Chelsea made sure they would be playing Champions League football once again next season as they moved into the top four with a 3-0 win over Watford at Stamford Bridge.
Newcastle United manager Rafa Benitez has spoken positively about his previous stint managing Chelsea. In November 2012, the Blues appointed the Spaniard as their interim boss until the end of the 2012/13 season following the sacking of Roberto Di Matteo.
Burnley manager Sean Dyche has hit back at Chelsea defender David Luiz after the Brazilian claimed that the Clarets were guilty of anti-football during the 2-2 draw between the teams on Monday. The result would have been frustrating to the Blues even though it left them in fourth place on the standings and in contention to qualify for next season’s Champions League.
Chelsea were unable to capitalise on the mistakes made by their top-four rivals as they were held to a 2-2 draw by Burnley at Stamford Bridge on Monday night.
Chelsea were dealt a huge blow in their fight for a Champions League place as two goals in five second-half minutes saw them lose 2-0 against Liverpool at Anfield.
Chelsea kept their hopes of securing a place in next season’s Champions League well and truly alive as they beat West Ham 2-0 at Stamford Bridge.
Chelsea kept their hopes of finishing in the top four very much alive with a convincing 3-0 win against Brighton at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday night.
Chelsea had to rely on a number of poor decisions to come from behind in their 2-1 win against Cardiff City on Sunday.
Failure to take first-half chances saw Chelsea shoot themselves in the foot on Sunday as they were beaten 2-0 by Everton at Goodison Park.
Eden Hazard was at the rescue on Sunday as Chelsea came from behind to grab a late point against Wolves to keep the hunt for a top-four place alive.
Maurizio Sarri’s decision to start Kepa against Fulham was repaid as the exiled goalkeeper made a vital late save in their 2-1 derby day win.
Chelsea responded to their Carabao Cup Final loss against Manchester City `with a confident 2-0 London derby victory over Tottenham on Wednesday evening.
Chelsea were embarrassed on Sunday afternoon as they were beaten 6-0 by Manchester City in their worst-ever Premier League defeat, a record that was set just two weeks ago away at Bournemouth.
Chelsea responded to their worst league defeat in 22 years with their biggest win of the season as they beat Huddersfield 5-0 at Stamford Bridge on Saturday.
Chelsea were blown away on Wednesday evening as they succumbed to a shock 4-0 defeat to Bournemouth at the Vitality Stadium.
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.