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Match Day Moments - Southampton (h)

Our fixtures continue at a fair old pace as we welcome Southampton to Stamford Bridge tonight for a Premier League fixture.

It`s a game we need to win to keep hanging on to the shirt-tails of the two Manchester clubs as we cling to the faintest of hopes of winning the Premier League.

Our home form, just recently, has been the cause for concern with Queens Park Rangers and Swansea both winning at what was, once, a fortress.

Can Chelsea get back to winning ways, at home, against a Southampton side that do the decent thing and don`t normally park the bus?

Join us from 19:00 onwards when we`ll be on hand to steer the conversation down the lines of starting eleven selection; tactics and the action as it happens.

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The Journalist

Writer: Merlin Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday January 16 2013

Time: 4:40PM

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Rafael Benitez is not the only one who has grown exasperated by continued discussion of Frank Lampard’s future, but one point merits repetition. Chelsea’s decision to release him cannot be purely economic, as the club’s contradictory treatment of his team-mate Florent Malouda demonstrates. Like many politicians football clubs often seek to have it both ways, claiming to be acting out of principle when it suits them, yet equally content that their hands have been forced by economic circumstances when it does not. Chelsea’s contrasting approach to Lampard and Malouda represent a case in point. It is not widely known, but after winning the Champions League and before heading to the European Championship last summer Malouda asked to be released from the final year of his contract at Chelsea to pursue the final years of his career elsewhere. The France international stated that he did not want a penny of the money owed to him, thus potentially saving £5million to a club eager to cut their wage-bill, but Chelsea refused. Malouda was told that he would not be permitted to leave for free, and that the club wanted a fee of £10m, which as he pointed out seemed somewhat unrealistic for a 32-year-old in the final year of his contract, particularly given Chelsea had only paid £13.5m for him six years earlier. Intriguingly these negotiations were conducted by Marina Granovskaia, Roman Abramovich’s PA, who is increasingly influential at Stamford Bridge. Malouda responded that in the light of the club’s excessive demands he would happily see out the final year of his contract, since which Chelsea have made little effort to shift him. He is highly unlikely to move on during this month either, not due to greed or a lack of ambition, but because his children are settled in London schools and he is concentrating on getting as fit as possible in the hope of finding a new club in the summer. “A 12-month pre-season, the best of my life,” is how he has described his current activities. Malouda has not been seen since Euro 2012, with Chelsea banishing him to the reserves, hardly a pragmatic response to a delicate contractual stand-off with a player who helped them to win the Champions League, particularly as their squad has been short of midfield players all season. Despite this shortage, which was noted by Rafael Benitez as soon as he took the job in November, there is no way back for Malouda, with the club sticking with the line that he will not be called upon and that no players will be permitted to leave for free. His exile is such, that when asked recently whether the arrival of Benitez could make a difference, Malouda replied that he had not even met the Spaniard. Chelsea have continued to pay him handsomely however, despite coming nowhere near kicking a ball competitively, an approach which jars with club’s supposed economy drive. If Chelsea are willing to pay Malouda £100,000-a-week to do nothing then Lampard’s £150,000-a-week wage demands are something of a bargain.
CobhamBlue
The above article is by Matt Hughes in The Times.
CobhamBlue
Pep signs 3 year deal to manage Bayern Munich. Will he ever manage a club that can beat Chelsea?
CobhamBlue
guardiola is officially bayern munich coach ......... hope ur happy RA now we re stuck with tubby :@
kam.kh
Thanks so much for this update and info Cobham..i have been saying for some time that something is definetly rotten in the management hierachy at chelsea but some persist with this blind hero worship of Roman and his amigos. Anyway i have now adopted a wait and see approach. In other news it now appears that Peps destination this summer has been decided and it is to bayern munich. I now owe my two Catalan friends an expensive dinner within the next month because they both assured me that Pep is not motivated by money and swore that the only possible big money destination he could end up at would be city. they were rock certain he would never take a job at Chelsea or PSG or Anzhi and they were right. Hopefully this stern rebuke of roman and his amigos will give them something to think about regarding how to and how not to manage a football club..one can only hope they begin to get a clue.
GabeU
Well, if I think of a club with a similar history and philosophy to Barca, it's Bayern. Great youth academy, patience from the hierarchy, great regional support, and in a wonderful city. It's a natural fit for Pep, though I wonder about his fluency in German. Not an easy nut to crack. I for one am glad he isn't coming. There's no loyalty, patience, or long-term vision for CFC from the perspective of management. Will Roman learn his lesson? Probably not, but I sure hope so. Now we must contend with Tubby. He can't possibly last beyond the summer, so what then? It would be one hell of a story if Jose returns.
RadioactiveD
If we can't lure Jose, you all better start warming to Rafa. He may be the only guy left in this world that would actually want to work for Roman.
BlueCowboy
Next contract - Rafa Benitez signs Real contract (wish it happens soon). Then our board once again start running about confused.
avbhimself
If that info from Matt Hughes in the Times right, THEN we are seriously in trouble in this club!!!!!!!
KAKUfrank
Kaku. Weve been in trouble in this club since Roman sacked Jose and he started appointing rubbish people to manage the club. City sticking with Mancini is in some ways a statement to the world. Im really happy Pep didnt choose us.....it shows that money doesnt buy everything and Kudos to Pep,he is a better human being that i thought. Now the Mercenaries will be clamouring for the Chelsea job,good riddance!!!
3nity
I just read the Pep to Bayern....I laughed so hard I fell off my seat...pretty embarrassing in an office environment, but I am still laffing....Pep just earned my utmost respect....his decision clearly shows an ability to think carefully without being confused...for me irrespective of whether he does well or not...Bayern is by far the best club for him....chelsea which way froward now?...and from this point onwards..things get really interesting....m having fun!
layorh12
Thanks so much for that article Cobham. All I can say is WOW. If that article turns out to be true,then my fears have been realized,there's definitely deep ***** going down at Chelsea.
nelyvanile
YESSSSSSSSSSSSSSS. PEPS GONE BAYERN!
Humza_96
we are gonna get jose mourinho
Humza_96
Im very glad pep went to bayern, I never wanted him at chelsea. Yhis is good news.
TafChels
agree with tafchels , cant think he can pull off what he did at barca ... not without xavi , iniesta and messi ... get mourinhio , an
haji ahmed
Great news, I never wanted Pep at Chelsea.>>>>If we loose Rafa/Jose we will get someone else, you don't have to be a CL winner to be considered a top coach, don't worry we will get some other decent coach. Maybe he chickened out of EPL cause he knows he can't cut the mustard here.
