2013–14 Chelsea F.C. season

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Chelsea
2013–14 season
Chairman Bruce Buck
Owner Roman Abramovich
Manager José Mourinho
Stadium Stamford Bridge
Premier League 3rd
FA Cup Fifth round
League Cup Fifth round
UEFA Champions League Semi-finals
UEFA Super Cup Runners-up
Top goalscorer League:
Eden Hazard (14)
All:
Eden Hazard (17)
Highest home attendance 41,623 vs West Bromwich Albion (9 November, Premier League)
Lowest home attendance 38,059 vs Basel (18 September, UEFA Champions League)
Home colours
Away colours
Third colours

The 2013–14 season was Chelsea Football Club's 100th competitive season, 24th consecutive season in the top flight of English football, 22nd consecutive season in the Premier League, and 108th year in existence as a football club. Chelsea participated in the UEFA Champions League this season, qualified directly for the group stage by virtue of finishing 3rd in the 2012–13 Premier League, and reached the Semi-finals stage, being knocked out by Atletico Madrid. Chelsea came 3rd in the Premier League for a second successive season, thus again qualified for the UEFA Champions League group stage. Chelsea ended their 2013-14 campaign without a trophy, a first since the 2010-11 season. Their league performance however, 82 points, was the best one since the 2009-10 season.

Month by month review[edit]

June[edit]

Jose Mourinho returned as Chelsea's manager in June 2013.

On 3 June, Chelsea announced that former manager José Mourinho had been appointed as the new manager for the 2013–14 season. He signed a four year contract with the Blues, up to the end of the 2016–17 season. He was re-united with former squad members John Terry, Frank Lampard, Ashley Cole, John Obi Mikel, Petr Čech, Henrique Hilario and Michael Essien whom he brought back from his loan spell at Real Madrid. Mourinho also brought three coaching staff members with him to Stamford Bridge in Rui Faria, Silvino Louro, both of whom had worked at Chelsea under Mourinho's previous tenure, and Jose Morais. Mourinho was officially announced to the media on 10 June and took charge of the team on 1 July for the pre-season.[1] One of Mourinho's first games was against Barcelona rival Pep Guardiola as he managed 2012–13 UEFA Champions League winners Bayern Munich in the 2013 UEFA Super Cup at the Eden Arena in Prague.[2] In Mourinho's first official interview back he referred to himself as the 'Happy One' in regards to his appointment as the new Chelsea manager, having called himself 'The Special One' during his first tenure.[3]

On 13 June Chelsea and Bayer 04 Leverkusen reached an agreement for the transfer of André Schürrle, subject to the completion of legal documentation and related matters, including personal terms and passing a medical.

Following the release of the 2013–14 Premier League fixtures, Mourinho's first match in charge since his return was at home against Hull City. Chelsea then faced a trip to Old Trafford for David Moyes' first home game as Manchester United manager. The Blues will finish their campaign away to Cardiff City. During his first spell in charge at Chelsea, Mourinho was unbeaten in 60 league home games.[4][5]

On 21 June, the club announced a contract extension with Adidas that will see them supply the club kits until 2023.[6][7] This deal means that Chelsea, along with Arsenal, hold the record for the biggest shirt deal in the history of the Barclays Premier League, valued at £300 million.

Chelsea completed the signing of André Schürrle for a fee of around £18.75 million. Schürrle became Mourinho's first signing since returning to the club, signing a five-year deal. He is the first player to wear the number 14 shirt since Claudio Pizarro in 2007–08.[8][9]

Marko Marin left Chelsea to go on loan at Sevilla for the duration of the season[10] while Todd Kane and George Saville also went on season long and half-season loans to Blackburn[11] and Brentford, respectively. Whislt Thibaut Courtois will remain on loan at Atletico Madrid for at least another season.[12]

A number of players were released by the club; Yossi Benayoun, Florent Malouda, who joined Trabzonspor in Turkey, Ross Turnbull, who signed for Doncaster, and several youth prospects that failed to live up to expectation. Paulo Ferreira retired from football after several years at the club and Jeffrey Bruma was sold to PSV Eindhoven for £2.5 million.

July[edit]

Chelsea signed midfielder Marco van Ginkel from Dutch club Vitesse for an undisclosed fee, but a reported £8 million deal. The 20 year old signed on a five-year deal and was Chelsea's second signing of the summer. Van Ginkel won the 2012 Dutch Football Talent of the Year.[13][14]

Chelsea also announced the signing of former Fulham goalkeeper Mark Schwarzer, on a free transfer. After having two bids rejected for Norwich goalkeeper John Ruddy, Mourinho decided to sign Mark Schwarzer as back up for Petr Čech.[15][16] Oriol Romeu left Chelsea to go on loan at Valencia CF for the whole season and West Brom youngster Isaiah Brown was signed for around a quarter of a million pounds. Jose Mourinho won his first game back as Chelsea boss, overseeing a 1-0 friendly victory over the Singha All-Stars on 17 July in Chelsea's first leg of their Asian tour in Bangkok. A few days later, on 21 July, Chelsea won the second leg of their Asian tour, with a 4-1 victory over a Malaysian XI in Shah Alam. On 23 July, Chelsea announced the signing of Cristian Cuevas from O'Higgins.[17]

Chelsea rounded off their Asian tour with an 8-1 demolition of the BNI Indonesia All-Stars in Jakarta on 25 July.

A number of young players were sent on loan to gain first-team experience; Patrick van Aanholt and Gael Kakuta were both sent on loan to Vitesse for another season, Matej Delac was sent on a season loan with FK Vojvodina in Serbia, whilst Sam Walker and Daniel Pappoe were both loaned to Colchester for the first half of the season and Patrick Bamford, Billy Clifford and Milan Lalkovic were sent on half-season loans to MK Dons, Yeovil and Walsall respectively, whilst Eden Hazard's younger brother Thorgan Hazard also saw his loan with Zulte-Waregem in Belgium renewed that season.

August[edit]

On 1 August, Chelsea announced that senior reserve goalkeeper Henrique Hilário had signed a new one year deal after his contract had expired in June.[18] Another youngster was signed, teenage Croatian striker Stipe Perica. 18 year old defender Nathan Aké signed a new five-year contract with Chelsea, he made six appearances for the Blues last season.

