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Soccernet - Thu Sep 28 6:53 PM
Shaka Hislop tells Alexis Nunes what Diego Costa will bring to Atletico Madrid's game come January.
Soccernet - Thu Sep 28 2:35 PM
Alison Bender and Don Hutchison look ahead to Chelsea's clash with Manchester City, and discuss what type of match we might see.
Soccernet - Thu Sep 28 2:29 PM
Saturday's Premier League slate features a top-three clash as Chelsea welcome high-flying Man City to Stamford Bridge.
Soccernet - Thu Sep 28 2:14 PM
Wednesday's UCL action wrapped up with Man United, PSG, and Chelsea all having earned crucial wins in their respective groups. The crew answer your tweets on where PSG rank among the top teams in Europe, the happier coach between Unai Emery and Pep Guardiola and more. ESPN FC's Steve Nicol believ...
Soccernet - Thu Sep 28 1:14 PM
The ESPN FC crew praise rock solid Chelsea for their Champions League heroics. On Wednesday night at the Wanda Metropolitano Stadium, Chelsea produced the kind of away performance that Premier League clubs have proven almost entirely incapable of on the Champions League stage in recent years, dom...
Soccernet - Thu Sep 28 12:40 PM
An injury time goal by substitute Michy Batshuayi gave the visitors a stunning 2-1 win. Atletico Madrid rarely concede at home, which makes Chelsea's 2-1 away win all the more impressive to the FC crew Cesc Fabregas says Diego Costa's loss has been eased by Alvaro Morata settling in at Chelsea so...
Soccernet - Thu Sep 28 11:53 AM
The Premier League's six wealthiest clubs -- Manchester United, Manchester City, Chelsea, Arsenal, Liverpool and Tottenham -- are facing
Soccernet - Thu Sep 28 11:40 AM
Marcos Alonso believes Alvaro Morata is an excellent addition to the Chelsea squad, but admits he was sad to see Diego Costa leave.
Soccernet - Thu Sep 28 11:39 AM
Cesc Fabregas says Diego Costa's loss has been eased by Alvaro Morata settling in at Chelsea so easily.
Soccernet - Thu Sep 28 9:57 AM
Antonio Conte insisted it isn't right that Chelsea have just one day after beating Atletico Madrid to prepare for their clash with Manchester City.
Soccernet - Thu Sep 28 9:54 AM
The ESPN FC crew heap praise on rock solid Chelsea. Harry Kane did the business for the column at 12/5 in midweek as he struck a fine hat trick for Tottenham in Europe, but Borussia Dortmund ultimately cost us as they failed to oblige at 2/1 against Real Madrid. This weekend sees the return of th...
Soccernet - Thu Sep 28 8:31 AM
Wednesday's UCL action wrapped up with Man United, PSG, and Chelsea all having earned crucial wins in their respective groups. Atletico Madrid rarely concede at home, which makes Chelsea's 2-1 away win all the more impressive to the FC crew ESPN FC's Steve Nicol believes Man United deserve credit...
Soccernet - Thu Sep 28 2:45 AM
Roma's Radja Nainggolan is reportedly also being sought by Chelsea. Radja Nainggolan is a target for Manchester United, reports the Sun, after Jose Mourinho sent scouts to check up on the midfielder in Roma's recent Champions League clash with Atletico Madrid. For more on Nainggolan and Man Unite...
Soccernet - Wed Sep 27 11:53 PM
Wednesday's UCL action wrapped up with Man United, PSG, and Chelsea all having earned crucial wins in their respective groups.
Soccernet - Wed Sep 27 11:53 PM
An injury time goal by substitute Michy Batshuayi gave the visitors a stunning 2-1 win. Atletico Madrid rarely concede at home, which makes Chelsea's 2-1 away win all the more impressive to the FC crew Atletico Madrid got exactly what they deserved when they shipped a late goal to Chelsea, going...
Soccernet - Wed Sep 27 11:37 PM
An injury time goal by substitute Michy Batshuayi gave the visitors a stunning 2-1 win. Atletico Madrid rarely concede at home, which makes Chelsea's 2-1 away win all the more impressive to the FC crew Antonio Conte paid tribute to his Chelsea players for showing "great personality" and "spirit"...
