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Independent - Sat Aug 12 7:43 PM
Chelsea suffered a first-half collapse to go 3-0 down to Burnley, after Cahill had been sent off in the 14th minute for a reckless lunge
Guardian - Sat Aug 12 7:02 PM
The Chelsea coach Antonio Conte says his side lost composure following Gary Cahill's red card as the Blues lost 3-2 to Burnley on Saturday. The reigning Premier League champions were eventually reduced to nine men as Cesc Fàbregas too was sent off in the club's opening game of the new season. Con...
London Evening Standard - Sat Aug 12 5:09 PM
Chelsea saw their Premier League title defence begin on the worst possible note after the champions lost 3-2 to Burnley and had captain Gary Cahill and midfielder Cesc Fabregas sent off at Stamford Bridge.
Daily Mail - Sat Aug 12 5:05 PM
OLIVER HOLT AT STAMFORD BRIDGE: Chelsea's threadbare squad will be tested to its limits against Tottenham next week as Gary Cahill and Cesc Fabregas picked up red cards.
Soccernet - Sat Aug 12 5:03 PM
Gary Cahill and Cesc Fabregas were sent off as Chelsea lost to Burnley in an opening day shock. Gary Cahill and Cesc Fabregas were sent off as Chelsea lost to Burnley in an opening day shock. Gary Cahill and Cesc Fabregas were sent off as Chelsea lost to Burnley in an opening day shock. Gary Cahi...
Caught Offside - Sat Aug 12 5:00 PM
Chelsea’s nightmare opening-day defeat to Burnley came at a price, as Cesc Fabregas and captain Gary Cahill will also face suspension. The pair both received their marching orders in the 3-2 defeat, with Cahill receiving a straight red for a reckless tackle while his Spanish teammate picked up tw...
Daily Express - Sat Aug 12 4:46 PM
FORMER Premier League referee Mark Clattenburg believes Gary Cahill was unlucky to be sent off for Chelsea against Burnley.
Soccernet - Sat Aug 12 4:40 PM
English Premier League: Cesc Fabregas (81') Chelsea 1-3 Burnley
London Evening Standard - Sat Aug 12 3:30 PM
Chelsea captain Gary Cahill is set to miss the club's derby clash against Tottenham after being shown a straight red card against Burnley on Saturday.
Soccernet - Sat Aug 12 3:15 PM
English Premier League: Gary Cahill (14') Chelsea 0-0 Burnley
Goal.com - Sat Aug 12 9:48 AM
The Spaniard has not recovered from a problem sufficiently to feature as the Blues begin the defence of their crown, while Victor Moses misses out
Daily Express - Fri Aug 11 3:33 PM
CHELSEA will be without Spanish forward Pedro for their opening defence of their title tomorrow against Burnley at Stamford Bridge.
London Evening Standard - Fri Aug 11 2:05 PM
Pedro will miss Chelsea's Premier League opener against Burnley on Saturday after suffering an ankle injury in the Community Shield loss to Arsenal.
London Evening Standard - Wed Aug 9 11:29 AM
Gary Cahill admits Diego Costa will be missed by Chelsea not just because of his goalscoring return but also because of the character he brings to the Stamford Bridge dressing room.
Daily Mail - Wed Aug 9 11:15 AM
Gary Cahill admits Diego Costa will be a ‘big miss’ for Chelsea and is hopeful Antonio Conte will bolster their squad before the window shuts. The striker scored 22 goals last season but now faces exit.
We have to keep the same performance for 90 minutes, Conte said. Otherwise, we don't have a great balance. I think he finished his energy. In the first half, he ran a lot. In the second half, he started the same way. But when I see a player is a bit tired, my task is to find a diff...
Soccernet - 5:25 PM
When you have this type of situation you have to manage the game better and you must be able with experience, with maturity to get three points, Conte said. Instead we are talking about a loss again and we must be very disappointed.
Daily Mail - 10:30 PM
In this league, getting a place in the Champions League is not simple, said Conte. This country has the only championship where you can find six teams who start the season by fighting to win the title or getting a place in the Champions League.
BBC - 6:35 PM
We have to be disappointed with the final result, said Conte. I think we had a good chance to get three points against a competitor for a place in the Champions League, but at the end we are talking about another defeat.
Daily Express - 6:03 PM