B2K420
KAKU: what did Matt Hughes write? What article are you referring to?
RadioactiveD
@rADIOACTIVE, READ cOBHAMbLUE'S first post in this thread on MALOUDA!!!!!
KAKUfrank
Evening all. Was a bit meh about this match. Home games we dont win anymore etc but thought right clingy be a goodfan and support the team throught it all.
Clingy
However i cant find the game on sky sports espn or itv or bbc...wtf?
Clingy
Sorry for tripple post but any fellow brits unable to trek to the bridge know what channel its on can they let me please know
Clingy
Pep has joined Bayern. This has made my day. Some of the Pep lovers will cry a river now. Stage is set for Mourinho to come back to Bridge. This is good.
Keyser Soze
I said it here the legend worshiping and lunatic funs will scare all the managers and players coming.pep has gone, mou will never be re installed at cfc.the toxic actions at our club has ruined cfc.plz roman clear all the deadwood veterans .
mzee69
WE DON'T NEED MOURINHO !!!! it's too much trouble he may win the treble and then leave we need stability
I hate CR7
Pep suits Bayern, he may end up being their Sir Alex- A match made from heaven.
SameX
WOW, so the Pep destination is confirmed and kudos to the man. I have to say I am glad in many respects, but does this help the Roman situation. Pep might have been the only man that RA would hand over full control to. So what now? Tubby stays? please nooooo! Never! A swap of mangers with Real Madrid, now that would be very intriguing, but somehow I don't see Roman employing Jose again. Roman will still be smarting from Pep's slap in the face, will he even entertain the thought of Jose? WOW, this is gonna get interesting.
BlueABS
But that is just the point did any of us really believe the reasons for letting Frank go were just economic? To be fair to the club no one has come out and said Frank is bieng released for economic reasons.There's a very over the top ruthless air about about the way we seem to be dealing with things once the hierarchy decide you have crossed them.
Anarchy
Any ideas on channel in uk?
Clingy
Roman needs to calm down and do what is best for cfc, but first he needs to identify what he wants as an owner and then as an owner who is worthy he should do what is best for the club, hire a young but brilliant coach who understands the club and owner's philosophy of playing football and give that individual time to blossom, we can't keep relying on big names, this names didn't make their reputation in a day, they built it steadily, laudrup, brendan rodgers, martinez, diego simeone, klopp and that nordsjaeslland coach are the types I am talking about, they develop youth and at the same time are hungry for success, so I think he should put his thinking cap on and start cap the transition with an experienced DOF, since guus hiddink is retiring in the summer, he is the perfect fit
Desmondadonis
next chelsea manager= joachim low! peace
bluenath86
Am tired of all these discouraging happenings in and around my beloved club. I want to avoid giving much thought to these problems as it will only get me disoriented given the obvious fact that nothing i think or say changes the situation.
Ohans
Roman will never hand control to anyone. Not even Pep.
KAKUfrank
joachim low :D
haji ahmed
Ba starts!!!!
3nity
Please the booboys should keep their boos to themselves and not adopt it to ruin this match..comon boys lets get our winning boots on..KTBFFH
Ken4CFC
Cech; Azpilicueta, Cahill, Luiz, Cole; Ramires, Lampard; Oscar, Mata, Hazard; Ba
layorh12
: Cech; Azpilicueta, Cahill, Luiz, Cole; Ramires, Lampard; Oscar, Mata, Hazard; Ba. #CFC
pego sama
@layorh, what is the time of the match? Isn't it starting 8:45pm?..... I hope we win!!! Strongest possible lineup we have now
Desmondadonis
@Desmond yeah...I aint in Naija at the moment....but the match starts 8.45pm...I think with this line up, we'll win quite comfortably...more than 2 goals..the line up is strong...
layorh12
Do any of you seriously think Low will leave the Germany post preceding a World Cup year? This isn't rocket science.
RadioactiveD
Marin can't even get a start today. At least the pay is good.
RadioactiveD
@Desmond...now there is evry possibility Tubby starts FT9 on sunday with BA starting today.....i hope tubby does not kill our hopes...ft9 should be a perpetual back up...imo
layorh12
well the fat one can't start torres on sunday not if Ba score a hat trick today.
sunnymakcres
When was the last time Matt Hughes wrote anything good about CFC?? *sighs*
Ken4CFC
I am not sure what happened to Malouda is a secret. We did the same to Borini under Carlo, then to Nico and Alex under AVB. Only thing is that Malouda had become the most hated player at the club, and so everyone thought he deserves what he got. In fact even some of the ones sowing ‘surprise’ and displeasure at the club’s treatment were earlier saying nasty things about Slo-Mo. We have also known about Frank and Cole’s fate since AVB. It has been documented that Roman blamed AVB’s failure on Frank and co’s refusal to change. And most here have pointed out time and time again that no sane coach will come to the Bridge while those guys are still here. We have morphed from Roman-cultivated-toxic-dressing room to a Roman-cultivated-board-room. Roman gave power to these players to dictate whom they wanted to be coached by. Now to get rid of those players, he has resorted to giving too much power to some board members to get rid of the toxic dressing room. It got to a point where the word just had to be that a coach had “lost” the dressing room and automatically everyone at The Bridge called time out on the coach. Before the board simply became pawns while the real power flowed from Roman to the players. But now that the pawns now have the power to fire those players, its like a pendulum swinging from one extreme to the other. Reports were that Emanolo was very confident about landing Pep (through his close relationships with his friendship with Villanova and their agents/representatives). It was said Emanolo used tat fact to orchestrate RDM’s firing. And that they had no problem hiring Rafa because he was only a placeholder for Pep. That the fans would appreciate the change knowing it was a temporary one.
OCBlues
Truth is,Roman needs to take a foot off the pedal a bit. Believe it,there is little to enjoy in result at all cost in a chaotic atmosphere. Even if it means winning just a single trophy in every two years with peace and stability,imo,it will be much more enjoyable. The over-ambition and sheer desperation in Cfc should give way for a more rational approach of handling the club's affairs. There were several laurels and glory other clubs boasted of before that we didnt have in our shelf that we do have now,but the only thing we fall short of when compared to most clubs is just organizational stability. That should be our utmost priority as it guarantees us half of the other things we crave,such as club philosophy,tradition/orientation,youth development,style,and ofcos trophies. We have done it in some ways in the past and have seen the pros and cons,why not we do it differently from now onwards. Shall we? My two cents,as some may say.