Soccernet - Wed Sep 27 11:37 PM
Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone said his team were deservedly beaten "tactically, technically and physically" in Wednesday's 2-1
Soccernet - Wed Sep 27 11:22 PM
Atletico Madrid rarely concede at home, which makes Chelsea's 2-1 away win all the more impressive to the FC crew
Soccernet - Wed Sep 27 11:22 PM
MADRID -- Some results mean more than others, have a greater impact, but one statistic underlines the magnitude of Chelsea's 2-1 Champions
Soccernet - Wed Sep 27 11:10 PM
Layla Anna-Lee believes Manchester City's Sergio Aguero is a better striker than Spurs' Harry Kane. Is she wrong? Kevin De Bruyne and Fabian Delph talk after their nervy 2-0 win over Shakhtar Donetsk. Ilkay Gundogan has warned champions Chelsea that Manchester City are ready for them this weekend...
Soccernet - Wed Sep 27 10:48 PM
Atletico Madrid rarely concede at home, which makes Chelsea's 2-1 away win all the more impressive to the FC crew
Soccernet - Wed Sep 27 10:48 PM
Chelsea dominated Atletico, but needed an injury-time goal to get the win. Alvaro Morata and Michy Batshuayi completed a 2-1 comeback win for the Blues, who are now in control of Champions League Group C. Mark Ogden »
Soccernet - Wed Sep 27 10:48 PM
An injury time goal by substitute Michy Batshuayi gave the visitors a stunning 2-1 win. Michy Batshuayi rounded off a superb Chelsea move to stun Atletico Madrid in their first UCL game at Wanda Metropolitano. Atletico Madrid rarely concede at home, which makes Chelsea's 2-1 away win all the more...
Soccernet - Wed Sep 27 10:48 PM
Eden Hazard said Chelsea's late win was "deserved" as they prevailed 2-1 away to Atletico Madrid in the Champions League on Wednesday. Despite
Soccernet - Wed Sep 27 10:01 PM
Atletico Madrid Chelsea 1 2 FT Game Details Live football odds with bet365. Bet Now » Highlights GameCast Lineups and Stats Michy Batshuayi scored with the final kick of the game to give Chelsea a 2-1 win away to Atletico Madrid in Champions League Group C on Wednesday. Chelsea had the wide major...
Soccernet - Wed Sep 27 10:01 PM
An injury time goal by substitute Michy Batshuayi gave the visitors a stunning 2-1 win.
Soccernet - Wed Sep 27 10:01 PM
Michy Batshuayi rounded off a superb Chelsea move to stun Atletico Madrid in their first UCL game at Wanda Metropolitano.
Soccernet - Wed Sep 27 10:01 PM
An injury time goal by sub Michy Batshuayi gave the visitors a stunning 2-1 win. Antoine Griezmann had given the hosts a lead before Alvaro Morata equalised. Also, Man Utd beat CSKA 4-1 and PSG won 3-0 vs. Bayern. Wrap »
Soccernet - Wed Sep 27 7:25 PM
Kenneth Omeruo's regression has now come full circle. His latest omission from Gernot Rohr's Nigeria squad is a humiliating indication of just how far the previously highly regarded former junior international has fallen out of national-team favour. From a starting centre-back under the late Step...
Soccernet - Wed Sep 27 1:08 PM
Atletico Madrid's Koke has warmly welcomed back Diego Costa to the club but believes he will need to fight for a starting place. Diego Costa's return to Atletico Madrid from Chelsea means Rojiblanco coach Diego Simeone has the most fearsome attacking options of his time in charge of the club. But...
Soccernet - Wed Sep 27 12:51 PM
Diego Simeone predicts a beautiful Champions League match between his Atletico Madrid team and Chelsea.
Soccernet - Wed Sep 27 12:18 PM
Antonio Conte looks ahead to the challenge of Atletico Madrid, the destination for departing striker Diego Costa.
Soccernet - Wed Sep 27 10:06 AM
Diego Costa's return to Atletico Madrid will put Antoine Griezmann "on alert, " midfielder Saul Niguez has said. France international
Soccernet - Wed Sep 27 2:26 AM
Jason Dasey and John Wilkinson preview next month's World Cup qualifying playoff between Syria and Australia. Tim Cahill discusses his new role with Australia and praises Thailand's resilience in their World Cup Qualifier. Mile Jedinak returns to Australia's squad set to face Syria, while Nikita...
Soccernet - Wed Sep 27 12:19 AM
Can Conte's Chelsea win in Madrid using free-flowing football, or will Atleti stifle their way to a win, the FC crew debate.
Soccernet - Tue Sep 26 8:59 PM
Diego Costa has officially completed his move from Chelsea to Atletico Madrid, the clubs announced on Tuesday evening. After Costa fell out of
Soccernet - Tue Sep 26 8:13 PM
Diego Costa has officially completed his move from Chelsea to Atletico Madrid, the Spanish club announced on Tuesday evening. After Costa fell out
Soccernet - Tue Sep 26 8:07 PM
Craig Burley evaluates the latest player power rankings that see Alvaro Morata go to the top after his hat trick at Stoke. MADRID -- Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone hailed Chelsea's in-form Alvaro Morata as a "great forward" but did not want to compare him to returning Rojiblanco striker Dieg...
