On Saturday, Chelsea will entertain London rivals Tottenham Hotspur with nothing less than a victory on their mind. TheHardTackle previews the London Derby.
West Brom host Chelsea at the Hawthorns. Will Chelsea prevail for the 1oth time on trot? Or will it be yet another resolute backlash from the Baggies?
Manchester United sent Chelsea crashing out of the Champions League courtesy goals from Hernandez and Park Ji-Sung, while the Blues only briefly threatened with a Drogba strike.
Chelsea will travel to Manchester under immense pressure to progress to the semi-finals. United, on the other hand, are favorites to progress now, having won the first leg at Stamford Bridge 0-1. Will this be Carlo Ancelotti's best match as a Chelsea manager in Europe or his last?
Chelsea are set to resume their quest to finish in the top four, following a disastrous week. A week that saw Chelsea drop points against Stoke City at the Britannia Stadium. Wigan has always been a favourite opposition. TheHardTackle presents the match preview and other details.
Chelsea FC faces its toughest opponent in recent times, fellow nouveau-riche club Manchester City. THT shows you what this crucial clash promises to bring us.
As Man United travel to Stamford Bridge, a lot depends on the two men in-charge; Sir Alex has a choice to make - to attack Chelsea from the beginning or to approach the game cautiously. While, Carlo has to think long and hard on his team's formation and personnel. The battle at the Bridge will be fought as much between the ears, as on the pitch.
Chelsea FC of today is a work in progress. The manager is trying out various combination for getting the best out of his team. Carlo Ancelotti has two unpolished diamonds. One is not working and the other can make it work. TheHardTackle analyses Chelsea's central midfield.
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.