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  1. Why were we ever worried about his fitness? It's Kante the human dynamo! Comes back from injury and plays like that. Loved the turn and drag back that took him away from 3 Porto players in the 2nd half. He was on it from start to finish and combined really well with Jorginho throughout who also had a great game. We are gonna miss Kante when he is gone. Absolute model professional footballer.
    6 points
  2. Not to get carried away or anything but we're winning the Champions League.
    4 points
  3. Sindre

    Jorginho is a Blue

    Deserves all the credit in the world for that performance yesterday. 8 tackles won is the most by a Chelsea player since Kante v Barcelona in 2018 in the CL.
    4 points
  4. Good riddance to the bunch of dirty c**ts, wouldn't even give the ball back after Silva went down. Pulisic was kicked around all game because of the buffoon of a ref they were getting away with it. Pepe should have walked early for an elbow to Havertz. Surprised people are finding faults with the performance. Apart from a piece of individual brilliance in the dying seconds we didn't allow them anything. Sometimes you have to play ugly to get through. We're in the semifinals, that's all that matters.
    4 points
  5. Forgot that bastard cortouis was still alive I hope we score into him so badly
    3 points
  6. 2211

    Christian Pulisic - Official

    The amount of times Pulisic got fouled was ridiculous. I think if the same player constantly gets fouled by different people (some sort of tag team I suppose) there should be a point where the ref says to the captain perhaps "I know what you're doing with this taking it in turns nonsense, the next player who does this gets booked regardless of where it is on the pitch, who it is or how trivial it appears" That should put a stop to it. The same player shouldn't get fouled 11 times in one match without repercussions of some sort, that's the kind of thing that increases the chances
    3 points
  7. I know what you’re saying Mike, but I just couldn’t do that. Rather take my chances against RM than that lot going through. I know the dippers going through might also help us get top 4 but rooting for them is a step too far.
    3 points
  8. charierre

    Jorginho is a Blue

    Nice to be able to praise him. He and Kante were top notch yesterday , really up for the battle. Being more compact as a team probably helps his overcome physicality problems. Well done Jorgi.
    3 points
  9. Jangz

    Reece James

    He was okay.. could have done better in the offensive part.. but made quite a few crucial defensive headed clearances and generally no one got past him.. He could not have done anything for the goal.. having said that he can be more aggressive in his defensive approach which will come as he develops greater sense.. i am sure at age group levels his physicality meant that he got away with it sometimes... remember this is only his second full season.. infact the other wing Chilly made a couple of errors that could have cost us losing the ball in dangerous positions and letting the attacke
    3 points
  10. Yeah but against City that's a gamble, and could damage his slow recovering profile.
    3 points
  11. 3 points
  12. If we win the CL it won't matter bro.
    3 points
  13. SOME INTERESTING FACTS Most semi-final appearances by English teams in the Champions League era: ◉ Chelsea (8) ◎ Man Utd (7) ◎ Liverpool (5) ◎ Arsenal (2) ◎ Man City (1) ◎ Spurs (1) ◎ Leeds (1) The last time Chelsea won the UCL in 2012: Young manager fired after poor run of results ✔️ Finished 6th in the PL ✔️ Beat Portuguese opposition in QF ✔️ Played Spanish giants in SF ✔️
    3 points
  14. I enjoy a good defensive display every bit as much as a good attacking display. And that was a very, very good defensive display. Organised, controlled, committed. The only scored right at the death from a complete worldie that came out of nowhere.
    3 points
  15. Those idiots that attacked the Real Madrid bus were the only ones to hit the target for Liverpool tonight.
    2 points
  16. He is very, very good for 17 though. One I assume we are keeping tabs on. Think we would be raving too if we had a seventeen year old that scores for us in the quarterfinal of the CL.
    2 points
  17. Steve Mcmanaman is the worst commentator alive.
    2 points
  18. Mendy has softened the blow substantially but I do miss the footballer. He may be an odious cretin but he's an unbelievable keeper.
    2 points
  19. Chelsea have denied that Tuchel said “f*** off” to Porto’s manager and were shocked by how Porto behaved. · Porto went through incredible lengths to try to agitate Tuchel, the Chelsea players and staff that resulted in tempers spilling over at the end of the game. · The Chelsea players and staff received verbal abuse such as “filho da puta” which approximately translates to ‘son of a b****’ and ‘suck my d***’ · The Portuguese club could be investigated by Uefa over their dirty tricks, even though Chelsea are not likely to make an official complaint · Conceicao and Tuchel cl
    2 points
  20. coco

    Jorginho is a Blue

    We're miles apart here. I don't even think Porto had a clear cut chance the whole game, even their goal wasn't a clear opportunity but just an amazing strike albeit a consolation goal. And the way they pressed us made it easy for us to play out from deep and get quite a few decent counter attacks, but again nothing clear cut created, resulting in a bit of a wet fart of a game, perfect for us.
    2 points
  21. I know football is dirty, but rooting for the dippers is too much. I'm not even sure my brain is capable to make such a u-turn.
    2 points
  22. You guys know that if a player does a bicycle kick its because the ball is behind him right ? Reece was in front of the guy just a tad to left but it wouldnt matter because Tamari sent his bicycle kick to the far right corner...not much he could have done there. To me he was alright not his best game but its not like Porto were passing by him on every occasion or singled him out. Its also hard to look good also when your fowards can't hold the ball up or keep getting fouled so he can't really go foward, he's one of the only player on this team who shows character and is not shy to demand resp
    2 points
  23. Just noticed it was from 2019 blame it on the pub being open and having a groggy head 😁.
    2 points
  24. @bluehaze That post was a little while back and think I messaged you back then. It’s all been okay recently. @dkw It actually was yea 😀 the one with the two letters in, but I think you’re right in that, if that mail server is down when you get notifications, it’ll just return to sender. I normally just turn people’s notifications off so if your email is correct and you’ve not been getting notifications, it’s worth switching it back on.
    2 points
  25. ForeverCarefree