Soccernet - Tue Sep 26 7:26 PM
MADRID -- Antonio Conte says Eden Hazard can move to "another level" in the Champions League with Chelsea this season, despite previously
Soccernet - Tue Sep 26 7:05 PM
MADRID -- Chelsea will need to play the "perfect match" to become the first English club to win a Champions League match away to Atletico Madrid, according
Soccernet - Tue Sep 26 4:58 PM
Watford midfielder Nathaniel Chalobah insists it was the right decision to leave Chelsea. Watford midfielder Nathaniel Chalobah will undergo surgery on a knee injury he suffered in training last week, the club have confirmed. Chalobah completed a £5.5 million move from Chelsea in the summer and i...
Soccernet - Tue Sep 26 1:50 PM
Antonio Conte addresses his desire to one day return to Italy ahead of a crucial week, with matches against Atletico Madrid and Manchester City. Antonio Conte addresses his desire to one day return to Italy ahead of a crucial week, with matches against Atletico Madrid and Manchester City. Life is...
Soccernet - Tue Sep 26 9:50 AM
There was hardly a dull moment in Jurgen Klopp's press conference ahead of Liverpool's match at Spartak Moscow. Spartak Moscow coach Massimo Carrera says he has spoken to Chelsea boss Antonio Conte ahead of the Russian side's encounter with Liverpool in the Champions League on Tuesday. Carrera wo...
Soccernet - Tue Sep 26 9:03 AM
Cesc Fabregas says Chelsea manager Antonio Conte and Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone are similar in how they drive their teams on and
Soccernet - Mon Sep 25 10:52 PM
Antonio Conte addresses his desire to one day return to Italy ahead of a crucial week, with matches against Atletico Madrid and Manchester City. After scoring six times in his first six Premier League games and having netted a match-winning hat trick at Stoke on Saturday, Alvaro Morata is rightfu...
Soccernet - Mon Sep 25 10:00 PM
Raf Hongistein explains why Dortmund are full of confidence as they get set to play Real Madrid in the Champions League. Alejandro Moreno says it would be unfair to expect Cristiano Ronaldo to immediately dominate in his return from suspension. Borussia Dortmund manager Peter Bosz says Champions...
Soccernet - Mon Sep 25 6:40 PM
Antonio Conte addresses his desire to one day return to Italy ahead of a crucial week, with matches against Atletico Madrid and Manchester City.
Soccernet - Mon Sep 25 6:10 PM
Alvaro Morata will be entrusted to grow into his role under Antonio Conte. Sometimes you wonder how certain perceptions enter the mainstream -- like the notion that Alvaro Morata is "soft." Yes, if he and Diego Costa entered the Thunderdome -- two men enter, one man leaves -- my money probably wo...
Soccernet - Mon Sep 25 5:22 PM
Craig Burley takes to the touchscreen to dissect Alvaro Morata's vintage performance in Chelsea's 4-0 win at Stoke. The guys respond to your tweets about Lukaku and Morata, having to take a break during a match and more. ESPN FC's worldwide editorial desks nominate their top performers from the w...
Soccernet - Mon Sep 25 1:53 PM
Atletico Madrid full-back Filipe Luis says that Diego Costa is coming back into a squad full of competition for places. After a long
Soccernet - Mon Sep 25 12:10 PM
The guys respond to your tweets about Romelu Lukaku and Alvaro Morata, taking breaks in matches and more. The guys respond to your tweets about Romelu Lukaku and Alvaro Morata, taking breaks in matches and more. The guys respond to your tweets about Romelu Lukaku and Alvaro Morata, taking breaks...
Soccernet - Mon Sep 25 11:21 AM
ó½= A post shared by Álvaro Morata (@alvaromorata) on Sep 24, 2017 at 8:07am PDT Alvaro Morata finally showed the Premier League what his right foot is capable of with three goals against Stoke City on Saturday, and it turns out he doesn't even need a football to underline why Chelsea paid £58...
Soccernet - Mon Sep 25 11:19 AM
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has told <a
Soccernet - Mon Sep 25 11:19 AM
Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas admits he will miss his "spectacular connection" with Diego Costa, but hopes to build a strong bond with
Soccernet - Mon Sep 25 2:51 AM
Diego Costa's return to Atletico was agreed last week. The Daily Mirror claims Everton were willing to pay £70 million to sign Diego Costa from Chelsea before his return to Atletico was agreed last week. For more on Costa and Everton, as well as other rumours, check out Transfer Talk by clicking...
