Premier League Match : Stoke v Chelsea [07/11/2015]

Published 4 years ago by: Charles colins
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The Portuguese coach hopes his stadium ban will inspire his players to victory at the Britannia Stadium in the Premier League this weekend

Chelsea travel to Stoke City on Saturday without banned manager Jose Mourinho, who hopes his absence will not prevent the players from picking up a much-needed victory.

Stoke City         v             Chelsea
                                                              17:30 • Britannia Stadium, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire
                                                                                        Referee: A. Taylor

The Premier League champions had a crucial win in Europe against Dynamo Kiev on Wednesday to lighten the mood around Stamford Bridge, but that does not help their precarious predicament domestically.

Chelsea sit 15th in the table with just 11 points from as many outings and are already well off the pace of joint-leaders Manchester City and Arsenal.

Six league defeats already matches Mourinho's worst return in his career and Chelsea face a trip to the Britannia Stadium, having already faltered there in last week's League Cup penalty-shootout elimination.

As Mourinho serves a one-game stadium ban after being dismissed at West Ham recently, the Portuguese hopes his players can motivate themselves out of his presence.

"I think they will know I am with them," he said, when asked how his squad might cope.

"They know I am going to prepare the team until the moment they go to the game.


winace at 7-11-2015 01:39PM (4 years ago)
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Chelsea pls bring 3 point home and shame those bad belle FA. CTID
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zezprincess at 7-11-2015 01:45PM (4 years ago)
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Make baba God help una cos I dey pity 4 u guys
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kp45 at 7-11-2015 04:13PM (4 years ago)
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speechless
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Ayodun1 at 7-11-2015 04:42PM (4 years ago)
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Me self dey pray 4 Chelsea o... Especially there coach" The guy needs prayer.

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Ayodun1 at 7-11-2015 04:44PM (4 years ago)
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Abeg... Who dey watch the match" Chelsea dey win ?

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Ayodun1 at 7-11-2015 04:45PM (4 years ago)
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Make una dey update us with the score na... Abi they don they beat Chelsea ni ?

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Ayodun1 at 7-11-2015 06:56PM (4 years ago)
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Line up
Chelsea substitutes:
Fabregas, Oscar, Mikel, Kenedy, Remy, Cahill, Amelia.
Chelsea starting line-up (4-2-3-1): Begovic; Azpilicueta, Zouma, Terry, Baba; Ramires, Matic; Pedro, Willian, Hazard; Diego Costa.
Stoke substitutes: Ireland, Wilson, Afellay, Diouf, Cameron, Crouch, Haugaard.
Stoke starting line-up (4-2-3-1): Butland; Johnson, Shawcross, Wollscheid, Pieters; Adam, Whelan; Shaqiri, Bojan, Arnautovic; Walters.

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Ayodun1 at 7-11-2015 06:57PM (4 years ago)
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Hope say Chelsea fans don dey pray ?

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nametalkam at 7-11-2015 08:52PM (4 years ago)
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Another defeat for the blues, the workrate of the players is very horrible, what on earth are they doing - standing like statues!!??

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kp45 at 7-11-2015 09:47PM (4 years ago)
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hmmmm
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Ayodun1 at 7-11-2015 10:06PM (4 years ago)
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This Chelsea FC is as good as gone.

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gogoman at 7-11-2015 10:14PM (4 years ago)
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lol  chelsea gin drink!!!!!!
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sugarwealth at 7-11-2015 11:01PM (4 years ago)
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Mourinho I can smell sack on the way. It's better u submit your resignation letter cos u are done. This is the worst start ever by a defending premier league champion
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Novic at 8-11-2015 02:48AM (4 years ago)
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hmmmm...mourhino
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Novic at 8-11-2015 02:50AM (4 years ago)
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chelsea should find person that wil replace mouriho ooo. b4 it was to late.
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Novic at 8-11-2015 02:54AM (4 years ago)
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i hope mouriho no go lead chelsea to religation in this season. becz there lost don they to much
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Novic at 8-11-2015 02:57AM (4 years ago)
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i knw say if your mouth no kill u for england na smal go remain. sha na only be manager of the club ni
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Novic at 8-11-2015 02:59AM (4 years ago)
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After this 1 ban nw. i knw say you go stil do another b4 this season end
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Novic at 8-11-2015 03:00AM (4 years ago)
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i just hate myself as chelsea fans. bcz they are nt making me proud at all
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