Over the weekend Chelsea suffered their first defeat of the season within the palms of Manchester Metropolis. The reigning champions of Europe welcomed Pep Guardiola’s facet to Stamford Bridge solely to succumb to a 1-Zero defeat. Metropolis striker Gabriel Jesus getting the purpose within the 55th minute.
Earlier than this loss, the Blues had been on a curler coaster successful 4 of their 5 matches with one draw. Chelsea has been some of the spectacular groups within the Premier League to date. Regardless of being the membership with arguably the hardest begin to the season, they nonetheless managed to grind out outcomes.
We now have not seen as much as ten match weeks within the EPL, however Chelsea has performed the likes of Arsenal, Liverpool, Tottenham and Manchester Metropolis. That’s 4 of the accessible massive 5 groups within the league.
Chelsea was high of the EPL desk heading into match-day six, however the loss to Manchester Metropolis now denies them that place. Thomas Tuchel’s workforce presently sits third with 13 factors behind Liverpool and Man Metropolis.
However the coming weeks will present Chelsea with a chance to return to the highest. Enjoying the largest groups previously weeks now signifies that they’ve easier fixtures, principally towards the lower-ranked groups.
Up subsequent for Chelsea is a house recreation towards struggling Southampton. The Saints are with no win to date, their greatest outcome being a goalless draw towards Manchester Metropolis.
Chelsea may even play Norwich, Newcastle and Burnley all of that are presently within the relegation zone. Norwich has misplaced all 6 video games this season, whereas Burnley can also be with no win.
The one difficult fixture from Chelsea’s subsequent 5 is an away recreation to newcomers Brentford who’ve been spectacular to date, however nothing that they can not deal with.
Taking a look at these fixtures, with the type of type and gamers at Thomas Tuchel’s disposal, Chelsea can simply get the 15 factors accessible. The Blues have a big squad and Tuchel can rotate his gamers between taking part in within the Champions League and EFL Cup.
If Chelsea performs their playing cards nicely, they might have a wholesome lead on the high of the desk.