Following their meeting in the Champions League final four months ago, Chelsea are set to lock horns again with Manchester City and this time around it will be in a crunch Premier league clash. The match is scheduled to kick-off at 12:30 West Africa Standard time this saturday as the European Champions welcome the Premier league Champions to Stamford Bridge.
The next round of fixtures in the English Premier League promises to offer us football lovers one of the most anticipated and crucial matches of the season when Chelsea FC, the European Champions welcome Manchester City, the Champions of England to Stamford Bridge by 12:30pm on Saturday. This will be a repeat of last season's Uefa Champions League final match where Chelsea won against all the odds.
Chelsea’s performance in the first half of their match against Tottenham on Sunday was very poor. The Stamford Bridge side couldn’t even get a shot on target. Thomas Tuchel saw that and he decided to substitute Mason Mount midway through the match. Chelsea’s performance in the second half without Mason Mount has led many Chelsea fans to think the English midfielder might be the problem of the team’s attack.
Chelsea are currently a team on form having enjoyed a positive start to the season, one that currently sees them ontop of the Premier league table. As European Champions, it is only natural that they play with confidence as Champions are not expected to do otherwise especially while the season is still very young.
Chelsea is one of the clubs that could compete for the 2021/2022 English Premier League title. The London side has a strong squad and a tactically sound coach. If there is one player that many fans do not expect to play an important role for Chelsea in the ongoing season, it could be Kepa Arrizabalaga.
The Spaniard Defender said Kante’s presence in the second half changed the dynamic of the game in Chelsea’s 3-0 win over Hotspur on Sunday. The German coach decided not to start Kante in the derby certainly surprised many of the Blues supporters. Although, he might have wanted to slowly reintegrate the midfielder into the team after an injury spell.
Chelsea has been a home for the Real Madrid star Eden Hazard. He enjoyed his playing time at Stamford Bridge and achieved a little before he left the club for the Spanish side. Photo Credit: Twitter.com while he was still at Chelsea his performance was rated good and at a point, many clubs started coming by for possible deals concerning him.
Chelsea and Liverpool According to Goal, are both sharing identical Matchday English premier league records with just five games played this season. Both English powerhouse has identical goal records, and can not be separated at the top of the EPL table so far. On matchday one Liverpool won 3-0 when they played against Norwich City, while Chelsea won 3-0 playing against Crystal Palace.
The number 10 is probably the most prestigious shirt number in football, and it is frequently awarded upon a club's top attacking prospect, with Christian Pulisic receiving the coveted shirt ahead of the 2020/21 season at Chelsea. Pulisic had a strong debut season at Stamford Bridge and has now been handed a shirt that comes with both expectation and pressure, with several noteworthy people having worn the number 10 for the Blues since the Premier League's inception.
Cristiano Ronaldo has already registered three goals for Man United in the English Premier League this campaign. The Portuguese star is regarded as one of the most respected football players in history. However, there are a few Chelsea players who could perform better than Cristiano Ronaldo this season.
Chelsea has had an embarrassing list of failed strikers in recent times. We will take a look at six strikers who had it tough at Chelsea. And there goes another striker. Chelsea has had an embarrassing list of failed strikers in recent times. There have been big hits such as Diego Costa and club legend Didier Drogba.
Zinedine Zidane learned from Carlo Ancelotti as a coach and the Italian was a clear inspiration for him, but while they have their similarities, Ancelotti is showing at the start of this season that his Real Madrid also has some differences. It's clear that Ancelotti has evolved and isn't as similar to Zidane as he once was.
Thomas Tuchel has been consistent with the use of 3-4-2-1 formation at Stamford Bridge. The majority of the players at Stamford Bridge are comfortable with the formation. The team is solid at the back and very potent while initiating an attack against an opponent. The 3-4-2-1 formation allows three defenders at the back while the full-backs will occupy the midfield with two central midfielders.
Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel singled out N'Golo Kante for his impact in Chelsea's 3-0 win over Tottenham on Sunday. The Frenchman was key in the Stamford Bridge side's win against their London rivals as noted by the German tactician. The powerful midfielder came off the bench to replace Mason Mount for the second half of the clash and helped the Blues recover from an uninspiring first 45 minutes.
English Premier League club Chelsea is set to make a little trip to the White Hart Lane Stadium where they will face rivals Tottenham Hotspur. The team will be desperate to extend their winning form against a Tottenham team that has picked up 9 points in a possible 12.
Mason Mount started from Chelsea academy before establishing himself as one of the key players at Stamford Bridge. Mount is one of the academy graduates that made it into the first team at Chelsea after many youngsters had tried. He is a midfielder that brings energy to the team.
Christian Pulisic is a young player who has a lot of potentials to become one of the established stars at Stamford Bridge. He could operate as a winger or play as a creative midfielder for the team, the American international is decent at dribbling and could create goal-scoring chances for his teammates.
Chelsea have become a force to be reckoned with, especially after its billionaire boss Roman Abramovich arrived in the early 2000s. Over the years, the Blues have improved their status and pedigree through a series of high-profile signings. Lovers of Didier Drogba and Eden Hazard have become club legends.
Chelsea goalkeeper, Édouard Mendy, has talked about how he has managed to keep his starting position secured since he signed for the club one year ago, under Frank Lampard. Senegalese star, arrived at Stamford Bridge from Rennes while the team was having goalkeeping challenges, and he has been able to put a stop to the problems.
Rumelu Lukaku and Timo Werner are the two top strikers fighting for playing time in Chelsea. Lukaku, who came to Chelsea from Inter Milan last transfer window, has been benching Werner since he arrived at Stamford Bridge. But Werner is a great player who has a great quality to bench a player in the caliber of Rumelu Lukaku.