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Chelsea vs. Norwich City, Premier League: Team news; Preview; How to watch, stream

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Twelve matches.  Eleven points.  Not good.

The time to get better has long passed, but it's better late than never.

"We play Norwich at home and then Maccabi Tel Aviv and Tottenham away, but we want to be back at home to play against Bournemouth and Porto. Stamford Bridge has been very good for us and that's one more reason to give Stamford Bridge what they want."

"Lots of matches are coming. We have four months without the national team and four months with the three most beautiful competitions to play. The FA Cup will start for us, plus the Premier League and Champions League."

-Jose Mourinho; source: Chelsea FC

Other than Three Point Lane away, we have matches from here until the end of the calendar year (Manchester United away on the 28th of December) that we should be winning.  Emphasis on should and winning.

Fair warning: I'm going skiing tomorrow because we actually have had some precipitation falling from the skies over California lately.  This usually means a terrible loss for Chelsea.

Date / Time: Saturday, November 21, 2015, 15:00 GMT; 10am EST; 8:30pm IST

Venue: Stamford Bridge, SW6

Referee: Craig Pawson -- Mr. Pawson has refereed two Chelsea matches in his life; in both of those, Chelsea were playing Crystal Palace, winning one and losing one.  The one loss was at home however, earlier this season.

Forecast: Gale force winds, bands of rain or snow, and I'm not even joking.

On TV: none (UK); NBCSN, NBC Universo (USA); Star Sports 1 / HD 1 (India); elsewhere

Online: BBC 5 Live, Chelsea TV (radio); NBC Sports Live Extra, NBC Deportes En Vivo Extra (USA); Star Sports (India)

Chelsea team news: Thibaut Courtois has returned to first team training, but is still a couple weeks off full fitness.  Radamel Falcao is sidelined with a bruised something or other.  Branislav Ivanovic is back, which means we're saved.

Chelsea have lost three straight in the Premier League for this first time since we started writing years beginning with the number 2.  It's time to put an end to all that nonsense.

Norwich City team news: Norwich City are the first newly promoted side we get to play this year.  They have players good and bad, and maybe some injuries.  Frankly, I don't really care.  Sorry.  We must win.

Previously: The last time we faced the Canaries was the final home game of the 2013-14 season, Frank Lampard's final home game as a Chelsea player.  We're currently on an 11-match unbeaten streak against the visitors, the last loss coming back in 1994.

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