There was a great reception for Frank Lampard & Jody Morris as Chelsea took on Derby County in the Carabao Cup on Wednesday in a somewhat bonkers match – Derby played well and were unlucky not to win. Was this in part due to some dodgy Chelsea defending with the B team defence of Emerson, Cahill, Christensen and Zappacosta – are they not good enough or just rusty?
On the plus side we had more minutes for Loftus Cheek and Willian continuing his recent good form. What did Kerry think of the performances of Mason Mount & Tomori?
Was it performance of the season against Burnley or were Burnley just poor? Should we be considered serious title challengers?
Did the win against Burnley prove that Chelsea can play well, score and win without Hazard?
With Chelsea playing Crystal Palace on Sunday, we hope that Hazard will be fit. The rest of the team picks itself but will Barkley to start ahead of Kovacic?
Finally Chidge and Kerry discuss the need to keep the unbeaten run going; keep pressure on at the top and show no complacency. Arsenal, Liverpool and Spurs could all drop points this weekend and we have tougher games against Everton at home and spurs away next.
Apologies, but there is a technical fault on the recording this week with an echo on Kerry’s contribution.