipated game between Manchester and Chelsea has come and gone. The result of the game surprised many people, considering the current form of Chelsea football club. The game ended 1 goal to nothing in favor of Manchester City, courtesy of the goal from Gabriel Jesus.
Arsenal head coach Mikel Arteta has confirmed Ghana international Thomas Partey, and Switzerland ace Granit Xhaka, are in the best possible shape ahead of Tottenham Hotspur's visit on Sunday. Thomas Partey and Granit Xhaka have been out owing to injury and suspension respectively, with the Switzerland international testing positive for Covid-19 in the past and has since recovered.
Racial Abuse in Football and what should be done to stop it, according to Chelsea Star Romelu Lukaku
Photo Credit: Getty Images Marcos Alonso has been in the news recently regarding his stance on racism by not taking the knee during matches and he has come out to explain his reasons for doing so. Photo Credit: Getty Images This seemingly degrading act of racism by a select few tarnishes the image of the game and cause emotional pain to the individual that has been racially abused.
Manchester City will be Chelsea's guest tomorrow at Stamford Bridge in a premier league battle of the giants. Manchester City are the defending Champions of the premier league while Chelsea are the Champions of Europe, so, one can easily say that tomorrow's match is a battle of champions.
Chelsea striker Romel Lukaku has joined Stamford Bridge teammate Marcos Alonso in questioning the long-term impact of taking a knee in professional football, claiming that although "everyone is clapping," "you witness another insult after the game." Spain defender Marcos Alonso has indicated that he will cease participating in a pre-match ritual that was adopted when top-flight competition in England returned following the coronavirus-imposed lockout in the summer of 2020.
Chelsea's official lineup against Manchester City revealed as Werner comes back to the starting eleven
What could more interesting than watching a revenge of the 2021 Champions League final. Chelsea secured the Prestigious trophy on May 29 against the premier league champions. It was Manchester City's first appearance in the Champions League final and they were looking to make it a memorable one but Chelsea spoiled the party thanks to Kai Havertz only goal.
Under Thomas Tuchel Chelsea has implemented many formations. Against Manchester City, Chelsea would likely want to break City's midfield dominance by playing a more crowded midfield. These are the possible lineups Tuchel may field against Manchester City on Saturday. 1. A 3-4-3 Formation: Using this formation Chelsea would play with one defensive midfielder and central midfielder in the midfielder and two wing backs using probably Kante, Kovacic, Marcos Alonso and Sarr respectively in those position and going with Lukaku, Werner and Havertz in attack.