Thierry Henry discusses Chelsea’s Premier League hopes

These are not all the aspects of a striker, but Anthony Martial has done that today so I am pleased with his performance, but he can still be better and other players can be better. Jose Mourinho’s men are languishing in 14th place in the Premier League table with a tough clash against Southampton awaiting on Saturday afternoon.

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The Citizens have gone 21 games since playing out a draw in the league, but you can get odds of 5/1 (6.00) on them taking just a single point on this occasion.

Have the defending champions ever been as low in the league as Chelsea? Then you have to play again mid-week in the Champions League and that is the difference between all the clubs in Europe.

“The four Premier League teams in the Champions League have the quality to overcome the group stages and get through but you can’t predict that is what will happen”.

Porto drew 2-2 at the weekend too, but they remain unbeaten in Portugal and sit on top of the table, something they could emulate in the Champions League were they to win here.

Al Hain-Cole is a Liverpool fan, experienced tipster and avid follower of European football.

Manchester United are back on top of the Premier League after rivals City crumbled against Tottenham. Swansea City can add firepower in Bafetimbi Gomis and take results from Chelsea and Manchester United. The streak was eventually ended by a 2-0 defeat to Chelsea on April 29, 2000. Ramires marked his 150th Premier League appearance with his 16th Premier League goal. As we already know, couples with shared interests last longest, so when searching potential matches, it’s quite likely that fellow supporters will tickle your fancy.

Shakhtar Donetsk fulfilled the role of overwhelmed visitors to the Bernabeu perfectly in Matchday 1, conceding two penalties and having Taras Stepanenko sent off as they went down 4-0 to Real Madrid. I have to praise my players for beating Sunderland. But the ultimate cost could be a place in the Champions League. “Back in the day, a match like that would have been a guaranteed three or four-goal win”.

They have a decent squad and a manager with a proven track record.

The England Under-21 worldwide, partnered in midfield by fellow England youngster Dele Alli, kept a far more experienced City midfield quiet for much of the game, and his goal from outside the box just before half-time did his growing reputation no harm either.

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The victory over City at the Etihad Stadium was a timely boost for Juventus and the ideal start to a European campaign they’ll hope echoes last season’s, but a loss at Napoli at the weekend ensures that their domestic campaign is still lurking from one crisis to another.

Thierry Henry discusses Chelsea's Premier League hopes