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Stoke City vs. Chelsea, Premier League: Three keys to the match for Antonio Conte

Stoke City vs. Chelsea, Premier League: Three keys to the match for Antonio Conte

1. Hazard health, fitness Since Eden Hazard started midweek against Nottingham Forest, it would be safe to assume that he’s back to full fitness. But given that he played the full game (the only first-team regular other than Gary Cahill to do so), should he start alongside Alvaro Morata and either Pedro or Willian in Chelsea's attack, with two tougher games on tap in the next seven days? “I’m pleased for Eden because in the last game he played very well. He played with great intensity. Now he has overcome his injury and we have to play three games so, yes, there is the possibility...
Stoke City vs. Chelsea, Premier League: Time, TV schedule, live stream, preview

Stoke City vs. Chelsea, Premier League: Time, TV schedule, live stream, preview

Chelsea look for a third successive away victory Chelsea’s last visit to Stoke was one of the emotional highs of last season as Gary Cahill scored a near-last minute winner after giving away the penalty for a first-half equalizer to one-time Chelsea legend Jonny Walters. Walters has probably balanced out his cosmic karma from that two-own goal (and a missed penalty)-game with Burnley’s 3-2 win at Stamford Bridge earlier this season. But back to Stoke, who have yet to win in four tries away from the Britannia (or whatever betting company it’s sponsored by at the minute) but have yet...
How should Chelsea line up against Stoke City at the Britannia on Saturday?

How should Chelsea line up against Stoke City at the Britannia on Saturday?

Chelsea only get two full days to rest and recover before the next game, although given that only Gary Cahill and Cesc Fabregas played in both games this week (and Fabregas only 55 minutes), the squad should be well rested for this trip up to the Potteries. Eden Hazard, like Gary Cahill and Antonio Rudiger did complete the full 90 minutes on Wednesday. Two confirmed absentees for this game: Danny Drinkwater, who’s out until after the October international break and David Luiz, who is suspended (and also has a broken wrist, but that doesn’t really matter). Pedro picked up an ankle...
Daily Mail Sep 20, 2017

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte will rely on youngsters again

The 5-1 win set up a fourth round clash at home to Everton, but, despite facing Premier League opposition, Chelsea could field a similarly youthful squad after the Nottingham Forest rout.
Cahill, Azpilicueta left frustrated by Chelsea's poor performance against Arsenal

Cahill, Azpilicueta left frustrated by Chelsea's poor performance against Arsenal

Captain and Vice-captain were both left frustrated by Chelsea’s inability to break down Arsenal on Sunday afternoon at Stamford Bridge, with Gary Cahill trying his best to put a hollow-sounding positive spin on the first time ever that Conte’s Chelsea failed to score in a home game. "It was frustrating in some ways. Obviously we wanted to win the game, but if we weren’t going to win, it was important we didn’t lose. It’s a good point." "We tried to create. We have created more in recent games, but we were playing against good opposition. There were a couple of chances for either...
Daily Mail Sep 18, 2017

Chelsea captain Cahill admits Arsenal draw was frustrating

Chelsea captain Gary Cahill was left frustrated at his side's performance on Sunday after all attempts to break down Arsenal's defence proved futile, forcing them to settle for a point.
Chelsea fail to take home advantage in disappointing goalless with to Arsenal

Chelsea fail to take home advantage in disappointing goalless with to Arsenal

Chelsea 0-0 Arsenal, Premier League: Match Report Chelsea edged the balance of play in Sunday’s early afternoon encounter against Arsenal, for the most part, but thanks to plenty of mistakes and sloppy play, failed to take advantage of a similarly poor visiting side. It was the third competitive encounter between the two sides in a span of just eight matches but that familiarity only added to the bitter taste of the 0-0 final scoreline, which was the first time Conte’s Chelsea have failed to score at Stamford Bridge in a competitive match. With Gary Cahill once again available after...
Sport Mole Sep 15, 2017
Antonio Conte: 'Eden Hazard close to regaining full fitness'

Antonio Conte: 'Eden Hazard close to regaining full fitness'

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte suggests that Eden Hazard could play a big part against Arsenal, while captain Gary Cahill is also in his plans to start.
Daily Mail Sep 12, 2017

Gary Cahill says Chelsea are 'back where they belong'

Gary Cahill wants Chelsea to prove their Champions League calibre against Azerbaijan's Qarabag. The Blues did not play in continental competition last season.
Daily Mail Sep 11, 2017

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has new options at the back

David Luiz, Gary Cahill, Cesar Azpilicueta. Chelsea's back line was as settled and predictable as it comes last season. But thing have moved on and Antonio Conte now has fresh options.
Daily Mail Sep 10, 2017

Chelsea man Eden Hazard needs time, insists Antonio Conte

Hazard, who recovered from an ankle fracture sustained while on training with Belgium in June, played for the final 12 minutes of Chelsea's 2-1 win over Leicester City on Saturday.
Sport Mole Sep 9, 2017
Team News: Hazard starts on Chelsea bench

Team News: Hazard starts on Chelsea bench

Eden Hazard is named among the substitutes for Chelsea's trip to Leicester City.
Daily Mail Sep 8, 2017

Eden Hazard available for Chelsea's trip to Leicester

Antonio Conte has confirmed that Eden Hazard is in the Chelsea squad to face Leicester this weekend after recovering from an ankle fracture.
How should Chelsea line up against Leicester City as the Premier League returns on Saturday?

How should Chelsea line up against Leicester City as the Premier League returns on Saturday?

There’s light at the end of international football tunnel, with proper football once again on the horizon. In fact, Chelsea have just about 48 hours before the Premier League campaign resumes with a trip to Leicester City for a matchup of the last two champions. As much of a boring annoyance the international break may have been, Chelsea did get measurably healthier and deeper during it. In fact, the only player not available for certain is club captain Gary Cahill, who will be serving the third game of his three-match suspension. Eden Hazard is back but may not immediately slot back...
Silly Arsenal man Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain rejects Chelsea move in favor of Liverpool — report

Silly Arsenal man Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain rejects Chelsea move in favor of Liverpool — report

Dummy. Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has rejected the chance to win some trophies with Chelsea — the chance to “do a Gary Cahill”, promised a Chelsea-sourced story in the Telegraph last night — and is instead holding out for a move to Liverpool. Earlier reports claimed this might happen, but we laughed it off because we figured the Ox was not that silly. It turns out that he is. Oxlade-Chamberlain has rejected Chelsea move & wants to join Liverpool. Bid lower than #CFC £40m expected. Otherwise will stay at #AFC #LFC— David Ornstein (@bbcsport_david) August 29, 2017 Some of this...

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