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UCL draw: Chelsea to face Barcelona, Real Madrid battle PSG

Chelsea have been drawn against Barcelona in the last 16 of the Champions League, while Tottenham will face Italian champions Juventus. Premier League leaders Manchester City will play Switzerland’s Basel, Manchester United face La Liga side Sevilla and Liverpool take on Portugal’s Porto. Holders Real Madrid will face Paris St-Germain. A record five English teams progressed from the group stage ...

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West Ham 1-0 Chelsea: David Moyes’ Hammers stun Blues

West Ham won for the first time under David Moyes as Marko Arnautovic’s first goal for the club proved enough to beat a disjointed Chelsea at London Stadium. The Hammers scored the only goal after just six minutes when Arnautovic curled a deft strike into the bottom corner after exchanging passes with Manuel Lanzini on the edge of the area. ...

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Blues reunion: Michael Essien visits ‘daddy’ Jose Mourinho

Michael Essien enjoyed his visit to Old Trafford and posed for pictures with Jose Mourinho and Sir Bobby Charlton. The former Chelsea midfielder watched on as his old boss orchestrated a 2-1 victory for United over CSKA Moscow in the Champions League. Essien labelled Mourinho as ‘daddy’ in his caption and also shared a snap of himself with Sir Bobby ...

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Hazard scores twice as Chelsea beat Newcastle

Eden Hazard scored twice in a brilliant display as Chelsea beat Newcastle to draw level on points with second-placed Manchester United in the Premier League. On his return to the starting XI, Hazard fired the Blues level with an angled strike after Dwight Gayle’s poked effort had given the Magpies a surprise lead. Striker Alvaro Morata made it 2-1 to ...

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Klopp ‘angry’ he couldn’t make a substitution before Chelsea equaliser

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp said he was “angry” that his side were unable to make a substitution before Willian equalised to earn Chelsea a 1-1 draw at Anfield. Klopp was trying to bring on Adam Lallana when Willian, who scored twice in a 4-0 win at Qarabag in the Champions League on Wednesday, struck in the 85th minute as what ...

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Liverpool 1-1 Chelsea: Willian earns point for Blues at Anfield

Liverpool winger Mohamed Salah scored against former club Chelsea but the Reds were denied a fourth consecutive Premier League victory by Willian’s late goal. Salah, who left the Blues last year after a brief and unsuccessful spell at Stamford Bridge, raced onto Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain’s ball to side-foot home the opener in the second half. It was Salah’s 10th goal in ...

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Qarabag 0-4 Chelsea: Blues into UCL last 16 with easy victory

Chelsea secured their spot in the last 16 of the Champions League as they cruised to a 4-0 victory against 10-man Qarabag on Wednesday. The Blues needed to win at the Baku National Stadium to make it into the knockout rounds, and were aided by two penalties and a first-half sending off. Qarabag captain Rashad Sadygov saw red in the ...

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Italy FA want Chelsea’s Antonio Conte as new boss

Italian Football Federation president Carlo Tavecchio has hinted that Chelsea boss Antonio Conte would be his first choice to be the new Azzurri coach. Conte left the job for Chelsea after Euro 2016, but replacement Giampiero Ventura was sacked after Italy lost to Sweden in the World Cup play-off. “[Massimiliano] Allegri, [Roberto] Mancini, [Carlo] Ancelotti… I say getting warmer,” Tavecchio told Gazzetta Dello ...

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Chelsea a point behind Man Utd as Morata heads in winner

Alvaro Morata scored his first goal since September as Chelsea deservedly beat Manchester United to move a point behind the Red Devils in the Premier League. Morata powerfully headed in his eighth goal for the club 10 minutes after the break as the Blues recorded a third consecutive league win. David de Gea kept out further efforts from Morata and ...

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Chelsea earn dramatic 4-2 win over Watford

Three points from Chelsea’s 4-2 comeback over Watford at Stamford Bridge saw the defending champions avoid three consecutive Premier League defeats. 1. Chelsea remain in the title hunt Midway through this action-packed second half at Stamford Bridge, it genuinely felt like Chelsea’s title defence was over. They would probably have ended today 12 points behind Manchester City, having dropped points ...

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