3 Key Things: A look at How Cesc Fabregas Used Clever Movement to Dominate against Newcastle

Cesc Fabregas produced a supreme display of midfield passing play in Chelsea’s 3-1 win over Newcastle United. He pulled the strings with his distribution, hitting long balls and shorter flicks around the corner, and this enabled him to be one of the game’s dominant players. Playing as a right-sided central midfielder, as a part of […]

Wenger Gets It Right With Varied Attack to Outpoint Chelsea In FA Cup Final

Arsene Wenger is never going to get many compliments for his tactical efforts. Featuring in a league alongside managers such as Chelsea’s Antonio Conte, Liverpool’s Jurgen Klopp and Manchester City’s Pep Guardiola, he’s always going to be viewed as something of an old-timer, maybe even one who is being left behind by the younger brigade. […]

Cesc Fabregas Highlights His Box-to-Box Ability against Swansea

Despite chalking up his 300th Premier League appearance in Chelsea’s 3-1 win over Swansea on Saturday, Cesc Fabregas would have been relieved just to have found his way into the starting line-up for the encounter at Stamford Bridge. It was his first league start for Chelsea in 2017, and just his 6th for the season, […]

Tottenham Combine Strategy and Execution to Dismantle Chelsea

On Wednesday night at White Hart Lane, Tottenham managed to snap Chelsea’s 13-game winning streak by propelling themselves towards a 2-0 victory. It wasn’t easy for them, especially given the intensive defensive strategies employed by both teams, but courtesy of a well-developed plan and an impressive ability to execute, Spurs managed to consign Antonio Conte […]

Oscar Highlights his Defensive Quality in Chelsea’s Win over West Ham

After a bit of back and forth between the 4-3-3 and the 4-2-4 formations, Chelsea started the new Premier League campaign, their first under Antonio Conte, using the former. That allowed them to field a three-man midfield for the season opener against West Ham, and despite the availability of Cesc Fabregas, Conte opted to play […]

Euro 2016: Graziano Pelle Stars in Italy’s 2-0 Win over Spain

Graziano Pelle had a fascinating game against Spain. He started the Euro 2016 Round of 16 encounter with a seventh-minute shot, and finished it off with another attempt on goal in the 91st minute. Both of those were pretty impressive, too. The first, a headed effort from a set-piece, drew a brilliant save from Spanish […]