UK time is: 21:14:15
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Best Defensive Pairing in the Premier League!

As Chelsea continue to push towards the Premier League title, our defence continues to be amongst the best out there.

The defensive quartet of Ivanovic, Terry, Cahill and Azpilicueta picks itself week-in, week-out and with Petr Cech behind them in goal, Chelsea Football Club has the highest number of clean sheets in the Premier League.

Gary Cahill, who now partners John Terry at the heart of the defence on a regular basis, has spoken about the assistance Terry has given him in becoming one of the top defenders in the Premier League, remarking in the media,

"John and I are comfortable next to each other. You can see the partnership works well. When I first came here, we were in a rotation, and last year JT had a few injuries. So to get him back has been fantastic for us, and for me to play alongside him consistently has been great."

So am I correct in my deduction that Terry and Cahill is the best defensive partnership in the Premier League?




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: Merlin Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday March 23 2014

Time: 1:46PM

Your Comments

Yeah! Best defensive pairing...we just need another CB to complement terry and cahill next season...it seems Luiz will be seen more in midfield as Jose likes him there....... "I like David in midfield. I like him a lot there." - Jose
Hazard11
Against man U, against city, against Arsenal; a Coincidence or what ? Luis is great in the middle QED
Skryp
We don't need another cb even if luiz is moved permanently to the midfield, we have kalas, zouma and omerou is doing very well at boro.........let's see them in pre-season before making a decision.
oscarr
No question
ForeverChels
Spot on oscarr!
HGH Magic
Terry,Cahill,Zouma make at least three with Luiz able to move into defence if needed. We're good,just need a left-back and maybe one more right-back looking at the way Mourinho uses Azpi and Bane.
Seabourch
Luiz should be moved to midfield permanently I'm in agreement with Oscarr let's have a look at what we have on the books before buying anyone else,let's sign JT up before the summer too
herefordchelsea
Hands Down!
StamfordDLion
No need to purchase a new CB
StamfordDLion
Without a shadow of a doubt, JT & Cahill are the best defensive pairing in England if not in Europe.
MHZ_BLUE
Ofcourse they are! individually you can sense they are very calm within themselves and know how to carryout a job to the letter. Jt as always has good positioning while cahill possess good pace and can make a good tackle. I will advice we see who can step up amongst the young defenders in our ranks before thinking of splashing out on another CB
kolagold25
No need for a CB or LB...Bring back Bertrand. He can be a backup for Dave. Using Azpi at LB has strengthen our defense from left flank. I guess, we should now promote Kalas to be Brana's backup / understudy. Zouma, Cahill, Terry are enough as CB with Luiz, Brana, Kalas capable of playing there....In summer, get the DAMN striker we are in need for last 2 years
Blu_run
Bertrand, really? Hmmm....
solid7
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Chelsea Articles

Stoke v Chelsea - Team Sheets (Monday December 22 2014)

Matic - The Untouchable! (Monday December 22 2014)

Only One Win in the Last Four? (Monday December 22 2014)

No Explanation for Chelsea Stars! (Monday December 22 2014)

Match Day Moments - Stoke (a) (Monday December 22 2014)

Wanted by Manchester City? (Monday December 22 2014)

Stoke v Chelsea - Stat Attack (Sunday December 21 2014)

Archived Chelsea Articles

List All Vital Chelsea Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. kolagold25 139
2. Bharath Narayanan 100
3. BlueMIA 70
4. BOTUM 55
5. Tambling 54
6. StamfordDLion 52
7. Seabourch 43
8. Michael Reid 42
9. DeepBlue1 39
10. merlin 37

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Chelsea 2 - 0 Hull City
Newcastle 2 - 1 Chelsea
Chelsea 3 - 0 Spurs
Sunderland 0 - 0 Chelsea
Chelsea 2 - 0 WBA
Liverpool 1 - 2 Chelsea

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Chelsea 16 12 3 1 +23 39
2. Man City 17 12 3 2 +22 39
3. Man Utd 17 9 5 3 +12 32
4. West Ham 17 9 4 4 +10 31
5. Southampton 17 9 2 6 +15 29
6. Arsenal 17 7 6 4 +9 27
7. Spurs 17 8 3 6 -1 27

Breaking League News

Morrison - We Need Everyone Over Christmas
WBA : 22/12/2014 21:01:00
Bertrand To Sign Permanent Deal In January
Southampton : 22/12/2014 20:53:00
Long - Our Bubble Hasn't Burst
Southampton : 22/12/2014 20:49:00
Pearson To Ban Himself From The Director's Box
Leicester City : 22/12/2014 20:35:00
Pearson Already Had January Targets
Leicester City : 22/12/2014 20:29:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

First Scorer for Chelsea Tonight?
Suggested By:  merlin
Hazard 0%
Costa 40%
Oscar 40%
Fabregas 20%
Terry 0%
Other 0%