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  • Chelsea play Roma in the Champions League on Wednesday night, seeking a third win from three Group C games.Here, we look at the talking points from the clash at Stamford Bridge.Roma ???????? London #UCL #ChelseaRoma pic.twitter.com/Hw5WwnqoOy— AS Roma (@OfficialASRoma) October 17, 2017Response from Palace shockFULL-TIME Crystal Palace 2-1 ChelseaThe hosts picked up their first points thanks to an own goal and a fine Wilfried Zaha strike#CRYCHE pic.twitter.com/rvpWDZDTHc— Premier League (@premierleague) October 14, 2017Juggling European commitments with domestic ones is a new challenge for head coach Antonio Conte at Chelsea. And his side performed dreadfully in defeat to Premier League bottom club Crystal Palace last Saturday. Their domestic fixture list looks favourable, but Chelsea must perform and cope with their continental commitments. Chelsea impressed in winning at Atletico Madrid, but have lost successive games in the Premier League following the defeats to Manchester Ci..

    Chelsea v Roma talking points

    Chelsea play Roma in the Champions League on Wednesday night, seeking a third win from three Group C games.Here, we look at the talking points from the clash at Stamford Bridge.Roma ???????? London #UCL #ChelseaRoma pic.twitter.com/Hw5WwnqoOy— AS Roma (@OfficialASRoma) October 17, 2017Response from Palace shockFULL-TIME Crystal Palace 2-1 ChelseaThe hosts picked up their first points thanks to an own goal and a fine Wilfried Zaha strike#CRYCHE pic.twitter.com/rvpWDZDTHc— Premier League (@premierleague) October 14, 2017Juggling European commitments with domestic ones is a new challenge for head coach Antonio Conte at Chelsea. And his side performed dreadfully in defeat to Premier League bottom club Crystal Palace last Saturday. Their domestic fixture list looks favourable, but Chelsea must perform and cope with their continental commitments. Chelsea impressed in winning at Atletico Madrid, but have lost successive games in the Premier League following the defeats to Manchester Ci..
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  • Marcos Alonso says Chelsea cannot afford to lose any more games if they are to retain the Premier League title.The Blues, who play Roma in the Champions League on Wednesday night, lost 2-1 at bottom club Crystal Palace last Saturday.It was a second successive defeat following the 1-0 loss to Manchester City and left Chelsea nine points adrift of the leaders after eight games.Full-time: Crystal Palace 2-1 Chelsea. #CRYCHE pic.twitter.com/XyVBAbVjAQ— Chelsea FC (@ChelseaFC) October 14, 2017Chelsea responded from a 10th-placed finish in 2015-16 to win the title in Antonio Conte’s first season as head coach, largely due to a 13-match winning run which followed September losses to Liverpool and Arsenal.Alonso reckons an even more impressive run is required this season.“We’ve lost a lot of points already. We cannot lose any more games,” the Spanish defender said.?? Back to work today… pic.twitter.com/hlTtSoBZN0— Chelsea FC (@ChelseaFC) October 15, 2017“It’ll obviously be very hard...

    Marcos Alonso says Chelsea must not lose again as champions cling to title hopes

    Marcos Alonso says Chelsea cannot afford to lose any more games if they are to retain the Premier League title.The Blues, who play Roma in the Champions League on Wednesday night, lost 2-1 at bottom club Crystal Palace last Saturday.It was a second successive defeat following the 1-0 loss to Manchester City and left Chelsea nine points adrift of the leaders after eight games.Full-time: Crystal Palace 2-1 Chelsea. #CRYCHE pic.twitter.com/XyVBAbVjAQ— Chelsea FC (@ChelseaFC) October 14, 2017Chelsea responded from a 10th-placed finish in 2015-16 to win the title in Antonio Conte’s first season as head coach, largely due to a 13-match winning run which followed September losses to Liverpool and Arsenal.Alonso reckons an even more impressive run is required this season.“We’ve lost a lot of points already. We cannot lose any more games,” the Spanish defender said.?? Back to work today… pic.twitter.com/hlTtSoBZN0— Chelsea FC (@ChelseaFC) October 15, 2017“It’ll obviously be very hard...
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  • Crystal Palace stun champions Chelsea to claim first league win of seasonCrystal Palace deservedly claimed a first Premier League win of the season with a 2-1 victory over champions Chelsea at Selhurst Park.Palace received a stroke of luck in scoring their first league goal in five months, ending a drought of 731 minutes stretching back to last season.The scruffy strike was recorded as a Cesar Azpilicueta own goal, but Palace had one of their own when the excellent Wilfried Zaha struck before half-time as Palace won for the first time this season at the eighth attempt.Chelsea, who had equalised through Tiemoue Bakayoko, had been seeking to respond from the loss to Manchester City ahead of Wednesday's Champions League clash with Roma. The Blues are now nine points behind leaders City after a poor performance.Palace, who won at Chelsea in April, had not scored a league goal since Patrick van Aanholt's last-minute strike in the 4-0 win over Hull on May 14.Their dismal star..

