Callum Hudson-Odoi: Chelsea winger called up to England squad from Under-21s

Chelsea winger Callum Hudson-Odoi has been called up to the England squad for the first time for the upcoming Euro 2020 qualifiers against the Czech Republic and Montenegro. The 18-year-old was due to be part of the England Under-21 squad. Hudson-Odoi has made 19 appearances for Chelsea this season but is yet to start a Premier League game. Luke Shaw has joined John Stones, Fabian … Continue reading Callum Hudson-Odoi: Chelsea winger called up to England squad from Under-21s

Chelsea lodge complaint over racist abuse in Dynamo Kiev match

Chelsea have lodged a formal complaint with UEFA over racist abuse aimed at Callum Hudson-Odoi during the closing stages of the 5-0 Europa League win away to Dynamo Kiev. The Premier League club issued a statement on Monday highlighting the incident during the second leg on March 14, which did not name Hudson-Odoi directly. During… Continue reading Chelsea lodge complaint over racist abuse in Dynamo Kiev match

Chelsea complain about racial abuse of Callum Hudson-Odoi at Dynamo Kiev

Callum Hudson-Odoi told Chelsea skipper Cesar Azpilicueta about the incident after the match Chelsea have lodged a complaint with Uefa over racist abuse aimed at Callum Hudson-Odoi during the second leg of their Europa League win at Dynamo Kiev. During the last two minutes of the match last Thursday, Hudson-Odoi was understood to be subjected to monkey chants from a group of home fans. The … Continue reading Chelsea complain about racial abuse of Callum Hudson-Odoi at Dynamo Kiev

Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri may be sacked during international break following Everton defeat

The west Londoners are struggling to break into the top four this season, lost the Carabao Cup final after a bizarre on-pitch disagreement between Sarri and goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga, and will not replicate last season’s FA Cup success after being knocked out by Manchester United. Despite a recovery in recent weeks, yesterday’s 2-0 defeat to… Continue reading Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri may be sacked during international break following Everton defeat

Chelsea report Hudson-Odoi racist abuse from Dynamo Kiev fans to UEFA

Everton pushed Chelsea’s chances of finishing in the top four further into jeopardy with goals from Richarlison and Gylfi Sigurdsson. Everton pushed Chelsea’s chances of finishing in the top four further into jeopardy with goals from Richarlison and Gylfi Sigurdsson. Steve Nicol shares his doubts on Chelsea’s top-four chances, citing their lack of chemistry and disconnectedness between midfield and defence. Everton pushed Chelsea’s chances of … Continue reading Chelsea report Hudson-Odoi racist abuse from Dynamo Kiev fans to UEFA

Have Sarri’s Chelsea reached their mental limit?

Second-half display ‘worries’ Blues boss Maurizio Sarri Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri said after Sunday’s 2-0 defeat by Everton that his team had reached a “limit” – and that could be true in more ways than one. The Italian was referring to the difference between his side’s first-half performance, which he described as “probably the best 45 minutes of the season”, and their second-half display, in … Continue reading Have Sarri’s Chelsea reached their mental limit?

Hazard’s influence wanes as Chelsea waste chances in defeat at Everton

Everton pushed Chelsea’s chances of finishing in the top four further into jeopardy with goals from Richarlison and Gylfi Sigurdsson. LIVERPOOL, England — Ross Barkley endured an unhappy return to Goodison Park as goals from Richarlison and Gylfi Sigurdsson struck to help Everton win 2-0 and deal another significant blow to Chelsea’s chances of a top-four finish in the Premier League. Positives Chelsea were excellent … Continue reading Hazard’s influence wanes as Chelsea waste chances in defeat at Everton

Everton vs. Chelsea – Football Match Report – March 17, 2019

Chelsea’s Champions League hopes were dealt a blow after they were beaten 2-0 by Everton at Goodison thanks to goals from Richarlison and a Gylfi Sigurdsson. Despite an impressive first half display, Chelsea failed to break the deadlock and were made to pay when Richarlison took advantage of poor marking at a corner to open the scoring on 49 minutes. And, after Marcos Alonso had … Continue reading Everton vs. Chelsea – Football Match Report – March 17, 2019

Europa League: Arsenal play Napoli and Chelsea face Slavia Prague in quarter-finals

Arsenal overturned a deficit against Rennes in the last 16 Arsenal have been drawn against Napoli, while Chelsea will face Slavia Prague in the Europa League quarter-finals. Villarreal take on fellow Spanish side Valencia with Portuguese team Benfica playing Germany’s Eintracht Frankfurt. The first and second legs will be played on 11 April and 18 April, with the semi-final draw keeping Arsenal and Chelsea apart … Continue reading Europa League: Arsenal play Napoli and Chelsea face Slavia Prague in quarter-finals

Arsenal take on Napoli in Europa League quarterfinals as Chelsea face Slavia Prague

Paul Mariner and the FC panel agree that Arsenal kept their momentum going from their weekend win over Man United against a lacklustre Rennes side. Arsenal have been handed a difficult draw against Serie A side Napoli in the quarterfinals of the Europa League. The Gunners were due to have the second leg at the Emirates, but their tie was switched as they are not … Continue reading Arsenal take on Napoli in Europa League quarterfinals as Chelsea face Slavia Prague

Dynamo Kiev vs. Chelsea – Football Match Report – March 14, 2019

Olivier Giroud had a hat trick as Chelsea demolished Dynamo Kiev 5-0 in their Europa League round-of-16 second leg to win the tie 8-0 on aggregate. Chelsea took a 3-0 first-leg lead into the match in Kiev and added an away goal inside of five minutes when Giroud pounced on a Ruben Loftus-Cheek header following a corner and redirected it past Denys Boyko for the … Continue reading Dynamo Kiev vs. Chelsea – Football Match Report – March 14, 2019