Highlights: EFL 3rd Rnd, EPL W6

Defensive Blues

Chelsea’s Cesc Fabregas celebrates scoring their fourth goal with Gary Cahill.

After the setback at home against Liverpool, Chelsea push on towards the week that was meant to test their mettle in two away matches. First, the Blues invade the home of the reigning English champions, Leicester City, for the 3rd round of the English Football League Cup. At the weekend, a London derby awaits as they visit the Emirates Stadium and try to contain the in-form Arsenal.
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EPL: Chelsea 1 – 2 Liverpool

Reds Blitz Blues

Diego Costa finds a way through the Liverpool defence to put Chelsea back in the match.

Chelsea stumbled in what was considered to be their first real test of the season as they crashed to a home defeat to Liverpool, 1-2. The Reds opened up the scoring when an unmarked Dejan Lovren volleyed home a Philippe Coutinho cross for his maiden goal for the club. Liverpool would double their advantage nearly 20 minutes later with a sublime long range from Jordan Henderson. Diego Costa continued his good vein of form as he scored his 5th goal in as many games as he pegged the visitors back after a superb setup by Nemanja Matic. But it was all for naught as the Blues could not secure an equalizer with nearly 30 minutes left in the match and succumbed to their first defeat of the season.
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EPL: Swansea 2 – 2 Chelsea

Charmed Costa Salvages Draw

Costa scores the equaliser.

Chelsea’s perfect start to the season has finally concluded after the London side succumbed to their first draw in the new season against a plucky Swansea City. Diego Costa opened up the scoring after a defensive miscue from the hosts lead to Oscar squaring it to the Spaniard for a finish from the middle of the penalty area. Swansea would equalize with a Gylfi Sigurdsson penalty. Minutes later, the Swans would take the lead through Leroy Fer before Costa would equalize late in the match with a bicycle kick.
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Chelsea Highlights: EFL Cup 2nd Round, EPL W3

Goals Deluge in 2-Match Home Stand

Chelsea group celebration

Chelsea looked to continue its great start to its domestic season with fixtures from the English Football League Cup and the English Premier League, against Bristol Rovers and Burnley. Both are considered underdogs compared to the Blues so the side should be wary of a drop off in performance due to the perceived level of the opposition.
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EPL: Watford 1 – 2 Chelsea

Costa Delivers A Late Winner… Again

Chelsea's Michy Batshuayi celebrates scoring their first goal

Chelsea leave it late once again as they defeated Watford 2-1 at Vicarage Road. Watford found the opener through Etienne Capoue. Substitute Michy Batshuayi would score the equalizer after pouncing on a Heurelho Gomes howler. Diego Costa would score his second straight late game winning goal to seal all three points for the Blues.
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