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Was a Virus to Blame?

Was a Virus to Blame?

In the aftermath of the 2-0 defeat, at the hands of Manchester United, on Sunday, the inquest has been on-going.

An air of bewilderment descended upon those who follow the club who couldn`t work out how a side that had dominated the Premier League since losing away to Arsenal, could give such a lacklustre display.

Oaky, our preparations were hit by the absence of Thibaut Courtois and also the late withdrawal of Marcos Alonso, but we still have had enough in the tank to at least produce a shot on target.

However, lurking in the pages of a very well respected and established newspaper, The Guardian, is the suggestion that the poor performance was down to a virus that ripped through the squad.

It seems that the squad went out for a team bonding meal which only served to allow the virus to spread.

Both Victor Moses and Diego Costa were affected with the former lasting just fifty-four minutes before being withdrawn and the latter looking off-key all game.

If that was the case then let`s hope a virus-free squad turns up at Wembley this Saturday, for the FA Cup semi-final against Tottenham Hotspur!



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

Writer:Merlin
Date:Wednesday April 19 2017
Time: 9:58AM

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ITK: Chelsea lost to Man Utd because a section players (not John Terry) were disgusted to find that their clubs fanbase is made up of Right-Wing, BNP voting, gas chamber mimicking racist scumbags.
KierzoSBC
19/04/2017 11:20:00
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Even if i accept some of the blame on the virus, still ticked off about Costa flopping his ass to the ground the whole game.
Kazuya Mishima
19/04/2017 15:07:00
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No excuse for Costa he has been crap since January, and Luiz has reverted back to his old self, though his distribution is still good .
Michael Reid
19/04/2017 15:44:00
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KierzoSBC are you some kind of moron if you said that to my face I'd tear your head off
herefordchelsea
19/04/2017 17:56:00
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It's almost getting to the stage that a straight red card for Costa on Saturday might solve Conte's problems. If we can get Hazard, Willian & Pedro all flying forward at speed and interchanging positions it might bamboozle mid-table defences with nothing much to play for. Much as I hate to say it, if Costa keeps performing like Sunday Chelsea are not going to get the points needed to win the title. If that happens not only will Costa be leaving in the summer but I seriously believe Conte's position will be in jeopardy.
CobhamBlue
19/04/2017 18:00:00
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No excuses, beaten by a better team on the day.
BlackRussian
19/04/2017 22:54:00
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Guys, guys, no excuses as @BlackRussian said. Conte says to blame it all on him, he definitely knows why he said that...hoping things go our way in the top liner against Spurs ...#CHELSEA4REAL#...
RHYMEZ 1
19/04/2017 23:31:00
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@herefordchelsea - you can't accuse someone of being a moron when you reply like one. It's one thing to make empty internet threats that you can't possibly ever make good on, and another to be so undone by the words (WORDS, mind you) of a simpleton, that you'd even think of trying. Self-medicate, bro... Now.
Solid7
19/04/2017 23:50:00
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Am with Conte on this one, we lost & he's man enough to accept full responsibility. No blame game as it used to be, respect! Hoping bit of everything including luck goes our way next time. KTBFFH!!!
Jerry Blues
20/04/2017 00:22:00
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Solid you crack me up from time to time lmao
Kazuya Mishima
20/04/2017 02:43:00
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Solid I'm furious apologies to all except him
herefordchelsea
20/04/2017 07:02:00
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LOL. Lamest troll ever. *yawn*
Solid7
20/04/2017 23:43:00
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Hey... the troll disappeared!
Solid7
22/04/2017 02:06:00
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Hey, KierzoSBC... Where are you, bitch? Come back and tell us how great Spurs were... What's that you say? The Racists were twice as good as Spurs, on the day? Oh, OK! Thanks, bro!
Solid7
22/04/2017 19:28:00
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