Stamford Chidge & Jonathan Kydd are joined by Mark Meehan and guests to look back at the 2-0 victory against Spurs in the Carabao Cup semi-final 1st leg and ahead to Saturday’s FA Cup match against Chesterfield from the National League.
Sam Inkersole from Football.London joins us in part one to look back at the Spurs game where the bit part players like Saul, Sarr and Ziyech really stepped up in a dominant win over shambolic Spurs. Out of necessity Tuchel went with a 4:4:2 which worked well but how did Romelu Lukaku do, serving penance after his faux pas this week? And while Spurs were rubbish, at 2-0 they are not out of it yet because we were wasteful AGAIN!
Dave Garratt from the Legends of the Spire podcast joins us for ‘The Opposition View’ this week. We talk to Dave about Chesterfield’s rich history & players; the 1997 FA Cup semi-final and Chelsea and Chesterfield’s shared connections including a surprising song we share. Dave also tells us about Chesterfield’s current form, formation, tactics and style of play and the likely team selection, what we should be worried about and how he sees it going.
In part three, Chidge, JK and Mark preview the Chelsea v Chesterfield match. We look at the team selection and whether it will be a mix of squad and youth players and indeed should it be? Should Lukaku start and can Chelsea maintain the intensity and quick ball showed against Spurs & Liverpool? With Chelsea’s incredible FA Cup record, how much do we want to win it this year? And finally, how do we see it going.