West Ham vs. Chelsea Preview

Set the record straight.  After our trip to Greece midweek Chelsea return to Premier League action against West Ham at the London Stadium. West Ham finally got their season running with a win against Everton last weekend in a performance that should the potential of the West Ham team. Pellegrini might have had a slow start but they might finally get going. West Ham have … Continue reading West Ham vs. Chelsea Preview

Weekend Football Preview

The football continues non-stop. Premier League MW 6 Fulham vs. Watford Fulham were comprehensively beaten by City last week while Watford narrowly lost to United, both teams will look to bounce back with a win an exciting London Derby. Fulham sit 15th while Watford sit 4th. Fulham play an exciting brand of football but are poor at the back while Watford have been brilliant all over the … Continue reading Weekend Football Preview

PAOK 0 vs. 1 Chelsea Europa League MD 1 Review

A win that could have been more.  Chelsea started off their Europa League campaign with a win against PAOK in Greece. The starting lineup consisted of only five changes as Morata, Willian, Barkley, Christensen, and Zappacosta came in for Hazard, Giroud, Kovacic, Luiz, and Azpilicueta. I personally would have liked to see Ampadu, and Hudson-Odoi involved in some capacity but Sarri chose otherwise and they … Continue reading PAOK 0 vs. 1 Chelsea Europa League MD 1 Review

PAOK vs. Chelsea Europa League MD 1 Preview

Europa League!  This year Chelsea will for the first time start a proper Europa League season thanks to the fact that we finished 5th last season. Europa League is Europe’s second tier club tournament that essentially starts in January when the 3rd placed Champion’s League group teams are brought in to the competition. Why those teams are brought in is something that does not make … Continue reading PAOK vs. Chelsea Europa League MD 1 Preview

Champions League MD 1 Preview

The Champions!!! Group A Club Brugge vs. Borussia Dortmund Group A’s first fixture comes in Belgium as Brugge take on Dortmund. Brugge were champions in Belgium last season and sit atop the Belgium Pro League this season as well. Dortmund finished 4th in the league last season while they sit second two points behind Bayern Munich this season. On paper Dortmund should take this game although since it … Continue reading Champions League MD 1 Preview

Chelsea 4 vs. 1 Cardiff City Review

Hazard on fire!!! Chelsea continued their winning start to the season with a thumping 4-1 victory at home to Cardiff City. The starting lineup was standard although Giroud started ahead of Morata and it proved a sensible decision.  Chelsea began the first half with tired feet as some of the lag from the international break seemed evident. The slow start allowed Cardiff City to take … Continue reading Chelsea 4 vs. 1 Cardiff City Review

Weekend Football Review

Straightforward week of football.  Premier League  Tottenham 1 vs. 2 Liverpool Liverpool continued to be only the second team with an unbeaten record as they beat Tottenham at Wembley. Liverpool dominated the first half of the game and were rewarded for it as they gained the lead in the 39th minute via Georginio Wijnaldum whose header just about crossed the line. Tottenham played better in the second … Continue reading Weekend Football Review