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Tag Archives: Diego Costa

Analyzing The Club And Country Debate

Posted on by Chris Moore
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Chelsea’s dynamic duo of Diego Costa and Cesc Fabregas are the latest soccer stars to receive criticism for not training with their national team. Despite both Spanish players completing a full 90 minutes during Saturday’s 2-1 victory over Liverpool, a … Continue reading

Read Our Progress Report on Chelsea’s Performances for October-November

Posted on by Taylor Anderson
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In my previous report on Chelsea FC’s start to the 2014/15 season, I had written about the excellent performances of Cesc Fabregas and Diego Costa as being the key to Chelsea’s early season success. Come November, a typically poor time … Continue reading

Premier League Tactics Corner; Analyzing Cesc Fabregas As A Defensive Asset For Chelsea

Posted on by Alex Fairchild
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It’s August 30, 2014 in the 69th minute of a match between Chelsea and Everton. Steven Naismith has halved the Blues’ lead with a goal and it is all Cesc Fabregas’ fault. But why is it his fault? Why do … Continue reading

Crystal Palace vs Chelsea Preview and Predicted Lineups

Posted on by Olly Huddlestone
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This Saturday (10am ET on NBCSN for viewers in the United States) sees Chelsea take the short trip down the road to South London, where Crystal Palace await them. The last time these two sides met skipper John Terry scored an … Continue reading

5 Best Matches Of The Premier League Season So Far

Posted on by Chris Winterburn

With the 2014-15 edition of the Barclays Premier League now seven matches old, there have already been a number of hugely entertaining fixtures illustrating just why the English top flight is so highly regarded across the globe. Ranging from goal-bonanzas … Continue reading

Fantasy Premier League Tips To Ponder During The International Break

Posted on by Simon Says EPL
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So it’s that time of year again: your baseball friends are glued to the postseason, and the NFL is heating up, while your Fantasy Premier League team is on a two-week vacation. Just great. Who even needs international breaks anyway? … Continue reading

Four Ways To Stop Jose Mourinho’s Dominant Chelsea Outfit

Posted on by Hussein Jiva
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We may be only seven games into the season, however Chelsea have already proved they are the team to beat, after a blistering start that has seen them amass 19 points from a possible 21. They have been putting sides … Continue reading

Chelsea vs. Arsenal Preview: Heavyweights Clash in London Derby

Posted on by Jacob Dorman
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This Sunday will provide us with a rare phenomenon: A Premier League match in which the two biggest names will be on the sidelines, as Arsene Wenger and Arsenal prepare to make the trip to Stamford Bridge where Jose Mourinho … Continue reading

English Premier League Preview – Chelsea vs Aston Villa

Posted on by Ayo Isaiah
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Preview All attention returns to the weekend’s Premier League action after Capital One Cup matches took place in midweek. Table toppers Chelsea host Aston Villa at Stamford Bridge on Saturday as they look to consolidate their lead at the top … Continue reading

Diego Costa On Track To Become A New Club Legend Like Didier Drogba

Posted on by Ayo Isaiah
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Summer signing Diego Costa has enjoyed a blistering start to his Chelsea career, netting seven goals in five matches and sits on top of the scorers chart. The 25-year-old came to England with a stellar reputation after last season’s exploits … Continue reading

Chelsea’s August-September Progress Report

Posted on by Taylor Anderson
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Chelsea FC have started the 2014/15 Barclay’s Premier League season in scintillating style, winning all four English Premier League matches so far, including a nine-goal thriller at Goodison Park against Everton. The Blues look a favorite to lift the trophy … Continue reading

Signing Of Loic Remy Could Prove To Be A Shrewd Move For Chelsea

Posted on by Amadi Tidiane
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When the news broke that Chelsea were sanctioning the departure on loan of their £50m flop Fernando Torres, the rumors had already begun to swirl about who they would look to sign to replace him.  In his three seasons at … Continue reading

Winners of the 2014 Summer Transfer Window

Posted on by Chris Winterburn
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1. Chelsea Players In Diego Costa-£32million Cesc Fabregas-£30million Filipe Luis-£15.8million Loic Remy-£10.5million Mario Pasalic-£3million Didier Drogba-Free Transfer Players Out David Luiz-£50million Romelu Lukaku-£28million Demba Ba-£4.7million Frank Lampard-Free Transfer Ashley Cole-Free Transfer Chelsea have had what can only be described as … Continue reading

Premier League Tactics Corner – Round 3

Posted on by Alex Fairchild
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In this week’s edition of Premier League Tactics Corner, we analyze Diego Costa’s movement and pressing, as well as Stoke City’s defensive tactics against Manchester City. Chelsea’s Costa Costa does three things really well. He presses, he uses his speed, … Continue reading

Everton vs Chelsea Predicted Lineups

Posted on by Amadi Tidiane
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José Mourinho’s Chelsea travel to Merseyside to face Roberto Martinez’s Everton in Saturday’s English Premier League marquee matchup.  Everton finished the 2013-14 season in fifth place, just two places behind Chelsea.  Sharing the points from these fixtures last season, the … Continue reading

Analyzing The Success of Clubs Spending Their Financial War Chest From Big Player Sales

Posted on by Ben Rosener
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Every off-season a big name is sold in European football – often even two or three. From Tottenham selling Gareth Bale to Porto moving James Rodriguez and Joao Moutinho to Monaco, players are sold for huge sums of money. While … Continue reading

Diego Costa Will Be Chelsea’s Catalyst And Premier League Box Office

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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The worst kept secret this season has been Jose Mourinho and Chelsea’s pursuit of Atletico Madrid’s star striker Diego Costa. Reports have linked the Brazilian-born forward to the London club since before the January transfer window. The main reason Costa hasn’t … Continue reading

Diego Simeone’s ‘Philosophy’ Has Led Atletico Madrid To The Top Of La Liga

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone has repeated time and time again that his team lives “game by game.” That has been the Argentine’s philosophy since he took over leadership of the club two years ago. Every day, Los Colchoneros train … Continue reading