Chelsea recorded a comfortable 2-0 victory over Inter Milan in Round 1 of prestige exhibition tournament the International Champions Cup on 1 August in Indianapolis. Chelsea registered another win in their Round 2 fixture 3 days later on 4 August, once again a comfortable 2-0 victory, this time over Inter Milan's cross-town rivals AC Milan in New York City. On 7 August, Chelsea lost their 100% pre-season record as they were defeated in the International Champions Cup final by Real Madrid, losing 3-1 in Miami.[19] Chelsea won their final game of pre-season, a 2-1 victory over AS Roma in Washington D.C. on 10 August. This marked the end of a largely successful pre-season for Chelsea, registering wins over Italian top flight opposition in Inter Milan, AC Milan and AS Roma whilst comfortably defeating 3 Asian sides.

Yet again, more youngsters were sent on loan and in keeping with Chelsea's special relationship with Vitesse, newly signed Chilean youngster Cristian Cuevas and Lucas Piazon were sent on loan to the Dutch side[20] whilst Jhon Pirez will spend another season out on loan at Third Division Spanish outfit CD Leganes, furthermore promising young full-back Wallace was sent on loan to Inter Milan and newly signed striker Stipe Perica was sent to NAC Breda.

On 18 August, Jose Mourinho won his "second" first competitive game in charge of Chelsea with a 2-0 victory over Hull City. Despite Frank Lampard's early penalty miss, Oscar gave Chelsea the lead, poking the ball under the onrushing Allan McGregor after a sumptuous passing move. A superb 35 yard free kick from Frank Lampard sealed the win before the half-hour. The victory meant that Jose Mourinho's Chelsea were unbeaten at Stamford Bridge in 61 league games.[21] Chelsea continued their strong home form under Mourinho with a narrow 2-1 win over Aston Villa on 21 August. An own goal by Antonio Luna opened the scoring after Brad Guzan's save from an Eden Hazard shot rebounded off of him and into the net, Villa then equalised through a quickfire shot from Christian Benteke inside Petr Cech's near post and after 73 minutes Branislav Ivanovic connected with Frank Lampard's free kick to head home the winner.[22] On 28 August it was confirmed that Chelsea had signed Willian for £30 million from Anzhi Makhachkala, it was reported that Roman Abramovich used his Russian connections and called the Anzhi owner to convince him to join even though he had already completed a medical for Tottenham.

In their final game before their UEFA Super Cup clash with Bayern Munich, Chelsea were held by Manchester United to a dour 0-0 draw at Old Trafford on 26 August. Just before Chelsea were drawn in the 2013-14 UEFA Champions League group stage they announced the signing of Samuel Eto'o from Anzhi Makhachkala, in a deal thought to be around £2 million.[23][24] Chelsea were drawn in Group E where they faced Schalke 04, Basel and Steaua București. Last season, Chelsea defeated Steaua București and Basel on their way to the 2012–13 UEFA Europa League title.

On 30 August Chelsea were beaten in the UEFA Super Cup by Bayern Munich on penalties at the Eden Arena in Prague. The match was a tense encounter, dominated by Bayern but Chelsea were dangerous on the break, they opened the scoring through a fantastic strike from Fernando Torres, who was set up by Andre Schurrle who had received the ball from Eden Hazard following a mazy run. Bayern equalised through a sweetly struck shot by Franck Ribery inside Petr Cech's near post. With 5 minutes left Ramires was sent off for a second bookable offence leaving Chelsea to face extra-time with 10 men.[25] Early in the first half of extra-time Hazard put Chelsea ahead after beating two Bayern defenders and wrong-footing Manuel Neuer. Chelsea managed to hold on until the final 5 seconds after spending much of extra-time camped in their own 18-yard box, but Javi Martinez broke their hearts putting the ball past Cech after a deflection carried it into his path. During the penalty shoot-out, all the players on both sides scored their penalties up until Chelsea's final penalty taker Romelu Lukaku, hit a tame penalty that was saved by Neuer, thus sealing the win for Bayern.[26]

Position at the end of August

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
2 Chelsea 3 2 1 0 4 1 +3 7 2014–15 UEFA Champions League group stage

September[edit]

Chelsea announced they signed Porto winger Christian Atsu for a reported £3.5 million. The 21 year old was sent to Chelsea's partner club Vitesse, who have been sent many young Chelsea players for development in recent years, on a season long loan.[27][28] On the final day of the transfer window, Victor Moses and Romelu Lukaku joined Merseyside clubs Liverpool and Everton respectively on season long loans whilst Ulises Davila was sent to Cordoba CF. Later in the month, young English players Nathaniel Chalobah and Josh McEachran were sent on loan to Nottingham Forest and Watford respectively until the turn of the year.[29][30]

On 14 September, Mourinho suffered the first defeat of his "second coming" as Chelsea were defeated 1-0 by Everton through a Steven Naismith header in first-half stoppage time, after an impressive defensive display by the Merseyside club at Goodison Park. 4 days later, Chelsea suffered a shock defeat by Basel in their opening group game in the Champions League at Stamford Bridge. Chelsea opened the scoring just before the interval through a tidy finish by Oscar from 8 yards out, however two quickfire goals for Basel in the last 15 minutes from Mohamed Salah and Marco Streller condemned Chelsea to their first ever loss in an opening group game of the Champions League.[31]

Chelsea won their following fixture in the Premier League on 21 September after a four game winless streak and two game losing streak in all competitions against Fulham. The two-nil victory was secured by two close-range finishes by Oscar and John Obi Mikel respectively, the latter being a staggering surprise as Mikel had not scored for Chelsea since 2007 and became the source of many jokes between Chelsea fans.

After two well-worked goals from Fernando Torres and Ramires, Chelsea comfortably defeated Swindon in their League Cup third round tie on 24 September[32] to set up a trip to the Emirates to face local rivals Arsenal.[33] 4 days later, Chelsea faced another local rival in Tottenham, the game ended all square with Tottenham going in front through a Gylfi Sigurðsson goal in the 19th minute, and the Chelsea equaliser coming from a Juan Mata set piece which was headed in by Chelsea captain John Terry in the 65th. A controversial moment in this game involving Jan Vertonghen and Fernando Torres resulted in the latter being sent off for a second bookable offence for a perceived elbow into Vertonghen's face, replays suggest there was little, if any contact.

Position at the end of September

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
5 Chelsea 6 3 2 1 7 3 +4 11 2014–15 UEFA Europa League Play-off round

October[edit]

On 1 October, Chelsea convincingly defeated Steaua București in Romania by 4 goals to nil in their second Champions League group game. The rout was started with a tap-in from Ramires, followed by a saved Samuel Eto'o shot rebounding off a defender's shin for a second. In the second half, Ramires completed a brace with a strong shot into the near post after impressive wing-play by Andre Schurrle and Frank Lampard finished Steaua off with a trade-mark goal, a low shot from 18 yards skimming in off the base of the far post. Chelsea won their third game in a row by defeating Norwich 3-1 at Carrow Road on 6 October. Chelsea went ahead in the 4th minute through an 18-yard strike from Oscar, however they were pulled back in the 68th minute by an Anthony Pilkington header before Eden Hazard scored the winner from a quick counter-attack, the win was sealed with a spectacular finish from Willian, scoring his first for Chelsea.