    Reece James

    Thought he did alright last night personally.
    2 points
  26. It's the 'Eden Hazard award' for getting the sh*t kicked out of you the most in a single football match.
    2 points
  27. Were we tired against Porto or did they just make it seem like we were?. Misplaced passes, less possession. I hate saying this but the cup is only the third of our three priorities. I’d rotate Werner yes, ziyech, yes, cho yes. The worry is the Kante/kova/Jorgy pivots. They have all missed games through injury recently and we need all three. Kante can’t play too many games in a row. If kova isn’t fit then I’m for either billy or even Reece getting a run there in this game. But as has been proved many times I know nothing.
    2 points
  28. Sun is shining, spring is here, Lockdown over, bring out the beer.
    2 points
  29. Absolutely, if anything, I thought we controlled better the game than the first leg. But, we should have been 1 or 2 nil up by the extra time since we had three clear counterattacking chances that we ended faffing about with the ball. The fact that they scored in extra time a wonder goal does not bother me, it's that we could have easily won the match and didn't because of our issues finishing off goal opportunities.
    2 points
  30. Oh, boohoo! f**k Bayern.
    2 points
  31. Nibs

    MOTM vs Porto (H) (CL)

    Another good team performance with a few candidates. Will give it to Jorginho. Best I have seen him play for a long time and I don't need any stats to tell me that!
    2 points
  32. Job done - not the most exciting game. Also... I am ok with conceding. A clean sheet would have made it 4 on the spin in the knock out rounds. The law of averages would say we would then be due to concede in the next game. So to concede now, an inconsequential goal, we can reset the clean sheet counter, and get another 3 on the trot. KTBFFH
    2 points
  33. Possibly the most egregious display of Iberian cheating since the last time Manchester United were on a football pitch. Also I know this is a pet peeve, but their constant and increasingly awful foul throws were a constant source of annoyance for me. f**k it - we're through to the semi-finals, and Bayern were just knocked out. Come on you mighty Blues!
    2 points
  34. That was the most comfortable second leg of a CL tie you could wish for. Excellent game management.
    2 points
  35. The manager of bruno fernandes moaning about other players going down easy is a bit rich
    2 points
  36. Gol15

    Next new Striker

    Memphis Depay - contract expires this summer and there are huge rumors about Barcelona wanting to get him for free, also maybe Liverpool and there is also reports that he might return to Man United because Haaland might be unreachable. He's a guy that has a lion all over his back so he would fit right in at the Bridge 16 goals, 9 assists in League 1, for free? Why are we not all over this?
    2 points
  37. PSG are on City's level, they will cause them problems. If Dortmund can give City a scare, then PSG will definitely make it hard for them. I wouldn't be surprised if PSG beat them.
    1 point
  38. I found it funny to see Conceicao complaining about Tuchel "talking too much" while he always screamed and agitated throughout the game himself at the sideline whenever he was shown in the telly. Porto played more like Atleti than Madrid themselves - quite a feat! And also quite a feat to dispose of both these uber-tricky and provocing clubs with such a young and newly build formation. Love it actually.
    1 point
  39. RMH

    Jorginho is a Blue

    I agree with you about yesterday, when we started a bit shaky but grew into the game and controlled it very well, but I referred to the first leg when they had several chances after recovering the ball as we tried to beat their press. Only their lack of quality meant that they did not score. And we have generally struggled against other teams that have pressed us with high intensity. So I still don't agree that we thrive under intense press.
    1 point
  40. Whatever happens Gilmour has to play 90 minutes . I would start him with Kante and bring on Jorginho at half time. With Kova injured we are just a slight injury away from our season capitulating . We will be better off giving Gilmour the experience now instead of waiting till Jorgino or kante breakdown , because with our upcoming fixtures that seems inevitable . Kepa Christensen Zouma Rudiger CHO Kante Gilmour Alonso Ziyech Werner Mount
    1 point
  41. Turns away from 3 Porto players in a space the size of a phone box.
    1 point
  42. Yes this / the potential generally isn’t given enough thought. Perhaps we’ve been conditioned for instant gratification via the transfer market, but I’m in the camp that says we’ve got pretty much all we need to be challenging for all major competitions in the coming years once you factor in the age of some key players.
    1 point
  43. Excellent first 35 minutes and understandably took a rest for the last 10. Given the room that CHO has on that side he has been wasteful, and this where for me I think he's bang average and overhyped at times. I saw Tuchel having a long chat with him as he walked off at HT. Might see Ziyech the 2nd half if CHO doesn't improve. He's been the only disappointment for me this half.
    1 point
  44. I know it's only Palace but 0 shots conceded with 67% possession and 7 shots on target shows that we're a good team.
    1 point
  45. It's no coincidence we're looking much better with Mount starting, he drives us forward.
    1 point
  46. Next time it's possible to have a party, remind us not to invite you
    1 point
  47. For me it’s not about getting top 4 v CL, it’s about rotating players with a balance and without getting battered by dross like West Brom or putting in bad performances like Leda or Sheffield Utd. You can’t rotate 7 players at once, get a balance to start with and then make apchanges earlier if the game is going well.
    1 point
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