Posts Tagged ‘ chelsea ’

Chelsea 3-5 Arsenal: Chelsea’s high line ripped to shreds in amazingly open game

October 29, 2011
Chelsea 3-5 Arsenal: Chelsea’s high line ripped to shreds in amazingly open game

Chelsea had a clear weakness coming into the game – their defence plays high up the pitch and are prone to pace in behind – and Arsenal exploited it to great effect.
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The effects of Chelsea’s pressing game in 2011/12

October 26, 2011
The effects of Chelsea’s pressing game in 2011/12

Amongst all the nonsense about Andre Villas-Boas being the new Jose Mourinho, the irony is that he’s done more to move Chelsea away from Mourinho’s overall playing style than Avram Grant, Felipe Scolari, Guus Hiddink and Carlo Ancelotti. In particular, the way they play without the ball.
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Valencia 1-1 Chelsea: Chelsea let the lead slip

September 28, 2011
Valencia 1-1 Chelsea: Chelsea let the lead slip

An open game ended with a point apiece.
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Ten points on Manchester United 3-1 Chelsea

September 18, 2011
Ten points on Manchester United 3-1 Chelsea

A crazily open game with no overall pattern, so here are some disparate observations.
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Stoke 0-0 Chelsea: Villas Boas starts with draw

August 14, 2011
Stoke 0-0 Chelsea: Villas Boas starts with draw

A decent game, but a 0-0 draw in Andre Villas Boas’ first game in charge of Chelsea.
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Posted in England | 58 Comments »