Chelsea FC

Liverpool Clinches 10th English League Cup Title with Extra-Time Victory Over Chelsea
Liverpool FC, Chelsea FC

Liverpool Clinches 10th English League Cup Title with Extra-Time Victory Over Chelsea

By Score More Staff Wembley Stadium, London — In a thrilling encounter at Wembley Stadium, Liverpool secured their 10th English League Cup title with a hard-fought victory over Chelsea, ultimately triumphing in extra time. The highly-anticipated final between two football powerhouses saw both Liverpool and Chelsea locked in a goalless draw throughout the initial 90 minutes, leading to the match's extension into extra time. The decisive moment came in the 118th minute when Liverpool's Virgil van Dijk found the back of the net with a powerful header, sealing the victory for the Reds. The crucial corner leading to the goal was delivered by Konstantinos Tsimikas. Van Dijk had earlier scored with a header in the 60th minute, but the goal was disallowed following a VAR review, which dete...
Chelsea Suffers Blow as Ben Chilwell Faces Hamstring Injury Setback
Chelsea FC

Chelsea Suffers Blow as Ben Chilwell Faces Hamstring Injury Setback

By Score More Chelsea has been hit with another significant injury setback as left-back Ben Chilwell sustained a hamstring injury during their 1-0 victory over Brighton in the Carabao Cup, as confirmed by manager Mauricio Pochettino. This news was reported by the Daily Mail. The report reveals that Chilwell had been dealing with two hamstring injuries, and it appears that he aggravated the existing issue during the match, ultimately being forced off in the final minute. Chelsea had already exhausted all their substitutions, leaving them with ten men for the remainder of the game. Chelsea is already coping with a growing list of injuries to key first-team players, including summer signings Christopher Nkunku and Romeo Lavia. Additionally, Reece James, Carney Chukwuemeka, Trevoh Chalo...
Premier League: Chelsea 0-1 Aston Villa
Chelsea FC, Aston Villa

Premier League: Chelsea 0-1 Aston Villa

By Score More Aston Villa secured a victory at Stamford Bridge, compounding Chelsea's ongoing struggles under manager Mauricio Pochettino. For the second consecutive visit to Chelsea, Villa's fans witnessed an opposing manager being sacked the following day. Last season, Graham Potter met a similar fate after losing to Chelsea. Chelsea's managerial change and squad overhaul have yet to yield improved results, with just two league wins since Potter's departure. The frustration for Chelsea and Pochettino extended beyond the result. The team ended the match with 10 men as right back Malo Gusto was sent off for a challenge on Lucas Digne, despite winning the ball. Gusto's suspension adds to Chelsea's concerns, along with a one-game suspension for striker Nicolas Jackson, who picked up h...
Premier League: AFC Bournemouth 0 – 0 Chelsea
Chelsea FC, Bournemouth

Premier League: AFC Bournemouth 0 – 0 Chelsea

By Score More Chelsea's struggles continue, with a familiar tale unfolding both on and off the pitch at the Vitality Stadium. Disgruntled Chelsea fans voiced their displeasure with boos at the final whistle as frustration mounted over yet another draw and a second consecutive failure to score. Thiago Silva epitomized the disappointment among Mauricio Pochettino's players, wearing a stern expression and gazing at the ground. Subsequently, substitute Ben Chilwell's attempt to apologize to the away supporters backfired when some responded with jeers. Most of Chelsea's players, with bowed heads, swiftly made their way off the pitch. The recurring theme of dominating possession but squandering chances and lacking a cutting edge led to anger from the traveling fans and a downcast demeano...
Premier League: Chelsea 0-1 Nottingham Forest
Chelsea FC, Nottingham Forest

