Chelsea crisis deepened after a 2-1 defeat away to newly promoted Fulham who piled pressure on Graham Potter and his failing team. In the absence of Aleksandar Mitrovic, Carlos Vinicius proved the match-winner by heading in Andreas Pereira’s cross. Chelsea former star, Willian had opened the scoring in the first half with a deflected shot but Kalidou Koulibaly scored an equaliser after a goal-mouth scramble.
The Blues therefore slipped to a seventh loss in its last 10 matches in all competitions. It is unbelievable that we are just in January and Chelsea are out of FA Cup, Carabao Cup, and are 10th in the Premier League, currently with 25 points after 18 games.
Chelsea fans have continued being disappointed with their teams performance of late. They have lost six of their last eight matches in all competitions (W1 D1). Their most defeats over any eight-game period since December 1993. Fans have expressed their anger, pointing some players who should be benched and others sold.
In as much as many would want to blame Graham Potter, the players need to be responsible also. Fans noted that Havertz was not giving the ball to a free Kovacic. They also noted that Koulibaly was putting unnecessary pressure on their own defense. Kovacic on his side was not making good passes. Chalobah and Azpilicueta were too poor at the back.
Fans have suggested that some of the above poor stars should be benched and even leave their team. The list of little errors they are committing are just too much and that is why Chelsea is losing matches. Fans noted that only Thiago Silva, Mason Mount and Hall showed good performance.
New signing João Felix also showcased great talent but his red card in the 58th minute handed him a major blow.
Below are some reactions from the fans.
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