Chelsea was defeated by Juventus in their second group stage match of the UEFA champions League this season. The English team was the winner of the competition last season after defeating Manchester city by a lone goal in Portugal. The match between the two teams was interesting, but Juventus were lucky to win in Turin against Chelsea.
There will be no bullet before bedtime for Thomas Tuchel after Chelsea's second defeat as puzzle's are emerging for Thomas Tuchel. It was nine years ago when a defeat in the group stages at Juventus proved the end of Roberto di Matteo, who left out records signing Fernando Torres, lost 3-0 and was sacked before his head was on the pillow.
Chelsea players have touched down in Turin yesterday evening ahead of their second UEFA Champions League game of the season against Juventus tonight. However, the likes of Mason Mount, Reece James, Kante, and Pulisic did not travel with the squad after being ruled out of the squad by Thomas Tuchel during his pre-match press conference on Tuesday afternoon.
Club football has been put on hold by the international break, as players are called up to represent their respective countries in international games. This period is not always the best for club football lovers, as they will have to wait for two weeks to see their favorite clubs play again.
Juventus manager, Maximilliano Allegri has sent a strong message to the Champions of Europe, Chelsea after their 1-0 win over them in Turin yesterday. photo credits: Juventus Via Twitter The Old Ladies made it two wins in two UCL games yesterday without conceding a single goal which shows that they are moving on the right track.
In case you missed Chelsea's Clash with Juventus on Wednesday evening, I can boldly tell you that you didn't miss anything spectacular. Matter of fact, the Match is one of the abysmal performance that Chelsea has shown so far in this campaign. The Blues were at Allianz Stadium on Wednesday evening in Turin to take on Juventus in their second group H Champions League clash.
Chelsea football club suffered a defeat at Turin in their match day 2 against Juventus football club of Italy. It is all thanks to the brilliant striker of Federico Chiesa who decisively slotted the ball past Chelsea's helpless Mendy to give the old lady a win in front of their home fans.
With October International football week here again, it is time for he final conclusion of the second edition of the UEFA Nations League. With Italy and Spain meeting on Wednesday 6th October to decide who awaits in the final on Sunday 10th October, Belgium and France will lock horns on Thursday 7th October, to battle for who will compete with either Italy or Spain at San Siro.
The defeat in Turin means Chelsea cannot afford to relax on their laurels if they must qualify from Group H into the next round of this season's UEFA Champions League. Chelsea have had a dip in form since their 1-0 defeats to Manchester City and Juventus in September, claiming a late 3-1 win over Southampton who had a man dismissed in the match on 2nd October, and was luck to leave Brentford community stadium with all three points last Saturday.
While the men are on national team duty for their countries, club football is still going down in the women's division and their own version of the UEFA Champions League will take place tonight. Last season's beaten finalists, Chelsea ladies will be in Turin to play the second match of their group stage campaign against Juventus.
FIFA's top-ranked Belgium, will host the World Cup holders, France, at Allianz Stadium, Turin, on Thursday 7th October for the second semi final of the 2021 UEFA Nations League. The mouth-watering fixture will be a repeat of the 2018 World Cup semi final, when Belgium suffered a 1-0 defeat against the champions, France.
BEL Vs France: Belgium Team News, Their Recent Form And Possible Starting Line Up By Roberto Martinez.
The golden generation of Belgium under Roberto Martinez have not made it past the semi-final of any major tournament, their last exit coming in the quarter final against the eventual winners of last EURO 2020. In Russia 2018, they had the biggest opportunity to make it to their first ever World Cup final, only to be knocked out by eventually winner France, whom they meet tonight in Turin in the battle of who meets Spain in the final of 2021 UEFA Nations league.
Chelsea are reigning European Champions, they kept a clean sheet against Russian Side Zenit Saint Petersburg at Stamford Bridge in their group opener. Their next game will be against Juventus at Turin. In the Champions League group opener 10 teams won their matches, 12 teams draw their matches and 12 teams lost their matches in match day 1
Chelsea supporters have petitioned Marina Granovskaia to sign Federico Chiesa after the Italian international scored in their Champions League match in Turin. Chelsea had a hectic transfer window this summer. The Blues were linked with a slew of big-name centre-forwards before settling on Romelu Lukaku, who arrived from Inter Milan after leading them to the Serie A triumph last season.
Apparently, Manchester United are running out of time on Paul Pogba's contract extension, as the midfielder's deal will expire in June 2022. And it would be a massive loss for them, if they fail to make him pen a new contract at Old Trafford.
Following their defeat to Juventus in Turin last month, Chelsea will be hoping to get their Champions league campaign back on track as they welcome Malmo to Stamford Bridge this Wednesday. The game which is scheduled to kick-off by 20:00 West Africa Standard time will mark the first meeting between these two sides in the Champions league, but the third in European competitions having previously met in the Europa league.
Former Chelsea manager, Antonio Conte has revealed his thoughts on the current situation of Romelu Lukaku at Chelsea. The blues were defeated by Juventus at Turin last night with a lone goal from Chiesa. After the match, Conte delivered his opinion on Lukaku and his way of play.
What a start to life Lukaku has had at Chelsea. Romelu Lukaku secured a return to the bridge after wonderful spells at Manchester United and Inter Milan. Chelsea splashed a sum believed to be around €115m for the belgian sharpshooter during the summer window and Lukaku has had a brilliant return to the bridge.
Alvaro Morata has been on the move since he first made a name for himself at a young age. The attacker came up through Real Madrid's youth system before joining Juventus for the first time in 2014. Los Merengues chose to use their buy-back option after two strong seasons, only to sell the player again, this time to Chelsea.
Juventus target Paul Pogba wants to extend his contract with Manchester United and could become one of the Premier League’s highest earners with a €20m-a-year salary, according to L’Equipe. The French international has returned to Turin, where his team will face Belgium tonight in the Nations League semifinals.