newsfootball2 years ago

Arsenal beat Chelsea 4-1 on penalties to claim the FA Community Shield

Arsenal overcame London rivals Chelsea for the 2nd time in 3 months as the Gunners came from behind to win on penalties to claim the FA Community Shield. Though the achievement means little for both the sides, the rivalry was clearly visible in the rash tackles and the "hot" nature of the game.
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featurefootball2 years ago

Arsenal and Chelsea set to battle for early London dominance

Arsenal and Chelsea resume their domestic campaign in the curtain-raiser Community Shield game following a summer filled with huge speculations and astronomical spendings between them. Both the managers take the field with upgraded squads as the dominance over London hangs in the balance once again.
Subhayan Dutta
reportfootball2 years ago

Premier League Roundup | Michy Batshuayi secures Chelsea the title; Barkley strike sinks Watford

Michy Batshuayi was the unlikely hero for Chelsea as his late goal secured the club a 1-0 win away to West Brom. The result also mean that Chelsea have won the Premier League crown with two games to spare. Elsewhere, Ross Barkley found the net for Everton as they beat Watford.
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newsfootball2 years ago

With no Champions League, Chelsea are in a position of privilege, says Mourinho

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho feels that his former club Chelsea’s Champions League absence has handed them a big advantage ahead of their FA Cup quarter-final clash. Mourinho, however, has praised Antonio Conte for devising a tactic which is suited to the skills of his players.
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featurefootball3 years ago

How does Conte's Chelsea compare to Mourinho's 2014/15 title winners?

After Leicester City’s miraculous title victory last season, the summer of 2016 signaled a serious change at the traditional footballing giants of England. The Foxes’ win was an embarrassment to them all, and they responded the only way they knew how – by splashing the cash.
Tarutr Malhotra
newsfootball3 years ago

Premier League | Who said what ahead of Gameweek 25

After a disappointing result against Chelsea last week, Arsene Wenger has refused to accept defeat in the title race stating that if they are out of it, so is everyone else. Chelsea boss Antonio Conte echoed Wenger's comments saying that all six teams are still capable of winning the Premier League.
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featurefootball3 years ago

Tactical Analysis | An Antonio Conte masterclass takes Chelsea 4 points clear at the top of the table

An Antonio Conte masterclass made sure that Pep Guardiola succumbed to his second loss in the premier league after a second half comeback by the Londoners. A Gary Cahill own goal was cancelled out by goals from Digo Costa, Willian and Eden Hazard completed a second half comeback for the Blues.
Faizan Qadiri
newsfootball3 years ago

Antonio Conte hails Pep Guardiola as top coach in contemporary football

Chelsea coach Antonio Conte was all praise for his Man City counterpart Pep Guardiola ahead of their EPL clash on Saturday, saying that the Catalan is possibly the top coach in contemporary football owing to his successes in Spain and Germany.
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featurefootball3 years ago

How Antonio Conte has turned Chelsea into league leaders

While the arrival of Pep Guardiola and the return of Jose Mourinho had grabbed all the headlines initially, the league is now standing up and taking notice of this Italian who is proving why he was so highly revered back in his home.
Amlan Majumdar
newsfootball3 years ago

Too early to talk of the title, says Chelsea boss Antonio Conte

Antonio Conte has refused to get carried away with Chelsea's seven-match unbeaten streak and has called it “too early” to talk of winning the Premier League. The Blues came from behind to defeat a so-far unbeaten Tottenham side yesterday to retain their place at the top of the league standings.
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