The international break is over and Premier League is back this week. Chelsea FC makes a short travel to Brentford on Saturday with Brentford breathing fire having beaten Arsenal and held Liverpool to a draw before the international break. Tuchel faces a defensive headache as both Rudiger and Thiago Silva are set to miss the Saturday's outing. Silva was involved in an international duty with Brazil and could not travel back in time for the fixture while Rudiger sustained injury on international duty. Christian
Chelsea have had most of their star players went out for international duty. Some went to represent their international teams and finally caused some worrying news to their clubs. Ahead of today's match against Brentford, Chelsea is worried about their defence line with the absence of Thiago Silva and Toni Rudiger.
Manchester United will take on Leceister City on Saturday afternoon in a hotly contested Premier League fixture. Manchester United will be without Four players ahead of tommorrow EPL game including Hary Maguire (calf injury), Raphael Varane (groin injury), Edinson Cavani and Fred (logistical problems).
When Frank Lampard joined Chelsea as a manager from Derby, the club was serving a two seasons transfer ban from Fifa after 150 rule breaches involving 69 academy players over several seasons. The ban ended on February 2020 and Frank Lampard ( before he was sacked) made major signings including Ajax winger Hakim Ziyech at around €40m plus 4€m in add-ons.
The Blues have never managed to get the perfect replacement for their former Belgium forward Eden Hazard who was terrific at his time in Stamford Bridge. The west London was electrifying with Hazard who was their main guy before he left in 2019. The Blues have made several great signings hoping to get a good star especially after signing Kai Havertz, Christian Pulisic, Hakim Ziyech, and Timo Werner but none of them has proved to a top star for the team.
Chelsea will travel to Griffin Park today to take on rivals Brentford in a West-London Derby. Chelsea will be without Thiago Silva, Antnio Rudiger and Christian Pulisic while Hakim Ziyech is doubtful due to severe headache. Chelsea have dominated the fixture with 3 victories in their last 3 meetings against Brentford and go into the fixture in the back of 3-1 victory against Southampton.
Chelsea today had another training session with some first-team players linking up with some fringe players and under 23 players. Some first-team players had not been called to represent their national teams and had to remain with the club. Hakim Ziyech, N'golo Kante, Saul Niguez, Hudson-Odoi, and Charlie Musonda, and Reuben Loftus Cheek were all available in today's training session.
Last season, Thomas Tuchel took over Chelsea managerial job from Chelsea legend Frank Lampard. Since then, Chelsea has improved it's performance and has become a great threat to their opponents not only on the English premier league but also in the UEFA champions league. Last summer transfer window Chelsea made several major signing under Frank Lampard and they include; Hakim Ziyech, Kai Havertz, Malang Sarr, Thiago Silva, Ben Chilwell, Timo Werner and Xavier Mbuyamba.
Manchester United will visit Kingpower Stadium tommorrow to take on Leceister City in their match day 8 fixture. Manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has confirmed double boost for the Red Devils ahead of the clash as Marcus Rashford has been included in tommorrows fixture alongside Victor Lindelof and Erick Baily who shined in their international duties.
Juventus hosted Chelsea in a Uefa Champions League match which was played on Wednesday night. The Blues were the favourites of winning the game as they are the defending champions of the cup. Also, they have been in impressive form under Thomas Tuchel; they had lost only one game this season to Manchester City.
Today, at exactly 22:00 hours East African Time Chelsea will be hosted by Juventus football club for a UEFA champions league fixture. It is the first time that the two teams will meet this season. The two clubs have been on top form and have won their previous champions league match.
Chelsea one of the best teams so far in the Premier League this season. It is really doing well and working very hard to be on top. They have been unbeatable all along and are still trying their level best. If they want to remain unstoppable, the club's coach Thomas Tuchel should use this line up for them to continue winning.
Tuchel's side suffered their second defeat of the season on Wednesday night, losing 1-0 to Juventus in the Champions League. In the span of five days, the Blues have already lost two games in a row. Last Saturday, they suffered their first loss of the season against Manchester City.
Some clubs do not just buy players but rather produce their own from their youth academies.However,not all academies produce good players but here is a look at some that have been producing some of the best for decades.Top of the list is Barcelona's academy the La Masia which has produced greats like Xavi,Lionel Messi,Andres Iniesta and Cesc Fabregas.Second is Chelsea's Cobham that has produced Mason Mount,Tammy Abraham,Callum Odson Odoi and Reece James.Third is the Ajax academy that has produced good players like De Jong,Hakim Ziyech and De Ligt.Fourth is AS Monaco's youth academy that has produced some of the best players like Kylian Mbappe and Fabinho.Fifth is Sporting Lisbon's academy now called Academia Christiano Ronaldo most known for producing Portugal great Christiano.It has also produced other world class players like Pepe and Bruno Fernandes.Last but not least is Santos academy that is famous for producing Brazilian greats like Pele,Neymar,Robinho and Ricardo Kaka.
Chelsea have now lost two games in a row and fans have started worrying that teams are starting to know how to beat them. In truth, in both defeats against Man City and Juventus, it is difficult to put the blame on a single player, with Chelsea being so effective as a team during the first round matches.
Chelsea visited Turin on Wednesday night to take on rivals Juventus in UEFA Champions League Group H blockbuster fixture. Chelsea started Romelu Lukaku, Kai Havertz and Hakim Ziyech in the attack while the centre backs were Thiago Silva, Christensen and Rudiger. Chelsea failed to threaten enough in the first half as Lukaku was not supplied with good balls unlike Juventus who completely dominated and controlled the match.
Chelsea have gotten a massive boost ahead of next weekend’s clash with newly promoted Brentford football club. Chelsea have welcomed back N’Golo Kante to training, as he has missed the last two games for the club. The Frenchman tested positive to coronavirus ahead of the UEFA Champions League tie with Juventus football club and also missed the following game against Southampton football club.
1. Bayern Munich For the last two years Bayern Munich have been showing Impressive performance in all competition with Lewandoski being the key player. 2. Manchester City Last season the citezens show great performance after winning the EPl title and reaching semi finals in UEFA competition after losing one goal to Chelsea.
Juventus welcomed Chelsea in the second game of Group H at the Turin stadium today. For the first time since taking over as Chelsea manager, Thomas Tuchel's team has lost two games in a row. Chelsea lost for the first time in the Champions League to Juventus, who won 1-0 in Italy.
Juventus hosted Chelsea in another game of the UEFA Champions League. The two Managers named very strong squads for that encounter. Thomas Tuchel named a strong forward line with Hakim Ziyech, Kai Havertz and Romelu Lukaku. Massimiliano Allegri also named a very strong squad. The first half started on a very high note and none of the teams scored any goal.