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Chelsea 1-1 Barcelona: Messi breaks his duck to earn Stamford Bridge draw for Barca

Chelsea 1-1 Barcelona: Messi breaks his duck to earn Stamford Bridge draw for Barca

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Lionel Messi broke his goal duck against Chelsea to deny Antonio Conte's side a crucial lead over Barcelona in their Champions League showdown.The Argentinian superstar had not scored in his previous eight meetings against the Blues, but he put that anomaly right with 15 minutes left to secure a 1-1 draw at Stamford Bridge.Chelsea had gone ahead through Willian, who had earlier been twice denied by a post.But Blues boss Conte, who revealed he had experienced trouble sleeping ahead of the match, will be having nightmares about the equaliser with his side unable to hold on for a crucial advantage to take to the Nou Camp for the second leg in three weeks.The showdown between the current English title holders and Spain's champions-elect was also billed as Messi against Eden Hazard, with the tw...
Chelsea 3-0 West Brom: Conte's men rated and slated

Chelsea 3-0 West Brom: Conte's men rated and slated

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While West Brom had the Chelsea defence under some pressure, Courtois was not called into action on too many occasions in the game. Monday, February 12, 2018Chelsea put an end to their two-game losing run with a workmanlike victory over West Brom at Stamford Bridge. The hosts, who came off the back of humiliating defeats against Watford and Bournemouth respectively started the game nervously which saw Jay Rodriguez miss a glaring chance for Albion. However, the Blues' main man Eden Hazard produced an accomplished finish to get Chelsea a goal which settled any nerves and subsequently put them in control of the game. Victor Moses doubled the reigning Premier League champions' lead with a cool finish on 63 minutes before Hazard's shot from the edge of the box put some glos...
‘Chelsea fans deserve to know’ – Blues must offer clarification on Antonio Conte’s future, says Ally McCoist

‘Chelsea fans deserve to know’ – Blues must offer clarification on Antonio Conte’s future, says Ally McCoist

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Chelsea manager Antonio ConteFriday, February 2, 2018Chelsea fans needs clarification on the future of manager Antonio Conte, Ally McCoist has told talkSPORT.The Italian’s future at Stamford Bridge has come under increasing scrutiny in recent weeks and reports have claimed he could be set to leave the club at the end of the season.Latest rumours suggest he could be offered a way out in the summer to resume his previous role as head coach of the Italy national team, following their failure to qualify for the World Cup.Chelsea have suffered a dip in form in recent weeks and this week’s shock 3-0 defeat to Bournemouth at home has intensified the spotlight on Conte and the club as a whole.And McCoist says supporters deserve to know what is going on behind the scenes.“At the very least the Chel
Michy Batshuayi: Borussia Dortmund agree loan deal for Chelsea striker

Michy Batshuayi: Borussia Dortmund agree loan deal for Chelsea striker

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Borussia Dortmund have agreed a deal to sign Chelsea forward Michy Batshuayi on loan for the rest of the season, subject to a medical.The deal could hasten Arsenal's signing of striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, who Dortmund have said they will only sell if a replacement is found.Chelsea could sign Olivier Giroud from the Gunners as a replacement for Batshuayi to complete a three-way deal.The German transfer window closes at 17:00 GMT on Wednesday.Transfer deadline day live - latest news on rumours and completed dealsIs Batshuayi the first link in the Aubameyang merry-go-round?Check out all of January's confirmed transfersBelgium international Batshuayi has made 32 league appearances for Chelsea since joining the club from Marseille in July 2016, scoring seven goals.Blues manager Antonio C...
Premier League transfer news live: Aubameyang to Arsenal latest, shock Aguero news, Chelsea update

Premier League transfer news live: Aubameyang to Arsenal latest, shock Aguero news, Chelsea update

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Follow talkSPORT.com's transfer live blogThursday, January 25, 2018Another day of the transfer window has come and gone, and there are only seven days left until business stops until the summer.We are still waiting to hear whether Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang will join Arsenal, while Chelsea want to complete the double signing of Emerson and Edin Dzeko from Roma.But what is all the latest news on Thursday, January 25?Follow talkSPORT.com's live blog, below, to keep up to date with all the latest transfer news and done deals...Let's block ads! (Why?)