Chelsea prepared for penalties if needed, says Tuchel

Chelsea Head Coach Thomas Tuchel revealed his side are prepared if the Champions League final heads to penalties. With the Europa League final going to 21 penalties, Tuchel admitted he has never seen anything like that before. Speaking to reporters, Tuchel said “We always practise penalties when we face a match where it’s possible itContinue reading “Chelsea prepared for penalties if needed, says Tuchel”

Goalkeepers shine, as Chelsea and Leeds play out an entertaining draw

Chelsea dropped two points in the race for top four after playing out a goalless draw against Leeds United at Elland Road. Both teams had some great chances to score goals throughout the game, but the goalkeepers ensured the game ended in a stalemate. The opening minutes played out with Blues dominating possession as LeedsContinue reading “Goalkeepers shine, as Chelsea and Leeds play out an entertaining draw”

Mendy says Chelsea are lacking consistency

Chelsea slumped to a fifth defeat in their last eight matches after a shambolic performance against Leicester City. Chelsea’s defensive issues were on display early in the game, as the Blues conceded two goals in the first half against an energetic Leicester team. Edouard Mendy, who played against Leicester, made a couple of vital savesContinue reading “Mendy says Chelsea are lacking consistency”

Chelsea don’t want to sell Kepa Arrizabalaga, says Lampard

Chelsea’s record signing Kepa Arrizabalaga is expected to get a rare start in tomorrow’s Champions League against Krasnodar. Having already topped the group Lampard has the luxury of resting his key players amidst a busy schedule and give opportunities to youngsters and some of the fringe players. Kepa has come under intense scrutiny for hisContinue reading “Chelsea don’t want to sell Kepa Arrizabalaga, says Lampard”

Mendy’s heroics earns Chelsea a point against Manchester United

Dubbed El boringo, the match lived up to its expectation in most parts of the game, as both sides lacked ambition and looked content with a point on a rainy Saturday evening. Lineups Harry Maguire was back in the starting lineup for the Reds after the omission from mid-week Champions League game against Paris Saint-Germain.Continue reading “Mendy’s heroics earns Chelsea a point against Manchester United”

Edouard Mendy is Chelsea’s number 1, says Frank Lampard

Frank Lampard admitted Edouard Mendy has already become Chelsea’s number 1. The former Rennes goalkeeper helped Chelsea secure their first goalless draw under Lampard, against Sevilla in the Champions League. The Senegalese recovered in time to be named in the starting lineup after missing the game against Southampton at the weekend. Speaking to the mediaContinue reading “Edouard Mendy is Chelsea’s number 1, says Frank Lampard”

Chelsea vs Southampton pre-match briefing – Frank Lampard

Frank Lampard has confirmed Edouard Mendy will not be available for tomorrow’s home game against Southampton. Mendy, who picked up a thigh injury on international duty with Senegal is expected to be sidelined for a couple of weeks. Speaking to the media, Lampard informed, ‘Mendy won’t be fit for the match tomorrow, we hope itContinue reading “Chelsea vs Southampton pre-match briefing – Frank Lampard”