Fulham vs Chelsea
After beating Tottenham, Chelsea tackle Fulham within the west London derby in the present day.
Are Fulham already doomed for the drop?
Scott Parker is now in control of the Cottagers after Claudio Ranieri was sacked final week.
Nonetheless Fulham’s survival hopes look bleak as they’re already ten factors from security.
Can Chelsea break into the highest 4?
The Blues are sixth within the league , 4 factors behind Arsenal and 5 factors behind Man United.
Graeme Souness shames Chelsea’s two lightweights
In his weekly op-ed within the Sunday Occasions, Graeme Souness has outlined the issues in Chelsea’s midfield.
Most have targeted on how N’Golo Kante has been shifted from his defensive midfield function this season.
However for Souness, Kante isn’t the issue. As an alternative it’s the 2 guys who often play alongside the Frenchman:
Individuals make an enormous deal of the place N’Golo Kante performs in Chelsea’s midfield, however that misses the larger level, which is that they don’t get sufficient targets there from Jorginho and Mateo Kovacic.
Jorginho and Kovacic are neat and tidy gamers, however not terribly efficient.
Jorginho and Kovacic are lightweights. That’s the highest and backside of it. They’re typical trendy midfielders, who hold possession on the midway line however don’t harm groups.
Liverpool’s midfield ‘get away with it’
Souness has additionally analysed the standard in Liverpool’s midfield.
The Scot believes Liverpool’s strikers assist masks their deficiencies:
Liverpool’s 5 midfielders have six league targets between them.
They get away with it due to the entrance three they’ve, however it’s not sufficient from James Milner, Georginio Wijnaldum, Jordan Henderson, Fabinho and Naby Keita.
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