Free-spending Chelsea came from 3-0 down to salvage a 3-3 draw at newly-promoted West Brom, while Manchester United were rescued by Bruno Fernandes’s 100th-minute penalty, awarded after the full-time whistle, to beat Brighton 3-2 on Saturday.
The gulf that still exists between Liverpool and Chelsea was on show on Sunday as the Premier League champions secured a 2-0 win at Stamford Bridge in a match defined by the differing fortunes of the world’s two most expensive goalkeepers.
Frank Lampard admitted Chelsea are struggling with nerves as they chase a place in the Champions League next season after Olivier Giroud scored the only goal in a 1-0 win over already relegated Norwich at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday.
Chelsea manager Frank Lampard told his side the “fight starts now” for a place in the Champions League next season after suffering a 2-0 smash and grab defeat at the hands of Manchester United on Monday.
Chelsea remain in pole position to claim fourth spot in the Premier League and a return to the riches and prestige of the Champions League next season.
Chelsea’s first black captain Paul Elliott, who now works for the Football Association, on Tuesday called for government help to combat racism in football.
Chelsea’s young side have made huge strides under Frank Lampard this season but having opened the scoring and dominated much of the first half at Manchester City before losing 2-1 on Saturday they will see it as an opportunity missed.
But for a Steven Gerrard stumble five-and-a-half-years ago against Chelsea, Brendan Rodgers might well be idolised by the Liverpool faithful and Juergen Klopp’s love affair with an adoring Kop may have never got started.
Frank Lampard’s young Chelsea side face a major test of their progress when they face Liverpool at Stamford Bridge in the Premier League on Sunday.
Chelsea manager Frank Lampard had to settle for a 1-1 draw against Leicester City in his first home match in charge on Sunday as a second-half header by Wilfred Ndidi cancelled out Mason Mount’s early goal on his home debut.
Frank Lampard might have hoped to ease his way into the Chelsea hotseat at his beloved Stamford Bridge but his top-flight managerial bow takes place on hostile territory against Manchester United at Old Trafford.
Chelsea are facing a transfer ban but new manager Frank Lampard is confident the Premier League club do not need to bring in new players to taste success.
Former Chelsea striker Gianfranco Zola believes the London club got rid of Maurizio Sarri too soon and said they would have benefited if the Italian coach had been given more time.
Derby County excused Frank Lampard from pre-season training on yesterday and today to allow the manager more time to negotiate a move to Europa League champions Chelsea.
Derby County boss Frank Lampard would find it hard to say no to Chelsea if they offered him the manager’s job, his uncle Harry Redknapp has told the BBC.
Maurizio Sarri is set to return to Italy to take the vacant managerial role at Juventus and bring the curtain down on a fretful one-year stay at Chelsea.
After five years without a ‘Galactico’ signing, Real Madrid recruit Eden Hazard.
Real Madrid ended their long pursuit of Eden Hazard when they agreed to sign the Belgium winger from Chelsea on a five-year contract for a reported 100 million euros ($113.34 million), making him their joint-record signing.
Hazard scores twice and creates a third to steer Chelsea to a 4-1 victory over Arsenal.
When Chelsea meet Arsenal in the Europa League final on the shores of the Caspian Sea tonight, it might be coach Maurizio Sarri’s last match in charge despite what appears as a solid first year at Stamford Bridge.
Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich is still passionate about the Premier League club and tries his best to be involved on a daily basis despite his long-term absence at Stamford Bridge, defender David Luiz has said.
Maurizio Sarri challenges Chelsea to secure an upbeat finish to a turbulent season.
Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri has been charged with misconduct by the Football Association following his late dismissal in Monday’s 2-2 draw with Burnley.
Chelsea suffers a setback.
With Real Madrid reportedly lining up a huge offer to tempt Eden Hazard to the Bernabeu next season, Chelsea’s fans may wonder how many more times they will be able to savour watching the Belgian maestro at his dazzling best.
A 91st minute winner from Reuben Loftus-Cheek saved under-fire coach Maurizio Sarri’s blushes.
Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud wants to move back to France when his contract expires at the end of the season after growing frustrated by a lack of playing time under manager Maurizio Sarri.
Dynamo Kiev’s Spanish striker Fran Sol has been ruled out of their Europa League last 16, first leg tie at Chelsea.
Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri was in the mood to forgive and forget after his recalled goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga produced a fine display in their 2-1 win at Fulham in the Premier League on Sunday.
Sarri says the refusal of his goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga to be substituted was the result of a “big misunderstanding”.