Chelsea continued their fine form, beating Cardiff City 4-1 on 19 October - their 3rd consecutive win in all competitions. Cardiff opened the scoring through Jordon Mutch, capitalising on a David Luiz mistake, however Chelsea dominated the game from there on in, with two goals from Eden Hazard, and high quality finishes from Samuel Eto'o and Oscar that completed the rout. This victory preserved Chelsea's 100% home league record. Three days later, Chelsea earned three valuable points after defeating Schalke 04 3-0 in their third Champions League group game, with Fernando Torres getting a brace and Eden Hazard scoring late on through an impressive solo effort.

On 27 October Chelsea faced Manchester City, a highly important game for both sides looking to continue strong league forms. The match was a tense encounter in which Fernando Torres played superbly, netting a late winner following a defensive mix-up after setting up Andre Schurrle for Chelsea's first. Manchester City equalised through Sergio Aguero early in the second half, however they could not hold on for a point.

A Chelsea containing ten changes defeated Arsenal in the Fourth Round of the League Cup, with a goal in each half from Spaniards César Azpilicueta and Juan Mata.[34] The following day the Blues were drawn to face either Southampton or Sunderland away in the next round.

Chelsea completed the signing of promising 18-year-old midfielder Bertrand Traoré on a four-and-a-half-year contract. He had previously played for the Blues on the pre-season tour of Asia and scored against the Malaysia Xi and the Indonesia All Stars.[35]

Position at the end of October

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
2 Chelsea 9 6 2 1 16 6 +10 20 2014–15 UEFA Champions League group stage

November[edit]

An underwhelming Chelsea display ended in defeat by Newcastle on 2 November, with goals from Yoan Gouffran and Loic Remy. In a post-match interview, Mourinho expressed his bewilderment at the result, "I am angry, because I don't understand why after a fantastic run of matches, we lose this game"(BBC MOTD). Chelsea continued their strong Champions League form by defeating Schalke 04 3-0 at Stamford Bridge on 6 November in their fourth group game with a brace from Samuel Eto'o and an acrobatic volley from Demba Ba, thus making it three consecutive wins without conceding a goal.

Three days later, Chelsea drew 2-2 with West Brom at home, a last minute Eden Hazard penalty saving the point. On the 23 November, Chelsea returned to winning ways following the international break with a 3-0 win against West Ham at Upton Park. A brace from Frank Lampard either side of a fine finish from Oscar sealed the win for the Blues and moved them up above Southampton to third.[36] Chelsea again displayed inconsistent form by losing 1-0 to Basel on 26 November, without registering a shot on target.

Position at the end of November

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
3 Chelsea 12 7 3 2 21 10 +11 24 2014–15 UEFA Champions League group stage

December[edit]

Chelsea started December with a home win against Southampton, continuing their strong home form in the league. The Saints took a shock early lead, Jay Rodriguez finding the back of the net with only 13 seconds on the clock. The Blues came back to win through second half goals goals from Terry, Cahill and a late goal from substitute Demba Ba.[37] Chelsea's next match saw them defeat a spirited Sunderland side 4-3 in a thrilling, topsy-turvy encounter at the Stadium of Light; yet again the Blues went behind but were able to fight back to get the win following a mercurial display by Eden Hazard, who scored a brace.[38] After three wins on the trot Chelsea went to the Britannia Stadium looking to close the gap on leaders Arsenal to 1 point. Having gone 1-0 up through a solo effort from Andre Schurrle things seemed to be going well, but Stoke capitalised on a defensive error to go into the break 1-1. A Stephen Ireland goal put the hosts ahead, but not for long as Schurrle scored his 3rd of the season and 2nd of the match, again from outside the area. A draw was looking likely when Liverpool loanee Oussama Assaidi gave Stoke the 3 points with a curling strike from 20 yards to send Mourinho's men away empty-handed.[39]

Chelsea finished in first place in their Champions League group after beating Steaua București at Stamford Bridge through a solitary Demba Ba goal,[40] they were subsequently drawn to play Galatasaray in the First Knockout Round,[41] meaning former legendary forward Didier Drogba will play Chelsea for the first time since leaving the club after the 2012 UEFA Champions League Final.[42] Chelsea edged passed Crystal Palace 2-1 following a sublime Ramires strike,[43] to move two points behind Arsenal after they lost 6-3 to Man City.[43]

Chelsea travelled to the Stadium of Light for the second time in a month to face Sunderland in the quarter-final of the League Cup. Despite leading for most of the second half through a scrambled Frank Lampard finish (this goal was the first incident to require the use of hawk-eye technology in League Cup history) and barely being troubled by their opponents' attack, a late equaliser from former Chelsea man Fabio Borini pushed the game into extra time, where a 118th minute winner from Ki Sung-Yueng saw Chelsea dumped out of the Capital One Cup.[44] On 23 December, Chelsea faced a tough trip to Arsenal yet they came through it unscathed drawing 0-0.[45] Petr Cech and the Chelsea defence kept their first clean sheet since the 3-0 victory over West Ham.[36] On Boxing Day an Eden Hazard goal granted Jose Mourinho's team a 1-0 win over Swansea.[46] Chelsea's final game of 2013 ended in a superb victory over Liverpool. Despite going behind after 3 minutes, goals from Eden Hazard and Samuel Eto'o moved the Blues 4 points ahead of Liverpool and 2 points behind leaders Arsenal.[47]

Position at the end of December

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
3 Chelsea 19 12 4 3 35 19 +16 40 2014–15 UEFA Champions League group stage

January[edit]

Chelsea kicked off 2014 with an impressively comfortable 3-0 away victory against this season's surprise package Southampton. Southampton kept Chelsea at bay until midway through the second half when Mourinho made a double substitution, taking Schurrle and Mata off for Willian and Oscar, whose deflected cross was tapped by Torres in the 60th minute, and later scored himself in the 82nd minute following a good strike by Willian.

Unbeknownst to all this would be Juan Mata's final Chelsea appearance, reacting angrily to his substitution in the 53rd minute following a mostly poor season, spending most of it on the bench. Over the course of 2 and a half seasons, Mata made 135 appearances for Chelsea, scoring 33 goals and winning both the Champions League and the Europa League alongside the FA Cup following a highly successful spell at the club, winning the Chelsea player of the year award two seasons consecutively.

