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After a disappointing UEFA champions league outing, Chelsea seems to be getting their grove back on. The Blues lost to Napoli 1-3 last Tuesday, but they have bounced back to deliver a brilliant performance that saw them wallop Bolton 3-0 on Saturday.
Chelsea started the game with Petr Cech in post, Branislav Ivanovic, David Luiz, Gary Cahill, Ashley Cole in defense and Ramires, Michael Essien, Frank Lampard, Daniel Sturridge in midfield while Didier Drogba and Juan Mata led the attack.
Chelsea played 4-3-3 formation, obviously with the intention to attack and get in the goals and the goals they did get. The dominated the exchanges with 25 shots on goal and were on target with 16 shots.
Chelsea turned the game on in the second half, with Defender David Luiz getting the opener on the 48th minute. Didier Drogba hit the target after 13 minutes of the first goal and on the 79th minute, Frank Lampard added to the tally, giving Chelsea a comfortable win in front of their excited fans a...
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Golden oldies Didier Drogba
and Frank Lampard grabbed the headlines after Chelsea's 3-0 win
over Bolton Wanderers on Saturday but it was David Luiz's
influence that offered a tantalising glimpse into the future.
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