Chelsea suffered a blow in the title race at the weekend following a defeat to Manchester United at Old Trafford, but they’ll have to focus on the upcoming FA Cup semi-final with Tottenham Hotspur.
Despite the slip at the weekend, fans in the Transfer Tavern are confident that Chelsea can overcome their London rivals at Wembley this weekend and push themselves towards a double in Antonio Conte’s first campaign in charge.
That would certainly be an achievement for the Italian boss but our landlord has warned that Conte’s team selection has to be spot-on, ensuring that his side is capable of breaking down Spurs resilient defence- which has been the strongest in the Premier League this season.
Chelsea’s attack has flourished though but they’ll want to see more from their front-line this weekend, having failed to muster a single shot on target against Manchester United on Sunday- the first time in a decade they’ve failed to do so in a Premier League game.
Our landlord believes this Chelsea side is more then capable of marching through to the showcase final in May though, as he’s selected a very strong side….
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