A standing ovation as Eden Hazard returns from injury to replace Willian against Palace Morrie Sarri learnt a lot from Chelsea's 3-1 victory over a redoubtable Crystal Palace at the Bridge on Sunday as he experimented with a midfield shuffle. Some lessons were more obvious than others. Chelsea are much better with Eden Hazard thanREAD MORE
The Blues' 100% start to the season - a statistic as unexpected as a lottery jackpot win - continues following a 2-0 victory against a determined Bournemouth at the Bridge... a game in which a lone pigeon summed up the south coast team's resolve. The bird, which could probably best be described as unflappable, spentREAD MORE
There's always something special about beating Liverpool, and it has a lot to do with the Reds' superiority complex. While Scousers bleat on about other clubs not having any history, the irony seems to be lost that a glittering past can actually be a millstone round the neck; a golden backstory that merely serves toREAD MORE
Half the Tottenham fans at Stamford Bridge to witness Spurs’ 3-1 victory over their London rivals on Easter Sunday weren’t even born the last time it happened. And a certain Margaret Thatcher was in No10. Twenty-eight years of misery finally ended for the Spurs supporters as Chelsea began brightly with a headed lead through AlvaroREAD MORE
Valentine's Day is looming... so who in the Chelsea dressing room truly deserves a fans’ bouquet? Eden Hazard, for his exquisite footwork? Cesar Azpilicueta for his all-round, underappreciated dependability? Willian, for continuing to dazzle even though he's no longer an automatic first pick? Or how about unrufflable teenager Ethan Ampadu, whose ‘Whatever’ expression and dreadlockedREAD MORE
Chelsea scored five as visitors Stoke decided to save their firepower for other matches in a disappointingly one-sided contest at Stamford Bridge on the day before New Year's Eve. With each goal coming from a different player, it demonstrated the breadth of the Blues' talent just as much as it underlined the fragility of City'sREAD MORE
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