Ohans
@layorh, If he really wants a shot at being the cfc coach, he won't dare start torres ahead of ba, except if he is nuts, and going by his standards he looks so nuts
Desmondadonis
I'm not quite sure the article makes any sense. Why does the way we've treated Malouda mean the first factor governing our actions isn't economic? We tried to sell Malouda before letting him go, which surely is just what any club acting for economic reasons would do. When other clubs decide they don't want a player, they sell him, they don't just let him go for nothing - why should we be any different? If clubs just gave players away even when both parties wanted out, no one would ever buy them. Malouda's contract wasn't over, so we had a right to try and sell him; Lampard's is running out, so we have a right not to extend it. While I disagree with this decision in particular, I don't really understand what Matt Hughes is saying when he says these actions represent contradictory or hypocritical behavior.
Wiggis
Are my posts showing or ppl just not interested. Lol this match what uk channel? :)
Clingy
A strong line up it is as we are about to get on the way. A win 4 me.
Ohans
@Wiggis, the genuises up there tried to sell malouda for 10mm pounds. 10mm pounds!!!!!!!!!!!! That's stupid. Really stupid. So Roman paid 5mm pounds to a player they HAD no means of using......
KAKUfrank
Guys, I don't know why you are talking crap about Torres. He is a wonderful striker. I mean, his runs defy trigonometry, his work rates are machine like, his finishing is pure class. His pace is blistering and his strength would is of a weight-lifter. AT 50m HE IS A BARGAIN. Oh wait, I'm drunk and I didn't know what to write so I wrote that.
The Psychic Blue l9l
Anyways.....Back to game......DEMBA bA WILL Score tonight.....No dreams. Saw it when I was taking a nap in the bathroom during break this afternoon. Only 1 goal was what I saw...
KAKUfrank
thank god pep has signed for someone else now we can go for frank rijkaard the mastermind behind barcas revival... Any news on the youth team they are playing tonight arent they
Gondo
BeneathUS is funny. Move Mata to the right and move Oscar to the middle. Be watching for Luke Shaw tonight BUT the hype is already disgusting me......Commentator just said he looks like the young Gareth Bale. Has the current Bale even done anything?
KAKUfrank
Anyone getting live coverage in Mumbai, India ? On YouScod ? Which channel ?
ZeeNut
S'oton trying to rest Lambert and Ramirez. OK Thanks S'oton, we'll just thrash you again. But you won't get as far as conceding a goal to FT9.
The Psychic Blue l9l
Ramires what a run! Good start from the lads.
The Psychic Blue l9l
ITS NOT ON IN THE UK. ANYONE OVERSEA'S HAVE A LINK TO VIEW?? PLEASE AND THANK YOU!!
SMOKIEJACK
Thought Luke Shaw was ruled out of the game. Oscar is losing touch of his composure. Enough of those benching please.
Ohans
David Luiz has been spreading good passes from the CB position but Lampard has been pretty awful with his passes.
sojofjand
Our DM is crap with Lampard always running forward and not helping Ramires in any form.
sojofjand
Thanks for the info smokiejack. Ppl were jabbering bout pep n never answered the question
Clingy
This place is kinda dry
jayb
Ramires passing is awful!!!!!! We are so predictable.......
KAKUfrank
We may well have scored if this was an away fixture. This thing is getting jinxed .
Ohans
Demba Ba scores
sojofjand
OOOOOOOOOOHHHHHH EAT YOUR HEART OUR TORRES!!!!
The Psychic Blue l9l
Baaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa
Herkeen19
Thats what it feels like playing with a striker!
Ess...DaBison
Can't imagine, this place is so ******** dry.
jayb
I told you he was going to SCORE!!!!!!!!!!!
KAKUfrank
Demba Ba scores
sojofjand
Pep should have gone to Arsenal. Instead he took the easy ride at Bayern.
foreign_viewer
Baaaaaaa!!! What a goal scorer!! We now know what our problem has been. What a goal. 1 v 0,we are up.
Ohans
Ah, the joy o seeing a striker who can finish and score goals out o nothing.
The Psychic Blue l9l
That's what it feels like playing with 11 men!
Ess...DaBison
Anyone getting live coverage in Mumbai, India ? On YouScod ? Which channel ?
ZeeNut
I have been saying this that mata Is tired, he should play the wings with oscar in the middle, he is ineffective in the middle, oscar for me as no.10
Desmondadonis
The ref is a cheat!!! I despise this english refs, why is everything so fecked with them?
Desmondadonis
I think david is overdoing his passes, he needs to pass for the midfeilders and let them do their jobs
Desmondadonis
wat a BA we have
meloxy14
@Desmond u can't blame Luiz Lampard has been misplacing all the pass he has done today and Ramires can't pass even to save his mother.
sojofjand
I agree that lampard is misplacing his passes today and gloryhunting, he should pass more often
Desmondadonis
Lamps should have given the ball to BA. His emotions got the better of him.
KAKUfrank
FFS, Chelsea should Fecking play their game, what is all this unnecessary Soto'n possession for. Chelsea shouldn't strain our defence O!
Tugay08
Lampard just collided with Ba now in a goal scoring position when he should jut have left the ball for Ba.
sojofjand
Eden Magic Hazard. GOLASOOOO
The Psychic Blue l9l
Hazard!!!!!!!
KAKUfrank
Goal Hazard, 2-0 Chelsea
sojofjand
HAZARD !!!!! we aere having a below par performance, but we have a striker up front and see the difference !! Ramires is useless for teams that pack the bus
Don capon
Hazard and ba are the only spark we have upfront today, oscar's talents is being ruined by playing him on the wing, he must have regretted not going to spurs who don't have a creative 10 by now, and thank God we did not stat our stripper today, if we did we'll be losing by now
Desmondadonis
where is everyone? Hellooooo, Anyone here?we are 2 goals up! can anyone read this?
TheIncrediblue
Hazard!!! What a left footed strike. Now we are comfortable.
Ohans
What a difference BA makes. this is his first home start, so the whole not scored at home thingy - we started with torres. Great finish Ba but what a fantastic finish by hazard
Mia Maynard
GOLAZOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO
TafChels
Anyone getting live coverage in Mumbai, India on cable ? Which channel ?
