Wilfred Ndidi rescues point for Leicester after first-half howler against Chelsea

Wilfred Ndidi rescues point for Leicester after first-half howler against Chelsea 1

Frank Lampard said managing Chelsea at Stamford Bridge for the first time was the “stuff of dreams”, despite Wilfred Ndidi’s second-half header earning Leicester City a deserved point. Wilfred Ndidi and James Madison Chelsea took the lead when 20-year-old midfielder Mason Mount scored a memorable first goal for the Blues after robbing Ndidi of possession just outside the Foxes penalty area before beating Kasper Schmeichel with a low drive. Lampard’s side started with real intent, Spain forward Pedro volleying into the side-netting and France midfielder N’Golo Kante denied a goal…

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Liverpool beat Chelsea 5-4 on penalties to win Super Cup

Liverpool beat Chelsea 5-4 on penalties to win Super Cup 2

By Gary Rose |BBC Sport| Liverpool won the Super Cup for the fourth time in their history by beating Chelsea 5-4 on penalties after a 2-2 draw in Istanbul. Adrian was the hero for Liverpool as he saved Tammy Abraham’s penalty Goalkeeper Adrian kept out Tammy Abraham’s spot kick to secure victory for the Champions League winners. Chelsea had taken the lead in the first half through Olivier Giroud’s clinical strike but Sadio Mane scored twice to give Liverpool the lead. Related Articles Jorginho’s spot-kick took the game to penalties,…

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Manchester United inflict thrashing on Lampard’s Chelsea

Manchester United inflict thrashing on Lampard’s Chelsea 3

MARCUS RASHFORD scored twice as Manchester United made the perfect start to their Premier League season by inflicting a 4-0 defeat on Frank Lampard in his first match in charge of Chelsea yesterday. Man Utd’s Marcus Rashford wheels away to celebrate after scoring his second goal Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men were in need of a fast start to the campaign to erase memories of a terrible end to last season and got it, as Rashford’s early penalty and three goals in 16 second-half minutes from Anthony Martial, Rashford and debutant…

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Maurizio Sarri deal to trigger Frank Lampard approach from Chelsea

Maurizio Sarri deal to trigger Frank Lampard approach from Chelsea 4

Chelsea and Juventus remain in talks over a Maurizio Sarri compensation package – with any deal set to trigger a move for Frank Lampard. Derby have not received an approach for Frank Lampard, Sky Sports News understands Juventus are trying to negotiate a deal without the need for compensation, but Chelsea are holding out for the majority of the final year of Sarri’s contract, worth around £5.3m. Any agreement for the 60-year-old to head back to Italy will then prompt an official approach from Chelsea to Derby for permission to…

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Warriors meet Eagles for Afcon preps

Warriors meet Eagles for Afcon preps 5

By Grace Chingoma Thirteen years after his strike caused heartbreak to Zimbabwe at the Afcon tournament in Egypt, Super Eagles captain John Obi Mikel is expected to line up against the Warriors again this afternoon in an international friendly set for the Stephen Keshi Stadium. Obi Mikel The former Chelsea midfielder has been absent from the national team assignments for the past year but is back into the team’s fold. Although the current crop of Warriors were not part of that squad which was booted out of the 2006 Afcon…

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Antonio Conte: Inter Milan appoint ex-Chelsea manager

Antonio Conte: Inter Milan appoint ex-Chelsea manager 6

On May 31, 2019 7,677 0 Antonio Conte has been named Inter Milan manager, replacing the sacked Luciano Spalletti. Antonio Conte won the 2018 FA Cup against Manchester United in his final game as Chelsea manager The 49-year-old returns to work in Italy after being dismissed by Chelsea at the end of last season. He spent two years at Stamford Bridge, where he won the Premier League and FA Cup, having previously claimed three Serie A titles as boss of Juventus. Under Spalletti, Inter finished fourth in the league and qualified…

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Chelsea up to third as jeers turn to cheers

Chelsea up to third as jeers turn to cheers 7

Maurizio Sarri admitted tired Chelsea got “lucky” as they moved to the brink of Champions League qualification with a 3-0 win over Watford on Sunday. Maurizio Sarri admitted tired Chelsea got “lucky” as they moved to the brink of Champions League qualification with a 3-0 win over Watford on Sunday. Sarri’s side were booed off after a sloppy first half, but two goals in three minutes from Ruben Loftus-Cheek and David Luiz lifted the mood at Stamford Bridge. Gonzalo Higuain sealed the victory and third placed Chelsea are now one…

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Pedro pegs back Eintracht Frankfurt with precious away goal for Chelsea

Pedro pegs back Eintracht Frankfurt with precious away goal for Chelsea 8

Pedro scored an away goal as Chelsea recovered from an early setback against Eintracht Frankfurt to set up an exciting Europa League semi-final return leg at Stamford Bridge. Pedro scores crucial away goal against Eintracht Frankfurt to put Chelsea on verge of Europa League final Eintracht took the lead through their top scorer Luka Jovic, who superbly steered in Filip Kostic’s ball. The Blues, who started with Eden Hazard on the bench, equalised when Pedro thrashed home just before half-time. David Luiz also went close when his dipping free-kick came…

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Sarri unsure if Kepa will start for Chelsea against Tottenham: We don’t want to kill him

Sarri unsure if Kepa will start for Chelsea against Tottenham: We don’t want to kill him 9

Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri is uncertain if Kepa Arrizabalaga will start Wednesday’s Premier League match against Tottenham Hotspur after the goalkeeper’s refusal to be substituted in their League Cup final defeat by Manchester City. Kepa Arrizabalaga refused to leave the field during the League Cup final despite being substituted by Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri. Photo: Carl Recine/Action Images via Reuters Chelsea fined Arrizabalaga a week’s pay, and he apologised. Sarri said the Spanish goalkeeper would be mentally ready if he is in the starting line-up for the clash at Stamford…

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Maurizio Sarri: Kepa Arrizabalaga incident a ‘misunderstanding’, says Chelsea boss

Maurizio Sarri: Kepa Arrizabalaga incident a ‘misunderstanding’, says Chelsea boss 10

Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri says the incident involving goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga in the Carabao Cup final was a “misunderstanding”. Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri says the incident involving goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga in the Carabao Cup final was a “misunderstanding”. The club record £71m signing appeared to defy the Italian’s attempt to substitute him in extra time before Manchester City won on penalties. Sarri appeared furious and walked down the tunnel before quickly returning. “I misunderstood the problem and only realised the situation when the doctor arrived at the bench,” he said. Related…

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