Belgium scored twice to secure a third place finish at the World Cup but a tired England had already won back the trust and belief of fans back home in a much harder fought battle in this tournament even if they couldn’t match the Belgians for quality in a game they deservedly won.
CHELSEA 1, MAN UNITED 0
Manchester United’s dream of a record equalling 13th Emirates FA Cup win were dashed by Chelsea’s Eden Hazard.
The Belgian’s first half penalty was all that separated the teams as Jose Mourinho’s former employers dashed his last chance of silverware.
CHELSEA 4, TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR 2 While Antonio Conte accepted blame for Chelsea’s defeat at Manchester United on Sunday, he can rightly take the plaudits following his side’s Emirates FA Cup semi-final win against Tottenham. Chelsea’s manager risky team selection and bold substitutions turned out to be masterstrokes as they beat a Spurs side that went […]
CHELSEA 2, MANCHESTER CITY 1 Vincent Kompany and Fabian Delph make rare Premier League starts for Manchester City. Chelsea open the scoring after Eden Hazard’s shot went in past Willy Caballero in the 10th minute having taken a deflection off Kompany. Sergio Aguero poaches equaliser after 26 minutes after Thibaut Courtois saved David Silva’s shot – […]
CHELSEA 4, MANCHESTER UNITED 0 Pedro scores after just 30 seconds Critical errors by Chris Smalling and Daley Blind Eric Bailly suffers “serious knee ligament damage” in second half Jose Mourinho’s heaviest defeat in all competitions since Real Madrid lost 5-0 against Barcelona in November 2010 Jose Mourinho’s first return to Stamford Bridge since becoming […]