Chelsea began their 2014 FA Cup campaign with a comfortable 2-0 win against second tier side Derby County, managed by former England coach Steve McClaren. Victory came courtesy of a rare John Obi Mikel goal, scoring his second of the season despite not having scored since 2007 before his goal against Fulham in October, followed by an Oscar goal 20 minutes from time that sealed the win. On 11 January, Chelsea won their 4th consecutive league game at the KC Stadium with a 2-0 win over Hull City with goals from Hazard and Torres.

Chelsea made it 5 league wins on the trot with an impressive 3-1 home win against Manchester United on the 19th, a Samuel Eto'o hat-trick winning the day. Chelsea progressed to the Fifth Round of the FA Cup with a 1-0 victory over Stoke City, the winner being a superb Oscar free kick in the first half. However Chelsea failed to complete a perfect January as they drew 0-0 to relegation candidates West Ham United. Chelsea had 39 shots throughout the game and failed to score. This was the first time since the 2003-04 Premier League season that this has happened.[48]

On the final day of the January Transfer Window Chelsea signed French youngster Kurt Zouma for a reported £12 million from Saint-Étienne. The defender was imminently loaned back to Saint-Étienne for the remainder of the season.[49]

Position at the end of January

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
3 Chelsea 23 15 5 3 43 20 +23 50 2014–15 UEFA Champions League group stage

February[edit]

Chelsea became the first premier league team to defeat Manchester City and the first team to stop them scoring at the Etihad Stadium all season as a Branislav Ivanovic scored after 32 minutes.[50] Manchester City had scored 42 goals in 11 games and hadn't fail to score at home since Birmingham held them to a 0-0 draw in November 2010.[51] Etihad Stadium While becoming the first team to do the double over City since Everton in the 2010-11 season. The win moved Chelsea level on points with City, yet behind on goal difference as City have +41 and Chelsea only have +24.

On 8 February Chelsea defeated Newcastle United at Stamford Bridge 3-0. Eden Hazard scored his first hat trick for Chelsea which also saw them go to the top of the table.[52] Chelsea's good February form stuttered as they slipped up to a draw away to West Brom[53] and being knocked out of the 2013-14 FA Cup to Manchester City.[54]

Yet Chelsea ended February on a high as a last minute Frank Lampard free kick kept Chelsea top of the table.[55] And Chelsea finished February in good form as they grabbed a 1-1 draw at 2013 Turkish Champions Galatasaray. Fernando Torres gave Chelsea a vital away goal, before a Aurelien Chedjou goal pulled the Turkish club back into it.[56]

Position at the end of February

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Chelsea 27 18 6 3 49 21 +28 60 2014–15 UEFA Champions League group stage

March[edit]

Chelsea started March by defeating West London rivals Fulham with 3-1 away at Craven Cottage. In the match Andre Schurrle grabbed a second half Hat-trick to move Chelsea four points ahead of both second placed Liverpool and third placed Arsenal.[57]

One week later Chelsea again triumphed in a London derby as they won against Tottenham Hotspur with 4-0 home at Stamford Bridge. First Samuel Eto'o capitalised on a mistake from Jan Vertonghen before Younes Kaboul fouled the Cameroonian and was subsequently sent off giving away a penalty which Eden Hazard dispatched. Tottenham Hotspur played the last 30 minutes with 10 men, and in the last 5 minutes Demba Ba scored twice to triple his goal tally for the season. The win moved Chelsea seven points ahead of second place with the other teams behind having played fewer games.[58]

Chelsea's 14 Premier League unbeaten run came to an end at Aston Villa in controversial fashion. Willian was sent off after two debatable yellow cards, before Fabian Delph scored a superb winner for the Villains. However Ramires was sent off for a poor foul on Karim El Ahmadi and Mourinho was subsequently sent to the stands for protesting Ramires red card. Despite the loss Chelsea still remain 4 points ahead of nearest rivals Liverpool.[59]

Three days later Chelsea became the first English team to progress in the Round of 16 2013-14 UEFA Champions League by defeating Galatasaray at Stamford Bridge. An early goal from Samuel Eto'o and a goal two minutes before half time from Gary Cahill sent the Blues to the next round of the 2013–14 UEFA Champions League.[60]

Chelsea finished March in disappointment as they succumbed to defeat at Selhurst Park. John Terry scored an unfortunate own goal after 52 minutes as Chelsea lost top spot for the first time since the beginning of February.[61]

Position at the end of March

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
2 Chelsea 32 21 6 5 62 24 +38 69 2014–15 UEFA Champions League group stage

April[edit]

Chelsea began April in bad fashion as they lost 3-1 to PSG at the Parc des Princes leaving their 2013-14 Champions League hopes in the balance. Ezequiel Lavezzi gave PSG the lead after 3 minutes before Eden Hazard equalised from the penalty spot. However an own goal from David Luiz and a last minute goal from Javier Pastore required Chelsea to score a minimum of two goals at Stamford Bridge.[62]

Chelsea moved back to the top of the table as they defeated Stoke at Stamford Bridge. Goals from Mohamed Salah, Frank Lampard and Willian gave the Blues all three points, Lampard's goal was his 250th of his career having scored 210 for Chelsea, 39 for West Ham and 1 for Swansea.[63]

The second leg of the 2013-14 Champions League quarter final ended in dramatic fashion as a last minute goal from Demba Ba sent Chelsea through to the semi-finals at the expense of PSG. Eden Hazard limped off early and was replaced by Andre Schurrle and he subsequently scored from a long throw after 32 minutes, before Demba Ba's late goal secured Jose Mourinho's unbeaten record in Champions League quarter finals.[64]

Demba Ba scored his second goal in two games as Chelsea edged past 10 men Swansea 1-0 at the Liberty Stadium.[65]

Jose Mourinho's superb unbeaten home record fell apart on 19 April as Sunderland defeated the Blues 2-1. Despite Samuel Eto'o's early goal, goals from Connor Wickham and a penalty from Fabio Borini left Chelsea 5 points behind leaders Liverpool.[66]

Despite a successful 0-0 draw at the Vicente Calderón to Atletico Madrid, major injuries to goalkeeper Petr Cech and captain John Terry meant that Chelsea will finish the season without their captain and 2nd vice captain.[67]

Ramires is given a four match suspension for violent conduct during the Sunderland defeat and will subsequently miss the remainder of the season as well as the first game of the 2014-15 Premier League season.[68]

