Photo Credit: Getty images Pat Nevin, a Chelsea veteran, feels N'Golo Kante is still not fully fit after his performance in Chelsea's 1-0 loss to Manchester City. Photo Credit: Getty images “When you go 2v2 at the back, they can flood the middle, and they won the midfield,” Nevin remarked on Matchday Live.
Chelsea is going to face a very tough test on the 29th of September as they would be locking horns with Juventus in the Champions League group stage. The match would likely produce a lot of entertaining highlights as both teams are very good both defensively and offensively. Chelsea head coach would likely head into the match with some of his top players like Lukaku, Ngolo Kante, Rudiger, and others.
From recent observations and analysis I think French Midfielder N'golo Kante is Chelsea's current problem. The Frenchman sustained an injury against Liverpool few weeks ago and since he returned his performance has not been overwhelming. N'golo Kante's last match for Chelsea was in a 1-0 lost to Manchester City last Saturday at the Etihad stadium were he didn't bossed the midfield as he normally does.
Photo Credit: Twitter Chelsea fans appreciated Tuchel's new 3-5-2 pattern against Tottenham.It made them to witness what the combination of Lukaku and Timo Werner would look like. Chelsea dominated Tottenham in the second half that day and it was because of this new 3-5-2 setup. Thomas Tuchel's plans did not work against Manchester City, the German manager planned to N'golo Kante to lure the defenders while Timo Werner penetrates with his pace.
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Chelsea was outclassed by Manchester City in their 1-0 defeat at Stamford Bridge through a Gabriel Jesus deflected shot in the 53rd-minute of the game. Thomas Tuchel came into the game with the hope of extending his unbeaten run across all competitions as well as with Pep Guardiola since he completed the move to Chelsea in January.
When it comes to rating Defensive Midfielders in the World, N'Golo Kante's name is second to none. The contributions of the Frenchman to Chelsea's Champions League triumph last season cannot be overemphasized. He delivered a Man of the Match performance in the first and second leg of the Semifinals clash with Real Madrid and followed it with another commendable performance in the Final against Manchester City.
N'Golo Kante has developed into one of the most prolific defensive midfielders in the world of football. The French star has won so many awards since he started playing professional football some years ago. He moved to Stamford Bridge from Leicester City under the management of Antonio Conte.
Chelsea and Manchester City played against each other at Stanford Bridge today. The match was a very entertaining and tight contest as both teams performed very well on the pitch. Both managers went into the match with their best formation as they were keen on securing all 3 points.
N'Golo Kante has been one of Chelsea's greatest ever signings, there's no doubt about that. Signed for £32 million from title winners Leicester City back in 2016, Kante immediately hit the ground running at Chelsea, winning the Premier League for a second consecutive season, while also winning the PFA Player of the Year in his debut campaign at Stamford Bridge.
With the high note that Chelsea started this season with, it's a safe assumption that their first defeat came rather too soon. It's official, Thomas Tuchel and his Chelsea Army have tasted their first defeat of the 2020/21 Campaign. The Blues fell to an emphatic defeat at home against Manchester City on Saturday afternoon in a premier league clash.
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Photo Credit: Twitter Chelsea lost against Manchester City at Stamford bridge today. Statistics also have it that Thomas Tuchel's boys failed to register any shot on target. The game ended 1-0 in favour of 'the Cityzens', they(Mancity) forced Chelsea to play defensive game through out the first half.
Chelsea was defeated by Manchester City in their sixth game of the season. The Blues team had hopes of humiliating the Citizens for the fourth time but failed as Pep Guardiola appeared to be the wiser coach in the match. Image credit: google However, four players selected in the lineup appeared not to be in good form and were ineffective in the match.
Chelsea hosted the Premier league's defending champion, Manchester City in a week 6 game that was unarguably the star match of the weekend encounter. Photo Credit: Marca A 53rd minute goal by Manchester City's Brazilian striker, Gabriel Jesus, was all Pep Guardiola's tutored side needed to claim the three maximum points in a match that was dominated by the visitors.
Chelsea lost to Manchester City at Stamford Bridge today. It wasn't the best of performances from Thomas Tuchel side, Manchester City were completely dominance in today's match they had all the ball possessions and better chances of scoring. It wasn't the performance most Chelsea fans would have anticipated for, Chelsea played against a different Manchester City today.
1. Starting With Only 2 Attackers. Thomas Tuchel started with just 2 forward players in Chelsea's loss to Manchester City today. The German gaffer named Kovacic, Ngolo Kante and Jorginho in his lineup, leaving Lukaku and Timo Werner as the two players up front.
Chelsea recently got their first defeat of the season against Manchester City today.It was not an easy game but Pep Guardiola's men found a way to score and then utilized the chance. Photo Credit: Twitter Thomas Tuchel used a different type of formation which partially contributed to his team's loss.He(Tuchel) left his default 3-4-3 pattern and switched to 3-5-2, this made the blues to play defensive throughout the first half.
Chelsea and Manchester city clashed at the Stamford bridge staduim in a highly anticipated premier league game on Saturday afternoon. The blues were looking consolidate their lofty position at the top of the table while Manchester city were hoping for a win to banish memories of last week's disappointing draw against Southampton.
The English Premier League giants Chelsea were unable to continue their incredible league run as they suffered a 1 - 0 loss to Manchester City at Stamford Bridge. The West London based club Chelsea were shambolic all through the match as they suffered a shock defeat against Manchester City.
Chelsea have suffered their first defeat of the 2021/22 Campaign. The Blues hosted Manchester City at the Stamford Bridge on Saturday afternoon. Thomas Tuchel's continuance of his 3-5-2 experimentation which worked perfectly against Tottenham Hotspurs failed to yield any positive impact against Manchester City. In Chelsea's previous game against Tottenham Hotspurs, Thomas Tuchel introduced N'Golo Kante into the game during the second half.
The blues are ready to face Manchester City and they have officially released their squad list to face City. Checkout the complete squad list below: The goalkeeper for the day is Eduardo Mendy. The defenders are: Ceasar Azpilicueta, Christensen, Antonio Rudiger, Marcos Alonso and Reece James.