ZeeNut
dnt know what is wrong with chelsea coaches, when they make sensible decision, tomorrow they stupid decision. hope Rafa dnt make stupid on sunday against Arsenal.
meloxy14
TheIncrediblue, no live game here in Mumbai - some issue between ESPN & the cable networks. So less people might have stayed awake for the match (middle of the night here).
ZeeNut
Does anyone know how our U18 are doing? They are currently playing in the fa youth cup fourth round away to charlton. Would just like to know what the score is.
TafChels
Ba baaa black dude. Have anymore goals? Yes yes yes sir 3 bags full... so far its all Eden - Baa - Czar
TheIncrediblue
Anyone watching this match can see the difference between playing with a striker and playing with torres. Thats what a striker does,finds a goal out of nothing when the team isnt playing well. Well done Demba Ba.
3nity
Guys , try this link tho and see http://www.atdhenet.tv/59034/watch-chelsea-vs-southampton
TheIncrediblue
Like I said.. Our formation is only as good as the arrow head we have right at the tip of the formation.. He gives direction to the whole team.. Torres have failed and you all can see how much difference it made with Ba.... Maybe TOress has been the problem from the beginning .
TheIncrediblue
Azpillicueta is going to be a top top Right back if he continues at this rate.
Tugay08
Oscar should move into the pivot with lampard and ramires to the wings for better ball retention and distribution. Marin to come in around 65 mins for ramires.
Dwonder
Thanks IncrediBlue, i am already on that link, but given our bandwidths, it keeps halting & restarting .... missed both goals for that reason :-(
ZeeNut
check 101greatgoals website for goals. both goals are fabulous.
vinay
Mata seriously needs rest, ASAP. His passes are Awful today. Take him out, introduce Marin on the wings and move Oscar to the middle
Tugay08
Oh fudge.
The Psychic Blue l9l
We should start figuring out the best way to use Oscar and get the best off his potentials. He has not made much progress in a while.
Ohans
No problem man..atleast its something ..
TheIncrediblue
We have oscar,mata,hazard and mr legend on the pitch and southampton is passing us to death??? Wow!!
3nity
To think rafa will still go with this team against arsenal and he can't change anybody, the players are getting tired and we need fresh legs, lampard and mata out and bring in marin and terry, with luiz going to the pivot since we are leading, and oscar as the no.10, screw the damn ref
Desmondadonis
Oh fudge Mata's down. PLEASE DON'T BE INJURED
The Psychic Blue l9l
I Mata has long term injury, then our season's over.
The Psychic Blue l9l
Rafa are you gonna sub him already?? Mata cant be injured!!! Tubby use some sense!!
3nity
Rafa is a very stupid man, he had to wait till mata got injured before subbing, using the same players over and over again, now mata is likely injured now and he is now doing what he ought to have done that would have saved the player...
Desmondadonis
Has this refree lost his cards or his mind??? That was an absolute stonewall card offence for yoshida
Dwonder
Interesting!!!!!
3nity
I was expecting that goal, stupid coach.... Very stupid man
Desmondadonis
Now hes gonna make all 3 changes and expect a miracle!!! Unbelievable!!!
3nity
WHY DO YOU ALWAYS DO THIS TO ME CHELSEA AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA WHY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
TafChels
Remove Lampard for God sake he is more concern about his goal scoring rather than doing his primary duty in the pivot role.
sojofjand
These guys are falling apart.. The middle is dying ,defence all over
TheIncrediblue
Luke shaw is class
KAKUfrank
What does Rafa want a Sub to do in 10minutes pls?
Tugay08
Itz getting really ugly....where will the light come from
Ohans
what the ***** is wrong with us
meloxy14
This is why we're never even in the title race any more. Collapses like this might happen to Man Utd 1-2 times a season total. They happen to use 10-12 times a season
MDChelseaFan
Rafa saw how lethargic mata and lampard is, he left them for so long when oscar should be in no.10 and marin on the wings, the fat idiotic waiter didn't even plan on using marin, now we can't even protect a 2 goal lead at home, shameful fool
Desmondadonis
Cant believe this guy! Simply cant! The same thing he did at liverpool. Perform well in tough games and lose to small teams! I wont be too surprised if we lose this game!!!
3nity
The pivot has absolutely done nothing today. Both lampard and ramires. Have both done less than david luiz could have done in that pivot.
Dwonder
Erm lads...checked score at halftime and prepared to get an early night...juat as im driftong off thought will have another look. 2-2?!?! Wtf happened lol
Clingy
I don't know how we can get rid of this Torres please, any one? He is FECKING DEAD.
Tugay08
wake up people the season is already over...
Gondo
Must this coach wait till at least 80mins to make his substitutions??? Plain stupid.
sojofjand
What does Torres have to do with conceding 2 to Southampton at home?
MDChelseaFan
Chelsea should win this match....
had2bg
torres didnt even get that on target... Can we please just give him away this guy is killing me
Gondo
Jesus, this team is useless, midfield must be reshaped.
jayb
See how Oscar has played in the pivot just within 10mins, this coach is fecking stupid
sojofjand
I can't remember when I have been this angry all my life as a chelsea supporter, benitez and torres are making me redfaced tonite I can't even believe this
Desmondadonis
chelsea fans are the worst..are we gonna start insulting this guys already.. you all suddenly forgot all you said earlier..stick with your team..
TheIncrediblue
UNBELIEVABLE!!!!!!!
3nity
We have so many problems as a club i cant even recognise what they are anymore. Were rotten to the core and its horribly upsetting. Was looking forward to making the trip back home and taking my daughter to see her first blues game...the way things are going ive lost my enthusiasm not even excited about it anymore.
Clingy
Torres so useless
sojofjand
every time Torres touches the ball its wasted lol.... :X
Tiraspol
jesus. How did we not win that?
Mia Maynard
cant believe i wasted my time watching this... ***** off
Gondo
can't believe it :( season is over .
kam.kh
What a fecking coach. The only change this ******** saw to make was a fecked up torres. I'm *****sed the feck off
Tugay08
we brought torres on , why the hell was he on the wings
Don capon
I know you all will put the blame on Torres. Fickle fans.
RomansArmy
Im soo freking tired of nights like these
TafChels
I'll shoot any fool that asks rafa to be retained as coach, this fool, tactical nous my ass, he knows zilch, torres the fecking stripper!! And benitez all have the agenda to take chelsea down, just embarassing..
Desmondadonis
i can not ******** believe it!
che-l3k1
Two jokers out. Tubby and Torres.