Chelsea edged closer to Liverpool at the top of the table by defeating them 2-0 at Anfield. Demba Ba capitalised on a Steven Gerrard mistake to give the Blues the lead in first half stoppage time before Fernando Torres broke away and set up Willian to send Chelsea 2 points behind Liverpool.[69]

The Blues crash out of the 2013-14 UEFA Champions League in the second leg of the Semi-Finals to Atletico Madrid 3-1. Fernando Torres gave Chelsea the lead before goals from Adrián López, Diego Costa and Arda Turan gave Mourinho a sixth defeat in eight Champions League semi finals.[70]

Position at the end of April

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
2 Chelsea 36 24 6 6 69 26 +43 78 2014–15 UEFA Champions League group stage

May[edit]

Chelsea all but lost the 2013-14 Premier League title as they drew 0-0 to Norwich City in their second last game of the season, and last game at Stamford Bridge until the next Premier League season.[71]

Despite a disappointing campaign for the first team, the Chelsea Youth team won the 2013–14 FA Youth Cup. A late Dominic Solanke brace helped the young Blues come from 3-2 down to defeat Fulham 7-6 on aggregate and secure their third title in five years.[72]

Despite a trophyless season Chelsea defeated already relegated Cardiff 2-1 at the Cardiff City Stadium, goals from Andre Schurrle and Fernando Torres helped the Blues come from behind to secure third place.[73]

Captain, John Terry, signs a new one-year with Chelsea securing his services till the end of the 2014-15 Premier League season.[74]

World Cup News

Chelsea left back Ashley Cole retired from international football as he was subsequently left out of the England 2014 World Cup squad to Brazil, he played 107 times for his England National Football Team and played at 3 World Cups.[75] Frank Lampard and Gary Cahill are selected by Roy Hodgson for the upcoming 2014 FIFA World Cup.[76]

While Christian Atsu called up for 26 man squad for Ghana[77] and Cameroon captain Samuel Eto'o was also called up.[78] Quartet David Luiz, Oscar, Ramires and Willian were selected for the Brazilian final 23 [79] and midfielder Andre Schurrle was also selected for Germany.[80]

Chelsea are currently the most represented club team in the world with 18 players, two more than Bayern Munich and Manchester United.[81]

Position at the end of May

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
3 Chelsea 38 25 7 6 71 27 +44 82 2014–15 UEFA Champions League group stage

Club[edit]

Coaching staff[edit]

Position Staff
Manager Portugal José Mourinho
Assistant Manager England Steve Holland
Portugal Silvino Louro
Portugal Rui Faria
Portugal José Morais
Technical Director Nigeria Michael Emenalo
Goalkeeper Coach France Christophe Lollichon
First Team Fitness Coach England Chris Jones
Senior Opposition Scout England Mick McGiven
Medical Director Spain Paco Biosca
First Team Doctor Gibraltar Eva Carneiro
Under 21 Team Manager England Dermot Drummy
Youth Team Manager England Adi Viveash
Academy Manager England Neil Bath
Match Analyst England James Melbourne

Source: Chelsea F.C.

Other information[edit]

Owner Russia Roman Abramovich
Chairman United States Bruce Buck
Chief Executive England Ron Gourlay
Directors Russia Canada Marina Granovskaia[82]
Ukraine Canada Eugene Tenenbaum
Ground (capacity and dimensions) Stamford Bridge (41,623 / 103x67 metres)
Training Ground Cobham Training Centre

Source: Chelsea F.C.

Kit[edit]

Supplier: Adidas / Sponsor: Samsung

Home
Home alt.
Away
Away alt.
Away alt. 2
Third
Goalkeeper 1
Goalkeeper 2
Goalkeeper 3

Kit information[edit]

The home kit featured very subtle blue pinstripes on the shirt and the socks featured more blue. The away kit was a simple reverse of the home kit, aside from the red trimmings. The third kit was just a pure all-black, and it didn't contain any spectacular details this season, in contrast to recent years. The new goalkeeper kit was launched, and it turned out to be mainly yellow with black sleeves. The dark green goalkeeper outfit and the white/maroon goalkeeper outfit (from 2012 and 2011, respectively) were retained and worn in few matches.

First team squad[edit]

Updated on 23 March 2014.
Squad No. Name Nationality Position(s) Since Date of Birth (Age) Signed from Games Played Goals Scored
Goalkeepers
1 Petr Čech Czech Republic GK 2004 (1982-05-20) 20 May 1982 (age 32) France Rennes 470 0
23 Mark Schwarzer Australia GK 2013 (1972-10-06) 6 October 1972 (age 41) England Fulham 6 0
40 Henrique Hilário Portugal GK 2006 (1975-10-21) 21 October 1975 (age 38) Portugal Nacional 39 0
46 Jamal Blackman England GK 2006 (1993-10-27) 27 October 1993 (age 20) Chelsea Academy 0 0
Defenders
2 Branislav Ivanović Serbia RB / CB 2008 (1984-02-22) 22 February 1984 (age 30) Russia Lokomotiv Moscow 257 25
3 Ashley Cole England LB 2006 (1980-12-20) 20 December 1980 (age 33) England Arsenal 332 7
4 David Luiz Brazil CB / DM 2011 (1987-04-22) 22 April 1987 (age 27) Portugal Benfica 136 12
24 Gary Cahill England CB 2012 (1985-12-19) 19 December 1985 (age 28) England Bolton Wanderers 101 11
26 John Terry (C) England CB 1998 (1980-12-07) 7 December 1980 (age 33) Chelsea Academy 609 58
27 Nathan Aké Netherlands CB / DM 2012 (1995-02-18) 18 February 1995 (age 19) Chelsea Academy 6 0
28 César Azpilicueta Spain RB / LB 2012 (1989-08-28) 28 August 1989 (age 24) France Marseille 79 1
33 Tomáš Kalas Czech Republic CB / RB 2010 (1993-05-15) 15 May 1993 (age 21) Czech Republic Sigma Olomouc 2 0
Midfielders
7 Ramires Brazil CM / RM 2010 (1987-03-24) 24 March 1987 (age 27) Portugal Benfica 179 26
8 Frank Lampard (VC) England CM / DM 2001 (1978-06-20) 20 June 1978 (age 36) England West Ham United 639 208
11 Oscar Brazil AM / LW / RW 2012 (1991-09-09) 9 September 1991 (age 22) Brazil Internacional 100 23
12 John Obi Mikel Nigeria DM / CM 2006 (1987-04-22) 22 April 1987 (age 27) Norway Lyn 303 4
14 André Schürrle Germany RW / LW 2013 (1990-11-06) 6 November 1990 (age 23) Germany Bayer Leverkusen 30 7
15 Mohamed Salah Egypt RW / LW 2014 (1992-06-15) 15 June 1992 (age 22) Switzerland Basel 4 1
16 Marco van Ginkel Netherlands CM / AM 2013 (1992-12-01) 1 December 1992 (age 21) Netherlands Vitesse 4 0
17 Eden Hazard Belgium AM / LW / RW 2012 (1991-01-07) 7 January 1991 (age 23) France Lille 101 28
21 Nemanja Matić Serbia DM 2014 (1988-08-01) 1 August 1988 (age 25) Portugal Benfica 13 0
22 Willian Brazil AM / LW / RW 2013 (1988-08-09) 9 August 1988 (age 25) Russia Anzhi Makhachkala 30 2
Strikers
9 Fernando Torres Spain ST 2011 (1984-03-20) 20 March 1984 (age 30) England Liverpool 160 44
19 Demba Ba Senegal ST 2013 (1985-05-25) 25 May 1985 (age 29) England Newcastle United 41 9
29 Samuel Eto'o Cameroon ST 2013 (1981-03-10) 10 March 1981 (age 33) Russia Anzhi Makhachkala 30 11

