Two superb crosses from the fleet-footed Callum Hudson-Odoi, and two goals for the confidence-shorn striker Alvaro Morata, were enough to dump Nottingham Forest out of the FA Cup in the 3rd Round on Saturday at Stamford Bridge, in a one-sided tie which still seemed laboured and unconvincing at times. Manager Aitor Karanka had set upREAD MORE
Sometimes it just isn't thrilling. Chelsea did a workmanlike job in Greece against PAOK Salonika, but the 1-0 win wasn't in the 'convincing' bracket, and while the Blues dominated most of the match, the failure to score a second goal led to an edgy last 15 minutes. Worse, Pedro - a lively spark in theREAD MORE
Chelsea suddenly found their feet again in the second half of an eventful visit to St Mary's on Saturday, clawing their way back from being 2-0 down to a desperate-for-points Southampton side to secure an improbably 3-2 win. In a thrilling and unexpected nine-minute blitz following the arrival of Olivier Giroud in place of theREAD MORE
It was a rollercoaster ride at the Emirates for the eagerly awaited post-New Year Arsenal v Chelsea clash, with the balance of the game twisting and turning right into stoppage time. In the end, a 2-2 draw was probably about right, although Arsenal just shaded it in terms of attacking chances in a match whichREAD MORE
Yes, OK, there was drama aplenty at the end of this League Cup quarter-final at the Bridge on Wednesday night, December 20... but for the most part this was an oddly unconvincing and strange performance by a greatly changed Blues team. With the 17-year-old Ethan Ampadu making his full debut in central defence, it wasREAD MORE
Blue Santa hats were the fashion of the day as Chelsea ground out a 1-0 victory over Southampton at the Bridge, to keep their place among the also-rans behind sure-to-be champions Man City. For the Blues it was, at times, a frustrating afternoon. With Alvaro Morata on the bench after recovering from a back injury,READ MORE
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