Keyser Soze
The draw wasnt Torres fault
TafChels
Rafa philosophy win against a tough opponent and lose to a weaker team.
sunnymakcres
No excuses whatsoever. Our inconsistency is killing us--all the talent on our side and we can't get a result at home against QPR and Southampton? What will Roman do now? Sack another manager? Buy another overpriced player? Bottom line, the squad needs to sort out their ***** and play better. Blame Rafa if you want, but even with questionable substitutions, we should have buried that game in the first half.
RadioactiveD
Well, right now, I officially suspend my enthusiasm in watching chelsea match. Rubbish indeed, tubby is doing himself no favour, him and torres will finally be shown the door come end of season
jayb
Demba should've had a hatrick no but Mr lampard wanted glory for himself again. We should ve been Atleast 4 up by half time if he passed to demba.
shaka09
Season's been over as far as titles go. Did anyone honestly think we were making up 14 points on Man Utd. with how uneven we've played?
MDChelseaFan
I didn't hear any boos during the game, so I wonder what the excuse is this time, maybe he'll say torres has food poisoning this time or running stomach
Desmondadonis
Pls di Matteo is a better manager than rafa period.
Pila12
Now who will say we don't need mourinho
sunnymakcres
I'm lost in words, Mata wasn't tip top but he left him on, I wonder what the players on the bench would be thinking.
Tugay08
Just blame the loss on Torres LOLLLLLLL
Rip The Reds Apart
CAHILL is a fkin liability. evry time he plays he always makes a mistake. luiz is better
Humza_96
hmmmmmmm, stupid squad with stupid owner and stupid manager. chelsea is really a women fellowship. why do u always keeping breaking our heart. Barca and Man utd fans are always smiling why us.
meloxy14
Why does this always happen to us? We always have to be the ones who get surprise draw or defeat dammit im tired of this. How could we lead 2-0 and then let it end 2-2, I hate this, Ihave had enough of nights like these
TafChels
I really don't have any comment about the match,i just have a question and i'll appreciate an answer- why was Di Matteo sacked?
Cobham78
Whoops
shedend
Rafa is clueless,he's got no plan,no tactics,can't make the right sub, I don't care how...but a win against arsenal is a must!!!
jay-cisc
we wd hv won wv iva
Humza_96
Thank God mikel have nothing to do with this our result and a place in our pivot
sunnymakcres
You all can see that our entire team is decked. Torres is not the problem of Chelsea. Will be interesting to see your reactions when Demba's goals dry up. Nonsense.
RomansArmy
fkin fat spanish waiter. *****ty tactics
Humza_96
Our youth team won tonight in the fa youth cup against charlton
TafChels
Each bad result and all of you are looking for a scapegoat. The entire unit must perform better. Lamps is right: our standards have fallen. We are mediocre even if we have players capable of so much more than that. We're just in January and this could get ugly.
RadioactiveD
*fecked
RomansArmy
I'll shoot any fool that asks rafa to be retained as coach, this fool, tactical nous my ass, he knows zilch, rafa is to blame, why keep mata and lamps on when we all know that they are not on form, marin the poor lad must be very low on confidence now, he brought mr torres on, the fool, he won't make us qualify for top 4, mark my word, he'll win. Big one match or two and lose another 3 points when we least expect
Desmondadonis
Cobham78 been banging my head against the wall asking the same question. The losses didnt hurt under di matteo. They were frustrating sure but i never lost my rag. Always was looking toward the big picture....now we dont even have a house to frame the fuicking thing
Clingy
mikel is still our best DM whether you like it or not now you guys can stick it up.Lampard will be brilliant today and useless the nxt day.
sunnymakcres
Its impossible for us to get off the media. Now those looserlists will again comment on us for 3 days.
TafChels
Our squad simply isn't good enough. We just aren't good enough. How many time have we said we'd revamp the squad. We only signed 3 regular starters in the summer. We need a new striker to partner Torres, a defensive midfielder, and a winger, Torres- i dont know, it wasn't his fault for the loss but that shot he dragged wide and that misplaced cross summed him up, i think he needs to be sold. Why he subbed off Lampard... i have no clue. We seem to just be the most inconsistent team around these days. Why don't United and City have troubles like ours? Its because everything is always so uncertain around Chelsea. We need more stability. We have the Lampard contract situation, the Rafa vs the fans situation, and then of course the 50m price tag hanging over our heads. What we must do is 3 things: Revamp the team, bring back Jose Mourinho, and sell Fernando Torres.
ChelseaLover123
we are team without a spine ... we doesnt have a midfield any longer ,... we need a midfielder asap .. we sell miereles , let essien go on loan , romeu injured , mikel playing in acon ,.. we need a player to fill that void ...
haji ahmed
Lampard didn't pass? Typical
foreign_viewer
I felt he should have taken off Lampard for Terry at 2-1 up and Marin for Mata too. A game where we could have actually used mikel for the last 15 minutes, just to keep the ball. Fantastic run from shaw and great finish from puncheon, but we realy need to start winning at home again. sucks.
Mia Maynard
I hope Terry starts against arsenal. Its a must win game. I dont know whats wrong with Stamford bridge but our stadium has to be fixed starting on sunday.
TafChels
And Luke Shaw is a star in the making.
SameX
Oscar can become a world class deeplying playmaker. He is far better in that position than in CAM.
SameX
@Shaka,"Demba should've had a hatrick no but Mr lampard wanted glory for himself again. We should ve been Atleast 4 up by half time if he passed to Demba" No one is mentioning that. Torres came on when the score was already 2-2. Funny how many of the guys here are blaming him.
jollyheart Torres
Azpi and Cole are tired.
SameX
Cahill and Luiz should have done better for the goals, Terry should teach them some sense.
SameX
Is the Soto'n Manager A fool for making using all three subs and introducing them early? It was his subs that leveled this game for them. How can we have players on the bench and what he can offer is a disfunctional little sissy, I'm absolutely gutted
Tugay08
This game is a lost. We had zero playera in the pivot. Frankly ramires should neva play in the pivot again. He was hopeless from start to finish and Lampard had a off game today. Didn't contribute anything meaninful to the team at all. He was more interested in running into the box to score and both he and ramires left gapping hole in the middle. We could not control the game in the midfield and lost. Rafa made some very stupid mistakes in the lineup and subs. David Luiz shld have started in the middle of the park or moved there in the second half and terry brought on to get game time crucial foe hiis fitness against arsenal. It was also obvious that we lack quality depth iin our team to replace oscar, mata and hazard. I did not even expect to see the trio today but inspite of them we lost the game. Surely RDM would hv done better than this
Dwonder
Lukaku is even better than Torres this season. I wonder which sensible manager will come to chelsea again with all this sacking of coach and no clear future plans for youth, Roman should comes his team himself. useless Board as well.
meloxy14
Mentally it seems the players now see playing at SB like playing at away. can't wait for the league to finish.
jollyheart Torres
Our pivot was crap. We are already missing Mikel and Romeu. Lamps was nowhere to be found and Rami could not hold the ball.