Source: Chelsea FC website

Premier League squad[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Czech Republic GK Petr Čech
2 Serbia DF Branislav Ivanović
3 England DF Ashley ColeHG1
4 Brazil DF David Luiz
7 Brazil MF Ramires
8 England MF Frank LampardHG1
9 Spain FW Fernando Torres
11 Brazil MF Oscar
12 Nigeria MF John Obi Mikel
14 Germany MF André Schürrle
15 Egypt MF Mohamed Salah U21
16 Netherlands MF Marco van Ginkel U21
17 Belgium MF Eden Hazard
No. Position Player
19 Senegal FW Demba Ba
21 Serbia MF Nemanja Matić
22 Brazil MF Willian
23 Australia GK Mark Schwarzer
24 England DF Gary Cahill HG1
26 England DF John Terry HG2 (Captain)
27 Netherlands DF Nathan AkéU21
28 Spain DF César Azpilicueta
29 Cameroon FW Samuel Eto'o
33 Czech Republic DF Tomáš KalasU21
40 Portugal GK Henrique Hilário
46 England GK Jamal BlackmanU21
  • HG1 = Association-trained player
  • HG2 = Club-trained player
  • U21 = Under 21 Player

Source: 2013–14 Premier League Squad

UEFA Champions League squad[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Czech Republic GK Petr Čech
2 Serbia DF Branislav Ivanović
3 England DF Ashley Cole HG1
4 Brazil DF David Luiz
7 Brazil MF Ramires
8 England MF Frank Lampard HG1 (Vice-Captain)
9 Spain FW Fernando Torres
11 Brazil MF Oscar
12 Nigeria MF John Obi Mikel
14 Germany MF André Schürrle
16 Netherlands MF Marco van Ginkel
No. Position Player
17 Belgium MF Eden Hazard
19 Senegal FW Demba Ba
22 Brazil MF Willian
23 Australia GK Mark Schwarzer
24 England DF Gary Cahill HG1
26 England DF John Terry HG2 (Captain)
28 Spain DF César Azpilicueta
29 Cameroon FW Samuel Eto'o
40 Portugal GK Henrique Hilario
46 England GK Jamal Blackman B
48 England GK Mitchell Beeney B
  • B = List B Player
  • HG1 = Association-trained player
  • HG2 = Club-trained player

Source: 2013–14 UEFA Champions League squad

Transfers and loans[edit]

In[edit]

Summer[edit]

No. Pos Player Transferred From Fee Date Source
14 MF Germany André Schürrle Germany Bayer Leverkusen £18.7 million 1 July 2013 [8][9]
MF Ecuador Josimar Quintero Spain Barcelona Undisclosed 1 July 2013 [83]
16 MF Netherlands Marco van Ginkel Netherlands Vitesse £8 million 5 July 2013 [13][14]
FW England Isaiah Brown England West Bromwich Albion Tribunal 8 July 2013 [84]
23 GK Australia Mark Schwarzer England Fulham Free transfer 9 July 2013 [15][16]
DF Chile Cristián Cuevas Chile O'Higgins £1.7 million 23 July 2013 [17][85]
FW Croatia Stipe Perica Croatia Zadar Undisclosed 1 August 2013 [86]
22 MF Brazil Willian Russia Anzhi Makhachkala £30 million 28 August 2013 [87][88]
29 FW Cameroon Samuel Eto'o Russia Anzhi Makhachkala £2 million 29 August 2013 [23][24]
MF Ghana Christian Atsu Portugal Porto £3.5 million 1 September 2013 [27][28]

Winter[edit]

No. Pos Player Transferred From Fee Date Source
MF Burkina Faso Bertrand Traoré Burkina Faso Jeunes Espoirs Undisclosed 1 January 2014 [89]
21 MF Serbia Nemanja Matić Portugal Benfica £21 million 15 January 2014 [90]
15 MF Egypt Mohamed Salah Switzerland Basel £11 million 26 January 2014 [91]
DF France Kurt Zouma France Saint-Étienne £12.5 million 31 January 2014 [92]
MF Croatia Mario Pašalić Croatia Hajduk Split Undisclosed 31 January 2014 [93]

Out[edit]

Summer[edit]

No. Pos Player Transferred To Fee Date Source
72 MF Sierra Leone Samuel Bangura Unattached Released 30 June 2013 [94]
FW England Walter Figueira Unattached Released 30 June 2013
MF England Tom Howard Unattached Released 30 June 2013 [94]
DF England Nortei Nortey Unattached Released 30 June 2013 [94]
MF England Ismail Seremba Unattached Released 30 June 2013 [94]
19 DF Portugal Paulo Ferreira Retired Released 30 June 2013 [95]
MF Sweden Amin Affane Germany Energie Cottbus Free transfer 1 July 2013 [96]
57 DF England Archange Nkumu England Concord Rangers Free transfer 1 July 2013 [97][98]
15 MF France Florent Malouda Turkey Trabzonspor Free transfer 1 July 2013 [99][100]
22 GK England Ross Turnbull England Doncaster Rovers Free transfer 1 July 2013 [101][102]
30 MF Israel Yossi Benayoun England Queens Park Rangers Free transfer 1 July 2013 [103][104]
49 DF Sierra Leone Aziz Deen-Conteh Greece Ergotelis Free transfer 1 July 2013 [97][105]
43 DF Netherlands Jeffrey Bruma Netherlands PSV Eindhoven £2.5 million 13 July 2013 [106][107]
MF England Jesse Starkey England Brighton and Hove Albion Undisclosed 29 August 2013 [108]
GK England Ben Killip England Norwich City Free transfer 18 November 2013 [109]