    Crystal Palace 2-1 Chelsea – 14-Oct-2017 : Match Report

    Crystal Palace stun champions Chelsea to claim first league win of seasonCrystal Palace deservedly claimed a first Premier League win of the season with a 2-1 victory over champions Chelsea at Selhurst Park.Palace received a stroke of luck in scoring their first league goal in five months, ending a drought of 731 minutes stretching back to last season.The scruffy strike was recorded as a Cesar Azpilicueta own goal, but Palace had one of their own when the excellent Wilfried Zaha struck before half-time as Palace won for the first time this season at the eighth attempt.Chelsea, who had equalised through Tiemoue Bakayoko, had been seeking to respond from the loss to Manchester City ahead of Wednesday's Champions League clash with Roma. The Blues are now nine points behind leaders City after a poor performance.Palace, who won at Chelsea in April, had not scored a league goal since Patrick van Aanholt's last-minute strike in the 4-0 win over Hull on May 14.Their dismal star..
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  • Wilfried Zaha back in Crystal Palace contentionWilfried Zaha is expected to return for Crystal Palace when they host Chelsea having recovered his fitness following a knee injury.The forward's availability is particularly crucial given the absence of Ruben Loftus-Cheek and Christian Benteke.Loftus-Cheek is ineligible against his parent club, and Benteke also has a knee injury. Goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey faces a late fitness test having hurt his calf while on international duty with Wales.Chelsea are missing N'Golo Kante, Alvaro Morata and Danny Drinkwater.Kante (hamstring) and Drinkwater (calf) could be out for the next three weeks, but Morata (hamstring) should return for Wednesday's Champions League match against Roma.Boss Antonio Conte is considering giving starts to youngsters Kyle Scott and Ethan Ampadu. Source: PAR Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus.

    Crystal Palace V Chelsea at Selhurst Park : Match Preview

    Wilfried Zaha back in Crystal Palace contentionWilfried Zaha is expected to return for Crystal Palace when they host Chelsea having recovered his fitness following a knee injury.The forward's availability is particularly crucial given the absence of Ruben Loftus-Cheek and Christian Benteke.Loftus-Cheek is ineligible against his parent club, and Benteke also has a knee injury. Goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey faces a late fitness test having hurt his calf while on international duty with Wales.Chelsea are missing N'Golo Kante, Alvaro Morata and Danny Drinkwater.Kante (hamstring) and Drinkwater (calf) could be out for the next three weeks, but Morata (hamstring) should return for Wednesday's Champions League match against Roma.Boss Antonio Conte is considering giving starts to youngsters Kyle Scott and Ethan Ampadu. Source: PAR Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus.
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  • Chelsea expect to be without midfielder N’Golo Kante for three weeks due to the hamstring injury he suffered on international duty.Kante limped off in the first half of France’s 1-0 World Cup qualifying win over Bulgaria last Saturday and boss Antonio Conte is resigned to being without him for the rest of October.“Kante is going to do another scan next week to check if his situation is improving. From the previous scan, maybe he will be out for around 20 or 21 days,” Conte said.On Kante, Conte says it's a muscular problem and he could be out for around 20 days but another scan is needed to understand more. #CFC— Chelsea FC (@ChelseaFC) October 13, 2017Conte also looks set to be without Danny Drinkwater, who has a calf problem, for the next seven games starting with Saturday’s Premier League trip to face Crystal Palace.“In Kante’s situation you have to have another scan to understand the situation very well,” Conte said.“He is a big loss for us because we know very well the ..

