In the absence of DJ Campbell and Charlie Adam, Blackpool will find it difficult to play as they did against Tottenham or even Man United. Nevertheless, the Blues will take their opponents seriously and will try to consolidate their position in the top-four. TheHardTackle presents a comprehensive preview of the match, which will see Chelsea's 4-4-2 take on 4-3-3 of Blackpool.

After a humiliating defeat at the Bridge, TheHardTackle analyses the problems surrounding the Chelsea Football Club. Is there no way back or is there still light at the end of the tunnel for Carlo Ancelotti's team?

Chelsea’s Corner: Thin Squad, Is It?

Is the Chelsea squad for season 2010-11 good enough to compete for honors in England and in Europe? After an exodus of monumental proportions, questions are being raised about the lack of depth in the squad. Is there a real cause for concern or does Carlo Ancelotti has all bases well covered? TheHardTackle analyzes the squad in detail and tries to answer a few questions..