Winter[edit]

No. Pos Player Transferred To Fee Date Source
15 MF Belgium Kevin De Bruyne Germany Wolfsburg £16.5 million 18 January 2014 [110][111]
52 GK England Sam Walker England Colchester United Undisclosed 20 January 2014 [112][113]
10 MF Spain Juan Mata England Manchester United £37.1 million 25 January 2014 [114]
5 MF Ghana Michael Essien Italy Milan Free transfer 27 January 2014 [115]
DF Burundi Jonathan Muleba England Bournemouth Undisclosed 30 January 2014 [116]
48 MF Belgium Lamisha Musonda Belgium KV Mechelen Free transfer

Loan out[edit]

Summer[edit]

Squad # Position Player Loaned To Start End Source
GK Belgium Thibaut Courtois Spain Atlético Madrid 22 June 2013 30 June 2014 [117]
54 DF England Todd Kane England Blackburn Rovers 25 June 2013 30 June 2014 [11]
MF Germany Marko Marin Spain Sevilla 28 June 2013 30 June 2014 [10]
56 MF England George Saville England Brentford 28 June 2013 30 June 2014 [12]
36 FW England Patrick Bamford England Milton Keynes Dons 28 June 2013 5 January 2014 [118]
GK Croatia Matej Delac Serbia Vojvodina 8 July 2013 30 June 2014 [119]
6 MF Spain Oriol Romeu Spain Valencia 12 July 2013 30 June 2014 [120]
64 FW Slovakia Milan Lalkovič England Walsall 16 July 2013 30 June 2014 [121]
38 DF Netherlands Patrick van Aanholt Netherlands Vitesse 24 July 2013 30 June 2014 [122]
MF Belgium Thorgan Hazard Belgium Zulte Waregem 24 July 2013 30 June 2014 [122]
DF Chile Cristián Cuevas Netherlands Vitesse 7 August 2013 30 June 2014 [20]
FW Uruguay Jhon Pírez Spain Leganés 9 August 2013 30 June 2014 [123]
30 MF Brazil Lucas Piazón Netherlands Vitesse 9 August 2013 30 June 2014 [124]
32 DF Brazil Wallace Italy Inter Milan 13 August 2013 30 June 2014 [125]
FW Croatia Stipe Perica Netherlands NAC Breda 19 August 2013 30 June 2014 [126]
MF Ghana Christian Atsu Netherlands Vitesse 1 September 2013 30 June 2014 [28]
13 MF Nigeria Victor Moses England Liverpool 2 September 2013 30 June 2014 [127]
MF Mexico Ulises Dávila Spain Córdoba 2 September 2013 30 June 2014 [128]
18 FW Belgium Romelu Lukaku England Everton 2 September 2013 30 June 2014 [30]
45 MF England Nathaniel Chalobah England Nottingham Forest 19 September 2013 15 January 2014 [129]

Winter[edit]

Squad # Position Player Loaned To Start End Source
37 MF Burkina Faso Bertrand Traoré Netherlands Vitesse 2 January 2014 30 June 2014 [130]
36 FW England Patrick Bamford England Derby County 5 January 2014 30 June 2014 [118]
59 DF Nigeria Kenneth Omeruo England Middlesbrough 6 January 2014 30 June 2014 [131]
45 MF England Nathaniel Chalobah England Middlesbrough 16 January 2014 30 June 2014
34 DF England Ryan Bertrand England Aston Villa 17 January 2014 30 June 2014 [132]
20 MF England Josh McEachran England Wigan Athletic 23 January 2014 30 June 2014 [133]
GK Croatia Matej Delac Bosnia and Herzegovina Sarajevo 29 January 2014 30 June 2014 [134]
47 MF England Billy Clifford Belgium Royal Antwerp 30 January 2014 30 June 2014 [135]
DF France Kurt Zouma France Saint-Étienne 31 January 2014 30 June 2014 [92]
31 FW France Gaël Kakuta Italy Lazio 31 January 2014 30 June 2014 [136]

Overall transfer activity[edit]

Pre-season[edit]

Friendlies[edit]

International Champions Cup[edit]

Competitions[edit]

Competition Started round Current
position / round
Final
position / round
First match Last match
Premier League 3rd 18 August 2013 11 May 2014
FA Cup 3rd round 5th round 5 January 2014 15 February 2014
League Cup 3rd round 5th round 24 September 2013 17 December 2013
UEFA Champions League Group stage Semi-finals 18 September 2013 30 April 2014
UEFA Super Cup Final Runners-up 30 August 2013

Last updated: 11 May 2014
Source: Competitions

UEFA Super Cup[edit]

Main article: 2013 UEFA Super Cup

Premier League[edit]

League table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Manchester City (C) 38 27 5 6 102 37 +65 86 2014–15 UEFA Champions League group stage
2 Liverpool 38 26 6 6 101 50 +51 84
3 Chelsea 38 25 7 6 71 27 +44 82
4 Arsenal 38 24 7 7 68 41 +27 79 2014–15 UEFA Champions League play-off round
5 Everton 38 21 9 8 61 39 +22 72 2014–15 UEFA Europa League group stage 1

Source: Barclays Premier League Official League Table
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
1 Since the winners of 2013–14 FA Cup and 2013–14 Football League Cup (Arsenal and Manchester City) qualified for the 2014–15 UEFA Champions League, the 5th and 6th placed teams qualified for the group stage and the play-off round of 2014–15 UEFA Europa League.

(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.

Results summary[edit]

Overall Home Away
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts W D L GF GA GD W D L GF GA GD
38 25 7 6 71 27 +44 82 15 3 1 43 11 +32 10 4 5 28 16 +12

Last updated: 11 May 2014.
Source: Competitive matches

Results by matchday[edit]

Matchday 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38
Ground H H A A H A A H H A H A H A A H A H H A A H H A H A H A H A H A H A H A H A
Result W W D L W D W W W L D W W W L W D W W W W W D W W D W W W L W L W W L W D W
Position 3 1 1 6 1 3 3 2 2 2 4 3 2 2 3 2 4 3 3 3 1 3 3 3 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 3 3

Last updated: 11 May 2014.
Source: Statto.com
Ground: A = Away; H = Home. Result: D = Draw; L = Lose; W = Win; P = Postponed.

