Gary Cahill made his long awaited debut for Chelsea against United last Sunday and I thought
he did well and looked calm and composed. OK there is an argument that he was part of a defence
that conceded three goals but two of them were penalties and you he is in no way at fault for the
Branislav Ivanovic took centre stage with AVB in yesterdays pre match press conference ahead of our
Champions League tie against Genk and spoke out about our performance on Saturday and the fact we
have been shipping goals lately. Respect is due to Ivanovic as he pulled no punches. It could have
been easy to let the manager do all the talking about Saturday and moving on but Ivanovic shed
light on what happened in that dressing room after the game and since then.
Fresh from a good performance on Sunday against Manchester City, Salomon Kalou has reiterated that
the result is much more important for Chelsea than worrying about who scores.
"It doesn't matter who scores because, when you are coming back to the top as a team,
you have to focus more on the result.
Fernando Torres is quoted tonight speaking after the game against FC Copenhagen about a possible
partnership in our new 4-4-2 formation with Didier Drogba and believes that it's something that can
work. He said:
"I think we are mature enough and clever enough to play together.There's no question
NIJKERK, Netherlands Third-division side Sparta Nijkerk provided the shock of the night in the last
16 of the KNVB Beker as reigning Eredivisie champions FC Twente narrowly avoided an upset. Nijkerk,
from the Topklasse, stunned top-flight strugglers Excelsior with a 2-1 win at De Ebbenhorst. Stefan
Frederiksen opened the scoring in the 21st minute [.