Arsenal 1-2 Chelsea: 5 Hits and Flops as Blues snatch late comeback win

Chelsea's top goalscorer Tammy Abraham celebrates completing the comeback late on against Arsenal

Jorginho and Tammy Abraham’s 12th league goal ensured Chelsea recovered from a one-goal deficit to snatch all three points and win late on against London rivals Arsenal – finishing the decade with a four-point cushion in fourth place. But which players excelled while others struggled at the Emirates on this occasion?

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Liverpool vs Arsenal Preview: Premier League predictions, analysis and more

The league's two unbeaten sides go head-to-head in Saturday's evening kick-off at Anfield

Liverpool vs Arsenal: two of the league’s best face off at Anfield in Saturday’s Premier League evening kick-off, with at least one side’s 100% start to the 2019/20 campaign set to evaporate by full-time. Billed as a game of the season contender in August, the European champions host last season’s Europa League finalists where we’ll get an early sense of their title credentials. Continue reading

Manchester City 1-0 Chelsea (4-3 on pens): Sterling’s winner seals successive Carabao Cup win

Chelsea vs Manchester City: Carabao Cup final score, goals, news and updates from Wembley

Raheem Sterling converted the winning penalty, as Manchester City secured successive Carabao Cup Final victories at Chelsea’s expense during a nervy finish at Wembley.

The final itself – three weeks after City’s 6-0 league thrashing vs. the Blues – will always be remembered for goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga’s actions after defying manager Maurizio Sarri’s instructions to be substituted late in extra-time.
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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

Watford 4-1 Chelsea: Doucoure and Deulofeu shine as Hornets thump struggling Blues

In a match both sides needed to win, a gutsy Watford prevailed after Troy Deeney’s well-taken penalty on the stroke of half-time. Chelsea for all their quality, had a numerical disadvantage for an hour after Tiemoue Bakayoko was dismissed after two sloppy bookings in five minutes and struggled to contend with the hosts’ continuous pressure as time wore on, before an action-packed ten minute spell where four goals were scored.  Continue reading

David Luiz: Not good enough or another media over-reaction?

Following his second red card in less than two weeks during Chelsea’s 2-1 away win over Atletico Madrid, questions have once again been asked about David Luiz. 

Despite receiving plaudits for his performances upon returning to England’s top flight last term, many believe the Brazilian still has not matured enough to cut out the erratic side of his game. Is it a typical over-reaction by the media, or has Chelsea’s change in formation helped significantly mask his deficiencies?

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