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Something to ponder over!


Regulars to Vital Chelsea will know that I tend to do a statistics piece every now and again, so, on the back of a bad night in Turin, here are a few stats fro you to mull over.

- Unless we can scrape through into the knockout stages, on Match Day 6, we will become the first reigning holders, (in the modern era) to exit at the group stages.

- The 3-0 loss, in Turin, last night, was our 2nd biggest loss in the Champions League, nestling behind that disastrous night in the Nou Camp, back in 2000, when Barcelona thrashed us 5-1.

- Our record, in Italy, borders on the abysmal. In our last 12 visits, we have the unenviable record of 1 win, 5 draws and 6 defeats.

- If we fall behind, away from home, and leave the pitch trailing at half time, don`t expect the game to have a happy ending. Last night was the 18th time we`ve behind, away from home, at half time and out of those 18 we`ve only gone on to win on 2 occasions!

It just, on reflection, wasn`t meant to be was it?




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Writer: Merlin Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday November 21 2012

Time: 1:03PM

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Hmmmm... First to win champions league with an interim coach.. First Holder to hmmm.. Göğ forbid!!!
chuks09
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21/11/2012 13:13:00

...If we fall behind, away from home, and leave the pitch trailing at half time, don`t expect the game to have a happy ending. Last night was the 18th time we`ve behind, away from home, at half time and out of those 18 we`ve only gone on to win on 2 occasions!....is this just in the Champs League or overall Merlin??
@Mq
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21/11/2012 13:14:00

Italy is a bogey trip for us it really is this trip and the previous trip v Napoli add the match against Jose's Inter in 2010.
Elbowz
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21/11/2012 13:56:00

We are fans and should stay positive...Hopeful Shakhtar defeats Juve to assure them of top spot and we thump Nordsjaelland.
nelyvanile
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21/11/2012 16:07:00

even with a draw Shaktar go through as top of the group NELY
@Mq
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21/11/2012 16:30:00

Not a good situation at all...
Latunvic
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21/11/2012 17:31:00

Dont give up mates,we can still make it to the knock out stages of the UCL
Ken4CFC
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22/11/2012 07:32:00

We need to be tactically sound to start winning away from home. We are chelsea, the history holders.
Kendemsblue
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22/11/2012 08:04:00

Let us put our feet together then
Kendemsblue
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23/11/2012 06:34:00

 

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