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Oscar Fakes Getting Hurt, Zlatan Ibrahimovic Gets Sent Off

Posted on 11 Mar, 2015, by in Soccer

The work of Jose Mourinho paid off, getting into the head of referee Bjorn Kuipers, falling for the pathetic act by Oscar which got Zlatan Ibrahimovic sent off in the Champions League match between Chelsea and PSG. More

Cesc Fabregas

Chelsea FC – Cesc Fabregas Makes a Triumphant Premier League Return

Posted on 19 Aug, 2014, by in Soccer

It couldn’t have been a better performance from Chelsea as they opened their Premier League title bid looking very convincing in what could have been a tricky road match. Cesc Fabregas, above everyone else, looked like the perfect signing, feeling quite comfortable being at the center of everything once again after three seasons of not quite understanding what his role is. More


Chelsea FC – Jose Mourinho and a Season of Failure

Posted on 12 May, 2014, by in Soccer

Beating the top two sides four times is nice, but that wasn’t why Jose Mourinho was rehired by Chelsea. A successful and equally arrogant manager was brought back to win titles, or at least do better than last season. The end result? No improvement in the league in terms of position, and reaching the Champions League semifinal, where awful football paved the way for a painful exit on their home ground. More

Diving Ramires

Chelsea FC – Jose Mourinho & The War on Diving

Posted on 6 Jan, 2014, by in Soccer

Football managers don’t tell the truth. They say what suits their own ambitions and interests, as for Jose Mourinho and Chelsea, obviously, the issue of diving is something they’re trying to conceal, although the evidence from players like Oscar and Ramires this season point otherwise. More

Fernando Torres

Chelsea FC – Fernando Torres Finally Gets Lucky

Posted on 2 Jan, 2014, by in Soccer

Business as usual at Chelsea, despite the difficult away match. Jose Mourinho is spinning the truth about Oscar and his dive, although what really should be the main issue was his best match this season; Juan Mata is unhappy and on the verge of leaving, while Fernando Torres finally scores a goal. More

Jose Mourinho

Chelsea FC – Jose Mourinho Keeps Making Rotation Mistakes

Posted on 28 Nov, 2013, by in Soccer

Handling a deep squad shouldn’t be something Jose Mourinho struggles to do, but it seems that either the November curse that always strikes Chelsea or simply the Portuguese manager still not having a full grasp of what’s going on right under his nose is costing his team points both in Europe and in the Premier League, plenty of times due to his own mistakes and sometimes prejudice against certain players. More


Chelsea FC – Oscar Epitomizing the Jose Mourinho Style

Posted on 24 Nov, 2013, by in Soccer

Falling further down the title race wasn’t an option for Chelsea, so Jose Mourinho admitted to his own mistakes by actions (never by words) and changed his formation into a 4-3-3, that gave Oscar more freedom than before in his best match of the season while Frank Lampard, one of the team’s worst players this season, was finally left with enough freedom and no central midfield responsibilities in order to look like a player worth keeping. More

Eden Hazard

Chelsea FC – Eden Hazard the Only Attacking Midfielder That Worked

Posted on 3 Nov, 2013, by in Soccer

There’s nothing new about Jose Mourinho loving to use massive rotations in his lineup. There is a hierarchy in his attacking midfield unit that gives preference to Eden Hazard and Oscar, but the rest keeps changing according to his mood and opponent. Despite probably being the best manager in the league, he makes mistakes as well, and maybe too many of them so far, when making his choices for the first XI. More

Eden Hazard

Chelsea FC – At Their Best When Eden Hazard Plays

Posted on 21 Oct, 2013, by in Soccer

The goals and wins are coming for Chelsea as they find themselves perched second in the Premier League, but the ability continues to be somewhat of an issue, even against some of the league’s weaker sides. One thing evident from the last couple of weeks? Eden Hazard has to be on the pitch for the team to reach its full potential. More

With his brace in the 4-1 win, Eden Hazard has now scored three league goals this season.

Chelsea FC – Eden Hazard Enjoys Terrible Refereeing

Posted on 20 Oct, 2013, by in Soccer

Despite the impressive scoreline, Chelsea were far from it in a home match that should have gone down as a more comfortable afternoon. Instead they relied on Samuel Eto’o cheating and Eden Hazard making the most of referee Anthony Taylor not seeing clearly or simply not knowing the rule book too well. More