It's just mental, reckoned Morrie Sarri after Chelsea slipped to a 2-0 defeat up at Everton at the weekend - and few would disagree with him. "It's probably a mental block, I think," said the great soothsayer after the Blues had bossed a goalless first half, only to fall apart in a disappointing second half.READ MORE
What a difference three days make. The defeat in the League Cup final to Manchester City was overshadowed by insurrection as goalie Kepa refused to obey Morrie Sarri's order to leave the pitch. But Wednesday night's 2-0 victory over arch-rivals Spurs proved that the Blues can, when required, play together as a unit. Much moreREAD MORE
It isn’t a question of if, but when. In a week bookended by defeats at the hands of Manchester clubs (after all, nobody gives Chelsea a prayer at Wembley in Sunday’s League Cup final), the walls are closing in on Morrie Sarri. ‘The man with no Plan B’ will be etched on his tombstone afterREAD MORE
Looking lethargic and, frankly, clueless for most of this London derby, Chelsea conceded two first-half goals to Arsenal at the Emirates, and never looked like clawing anything back. No wonder the Blues fans were largely silent for this absurd display of back-and-forward passing, rather than any serious assaults on the Gunners' goal. Bernd Leno hadREAD MORE
Jingle bells, jingle bells, jingle all the way. Oh what fun it was to watch Chelsea win away. Just a shame they couldn't do it at home too, against Leicester. It means that the Blues have a devil of a fight on their hands to claw back ground against runaway Liverpool, limp-along Man City andREAD MORE
Claudio Ranieri returns to Stamford Bridge with Fulham Chelsea beat neighbours Fulham 2-0, but laboured to finish chances in a game which went end to end but provided only odd glimpses of real entertainment. Fulham fans outsang their rivals from the other end of the road, and Claudio Ranieri was given a rousing welcome backREAD MORE
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