Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri had accused his players of being “extremely difficult to motivate” after Saturday’s meek defeat at Arsenal. Photograph: Catherine Ivill/Getty Images

Maurizio Sarri has risked straining his relationship with Eden Hazard by suggesting the Belgian is “more an individual player than a leader”, ahead of(...)

Arsenal’s Laurent Koscielny scores his side’s second goal at The Emirates Stadium. Photograph: PA

Arsenal 2 Chelsea 0 Arsenal reinvigorated their hopes of finishing in the Premier League’s top four with a deserved 2-0 victory over London rivals Ch(...)

 Chelsea Eden Hazard runs with the ball as Oriol Romeu (left) and  Maya Yashida of Southampton try to stop him during the Premier League  match  at Stamford Bridge. Photograph: Facundo Arrizabalaga/EPA

Chelsea 0 Southampton 0 Maurizio Sarri said last Friday that he would not enter the January market for a new striker but on the day Chelsea announced(...)

Eden Hazard scores the opener for Chelsea at Vicarage Road. Photograph: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

Watford 1 Chelsea 2 A match of constant action and frequent error was decided by two goals from its outstanding performer, Eden Hazard often floating(...)

 Nathan Ake of Bournemouth battles for possession with Ruben Loftus-Cheek. Photograph: Christopher Lee/Getty Images

Chelsea 1 Bournemouth 0 Chelsea had hoped they might force passage into the semi-finals without calling upon Eden Hazard but, at present, they feel l(...)

David Luiz celebrates scoring Chelsea’s second against Manchester City. Photograph:  Clive Rose/Getty

Chelsea 2 Manchester City 0 Chelsea inflicted Manchester City’s first defeat of the season in a compelling contest at Stamford Bridge. Strikers were(...)

Ruben Loftus-Cheek scored Chelsea’s  second against Fulham. Photograph: Eddie Keogh/Reuters

Chelsea 2 Fulham 0 Chelsea will consider this normal service resumed after last weekend’s humbling across the capital at Tottenham Hotspur, though Ma(...)

Heung-Min Son scores  Tottenham Hotspur’s  third goal during the Premier League match against  Chelsea  at Wembley Stadium. Photograph:  David Ramos/Getty Images

Tottenham Hotspur 3 Chelsea 1 Tottenham put on a scintillating display to unceremoniously end Chelsea’s unbeaten start to the Premier League season w(...)

Alvaro Morata of Chelsea celebrates after scoring his team’s second goal during the Premier League win over Crystal Palace. Photo: Catherine Ivill/Getty Images

Chelsea 3 Crystal Palace 1 Chelsea are not dismissing opponents with quite the same panache as Manchester City, or even drawing as much focus in the (...)

Chelsea’s Ross Barkley scores his side’s second goal  against Manchester United to tie the game  2-2 in extra time. Photograph:   Adam Davy/PA Wire

There are times when you wonder whether the gods of football have almost too pronounced a sense of irony. Not content with a script that pitted an und(...)

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • Next
  • Last »