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Arsenal have showed Chelsea that patience is required with young managers

Chelsea made the decision to move on from manager Frank Lampard after a poor stretch of form in the Premier League that saw the club lose five out of eight matches over the Christmas and New Year Period. The Blues were in contention for the top-flight crown in the early stages of the campaign, keeping pace with then front-runners Liverpool and Tottenham. However, they’ve all since been surpassed by Manchester City, who appear to be rounding into championship-winning form under…
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Leicester vs Chelsea preview, team news, key stats and prediction

Leicester City vs Chelsea Premier League 2019/20 1st February, 12:30pm BST King Power Stadium, Leicester Leicester vs Chelsea preview Leicester City and Chelsea start this weekend’s Premier League action in the Saturday lunchtime kickoff at the King Power Stadium. Both teams are looking good to qualify for next season’s Champions League, with a 14-point lead over Manchester United in fifth, with 14 games to play. Chelsea aren’t so assured with their inconsistent form of late, but have been helped out…
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Can Chelsea finish in the top 4 in Frank Lampard’s first season?

Frank Lampard's second season as a football manager has seen him return to the club which saw him become one of the best players to grace the Premier League. Maurizio Sarri was able to deliver the Europa League last campaign, but the fans failed to buy into his overall philosophy, leading to a lot of dissatisfaction circling around the club. There's a lot of expectation around Stamford Bridge with the return of Lampard, but with Chelsea under a transfer embargo, it…
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Manchester United hoping to keep top four hopes alive against Chelsea

Manchester United host Chelsea in the Premier League on Sunday aiming to keep their hopes of securing a top four finish alive. United head into the weekend sixth in the standings, two points behind Arsenal and a further point adrift of the Blues with three games to play. Anything less than a victory at Old Trafford this weekend would leave the Red Devils with an almost impossible task to secure Champions League football next term. United are priced at odds…
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Chelsea transfer ban could be good news for frustrated stars

The news that Chelsea have been banned from signing players for the next two transfer windows may actually prove to be a blessing in design for the club. FIFA's disciplinary committee imposed a two-window ban on Chelsea registering new players for breaches of regulations relating to the transfer of 29 players aged under 18. The Premier League club were also fined over £460,000 and the Football Association more than £390,000. Chelsea have announced their intention to contest the sanctions, which…
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Manchester City big favourites to beat Chelsea at Wembley

Manchester City face Chelsea at Wembley on Sunday with the first piece of silverware of the season up for grabs in the Carabao Cup final. A 10-0 aggregate victory over Burton Albion saw City cruise into the final, while Chelsea needed penalties to see off Tottenham Hotspur. City are odds on favourites to beat Chelsea and there will be plenty of punters using the bet365 refer a friend scheme to back them to do just that. Pep Guardiola is sweating…
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Mohamed Salah called out for diving

Liverpool have yet to secure a place in the top four of the Premier League this season.  That is the minimal aim and if the club fail to beat Real Madrid in the Champions League final and fall out of the top four, there will be no Champions League football at Anfield next season. (more…)
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Premier League update – the race for the top four

With 14 to games to go in the Premier League there's a big race to secure a top four spot and a place a next season's Champions League. Manchester City are long odds on to claim the title, while Manchester United show no signs of relinquishing their grip on second place. Chelsea, Liverpool, Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal complete the top six, but only two of that quartet can join the Manchester duo in Europe's top club competition. Bookmakers rate Chelsea…
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Who will finish in the top four of the Premier League?

With just twelve matches played in this season’s Premier League, we are already getting a good idea of who the main contenders are to lift the trophy in May 2018. So let’s have a look at which teams stand a good chance of ending the season in the top four positions of the Premier League. Manchester City Few people would be willing to bet against Manchester City’s chances of winning the Premier League. Pep Guardiola’s side have shown a goalscoring…
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Chelsea start the weekend’s Premier League action – anything other than a win not acceptable

Chelsea’s season sits at a crossroads ahead of this weekend’s Premier League clash with Watford, as the English champions need to start to show the menacing form of last term or risk being left behind in the race for silverware. The Stamford Bridge outfit were unplayable at times in 2016-17 and worthy winners of the title, but the start of this campaign has sparked questions over whether Antonio Conte’s men have the required quality to retain their crown. Both of…
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