SameX
please i will like to get an answer.Is mikel really the problem of chelsea's pivot,is rafa a good coach,don't you guys think we need mourinho,bcos benitez has a low mentallity of being a champion unlike mourinho who is always a champion.
sunnymakcres
We need another CF to assist Ba.
SameX
lampard lost us a game again.he is selfish and no creativity.we need benat capour or mbia.what syhit is that mdfld doing.
mzee69
mikel the best,mikel the best,mikel mikel mikel mikel mikel mikel mikel mikel mikel mikel mikel mikel how you are being missed in our pivot.You are chelsea best DM midfielder yet,you are not regarded as one.
sunnymakcres
Not a clue what Rafa was thinking with this one tonight. Luiz is absolutely wasted at CB and if i'm brutally honest doesn't have that defensive instinct to spot danger when it comes. Lampard had a poor game tonight (and fans still boo when he's taken off) and Ramires hasn't got the ability to play the pivot role. He's not a good enough passer. It should have been Iva-Cahill, Cahill-Terry or Iva-Terry at the back with Luiz helping pulling the strings in the middle. I'm afraid to say its a vicious cycle at Chelsea Football Club at the moment. Its blatantly obvious Benitez isn't wanted at the Bridge but some fans really don't help the team booing all the time creating a hostile atmosphere in the process. I suppose Chelsea have been a successful club the past 10 years whilst chopping and changing their manager but I think what we're seeing at the moment is a result of uncertainty and a lack of continuity at the football club these past 2 years. Moving forward as a club both Benitez and Torres have to go (for the fans sake) and the signing of a deep lying playmaker is essential. The next manager has to be given time to build this team (even if it means getting rid of the stronger characters who were responsible for the sacking of AVB). Stability is key for the club and patience is also needed by fans. Doubt it will happen though (its why Guardiola chose not to manage you guys).
FootballFan199025
see? we need mikel because he's basically our only proper dm and hes at the afcon , f***king bullsh**t , why bring torres on when you can get marin on? seriosly , torres whose a striker(or is he) plays at rw instead of a ******** fully capable ******** winger , for *****s sake rafa , mourihno cannot come quicker , we're stuck with this fatass for rest of the season. Only joachim low or mourihno are decent managers for the job but why would low join? He's with the national team and it's tough stuff working with club and country as manager , mourihno we need you , I don't care if we play with flicks and tricks if we don't even win! Mourihno's team was defencively sound and they scored loads of goals , can't say how angry I am...specially that we were 2-0 up...
CFCTalal
i don't see any body blaming mikel for this horrible point drop.
sunnymakcres
In February 2009 roman abramovich took a decision that was to change our season. Scolari went and Guus hiddink came in and we had the best end to the season. In November 2012 roman abramovich took a decision that was to change our season. RDM went and Benitez came in and things go from bad to worse. In February 2013 roman abramovich needs to make the same decision to save our season. Sack Benitez and get The Don- fabio Capello.
Blue1989
I tuned in at half time and saw it coming, 2 0 up and just kicking the ball around aimlessly, showing no desire to score again, allowing the opposition to gain confidence with no threat to their goal. SAME OLD S*IT!
Nobleonenoble
Team put today was capable of winning this game. this has nothing to do with RAFA. The key players had an off day. for the peep calling for Mou to return are u guys watchig La liga his team is already 18 point behind Barca that is the worst(most) points difference at this stage in more than 10 yrs. So he might not be the messiah.
jollyheart Torres
Blue1989, yes Capello would have been the much sensible appointment. But I guess he did not accept the role as interim manager.
Keyser Soze
Can't be bothered who the next Chelsea manager will be, I have lost count how many managers roman has sacked since he bought Chelsea. We have very good players in the squad but the team lacks balance playing the right player in the right position. Oscar should be in the middle, ramires should be played in an advance role not in the pivot. Finally we need a new manager and roman will sign a contract that he won't sack the manager.
Pila12
I am under the impression that Capello was willing to take up the role at the beggining of the season for 1 year. RDM was right to be given a chance, but as soon as he went fabio should have been in.
Blue1989
John Terry must start against arsenal on sunday!!!!!!!!!! He must!!
TafChels
women fellowship club
meloxy14
Is there any other or is it only me that thinks Oscar played better at the pivot and our overall play improved then. I dnt want to say this,but i have to, Lamps isnt doing the team any good.
Ohans
The only consolation I have right now is that we are still 3rd but we must beat arsenal on sunday
TafChels
Blue1989- fans like you are why people hate your football club. Rafa will be gone at the end of the season so just get over it. The problem you have is the whole culture of the club. Every problem according to fans is cured by either spending tens of millions on a new player or by sacking the manager (that is until 6 months down the line when it all goes tits up again). Its the reason why your in the shambles you are and its also the reason why fans of other clubs are enjoying it so much. Both goals could have been avoided tonight though. Cahill let Lambert steal and yard on him for the 1st and after Azpi was beaten too easy Hazard/Cole didn't deal with the ball and the runner well at the back post. I suppose every fan has a right to look for a scapegoat after results like these but I suggest you look no further than Chelsea fans attitudes and the inability of the owner and board to look further than a year down the line.
FootballFan199025
What has Benitez actually done, the only reason why he's our manager is because he's been told to do what he did in 2005, get Torres scoring goals because we can see he's not actually the same player, fact! He's ruined oscars early fine form, fact! I don't think we've got better defensively at all, fact. Makes subs in the 79th minute, and then they are wrong, fact! The best thing he's done is played luiz in midfield. That's it, how can we improve. Ask the Russian fa for another favour!
Blue1989
Something is wrong somewhere. We weren't supposed to draw that match. Our players all look jaded,Ba wasnt even getting the much touted services and and made southhampton look strong. We miss Moses or a similar player very much now.
