Chelsea will make the short trip on Valentine's Day to face their West London neighbours Fulham, at Craven Cottage. Ironically, Chelsea played Fulham right after losing to Liverpool in November, and carved out a 1-0 win over their local rivals. Ancelotti would hope to experience a déjà vu of sorts.
The battle for Fernando was settled by a solitary Raul Meireles goal in the second half. Kenny Dalglish's 3-5-1-1 nullified Carlo Ancelotti's 4-3-1-2 diamond, and Liverpool returned from Stamford Bridge with all three points.
On Sunday, Chelsea take on Liverpool having bought one of their biggest weapons, Fernando Torres. Will it be Nando's day? Or will the Reds have the last laugh?
Two of TheHardTackle's resident authors meet up, over a cup of coffee, to discuss the Super Sunday clash between their clubs Liverpool FC and Chelsea FC.
If the year-end sounds like a good time to take stock of your personal lives, it should be good enough for the most exciting football league in the world. Guest Author Vikram Singh Negi presents the team of the season (thus far).
Manchester United continued to march on to the title with Arsenal in hot persuit. Chelsea and Liverpool continued their revival but City dropped further behind in the title race. Here is the review of the exciting midweek action from the Premiership.
Before the West London club signed Fernando Torres on the transfer deadline day, Chelsea fans were in a dilemma - should Chelsea FC sign the Spaniard for £50m or not? Their head was reluctant, but the heart never gave up.
After the transfer window carnage, we return to the real business, the business that takes place on the pitch. Chelsea travel to the Stadium of Light to avenge the humilianting defeat that they suffered in November, while Arsenal, Man United, and Liverpool entertain Everton, Aston Villa and Stoke City respectively, at home.
[UPDATE]Fernando Torres to Chelsea FC. The Liverpool Number 9 has submitted a written transfer request. Why does the Spaniard want to move? What should Liverpool do - cash in on an unhappy player or convince him that his future lies in Merseyside? Watch this space for more.
With Manchester United running away with the league title, Chelsea FC finds itself at unfamiliar crossroads. Can the newly acquired status as a non-favourite for the league title play into the hands of Carlo Ancelotti?