Chelsea vs Bournemouth . Chelsea resume the Premier league action after the World Cup break aiming to end the miserable winless run of three games in the Premier league,when they host Bournemouth at Stamford Bridge this evening. The blues are eighth in the league table and eight points off the top four though they have played two games less,while Bournemouth are 14th battling to avoid dropping into relegation zone.
The blues are facing a lot of struggles in this first half of the season. They currently sit 10th in the premier league table with 25 points which is a 10 point gap to the fourth position. Though they have a game in hand, this could be with little positive effects.
Chelsea have suffered huge blow after 10 first team players suffer injuries despite being in position 10 in the Premier League table, 10 points behind 4th placed Man United and 10 points above 18th placed Everton. Fitness issues have plaqued Chelsea since last season with 97 injuries suffered, which 16 more than other team in European top 5 leagues.
Chelsea fans are disappointed after going down by three goals in the first against Brighton Football Club in a tactical match. Chelsea's Boss, Graham Potter has gone back to American Express Community where he was the Manager before joining the Blues. What has shocked Chelsea fans is the fact that out of the three goals Brighton has scored, two of them have been as a result of own goals from Loftus-Cheek and Chalobah.
Big Boost For Chelsea As World Cup Duo Report Back At Training At Cobham Ahead OF EPL Game Vs Forest
Chelsea have received huge boost ahead of their Sunday Premier League game against Nottingham Forest after World Cup duo Matteo Kovacic and Hakim Ziyech reported back to full training at Cobham fit & uninjured. Chelsea will be relying on the experience and creativity of the two stars on Sunday when they visit City Ground to take on Nottingham Forest as they hunt for all the 3 points.
Chelsea were humbled 1-0 by Arsenal at Stamford Bridge to drop 3 vital points and extend their Premier League winless run to 4 games. Chelsea received 4 yellow cards shown to Aubameyang, Gallagher, Azipilicueta and Chalobah while Arsenal had only 2 yellow cards showed to Saka & White. Chelsea brought on Broja, Gallagher, Kovacic and Pulisic as substitutes for Aubameyang, Kai Havertz, Loftus Cheek and Mount but failed to equalise Gabriel 63rd minute strike which was assisted by Saka. Chelsea Fans were upset by
Chelsea were stunned 1-1 by Man United at Stamford Bridge to drop 2 vital points and end Kepa 5 match clean sheet record. Man United were dominant in the first half with 64% ball possession but wasted big chances in the opposite box to force a 1-1 draw.
Graham Potter's Chelsea was welcomed with a beating at the Amex Stadium, losing by 3-1 after unfortunate 2 own goals in the first half. Loftus Cheek and Chalobah turned in probable crosses into their net to give Brighton a 3-0 caution after a belter from Leandro Trossard found the next early in the first half.
The Chelsea growing injury list is continuously becoming a worry with a the troubles they are having this season. They are currently position ten and have only wom once in the last five matches. They have had a difficult run as well but their performances have not been convincing.
Celebrations at Cobham As Chelsea Star Signs New Professional Contract, Endrick Prefers Chelsea Move
Chelsea star Max Merrick has signed his first professional contract at Stamford Bridge after impressing with the youth team. Chelsea star Callum Hudson Odoi has reportedly snubbed an approach from Ghana ahead of the World Cup to focus on his club football and will keep his options open for a future England call-up.
Chelsea boss Graham Potter is yet to settle at Stamford Bridge following his recent poor records in the premier league and therefore would be keen on turning things around as time goes. The Blues have been without key players who are sidelined with injuries and apparently their unavailability has somehow hampered Potter's progress but his latest move might be of good news to Chelsea's diehards.
Chelsea Boss Graham Potter has made big changes to his official starting XI squad after dropping Azipilicueta, Mendy, Koulibaly, Gallagher, Jorginho, Zakaria, Pulisic and Broja in the bench as substitutes. Chelsea Goalkeeper Kepa is starting covered by Trevoh Chalobah, Captain Thiago Silva, Cucurella and Ben Chilwell in the defence.
Graham Potter likes to use the 3-4-3 system. He has used the system in recent weeks which has produced positive results. He is yet to be defeated since his appointment at the Stamford Bridge. However, the predicted line up is as follows: Kepa, Chalobah, Thiago Silva, Koulibaly; Loftus-Cheek, Kovacic, Jorginho, Chilwell; Mount, Aubameyang and Sterling.
Chelsea will square off against Aston Villa at Al Nahyan Stadium in Abu Dhabi at 1510hrs EAT on Sunday 11th December 2022. The match will be aired live on Villa TV and all the proceeds will be donated to Aston & Nechells Foodbank. Chelsea are keen to kickstart their preseason with victory after losing their most recent Premier League matches.
Chelsea Boss Graham Potter has Made 4 Big Last Minute Changes to his official XI line up to face Arsenal at Stamford Bridge with Koulibaly, Kovacic, Zakaria and Pulisic dropping to bench as substitutes joined by Bettinelli, Gallagher, Hall, Broja & Ziyech. Chelsea Goalkeeper Mendy is starting covered by Cezar Azipilicueta, Thiago Silva; Trevoh Chalobah and Marc Cucurrela.
Chelsea are set to appoint Monaco Technical Director Laurence Stewart to a role in the revamped set-up at Stamford Bridge. Graham Potter has hailed Loftus Cheek for impressing on and off the pitch as he is humble and wants to learn & improve as he trains really good, has great quality and physicality.
Chelsea will be hoping to end their 4 matches winless streak against Manchester United Tomorrow at Stamford Bridge. Chelsea go into the match unbeaten in their last 7 matches under Graham Potter with 5 wins & 2 draws in all competitions hence likely to draw against Man United. Chelsea are unbeaten in their last 6 home matches at Stamford Bridge with 4 Wins and 2 draws while Man United have only lost one away match in their last 6 away games.
Chelsea will travel to Community Stadium on Wednesday to take on Brentford in West London Derby as Potter looks forward to register his 6th consecutive victory. Chelsea have won 4 of their last 6 most recent fixtures against Brentford but lost their most recent match 4-1 at Stamford Bridge against the Bees.
Manchester City visited King Power Stadium in which was a thrilling match. The match ended Man City 1-0 Leicester. Man City lie position 2 with 29 points while Leicester are 18th with 11 points. Chelsea suffered a massive blow away from home when they visited Brighton at Falmer Stadium.
Chelsea Boss Potter has confirmed 5 big changes in his final Starting XI to face Brentford at Community Stadium. Goalkeeper Kepa Arizabalanga is starting covered by Captain Cezar Azipilicueta, Trevoh Chalobah and Kalidou Koulibaly in Chelsea defence. Chelsea midfield will comprise of Marc Cucurella, Jorginho, Mason Mount and Loftus Cheek while the attack will comprise of Kai Havertz, Armando Broja and Conor Gallagher as he rotates squad ahead of Man United test on Sunday.