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Carabao Cup semi-finals: Chelsea drawn against Arsenal, Bristol City get Man City


Bristol City were rewarded for dumping holders Manchester United out of the Carabao Cup with a semi-final against Manchester City. The high-flying Championship side upset the odds on Wednesday night as Korey Smith’s last-gasp goal stunned United at Ashton Gate. That was the fourth top-flight side the Robins have knocked out of this season’s competition and they will get the ...

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Chelsea 2-1 Bournemouth: Late Morata winner sends Blues to semi-finals


Alvaro Morata’s stoppage-time strike sent Chelsea into the Carabao Cup semi-finals with a 2-1 defeat of Bournemouth. Willian had given Chelsea a 13th-minute lead but the Blues invited pressure and Dan Gosling equalised in the 90th minute. Chelsea attacked from the restart and Eden Hazard back-heeled into the path of fellow substitute Morata, who tucked in to send the Blues ...

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Premier League round-up: Chelsea get back to winning ways and Crystal Palace move out of bottom three


Huddersfield 1-3 Chelsea Willian scored one and made two others as Chelsea finally turned in a display worthy of Premier League champions to win 3-1 at Huddersfield. Chelsea boss Antonio Conte declared his side’s title defence was over after Saturday’s defeat at West Ham, but his players responded and goals from Tiemoue Bakayoko, Willian and Pedro secured them victory at ...

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Champions League last 16 draw: Chelsea to face Barcelona, Tottenham to take on Juventus


Chelsea were handed the toughest test in the draw for the last 16 of the Champions League as they were paired with five-times European champions Barcelona. Having finished second in their group behind Roma, Antonio Conte’s men were hoping for a potential tie against Besiktas but instead came out against Lionel Messi’s band of superstars. Tottenham were also handed a ...

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Chelsea need to renew Eden Hazard’s Contract – Essien


  Michael Essien has called on Chelsea to secure Eden Hazard on a new long-term deal as contract talks continue between the club and the player. Hazard has been in a sensational form this season, having racked up an impressive eight goals and six assists despite missing the start of the season with a broken ankle. Essien is still playing football ...

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Chelsea 1-1 Atletico Madrid: Blues held at home so only finish second


Chelsea finished second in Champions League Group C after rallying to draw 1-1 with Atletico Madrid at Stamford Bridge. The Blues, already through, needed a win to secure top spot, but fell behind to Saul Niguez’s header as Atletico sought the victory they needed to have any chance of progressing. Chelsea had chances, with Jan Oblak frustrating Alvaro Morata and ...

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Premier League round-up: Manchester City earn late victory while Arsenal, Chelsea and Liverpool all win


Manchester City 2-1 Southampton Raheem Sterling scored a dramatic winner as Manchester City maintained their winning run with a last-gasp 2-1 defeat of Southampton. The England forward – who netted a late clincher at Huddersfield on Sunday – curled home a superb injury-time strike for the Premier League leaders at the Etihad Stadium. Saints had looked set to become the ...

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Michael Essien to engage Chelsea fans in the US

Essien and Batshuayi

Chelsea fans in the United States will have a special opportunity to meet Chelsea legends Ashley Cole and Michael Essien during an exclusive viewing party of the Liverpool v Chelsea game this weekend. Cole and Essien, who made a combined total of almost 600 appearances for the club and won multiple trophies, will be meeting fans, signing autographs and taking ...

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Premier League round-up: Leaders Manchester City widen gap, while Chelsea and Liverpool win


Leicester City 0-2 Manchester City Manchester City extended their lead at the top of the Premier League table to nine points after seeing off Leicester City at the King Power Stadium. Pep Guardiola’s side broke the deadlock just before half time when Gabriel Jesus poked home from David Silva’s square cross. And City stretched their advantage further following the interval ...

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