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Chelsea FC Blogger. Tactics & Analysis. I write for Care Free Chronicles and for We Ain't Got No History.

Chelsea vs. Arsenal: Opposition Scouting Report

Finishing fourth is now just like winning a title and Arsenal challenge Chelsea in order to put their name on that trophy at the end of the season. Here's a tactical preview outlining what the Blues can expect from Arsenal come Sunday.

Classic Lampard vs. Stoke

A detailed analysis of Frank Lampard's performance against Stoke City.

Scouting Stoke City

Preparation for the ultimate test of footballing manhood! A look at Stoke's current form, their approach and their main man.

How Hazard trolled his parents-to-be

A garden. An apple tree. A naughty snake. A whole nother story.

Benitez talks rotation, but misses the point

The interim manager gives black-and-white answers to the squad rotation questions, leaving more nuanced inquiries unexplained.

How Chelsea conceded the Pienaar goal

Hazard's misplaced pass set off a series of Chelsea mistakes that led to the early goal by Steven Pienaar. Cole, Azpilicueta and David Luiz all played a role in this setback.

Chelsea makes a comeback with 4-2-3-1

Chelsea struggled early on with 4-3-3 but improved after a switch back to the familiar 4-2-3-1. Everton attacked down the left while leaving space behind for the visitors to exploit. Chelsea wins without controlling the midfield.

Breaking down Mata's goal vs Norwich

The attack had little width and got crowded at the center. But Mata's talent sublimely capped off a buildup that was going nowhere.

Norwich City 0 - Chelsea 1: Initial reaction

Slow start; great goal; composed second half.

Analyzing the Torres Goal vs Aston Villa

With a precise header following a good movement, Torres scores a typical center forward goal.