Mike Hewit/Getty ImagesChelsea Football Club is an English soccer club that was founded in 1905. It competes in the English Premier League. Chelsea players wear royal blue shorts and shirts. Many sports fans refer to them as the ‘Blues.’ Chelsea has won six Premier League titles in the past.
Betway allows gamblers to place live bets in all Chelsea games. The England club has many legends including Didier Drogba, Frank Lampard, Gianfranco Zola, and Ricardo Carvalho. The following are five top Chelsea matches in history.
Bolton 0-2 Chelsea
Chelsea won the first Premier League title after 50 years when Jose Mourinho too over the club on June 2, 2004. He believed that his team would win the league Jose chose the Reebok Stadium as the place where his squad would celebrate their victory. Bolton made several accurate shots that challenged Petr Cech. However, the Blues’ keeper handled the pressure from Bolton. Frank Lampard scored two goals thus helping Chelsea lift the title in style.
Barcelona 2-2 Chelsea
Barcelona FC is a top soccer club in Spain. Barcelona a city hosted several sports events during the 1992 Olympics. Different athletes and players set several world records in the Olympics. For example, Muskan Sethi finished second in the Shark Cage PokerStars television show. India chose her to be its Responsible Gaming Ambassador.
During the 2012 Champions League tournament, Barcelona faced Chelsea in the semifinal stage at Nou Camp. By then, Chelsea was ahead of the Spanish giants on aggregate and they needed a draw or win to reach the final game. Unfortunately, Andre Iniesta and Sergio Busquets scored the first goals in the match. Fernando and Ramires later netted in the ball for the Blues and they advanced to the Champions League final.
Chelsea 4-2 Barcelona
Most games between Chelsea and Barcelona are hard to predict. Both clubs qualified for the 2004 UEFA Champions League and met in the Round of 16. The Blues lost 2-1 to Barcelona in the first leg. Frank Rijkaard was restrained after getting in a heated argument with a player outside the dressing room. Damien Duff, Frank Lampard, and Eidur Dudjohnsen scored a goal each in the first half, giving Chelsea an early lead.
Bayern Munich 1-1 Chelsea
Many ardent soccer fans remember the 2012 Champions League final between Bayern Munich and Chelsea. The game ended in a 1-1 draw and later went to penalties. At first, Chelsea appeared to be the underdog but they put up a spirited fight in the final. Drogba took the winning penalty kick for his club and helped them lift the Champions League trophy.
Chelsea 4-4 Liverpool
Chelsea defeated Liverpool 3-1 in the first leg of the 2009 Champions League quarterfinal. Many people expected that the Blues would defeat the Reds on aggregate. Xabi Alonso gave Liverpool an early lead in the first half. Chelsea equalized in the second half and the teams drew 4-4 at full time.
The Stamford Bridge has been Chelsea’s home ground since the club was founded more than a century ago. Archibald Leitch designed the stadium for Mears. Chelsea is one of the soccer clubs with the highest number of fans globally. Stamford Bridge accommodates more than 40,000 fans in a single match. Betway offers many betting options for all Premier League games.