    Conte predicts three-week absence for Chelsea star Kante

    Chelsea expect to be without midfielder N’Golo Kante for three weeks due to the hamstring injury he suffered on international duty.Kante limped off in the first half of France’s 1-0 World Cup qualifying win over Bulgaria last Saturday and boss Antonio Conte is resigned to being without him for the rest of October.“Kante is going to do another scan next week to check if his situation is improving. From the previous scan, maybe he will be out for around 20 or 21 days,” Conte said.On Kante, Conte says it's a muscular problem and he could be out for around 20 days but another scan is needed to understand more. #CFC— Chelsea FC (@ChelseaFC) October 13, 2017Conte also looks set to be without Danny Drinkwater, who has a calf problem, for the next seven games starting with Saturday’s Premier League trip to face Crystal Palace.“In Kante’s situation you have to have another scan to understand the situation very well,” Conte said.“He is a big loss for us because we know very well the ..
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  • What the papers sayCaptain Kane. #OneOfOurOwn pic.twitter.com/ZOZ6Pd9XlS— Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial) June 10, 2017Real Madrid could be willing to offer three players in exchange for Harry Kane, according to a report in the Daily Star. Spanish outlet Diario Gol claims Gareth Bale, Karim Benzema and Luka Modric would head to Tottenham as part of the mega deal. It is thought no less than £179million would be accepted for Kane, who has been named on a 30-man shortlist to win the 2017 Ballon d’Or, to move to the Bernabeu.Paris St Germain are targeting Chelsea midfielder N’Golo Kante in a deal worth £90million, the Daily Mirror reports. If successful, it would make the 26-year-old the most expensive Premier League transfer and would further strengthen a PSG team which already includes Neymar and Kylian Mbappe. Seven years of Silva service ????We signed @21LVA on this day in 2010! pic.twitter.com/eRonvaiLVd— Manchester City (@ManCity) July 14, 2017Manchester City look set to ho..

    Real Madrid set to offer star trio to land Kane, PSG eyeing Chelsea midfield star

    What the papers sayCaptain Kane. #OneOfOurOwn pic.twitter.com/ZOZ6Pd9XlS— Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial) June 10, 2017Real Madrid could be willing to offer three players in exchange for Harry Kane, according to a report in the Daily Star. Spanish outlet Diario Gol claims Gareth Bale, Karim Benzema and Luka Modric would head to Tottenham as part of the mega deal. It is thought no less than £179million would be accepted for Kane, who has been named on a 30-man shortlist to win the 2017 Ballon d’Or, to move to the Bernabeu.Paris St Germain are targeting Chelsea midfielder N’Golo Kante in a deal worth £90million, the Daily Mirror reports. If successful, it would make the 26-year-old the most expensive Premier League transfer and would further strengthen a PSG team which already includes Neymar and Kylian Mbappe. Seven years of Silva service ????We signed @21LVA on this day in 2010! pic.twitter.com/eRonvaiLVd— Manchester City (@ManCity) July 14, 2017Manchester City look set to ho..
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  • Charly Musonda has been told to do his talking with his feet after apparently expressing annoyance at a lack of first-team opportunities with Chelsea.Press Association Sport understands Musonda, 21 on Saturday, has been told to look at the examples of Andreas Christensen, Tammy Abraham and Ruben Loftus-Cheek for a pathway into the Premier League champions’ first team.Defender Christensen is getting an opportunity this season after two successful years in the Bundesliga with Borussia Monchengladbach.Striker Abraham and midfielder Loftus-Cheek, meanwhile, are taking their chances this season at Swansea and Crystal Palace, respectively.Belgium forward Musonda, who has remained with Chelsea this term after an underwhelming spell at Real Betis, on Monday night posted a cryptic message on Instagram alongside a blank image.Does Musonda’s edited post make it more cryptic? He’s been told to do his talking on the pitch pic.twitter.com/sBDH1SaVfN— Matt McGeehan (@mattmcgeehan) October 10, 2..

    Chelsea tell Charly Musonda to do his talking on the pitch

    Charly Musonda has been told to do his talking with his feet after apparently expressing annoyance at a lack of first-team opportunities with Chelsea.Press Association Sport understands Musonda, 21 on Saturday, has been told to look at the examples of Andreas Christensen, Tammy Abraham and Ruben Loftus-Cheek for a pathway into the Premier League champions’ first team.Defender Christensen is getting an opportunity this season after two successful years in the Bundesliga with Borussia Monchengladbach.Striker Abraham and midfielder Loftus-Cheek, meanwhile, are taking their chances this season at Swansea and Crystal Palace, respectively.Belgium forward Musonda, who has remained with Chelsea this term after an underwhelming spell at Real Betis, on Monday night posted a cryptic message on Instagram alongside a blank image.Does Musonda’s edited post make it more cryptic? He’s been told to do his talking on the pitch pic.twitter.com/sBDH1SaVfN— Matt McGeehan (@mattmcgeehan) October 10, 2..
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