Category: League Cup
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Still fresh from our 6-0 Capital One Cup victory over Wolves and the weekend league victory over rivals Arsenal, we look back into the history books at the top 5 league cup victories by highest winning margins. Arsenal also feature in the list although we have to go back 14 years to the Vialli era […]
Marko Marin made his first apppearance for Chelsea, coming on a second half substitute in the 6-0 victory in the League Cup against Wolves. The German winger was involved quickly and helped Oscar down the left hand side to create the cross that was converted by Victor Moses. The diminutive winger has struggled with injury after a […]
Lucas Piazon made his full debut in the League Cup victory over Wolverhampton Wanderers. The young Brazilian, who impressed in pre-season was rewarded with a starting place and played all 90 minutes covering each of the attacking midfielder roles (left, centre and right side). The playmaker had one shot that failed to hit the target but […]
Cesar Azpilicueta made his full debut in the League Cup victory over Wolverhampton Wanderers. The young Spaniard, who has been an used substitute since signing from Marseille, finally made his debut at right back and showed glimpses of his attacking and defensive prowess. The Right back took 2 shots with 1 forcing a save, drew […]
Ryan Bertrand scored his first competitive goal for Chelsea in the 8th minute as Chelsea took an early 2-0 lead in the League Cup victory against Wolves. That is Ryan’s second of the season after scoring in the Community Shield against Manchester City, although that does not count as a competitive fixture. The Young Englishman […]
Victor Moses made his first start for Chelsea and scored the final goal in a 6-0 victory over Wolves in the Capital One Cup. The Nigerian headed home from an Oscar cross in the 71st minute to put the icing on the cake on a fine performance from some of the new and squad players. […]
Oriol Romeu, who celebrated his 21st birthday yesterday played the full 90 minutes and scored a second half penalty in the 6-0 demolition of Wolves in the Capital One Cup. The Spaniard, who has not featured on the field of play for Chelsea since Liverpool at Anfield in May last since and prior to that […]
Chelsea take on Wolves in the inaugural Capital One Cup version of the league cup. Chelsea face Wolverhampton Wanderers for the 104th time in all competitions, The Blues have won 39 (37.86%), drawn 26 (25.24%) and lost 38 (36.89%) of the previous 103 matches. Chelsea have scored 175 goals against Wolverhampton Wanderers, averaging 1.70 goals […]
Frank Lampard captains Chelsea for the 50th time in this evening’s Carling Cup quarter final against Liverpool. John Terry is suspended after picking up his 5th yellow card of the season against Wolves in the 3-0 win. Frank Lampard has recently overtaken Sol Campbell as the 4th highest appearance maker in the Premier League
Ryan Bertrand started and completed his first game for Chelsea after signing for the club over six years ago. The left back played the whole 120 minutes against local rivals Fulham, despite the team playing 70 minutes with 10 men after Alex had been sent off and the game going into extra time. Bertrand kept […]
New signings Romelu Lukaku and Oriol Romeu are both making their first starts for their new club Chelsea in Wednesday night’s league cup tie with neighbours Fulham Both have been giving opportunities from the bench as second half substitutes so far this season but now get their full débuts in a young line up featuring […]
Chelsea’s first appearance in the Carling Cup under it’s various guises, back in 1960, was a 7-1 win away at Millwall. On the 10th of October 1960, Jimmy Greaves and Peter Sillett both scored a brace as Ted Drake’s Chelsea won 7-1 after leading 2-1 at half time in front of just over 15,000 fans.