UK time is: 22:49:14
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Name the Starting XI - Atletico Madrid (a)

Well it would appear that all our eggs are now in the one basket.

Our capitulation at home to Sunderland means we`ll need a freaking miracle to grab the Premier League trophy of that shower from Anfield, therefore the only thing we have to play for (apart from securing a top three place to avoid the prospect of a Champions League qualification tie) is that famous trophy we won over in the Allianz Arena in 2012.

Bit we face stiff opposition in the shape of an Atletico Madrid side that are currently top of La Liga and knocked Barcelona out in the last round, one can only think those officials from UEFA who protect Barcelona from such things were on a jaunt elsewhere.

However matters, as regards getting a result from this tie are further complicated by the fact that Matic and Salah are illegible, having played in the competition in a previous round for their former clubs, and a lynch-pin of our normal back-four, Ivanovic, is suspended. Also throw into the mixer the fact that Petr Cech missed the defeat to Sunderland through illness and these are worrying times.

So, taking those facts into consideration, can any of the Vital Chelsea gang second guess who Jose will select for this crucial fixture?

Who`ll get me started?




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:Monday April 21 2014

Time: 9:56AM

Your Comments

4-3-3...Cech-Azpi-Cahill-Terry-Cole-Mikel-Luiz-Ramires-Schrulle-Willan-Torres
Blu_run
I dont even know is Cole really going to start????
BlueMIA
Cech. Azpil.cahill.terry.cole. Luis.rammy. Willian.hazard.shurl. Torres
chuks09
Ramires?
StamfordDLion
Cech. Azpi cahil terry. Lius lamps oscar willian ba shurlle subs hazard rammy mikel
lordvic
Cech. Azpi cahil terry. Lius lamps oscar willian ba shurlle subs hazard rammy mikel
lordvic
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Chelsea Articles

Torres' Torment (Friday October 31 2014)

Zouma Content (Friday October 31 2014)

So How Did You Vote? (Friday October 31 2014)

Name the Starting XI - QPR (h) (Friday October 31 2014)

Chelsea At Derby (Thursday October 30 2014)

This Beautiful Thing Of Ours (Thursday October 30 2014)

Fantastic Team, Fantastic Opponent (Wednesday October 29 2014)

January Pique Bid? (Wednesday October 29 2014)

Cole's Return With Rivals? (Wednesday October 29 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. Bharath Narayanan 162
2. BOTUM 143
3. BlueMIA 107
4. Ikdaniels 103
5. The Persian 103
6. kolagold25 53
7. CobhamBlue 45
8. Chelsea Anorak 42
9. merlin 40
10. nelyvanile 38

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Man Utd 1 - 1 Chelsea
Crystal Palace 1 - 2 Chelsea
Chelsea 2 - 0 Arsenal
Chelsea 3 - 0 Aston Villa
Man City 1 - 1 Chelsea
Chelsea 4 - 2 Swansea

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Chelsea 9 7 2 0 +15 23
2. Southampton 9 6 1 2 +15 19
3. Man City 9 5 2 2 +9 17
4. West Ham 9 5 1 3 +5 16
5. Arsenal 9 3 5 1 +4 14
6. Swansea 9 4 2 3 +3 14
7. Liverpool 9 4 2 3 +1 14

Breaking League News

Rooney's Fit!
Man Utd : 31/10/2014 20:41:00
Moyes In Demand!
Man Utd : 31/10/2014 20:39:00
Falcao Deal Agreed
Man Utd : 31/10/2014 20:38:00
Liverpool: Lawro Predicts 14-15 - Newcastle (Away)
Liverpool : 31/10/2014 20:34:00
Chelsea v QPR - Match Preview
Q.P.R. : 31/10/2014 17:23:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Costa is back but should he START v QPR ahead of Drogba?
Suggested By:  Josh_Mou
Yes 85%
No 4%
Undecided 2%
Who cares, we'll win anyway! 9%