Vital Football

Latest Chelsea FC News

It`s all About the First Leg!

It`s all About the First Leg!

As we prepare to take on Paris Saint Germain (PSG) in a difficult Champions League fixture, a former Chelsea favourite has stepped forward to decree that the first leg, in Paris, will decide who marches on and into the semi-finals.

Marcel Desailly, a French hero, is of the opinion that if Chelsea can sneak a result in Paris then they are as good as through, although he has also warned that French expectations, with regards to doing well, are very high.

Here`s the gist of what Marcel had to say to the media ahead of the game tomorrow,

"All will be decided in Paris. I don`t see Paris coming back to Stamford Bridge."

"With the statistics Chelsea have at home, Paris can`t win."

"We are all expecting something from Paris. Last year they lost the quarter-final to Barcelona."

"In France every person is expecting them to go through to at least the semi-final, to improve on last year."

"When you see the money they`ve spent, for the French League it`s amazing."


It maybe, but is Marcel Desailly right?

Will the game be decided in Paris on Wednesday night or will it be evenly balanced as both teams head towards the second leg, at Stamford Bridge, next week?

The floor is all yours.



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

Writer:Merlin
Date:Tuesday April 1 2014
Time: 7:28AM

Comments

0
No i think a score draw in Paris and a win at home will send us through to the semi's .
Michael Reid
01/04/2014 07:33:00
0
I am tending to agree with Michael .. and I hope we are boh correct
Blue_Mel
01/04/2014 12:31:00
0
I agree. PSG has to beat us in their own turf.
Maestro_Zola
01/04/2014 13:06:00
0
They can always pull a Basel on us at Stamford Bridge so who knows.
Pavel Permiachkin
01/04/2014 14:11:00
0
Lol does anybody have an eerie fealing that Moyes might pull a RDM???
Pavel Permiachkin
01/04/2014 14:13:00
0
The first leg is crucial. We need a result.
syed230183_chelseafc
01/04/2014 15:27:00
0
Oddly enough, I have a strange feeling that it's a victory in both legs. 2-1, both times around. No idea where that comes from. The way we've been playing lately, it even sounds a bit ridiculous. But it's what comes to my head when I sit back and don't try to force an analysis. LOL
solid7
01/04/2014 23:15:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Chelsea Articles

Hiddink Negativity Hobbles Chelsea

A groan of anguish traversed the global Chelseasphere as the Blues' line-up for the critical Man United game was revealed.

Hiddink's Amazing Record Continues

As the game, this afternoon, edged into the six minutes of stoppage time, it looked as if Guus Hiddink was going to see the unbeaten run go.

Terry on United Draw, Penalty and Contract

John Terry, today, gave the kind of display that makes the decision not to already have awarded him another twelve month contract ludicrous.

Hiddink on Draw with Manchester United

And so, courtesy of the 91st minute goal from Diego Costa, Guus Hiddink keeps his unbeaten record.

Archived Vital Chelsea Articles

Vital Chelsea articles from

Site Journalists

Merlin
Profile
Stan Wenners
Profile
GabeU
Profile
Tom
Profile
The Josh
Profile
Dylan M
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

MOTM v United?
Suggested By: merlin
Courtois15%
Ivanovic0%
Zouma4%
Terry0%
Azpilicueta4%
Matic0%
Mikel12%
Fabregas8%
Willian20%
Oscar0%
Diego Costa37%
Hazard0%
Cahill0%
Pedro0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Leicester City 25 15 8 2 53 20
2 Spurs 25 13 9 3 48 26
3 Arsenal 25 14 6 5 48 17
4 Man City 25 14 5 6 47 21
5 Man Utd 25 11 8 6 41 10
6 West Ham 25 10 9 6 39 9
7 Southampton 25 10 7 8 37 9
8 Everton 25 8 11 6 35 12
9 Liverpool 25 9 8 8 35 -4
10 Watford 25 9 6 10 33 0
11 Stoke 25 9 6 10 33 -7
12 Crystal Palace 25 9 5 11 32 -4
13 Chelsea 25 7 9 9 30 -2
14 WBA 25 7 8 10 29 -9
15 AFC Bournemouth 25 7 7 11 28 -12
16 Swansea 25 6 9 10 27 -9
17 Newcastle 25 6 6 13 24 -18
18 Norwich 25 6 5 14 23 -20
19 Sunderland 25 5 5 15 20 -19
20 Aston Villa 25 3 7 15 16 -20
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Chelsea Fixtures (view all)

Feb 7 2016 4:00PM : Manchester United (H)
Barclays Premier League
Feb 13 2016 5:30PM : Newcastle United (H)
Barclays Premier League
Feb 20 2016 3:00PM : Manchester City (H)
FA Cup
Feb 27 2016 3:00PM : Southampton (a)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 1 2016 7:45PM : Norwich City (a)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 5 2016 3:00PM : Stoke City (H)
Barclays Premier League

Recent Chelsea Results (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.jonmarbengmx44
2.Kazuya Mishima30
3.Michael Reid27
4.Halogen27
5.ZeeNut24
6.Solid717
7.Latunvic16
8.syed230183_chelseafc15
9.CobhamBlue14
10.OCBlues14