Stefano Pioli: Fikayo Tomori has interesting qualities, but needs time to settle

Fikayo Tomori of AC Milan warm up prior to the Serie A match between AC Milan and Atalanta BC at Stadio Giuseppe Meazza on January 23, 2021 in Milan,...

After his loan deal from Chelsea was complete, centre-back Fikayo Tomori was named in Milan’s matchday squad but didn’t feature during their 3-0 home defeat by Atalanta over the weekend. His new head coach, Stefano Pioli, praised his intelligence and said the 23-year-old has interesting qualities, though a lack of training with them means he’ll need time to settle in Italy. Continue reading

Sheffield United 3-0 Chelsea: 5 Talking Points as Blades blast Blues into submission

The hosts soaked up pressure and eased to an excellent 3-0 win over Chelsea to open up the top-four race

David McGoldrick’s first Premier League goals proved pivotal as Sheffield United ultimately cruised to a 3-0 win over third-placed Chelsea – blowing this summer’s race for European football open again with three games left to play. What were five talking points as the Blues succumbed to another frustrating defeat here? Continue reading

Chelsea 2-2 Manchester United: Barkley’s stoppage-time equaliser saves Blues’ unbeaten streak

Ross Barkley’s stoppage-time equaliser saved Chelsea’s blushes – keeping their unbeaten streak intact while seeing them leapfrog Manchester City to the Premier League’s top spot, ahead of other matchday fixtures to come.

Anthony Martial’s two second-half goals helped United snatch a slender lead, but it was not enough for the visitors during a tense affair at Stamford Bridge – reiterated as tempers flared involving Jose Mourinho on the touchline.  Continue reading