Coming up to this game, I was hoping RDM wouldn’t take a negative approach as he did in our last league game. From that point of view, I’m truly pleased, as the Blues actually went out to play, and didn’t sit back waiting for the old lady. Before the game, I tweeted that I was happy to see Oscar given a go as #10, but also that I was hoping Lampard would actually perform. Well let’s talk some more about this 2 points. Continue reading
You must know it by now, Raul Meireles is officially a Fenerbahce player. The Portuguese player who was brought in for 12 million pounds last summer has now been sold for 8 million pounds to the Turkish club. While I was no great fan of his, I admit he made a rather solid overall squad player, providing cover for virtually every position in midfield (though he was a liability anytime he was tried as lone holding midfielder).
Another victory for the blues, that’s now a perfect run of 4 wins out of 4 games in the EPL. First of all, I have to say I was surprised to see Ramires start the game ahead of Benayoun. I thought Carlo would surely have seen the Israeli as a more apt replacement for Lampard given his premier league experience and vision/creativity. I was even more surprised to see the Brazilian play the full game on his 2nd appearance only for Chelsea. Continue reading
So we’re playing West-ham tomorrow, and I have to say I’m very excited about this game. I’m excited because due to Lampard’s unavailability, Carlo will be forced to make changes to the squad tomorrow. I know … I know .. it’s kinda wrong to be happy that Lamps is missing out, but I know he is not seriously injured, and I really want to see some of the new players get on the field! Continue reading
After the first 2 impressive victories against West Bromwich and Wigan, Chelsea actually had to work a bit last Saturday against a defensively well-organized Stoke City team.