Chelsea 1 (2) vs. (2) 1 Eintracht Frankfurt 4-3 (Penalties) Europa League Semi-Final 2nd Leg Review

The hard way but got the job done! It took normal time plus extra time plus penalties but Chelsea managed to reach the Europa League Final. Sarri selected the best possible lineup with Kepa starting in goal, Azpi, Christensen, Luiz, Emerson starting in defence, Jorginho, Kovacic, RLC starting in midfield, and Hazard, Giroud, and Willian starting upfront. Chelsea began the first half very well and … Continue reading Chelsea 1 (2) vs. (2) 1 Eintracht Frankfurt 4-3 (Penalties) Europa League Semi-Final 2nd Leg Review

Chelsea (1) vs. (1) Eintracht Frankfurt Europa League Semi-Final 2nd Leg Preview

Let’s get the job done! Chelsea entertain Eintracht Frankfurt for the 2nd leg their Europa League semi-final tie. The aggregate score is 1-1 with Chelsea having the advantage with an away goal. Frankfurt were outstanding in the 1st half of the 1st leg but Chelsea were the better side in the 2nd and should have easily sealed the game then. Frankfurt lost their weekend game … Continue reading Chelsea (1) vs. (1) Eintracht Frankfurt Europa League Semi-Final 2nd Leg Preview

Eintracht Frankfurt 1 vs. 1 Chelsea Europa League Semi-Final 1st Leg Review

An away goal in the bag.  Chelsea play Frankfurt in Frankfurt for the first leg of their Europa League semi-final. The lineup was as predicted although Hazard was kept on the bench and Willian started in the lineup. From the get go Frankfurt piled on the pressure and the stunning atmosphere only seemed to spur the players on. Frankfurt closed down the Chelsea players and … Continue reading Eintracht Frankfurt 1 vs. 1 Chelsea Europa League Semi-Final 1st Leg Review

Eintracht Frankfurt vs. Chelsea Europa League Semi-Final 1st Leg Preview

The journey continues! Chelsea continue their Europa League journey with a trip to Frankfurt to play Eintracht Frankfurt in what is our first fixture against decent opposition. Eintracht Frankfurt had a great end to last season by wining the DFB Pokal and they carried that momentum into this season as they are currently 4th in the table. Frankfurt have won 15 drawn 9 and lost … Continue reading Eintracht Frankfurt vs. Chelsea Europa League Semi-Final 1st Leg Preview

Chelsea 4 (5) vs. (3) 3 Slavia Praha Europa League Quarter-Final 2nd Leg Review

Sigh of relief! Chelsea reached the semi-final’s of the Europa League this season after a seven goal thriller at Stamford Bridge. Sarri picked a strong lineup for the game with Kepa starting in goal, Azpi, Christensen, Luiz, and Emerson starting in defence, Kovacic, Barkley, and Kante in midfield and Hazard, Giroud, and Pedro up front. The likes of RLC were left out of the squad … Continue reading Chelsea 4 (5) vs. (3) 3 Slavia Praha Europa League Quarter-Final 2nd Leg Review

Chelsea (1) vs. (0) Slavia Praha Europa League Quarter-Final 2nd Leg Preview

The alternate route continues! After Chelsea’s top four chances took a momentary hit as places changed once again, Chelsea return to action in the Europa League with a 2nd Leg quarter-final fixture against Slavia Praha. With this leg at home Chelsea have all to play for as Slavia have shown that they are good away from home and can pose a threat. Chelsea were not … Continue reading Chelsea (1) vs. (0) Slavia Praha Europa League Quarter-Final 2nd Leg Preview

Slavia Praha 0 vs. 1 Chelsea Europa League Quarter-Final 1st Leg Review

Just about got over the line.  It took an Marcos Alonso header in the 86th minute for Chelsea to seal victory in Prague as our side of subs continued to prove that Sarri really only has half a squad he can work with. Kepa started in goal, Azpi, Rudiger, Christensen, and Alonso started in defence, Jorginho, Kovacic, and Barkley started in midfield and Willian, Giroud, … Continue reading Slavia Praha 0 vs. 1 Chelsea Europa League Quarter-Final 1st Leg Review