Can Chelsea Cope With Diego Costa's Absence For Long? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
The 2014/15 season has been near-perfect for Chelsea Football Club thus far. Unbeaten in all competitions, the Blues are sitting comfortably at the top of the Premier League and are on course to succeeding on other fronts as well.
Possible Chelsea starting lineup against Maribor - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Chelsea face Maribor in the Round three of the Champions League Group G tie at the Stamford Bridge on Tuesday. The Blues, having drawn their last UCL tie against Schalke at home, would be looking for nothing less than full three points.
Jose Mourinho: Becoming Invincibles is 'Impossible' - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Chelsea's superb start to the Premier League season has seen them muster 22 points from a possible 24 in 8 games. The Blues overcame Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park in the weekend and are now five points clear at the top of the standings.
Five major factors behind Chelsea's impressive start to the season - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has ruled out the possibility of remaining unbeaten throughout the season, but insists his team is gradually reaching the level of his previous side that won back to back Premier League titles during his first spell in charge at the club.
Why The Chelsea Midfield Is Nearly Impossible To Play Against - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Chelsea continued their unbeaten start to the season with a comfortable 2-1 win away at Crystal Palace on Saturday. In this same fixture last season, the Blues struggled to break down a dogged Palace side and ended up on the wrong side of a 1-0 scoreline.
Chelsea extended their unbeaten record and five point lead at the top of the Premier League with a 2-1 win over Crystal Palace. Goals from Oscar and Cesc Fabregas sealed the three points for Jose Mourinho.
Van Gaal: Possible to catch Chelsea. Are you day-dreaming? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Louis van Gaal is still adamant that his side can catch Chelsea despite being 10 points behind the league leaders, after managing a 2-2 draw against West Brom at the Hawthorns on Monday night. The Red Devils are now sixth in the table, one point and one place behind Liverpool and have gone six games without a win away from home.
Chelsea vs Maribor: Preview, Possible Lineups & Prediction - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
The Premier League leaders will be looking for a safe passing into the second round of the UEFA Champions League over the next fortnight as they are heavily fancied to pick up six points in their two matches versus Slovenian opponents Maribor.
Chelsea may have been without top scorer Diego Costa but the result was never really in doubt following Oscar's brilliant free-kick to open the scoring against Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park yesterday.
Cesc Fabregas added a second before Campbell pulled one back late on with both teams ending with ten men!
Asked why Chelsea tailed off in the title race at the business end of last season, Jose Mourinho told the press at the time that his team had lacked "balls" when it mattered most.
When grilledabout the Blues' staunch defence of their lead even after Crystal Palace pulled one back against them in the 90th minute yesterday, Mourinho asked for a pen and a pad of paper and jotted down exactly the reason why his side had been able to keep their opponents at bay.
The Arsenal legend Ray Parlour watched Arsenal only end up with yet another point on Saturday, and he is very sure that the best that the Gunners can hope for this season is the usual Wenger Cup for scraping into the Champions League, but he doesn't even think that will be easy! 'I think Arsenal [...
With Arsenal once again showing our soft underbelly with a tame performance and a disappointing draw with Hull City at the Emirates yesterday, the need for more power and fight in the squad has become more urgent than ever. And according to the latest Arsenal transfer rumours, Arsene Wenger is finally ready to act and [.