Ohans
I'm tired of this shyt
Tugay08
Really, what kind of fan are you then. Are you the glory hunting kind or are you the loyal, passionate, emotional fan who can see that our club is going backwards. I take offence to your comment. I never wanted mourinho, ancelotti, AVB, or RDM sacked, but I live with it, what I can't live with is seeing Benitez take the club down. I do not pay £45 a year for my membership to expect to see that, and that goes to EVERYONE, players, manager and board. You ask me what type of fan I am, I'm a bloody angry one.
Blue1989
Very funny how people are now missing Mikel,the guy you all love to hate. Before now if we lose or draw a match it has to be Mikel's fault,now he's not there and the team is still losing. YOU DON'T VALUE WHAT YOU HAVE TILL IT'S GONE
Cobham78
so rafa goes. who do we replace him with (that's available and willing)? not many names come to mind. we wouldnt have a chance at being the biggest team in the world without RA's money but we won't become the biggest team in the world because of his attitude.
blueirishman
Lol.women fellowship club
obimikelisdbest
Lol.women fellowship club
obimikelisdbest
We drew, and so what? why are u all behaving like something unheard of has happened... Why some of you feel football is magic is what I don't understand... you all know we are currently struggling at SB, no wins and finding it difficult to get even a goal, do u expect that to just change over night..... we are in a difficult moment, especially at SB and it will take time for the team to regain their home confidence and swagger.... Accept that and just stop all these blame games for ones...... You guys are never tired of blaming, always finding a scapegoat....
Latunvic
Lol.women fellowship club
obimikelisdbest
I think the fans are the main responsible for the home form. First, all that ***** against Rafa and then the anxiety etc. etc. And what with the booing of Torres when he came on this evening. Although he took part in the build up to our goal, Lampard was really bad today and he deserved to go off even earlier. If it wasn't for his chasing of the goalscoring record, we could've been 4-0 before half time.
keka
*anxiousness
keka
@pego sama what do you have to say abt the draw?considering the fact that mikel didnt play
obimikelisdbest
So what happens when this continues for the next 5 months.
Blue1989
Fickle fans ...smh
TheIncrediblue
Even merlin is *****ed off that he hasnt posted the match report.lol
obimikelisdbest
Even merlin is *****ed off that he hasnt posted the match report.lol
obimikelisdbest
Why are the fans booing, making their feelings known at home games, it's because we disagree with what's gone on and what will continue to happen. We are doing it because we want to get through to the people who need to be told. We are the heart of this club, without us there would be no Chelsea, you can't buy fans, you attract them, but we can make our voices heard when it needs to be heard. If they choose to listen then great, if they don't then it won't be barca in blue but Liverpool in blue. If we can't tell the board then who else will. It may not be the best thing to do, but until they listen things wont change. I'm off now, but I'll still be going to the Wigan game on the 9th, still supporting my team.
Blue1989
Stubborn coaches get sacked at CFC.
foreign_viewer
I complained about Lampard being a selfish bum in the 1st half,guess what.....the lampard worshippers on the site deleted my post!!!!!! And i bet they will delete this as well.....youre not better than the english press you lots!!
3nity
In all honesty,could RDM have done any worse??? Really??? Could he??? Im sad but secretly happy about whats going on....Roman and his cohorts are learning their lesson in a hard way but hey perhaps they arent....maybe he doesnt even care....who knows? Either way,we the fans get to suffer. Give or take,The club has made a considerable amount of money today from ticket sales and all and they dont really care,do they? We the fans always suffer for it. Even the players arent too bothered at the end of the day....no passion whatsoever,win or lose,they get paid weekly and it all goes to show why our club is currently heading for a fall! The manager has no passion for the club,how do we expect him to instil passion into the players? Torres obviously doesnt care if we win or lose,cant blame the poor guy,i actually feel sorry for him. what do we do now??questions questions....
3nity
I watched a few minutes of the game and when I saw Ramires back in the pivot collecting the ball from the defense...well...everyone here at VC understand that Ramires can't distribute the ball. Furthermore, Lampard is always up front playing the #10 role from the pivot...Why can't Rafa play Oscar in the pivot?
lamarochs
David Luiz is way better than Lampard in that pivot.beside pass backway and sideway,he did nothing,absolutely nothing.he didn't protect the back four nor create for attacker.skinny Oscar has bigger "balls" than Lampard to hold the ball in midfield.as long as Mata is our best player so far beside Hazard,he should work for his strength seriously.he is to weak,can even got injured by soft Japanese.and Torres is completely finished.he can't get past his marker,and his shooting is even worst than Cech could do.he must go now.i already miss Moses.please sign this kid Luke Shaw.i already impressed by him during the FA Cup encounter.he will be a world class by next year...
Chelsea n Torres Fan
What I've noticed on this site is that it's mostly the English guys (especially Calculated Kalou) that never sees anything bad in Frank Lampard even when its glaring that he's the major problem of our mid field neglecting his role not making any meaningful impact on the game (can't pass, can't mark, runs aimlessly forward looking for goals), some people try to shift the blame to Ramires but if we are sincere we all know Ramires has never been a good passer of the ball his strength is his ability to mark and make those occasional runs into the opponent's half so the duty to pass from the pivot lies basically on Lampard who is never available due to his hustling for goals up front thereby making David Luiz to take it upon himself to make those long passes from his CB position. Don't get me wrong am not saying Lampard is a bad player all am saying is that he is not cut for the pivot role he does more harm than good to the team in that role. Then as regard the coach Rafa Benitez, it amaze me how he sets up his team play and never sees anything wrong when things are not going as planned, e.g today Mata is none existence and Lamps is not good in the pivot and you have Oscar who can fit into the AM role he should have substituted Lamps and Mata at half time bringing in Ivanovic and maybe Marin/Torres, withdrawing Oscar to the AM role with Marin/Torres on the wing for width then moving Luiz up to the pivot with Ivanovic moving into the CB role. All said and done the most annoying is his timing of substitutions, my conclusion is we are in for a long tortuous end to the season with the way our coach is going about setting up his team.
sojofjand
hey...it hurts but it is a step in the right direction...at least it was not a defeat
Gian-Franco/Luca
what, no Lamps "praises" this time?? No mention of he being a professional, he deserving a contract extension, nada?? Not even in dailymail?? Something's wrong, surely
@Mq
Demba Ba must start against Arsenal. We all know how they suffer against a big and powerful striker.
