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 0-1 AFC Bournemouth: 5 Talking Points and Tactical Analysis

Bournemouth plyers celebrate with goalscorer Dan Gosling, after VAR review ruled his strike was a goal

Dan Gosling’s brilliant late overhead lob ensured a dilligent Bournemouth display confined Chelsea to a fourth Premier League defeat in their last five matches, as Frank Lampard’s men struggled while failing to create many chances during another forgettable result. 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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