Chelsea manager Frank Lampard is not dreading his club’s fourth-round Carabao Cup clash against Manchester United. The West Londoners have been drawn to face off against United during the next phase of the competition after they demolished Grimsby Town 7-1 last week.
Chelsea are going to miss the services of Emerson at the back. He has been ruled out for nearly a month due to an injury. The left-back was missing against Grimsby Town in the third round of the Carabao Cup.
The return of N’Golo Kante last Sunday showed his importance to the team with his stellar performance. But while he was impressive with his game, a lot of critics are saying that Lampard may be putting Kante at risk. The Chelsea boss must manage Kante’s playing time lest risk him burning out.
Chelsea booked their place in the Carabao Cup Final with a 4-2 win on penalties against Tottenham after the sides were unable to be separated over the two legs.
Eden Hazard scored another late goal to send Chelsea into the last four of the Carabao Cup in their quarter-final against Bournemouth on Wednesday night.
Gianfranco Zola has hailed Callum Wilson ahead of the Blues’ League Cup quarterfinal against Bournemouth this Wednesday.
Chelsea travelled to Anfield on Tuesday night in hope of beating Liverpool to ensure a place in the Carabao Cup fourth round. After Daniel Sturridge opened the scoring, Emerson and Eden Hazard scored late to knock out Jurgen Klopp’s side.
Chelsea and Arsenal played out a goalless draw in their EFL Cup semi-final first leg two weeks ago at Stamford Bridge. The Blues had plenty of opportunities to take a lead into the second leg of the tie but squandered several good chances.
Wednesday’s Carabao Cup semi-final first leg between Chelsea and Arsenal was just the second English football match to use VAR (Video Assistant Referee). The fact that the new concept stole the show with no incorrect or controversial decisions says everything you need to know about the game of football.
Chelsea confirmed their place in the Carabao Cup semi-final with a narrow 2-1 win over a plucky Bournemouth side, while Manchester United were shocked by a loss against Championship side, Bristol City, via the same scoreline.
Attention turns to the Carabao Cup for Chelsea as they welcome managerless Everton to Stamford Bridge in what promises to be an entertaining all-Premier League tie.
Michy Batshuayi bagged a hat-trick as Chelsea dispatched of Championship side Nottingham Forest with ease on Wednesday evening, with the Blues progressing to round four of the Carabao Cup.
Following an apathetic 0-0 draw with Arsenal at Stamford Bridge on Sunday, the news that Eden Hazard is fit and ready to play 90 minutes again comes as music to the ears of Chelsea fans.
Faithful Chelsea fans will remember defender Michael Mancienne, who now features as an important part of the Nottingham Forest side having left Stamford Bridge for new challenges in 2011.