The contract of Olivier Giroud is set to expire at the end of this season. The Blues will most likely not renew the contract of the veteran beyond the current campaign. Keeping him at the club will be a step in the wrong direction. Not only is the Frenchman not a prolific scorer but he is also now 32 years old.
A wonderful goal from the much-criticised Willian was the perfect way to silence his haters as he provided the difference in Chelsea’s 2-1 win against Newcastle on Saturday evening.
Chelsea were unable to break down a strong Southampton backline and had to settle for a goalless draw in their first match of 2019.
Chelsea ensured they would finish a below-par 2018 with three points as they squeezed past Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park, beating them 1-0.
Eden Hazard was the star of the show once again as he led Chelsea to a 2-1 Boxing Day win over Watford at Vicarage Road.
Jamie Vardy’s second-half goal was enough for Leicester City to see off Chelsea as the two sides did battle at Stamford Bridge.
It was the Eden Hazard show once again on Sunday afternoon as he scored and assisted a goal in Chelsea’s 2-1 win away at Brighton.
Manchester City’s Premier League unbeaten run came to an end at the hands of Chelsea on Saturday afternoon as the Blues ran out 2-0 winners.
Chelsea squandered their first-half lead as they were beaten 2-1 by Wolves at Molineux on Wednesday evening.
A goal either side of half time was enough for Chelsea to secure all three points in the West London derby against Fulham on Sunday.
Sunday is a day of derby football in the Premier League, as Chelsea playing Fulham is accompanied by the North London Derby and the Merseyside Derby. Whilst the other two derbies contain much more animosity towards each other, this is an important game for Chelsea. In the wake of the loss to Spurs last time out, the team received a lot of criticism. This is their chance to answer the criticism and get back on track.
Chelsea were handed their first Premier League defeat of the season as they were beaten 3-1 by Tottenham at Wembley in Saturday’s late kick-off.
Right now, Chelsea are the only unbeaten team in all competitions in the whole of Europe.
Chelsea had to settle for a point on Sunday afternoon after being frustrated by Everton in a goalless draw.
Chelsea head coach Maurizio Sarri has set a new Premier League record after the goalless stalemate with Everton on Sunday.
Chelsea survived Crystal Palace’s comeback as a brace from Alvaro Morata and a Pedro goal meant Andros Townsend’s second-half equaliser had little impact.
On a day when football was largely irrevelant, Chelsea ensured they would extend their Premier League unbeaten run to 10 matches with a 4-0 win against Burnley.
Chelsea had to rely on a 96th-minute equaliser to secure a draw against Manchester United at Stamford Bridge in Saturday’s early kick-off.
Chelsea continued their great form in the Premier League with a convincing win against Southampton at St Mary’s on Sunday afternoon.
Daniel Sturridge ensured that both Chelsea and Liverpool would earn a point on Saturday evening with an 89th-minute equaliser after Eden Hazard had opened the scoring in the first half. It was the second meeting between the two sides in four days but after knocking the Reds out of the Carabao Cup, Maurizio Sarri’s men couldn’t hold out for another win.
Chelsea’s 100% start to the season juddered to a halt with a dull 0-0 draw away at West Ham on Sunday afternoon. The Blues enjoyed 72% of the possession and rained 17 shots down on their opponents’ goal, but they ultimately could not find the breakthrough.
Chelsea went to the London Stadium on Sunday afternoon hoping to extend their 100% league record but for all their possession, they couldn’t break through the strong West Ham defence. The Blues actually could’ve gone behind a couple of times in East London but the game ended goalless.
Chelsea went into the weekend as one of three Premier League teams to have won each of their four opening games. They managed to extend that run to five with a convincing 4-1 win against Cardiff after going a goal behind early on. Eden Hazard stole the show yet again with a hat-trick before Willian added the fourth following Sol Bamba’s opener for Cardiff.
Maurizio Sarri has claimed he does not see Chelsea challenging for the Premier League title in his debut season in charge, adding that Manchester City and Liverpool are currently the main title contenders.
Following three wins from their opening three Premier League matches this season, Chelsea made it four from four with a 2-0 home win over Bournemouth on Saturday afternoon. The goals came from Pedro and Eden Hazard in the second half as it looked like the game might end goalless.