Premier League: Chelsea 0-1 Nottingham Forest

By Score More Chelsea endured a painful 0-1 defeat against Nottingham Forest at Stamford Bridge, with their own mistakes leading to the loss. The match, played under sunny skies, was devoid of excitement, and Mauricio Pochettino's team ultimately succumbed to The Tricky Trees due to an Anthony Elanga counterattack goal, following a game filled with persistent fouls. Scoring opportunities were scarce in the first half, with the best chance actually falling to the visitors as Taiwo Awoniyi sent his shot over the bar from just six yards away. The second half began as a nightmare for CFC when Moisés Caicedo was dispossessed in midfield, allowing Awoniyi to set up Elanga for the decisive goal. Chelsea's attempts to mount a comeback were sluggish and ineffective, with Nicolas Jackson missi...
Premier League: Goal and Assist from Sterling in Chelsea’s First Victory
Chelsea FC, Luton Town FC

Premier League: Goal and Assist from Sterling in Chelsea’s First Victory

By Score More Third time's the charm! Chelsea finally secured their first victory of the 2023/2024 Premier League season after hosting Luton Town on Thursday night at Stamford Bridge, resulting in a 3-0 defeat for the visiting team. The common denominator in Mauricio Pochettino's team's goals was Raheem Sterling. He scored the opening goal at the 17th minute with a beautiful individual play. Sterling received the ball on the right side of the Blues' attack, pierced through Luton Town's defense in the penalty area, and fired a cross-shot, leaving Belgian goalkeeper Thomas Kaminski with no chance. The second goal came in the second half, with Malo Gusto crossing from the right side to the 11-meter area, where Sterling appeared unmarked to shoot the second goal for the Blues as he plea...
Premier League: West Ham hands Chelsea their first defeat
West Ham FC, Chelsea FC, Premier League

Premier League: West Ham hands Chelsea their first defeat

By Score More Mauricio Pochettino's Chelsea suffered a resounding setback in their visit to West Ham's territory on Sunday afternoon, losing 1-3 and tallying their first defeat in the Premier League 2023/2024 season. The match kicked off in the best possible way for the Hammers, who took the lead just seven minutes in through Nayef Aguerd, capitalizing on the Blues' defensive passivity during a corner kick to make it 1-0. Chelsea took 20 minutes to respond to the goal and found the equalizer at the 28th minute, courtesy of a splendid individual effort by Chukwuemeka within the penalty area. The Blues had a golden opportunity to head into halftime with the lead at the 43rd minute, after Sterling was fouled in the West Ham penalty area. However, Enzo Fernández, tasked with taking the p...
Chelsea’s Ongoing Summer Transfer Saga: Squad Changes and Michael Olise’s Imminent Arrival
Premier League, Chelsea FC

Chelsea’s Ongoing Summer Transfer Saga: Squad Changes and Michael Olise’s Imminent Arrival

By Score More Chelsea's summer transfer activities are far from reaching their conclusion, as they simultaneously strategize to trim their first-team squad while finalizing the signing of Michael Olise from Crystal Palace. The Blues have remained at the forefront as the Premier League's most prolific spenders in this transfer window. In the wake of the £115 million acquisition of Moises Caicedo from Brighton, a forthcoming deal for Southampton's Romeo Lavia is on the horizon. Remarkably, the activation of Olise's £35 million release clause is imminent, cementing his position as Chelsea's 25th addition within a span of just 12 months. The cumulative spending on fresh talents, masterminded by Chelsea's ownership group, approaches an astonishing figure of £1 billion. Simultaneously, th...
Mauricio Pochettino’s official debut as Chelsea’s head coach resulted in a draw (1-1) against Liverpool
Liverpool FC, Chelsea FC, Premier League

Mauricio Pochettino’s official debut as Chelsea’s head coach resulted in a draw (1-1) against Liverpool

By Score More Luis Díaz was responsible for the opening goal of the match, propelling the Reds into the lead in the 18th minute. In response, French central defender Alex Disasi, a fresh addition to the Blues' roster for the season, leveled the score at 1-1 in the 37th minute. This equilibrium persisted until the final whistle. https://twitter.com/ElevenSports_PT/status/1690753190570913793 Diogo Jota, the Portuguese forward, was included in Klopp's starting lineup, and his team dominated the proceedings during the initial half-hour. Their approach was characterized by speed and aggression, pushing Chelsea onto the back foot and scarcely allowing their opponents to penetrate their own defensive zone. Luis Díaz's goal, which materialized following a splendid pass from Salah, initiated ...