Matches[edit]

FA Cup[edit]

Main article: 2013–14 FA Cup

League Cup[edit]

UEFA Champions League[edit]

Group stage[edit]

Team Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
England Chelsea 6 4 0 2 12 3 +9 12
Germany Schalke 04 6 3 1 2 6 6 0 10
Switzerland Basel 6 2 2 2 5 6 −1 8
Romania Steaua București 6 0 3 3 2 10 −8 3

Knockout phase[edit]

Round of 16[edit]
Quarter-finals[edit]
Semi-finals[edit]

Statistics[edit]

Appearances[edit]

Last updated on 11 May. The list is sorted by shirt number when total appearances are equal.

Rnk Pos No. Player Premier League FA Cup League Cup Champions League Super Cup Total
1 DF 2 Serbia Ivanović 36 2 0 11 1 50
2 MF 17 Belgium Hazard 35 3 1 9 1 49
3 MF 11 Brazil Oscar 33 3 0 10 1 47
DF 26 England Terry 34 0 1 11 1 47
5 GK 1 Czech Republic Čech 34 1 0 10 1 46
MF 7 Brazil Ramires 30 3 2 10 1 46
DF 24 England Cahill 29 3 3 10 1 46
8 DF 28 Spain Azpilicueta 29 2 3 10 0 44
9 MF 14 Germany Schürrle 30 1 1 10 1 43
10 MF 22 Brazil Willian 25 3 3 11 0 42
11 FW 9 Spain Torres 28 2 1 9 1 41
12 MF 8 England Lampard 26 1 1 11 1 40
13 MF 12 Nigeria Mikel 24 2 2 7 1 36
14 FW 29 Cameroon Eto'o 21 3 2 9 0 35
15 DF 4 Brazil David Luiz 19 3 3 8 1 34
16 MF 19 Senegal Ba 19 1 3 6 0 29
17 DF 3 England Cole 17 2 1 5 1 26
18 MF 21 Serbia Matić 17 2 0 0 0 19
19 MF 10 Spain Mata 13 0 2 2 0 17
20 GK 23 Australia Schwarzer 4 2 3 3 0 12
21 MF 15 Egypt Salah 10 1 0 0 0 11
22 MF 5 Ghana Essien 5 1 3 0 0 9
MF Belgium De Bruyne 3 0 3 3 0 9
24 MF 16 Netherlands Van Ginkel 2 0 1 1 0 4
DF 33 Czech Republic Kalas 2 0 1 1 0 4
26 FW 18 Belgium Lukaku 2 0 0 0 1 3
DF 34 England Bertrand 1 0 2 0 0 3
28 DF 27 Netherlands Aké 1 0 0 0 0 1
MF 47 England Baker 0 1 0 0 0 1
MF 49 England Swift 1 0 0 0 0 1

Goalscorers[edit]

This includes all competitive matches. The list is sorted by shirt number when total goals are equal.

Last updated on 11 May
Rank Pos. No. Name Premier League FA Cup League Cup Champions League UEFA Super Cup Total
1 MF 17 Belgium Hazard 14 0 0 2 1 17
2 FW 29 Cameroon Eto'o 9 0 0 3 0 12
3 FW 9 Spain Torres 5 0 1 4 1 11
MF 11 Brazil Oscar 8 2 0 1 0 11
5 MF 14 Germany Schürrle 8 0 0 1 0 9
6 MF 8 England Lampard 6 0 1 1 0 8
FW 19 Senegal Ba 5 0 0 3 0 8
8 MF 7 Brazil Ramires 1 0 1 2 0 4
MF 22 Brazil Willian 4 0 0 0 0 4
10 DF 2 Serbia Ivanović 3 0 0 0 0 3
Own Goals 2 0 0 1 0 3
12 MF 12 Nigeria Mikel 1 1 0 0 0 2
MF 15 Egypt Salah 2 0 0 0 0 2
DF 24 England Cahill 1 0 0 1 0 2
DF 26 England Terry 2 0 0 0 0 2
16 MF 10 Spain Mata 0 0 1 0 0 1
DF 28 Spain Azpilicueta 0 0 1 0 0 1
TOTALS 71 3 5 19 2 100

Clean sheets[edit]

Last updated on 11 May 2013

Rnk Pos No. Player Premier League FA Cup League Cup Champions League Super Cup Total
1 GK 1 Czech Republic Čech 16 0 0 5 0 21
2 GK 23 Australia Schwarzer 2 2 2 2 0 8
TOTALS 18 2 2 7 0 29

Summary[edit]

Games played 57 (38 Premier League, 3 FA Cup, 3 League Cup, 12 UEFA Champions League, 1 UEFA Super Cup)
Games won 35 (25 Premier League, 2 FA Cup, 2 League Cup, 6 UEFA Champions League)
Games drawn 10 (7 Premier League, 2 UEFA Champions League, 1 UEFA Super Cup)
Games lost 12 (6 Premier League, 1 FA Cup, 1 League Cup, 4 UEFA Champions League)
Goals scored 100 (71 Premier League, 3 FA Cup, 5 League Cup, 19 UEFA Champions League, 2 UEFA Super Cup)
Goals conceded 43 (27 Premier League, 2 FA Cup, 2 League Cup, 10 UEFA Champions League, 2 UEFA Super Cup)
Goal difference +57 (+44 Premier League, +1 FA Cup, +3 League Cup, +9 UEFA Champions League, 0 UEFA Super Cup)
Clean sheets 29 (18 Premier League, 2 FA Cup, 2 League Cup, 7 UEFA Champions League)
Most appearances 50 Serbia B. Ivanović
Top scorer 17 Belgium E. Hazard

Awards[edit]

Player[edit]

No. Player Award Month Source
1 Czech Republic Petr Čech Czech Footballer of the Year February 2014 [139]
PFA Team of the Year April 2014 [140]
24 England Gary Cahill [140]
17 Belgium Eden Hazard [140]
PFA Young Player of the Year [140]
14 Germany André Schürrle German Football Ambassador May 2014 [141]
1 Czech Republic Petr Čech Premier League Golden Glove May 2014
47 England Lewis Baker Chelsea 2013-14 Goal of the Season May 2014 [142][143]
Chelsea 2013-14 Young Player of the Year May 2014 [144]
28 Spain César Azpilicueta Chelsea Player's Player Award May 2014 [145]
17 Belgium Eden Hazard Chelsea Player of the Year Award May 2014 [146]

Team[edit]

LMA Performance of the Week

Against Result Date Source
Manchester City 0 - 1 3 February 2014 [147][148]
Arsenal 6 - 0 22 March 2014 [147][149]
Liverpool 0 - 2 27 April 2014 [150][151]

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