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 […]

Diego Costa’s Resurgence Under Hiddink Showcases His Undeniable Quality

Diego Costa made it five goals in five games since the arrival of Guus Hiddink at Chelsea, as he continued his resurgence under the Dutch tactician by scoring a wonderful goal in Chelsea’s thrilling 3-3 draw with Everton. Without question, the installation of Hiddink, which came at the expense of Jose Mourinho, has done wonders […]

Man Utd’s Martial and Darmian Combine to Good Effect along the Left against Chelsea

By now, Manchester United’s struggles are well known. The club had lost its last four matches up until Monday night’s 0-0 draw with Chelsea, and though that result halted the run of consecutive defeats, it has now been eight straight games, in all competitions, without a win for Louis van Gaal’s men. For a club […]

Revitalised Oscar Primed To Put His Imagination And Creativity To Good Use Under Guus Hiddink

Oscar’s intriguing role, which was somewhere in between that of a number 10, a left sided central midfielder and an auxiliary left-winger, was undoubtedly crucial in him being able to break free from the shackles to have a profound impact in Chelsea’s 3-1 triumph over Sunderland. The Brazilian, who cut a refreshingly revitalised figure now […]

Many Elements From Pedro’s Barca Upbringing See Him Thrive in Superb Chelsea Debut

He wasn’t quite Maradona but he was close,” mused Jose Mourinho following Pedro’s outstanding Chelsea debut. Mourinho was right, he wasn’t quite Maradona, but his performance still offered an insight into just how influential a player he could turn out to be for the Blues. Check out all the best EPL offers from William Hill, […]

Petr Cech Underlines His Importance To Arsenal in Win Over Chelsea

In the build-up to Arsenal and Chelsea’s community shield clash, Petr Cech was the name on everybody’s lips. Burning questions were asked and the answers eagerly awaited. How would he go against the team for whom he starred over 11 years, and how would the Chelsea fans react to him playing for a rival London […]