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‘Agenda against Chelsea’: Blues fans react after Wolves game not called off

‘Agenda against Chelsea’: Blues fans react after Wolves game not called off

Chelsea vs Wolves

Chelsea are set to face off with Wolves shortly.

Thomas Tuchel’s side head into the game no doubt desperate to put an end to their dismal recent run of form, which has seen the Blues slip down to 3rd in the Premier League table, four points behind an in-form Manchester City side.

Chelsea’s last outing saw them take on Everton at Stamford Bridge. Granted, a few key stars were missing for the Pensioners, but they still should have had little issue dispatching an Everton side who had won one in nine and had personnel problems of their own.

But Chelsea were forced to settle for a point on the day, once again failing to keep a clean sheet.

Nevertheless, they really shouldn’t struggle to keep Wolves quiet in gameweek 18. Bruno Lage’s side have scored just 13 goals in 17 outings this term – the lowest in the division barring Norwich City.

‘Agenda against Chelsea’

Ahead of kick-off, Chelsea would, of course, release their starting line-up an hour before kick-off.

The Blues were not all full strength after becoming one of many Premier League clubs to be hit by a recent covid outbreak.

It was already confirmed that Timo Werner, Ben Chilwell, Romelu Lukaku and Callum Hudson-Odoi had tested positive for the virus.

And it was also reported that Chelsea wanted the game to be postponed, but their request was denied due to the PL ruling that Chelsea had 14 players available for the game.

And, on Chelsea releasing their matchday squad for the day, it was easy to see why the game was not called off.

The Blues had close to a full-strength XI and plenty of first-team options on the bench:

Despite Chelsea still having a fairly strong eleven and not a single youth player on their bench, some Chelsea fans were still seemingly not too happy with the game not being called off and took to social media to vent their frustrations, with just some of the reaction shown below:

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This article was edited by Ben Browning.

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1 Manchester City 22 41 56
2 Liverpool FC 21 37 45
3 Chelsea FC 23 28 44
4 West Ham United 22 11 37
5 Tottenham Hotspur 19 4 36
6 Arsenal FC 20 8 35
7 Manchester United 21 5 35
8 Wolverhampton Wanderers 20 2 31
9 Brighton & Hove Albion 21 0 29
10 Leicester City 19 -3 25
11 Crystal Palace 21 -1 24
12 Southampton FC 21 -8 24
13 Aston Villa 20 -5 23
14 Brentford FC 22 -11 23
15 Leeds United 20 -15 22
16 Everton FC 19 -10 19
17 Watford FC 19 -14 14
18 Norwich City 21 -35 13
19 Newcastle United 20 -23 12
20 Burnley FC 17 -11 11

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Topscorers
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Assists
Player Team Goals
Salah, Mohamed Liverpool FC 16
Jota, Diogo Liverpool FC 10
Vardy, Jamie Leicester City 9
Antonio, Michail West Ham United 8
Dennis, Emmanuel Watford FC 8
Ronaldo, Cristiano Manchester United 8
Son, Heung Min Tottenham Hotspur 8
Smith-Rowe, Emile Arsenal FC 8
Raphinha Leeds United 8
Mane, Sadio Liverpool FC 8
Fernandes, Bruno Manchester United 7
Mount, Mason Chelsea FC 7
Gallagher, Conor Crystal Palace 7
Sterling, Raheem Manchester City 7
Maupay, Neal Brighton & Hove Albion 7
Silva, Bernardo Manchester City 7
Bowen, Jarrod West Ham United 6
Mahrez, Riyad Manchester City 6
Saka, Bukayo Arsenal FC 6
Maddison, James Leicester City 6