Drog of War
lampard was placing miss passes and losing the ball through out the game , ramires and lampard are not defensive midfielders they are box to box midfielders , we really need a defensive midfielder ... we never got some one to replace makalele , ballack , miereles or even essien ...
haji ahmed
*Can't wait for the Match Report, hope it speaks the truth about Lamps...LoL
@Mq
Guys don't be silly...I see all the Torres defenders standing up tall and saying its not his fault we drew....but please read up, nobody said its his fault, but what people are saying is that horse sh** and rightfully so...do we expect him to be a gamechanger as a sub? YES! That's what a sub is for...he had 80 mins to see what the team is doing wrong and come on and do the right thing...did he? Uuhhmm NO, matter of fact, he played worse than any of the guys on there. The reason we lost is that our pivots firstly are slow, yes including RAMIRES...we all know the ball moves faster than a player, ramires is quick running with the ball, but if he knew how to pass he would lay off a great pass for the crazy runs ahead of him instead of having to run at defenses ALL THE TIME. Lampard is quality, but his quality is slow and takes time to read our new youthful play. Its sad when u see our 3 AM's having to drop deep to create creativity, honestly how must u be a CM and a AM? No its not fair on mazacar nor marin or moses! Lastly all our AM's are killing Ba (he should have had 5goals in these matches already) all these guys have great ability to pass or cross but they delay it for Ba(as they are used to cutting it back to create an 'easier' chance for torres) but they don't get Ba wants the 1st time cross and he WILL header/volley it in or create for the on running AM...by the time hazard or mata pulls it back then crosses, we have 2 mountain climbers on top of Ba! In conclusion Rafa is shocking, we played dead from kick off to be honest and all he did was make 1 sub and the sub being a joke at such a late stage anyway!
Number#25
The problem is rafa's favouritism, the weak link yesterday were 3 players starting from the 50th minute he ought to have made his first sub, considering the fact that we have a game coming in the weekend, he keeps using the same thing over and over again like RDM, mata was nonexistent in the game at all, he ought to remove him and use oscar in the middle, the lampard and put in marin with oscar playing 10 and cesar for iva, finishing his subs by the 75th minute and I am sure we would have won, chelseafc just suceeded in ruining oscar's glittering career by experimenting someone so young in almost 3 positions, I'll be suprised if he makes the brazilian national team squad at this rate, thankz to tubby's shortsightedness and lack of innovation. By the way, torres is not worthy to dorn the blue jersey, he is the worst chelsea player I have ever watched, bosingwa, khalid bhoularouz, del horno weren't all that great but they played with zeal, torres keeps falling and keeps playing without any spark, like a fecking zombie
Desmondadonis
Mata should take a rest after the arsenal game and he should play from the wing on that day, oscar should play the no.10, mata is tired and too weak a player to play the no.10 for now, if u doubt me watch wilshere play as arsenal's no.10 on sunday and u'll see a similarity between him and oscar and the difference between him and mata
Desmondadonis
Mata should take a rest after the arsenal game and he should play from the wing on that day, oscar should play the no.10, mata is tired and too weak a player to play the no.10 for now, if u doubt me watch wilshere play as arsenal's no.10 on sunday and u'll see a similarity between him and oscar and the difference between him and mata, point is we need a real presence in the middle, not someone flailing his hands or legs, we need someone who will impose himself in the middle of the park and its oscar not mata, mata needs to beef up and learn how to make tackles to win a ball or retain the ball, which if u are sincere he aint doing
Desmondadonis
Ba's goals are gona dry up very soon just like Ft9 , our AM's are not good enough ,their supply is so terrible ba wa sturving all game . Hazard likes to dribble and do meangless stuff before he cuts the ball in , mata to me is a weak link the guy scores but damn the guyis not strong for that 10 .Oscar should playthat role. Take a close look and you wil see that our AM's are striker killers ,i dont think they know wat their role is in that team .Even falcao will be lucky to hit a the cross bar with supply like that .They should concentrate on feeding ba making crosses in the box than making some useless passes to each other . For the pivot mikel & luiz should play that role, mikel holding mid field allowing luiz to make those intellgent passes still dont know wh rafa changed them at the fifa world club cup when every1 saw that was perfect match
trygunes
We need MR abra to stop sackin managers like its a joke, its causing the team not grow. If we had a good manager thats here to stay some players will play with their hearts . Some of them dont put in enough work because they know soon the boss will be gone. This will be a different situation when the players know if they dont perform some1 will take their place . Just emagine if you were working for a company that sack managers constantly you will end up not putting in enough work because you know the next 1 i coming soon and another chance is given . With the amount of money RB has sticking to a good manager even if the team is lossing is not bad because most of the time its the players that are not cutting it and if they know come summer the manager is gona replace them they will perform to their best not the other way round . The reason why ferg team win game in game out is because their players play for their positions and they know fergi is there to stay not the other way round. Players are human beings and its our nature not to perform to our best wen they know no mata what happens the manager is the 1 that will loose thir job. onther thing some needs to teach hazard the job role of a winger please.
trygunes
so should he keep Rafa then TRYGUNES and allow him to build the team??
@Mq
That'd be stability right??
@Mq
HELL NO the appointment of rafa was a bomb waiting to explode .Whats happening now are situiations the board should have thought of when they wer looking for a replacement .You need to consider alot when selecting a manager including fun because they pay to watch them play. Roman is a business man am sure he know going against his customers in his other busness is a no go. We funs are customers that have chelsea fc at heart i dont know why he did that. He should get another good manager that he has faith in and knows no mata wat it has to be the players not putting in work. To have stability we need a very good manager 1, the one not hated by 80% fans 2 , one who has courage to see real talent in players not price tags that brought them in the club and he should let managers do the footbll part and he does the fianance part clearly that what he know best self made billie.
trygunes
with all his money am sure he understands why he hires pple to handle his money or even lawyers because they good at what they do .so as managers you hire them cause you have faith in them so let them get on with it . you always gona have a problem when the company sack managers not under performing employies . Rafa should go in summer even if he wins anything and start a new era were managers a not joke.
trygunes
But @pMq I thought U're supporting Benitez when he wa employed?? Now he is a what did you say??
sojofjand
Please Luiz should not even go close to the DM or pivot role. Its Mikel/Ramirez, Mikel/Oscar, Mikel/Romeo/Ramires/Oscar. Luiz makes stupid risky long passes which gives possession away.
teepie
Thats because lampard who is suppose to that is busy chattin with opposition goalie
Ken4CFC
Thats because lampard who is suppose to do that is busy chattin with opposition goalie
Ken4CFC
 

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