Tottenham 3-1 Chelsea: 5 Talking Points

Tottenham leapfrogged their London rivals Chelsea into third after a comfortable 3-1mier League

Tottenham ended Chelsea‘s unbeaten Premier League start with a commanding 3-1 victory at Wembley on Saturday evening. Goals from Dele Alli, Harry Kane and Son Heung-Min sealed all three points for Spurs, but what are five key talking points from the action-packed affair at Wembley?  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

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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