Soccernet - Mon Sep 25 1:15 AM
With Diego Costa sealing a move back to Atletico Madrid, the FC panel discuss the impact the striker will have come January. Talk of David De Gea moving to Madrid has gone on for years, but United might be about to end it. Deadline day has come and gone, and all the latest deals and potential dea...
Soccernet - Sun Sep 24 10:36 PM
Chelsea boss Antonio Conte thanks supporters for changing the words to a controversial chant for Alvaro Morata. Despite a convincing 4-0 win over Stoke, Antonio Conte was most pleased that his side never became complacent. Alvaro Morata managed to net an early goal for Chelsea within 90 seconds a...
Soccernet - Sun Sep 24 2:03 PM
Chelsea boss Antonio Conte thanks supporters for changing the words to a controversial chant for Alvaro Morata.
Soccernet - Sun Sep 24 11:09 AM
Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata insists that the club have shown they are in a fight for the Premier League title after dismantling
Soccernet - Sat Sep 23 10:34 PM
Diego Costa speaks of his eagerness to return to Atletico, but remains grateful to Chelsea.
Soccernet - Sat Sep 23 9:53 PM
Despite a convincing 4-0 win over Stoke, Antonio Conte was most pleased that his side never became complacent.
Soccernet - Sat Sep 23 9:53 PM
Mark Hughes doesn't mince words when discussing Stoke's horrendous defensive showing in their 4-0 loss to Chelsea.
Soccernet - Sat Sep 23 7:06 PM
STOKE -- Antonio Conte and Alvaro Morata thanked Chelsea supporters after they changed the words to a controversial chant while honouring
Soccernet - Sat Sep 23 5:44 PM
Craig Burley takes to the touchscreen to dissect Alvaro Morata's vintage performance in Chelsea's 4-0 win at Stoke.
Soccernet - Sat Sep 23 5:33 PM
Alvaro Morata bagged a hat trick in Chelsea's 4-0 demolition of Stoke. Alvaro Morata bagged a hat trick in Chelsea's 4-0 demolition of Stoke. Alvaro Morata bagged a hat trick in Chelsea's 4-0 demolition of Stoke. Chelsea coasted to an impressive 4-0 win over Stoke City at the bet365 Stadium on Sa...
Soccernet - Sat Sep 23 5:29 PM
Alvaro Morata managed to net an early goal for Chelsea within 90 seconds as the Blues were able to beat Stoke City comfortably.
Soccernet - Sat Sep 23 5:29 PM
Alvaro Morata scored a hat trick as Chelsea thumped Stoke at the bet365 Stadium. Alvaro Morata scored a hat trick as Chelsea thumped Stoke at the bet365 Stadium. Alvaro Morata scored a hat trick as Chelsea thumped Stoke at the bet365 Stadium. STOKE, England -- Three thoughts on Stoke 0-4 Chelsea...
Soccernet - Sat Sep 23 4:53 PM
Romelu Lukaku's 20th-minute goal gave Man United victory at St Mary's. Elsewhere, Alvaro Morata's hat trick inspired Chelsea to a 4-0 win at Stoke; Raheem Sterling scored twice as Man City thrashed Palace 5-0. Read »
Soccernet - Sat Sep 23 4:39 PM
English Premier League: Alvaro Morata (82') Stoke 0-4 Chelsea
Soccernet - Sat Sep 23 4:35 PM
English Premier League: Alvaro Morata (77') Stoke 0-3 Chelsea
Soccernet - Sat Sep 23 3:31 PM
English Premier League: Pedro (30') Stoke 0-2 Chelsea
Soccernet - Sat Sep 23 3:11 PM
Yannick Carrasco and Antoine Griezmann sealed the points as Atletico Madrid beat Sevilla. Diego Costa watched on from the stands as Atletico Madrid produced a real show of strength and fired a warning to Champions League opponents Chelsea as they comfortably brushed aside Sevilla 2-0 at the Wanda...
Soccernet - Sat Sep 23 3:03 PM
English Premier League: Alvaro Morata (2') Stoke 0-1 Chelsea
Soccernet - Sat Sep 23 2:46 PM
Diego Costa looked on as Atletico Madrid allowed themselves to keep pace with Barcelona at the top of La Liga with a 2-0 win over Sevilla. Costa is
Soccernet - Sat Sep 23 11:22 AM
With a Premier League tie against Stoke City in the offing, Chelsea clambered aboard their private jet and made the short hop en masse from London to the Potteries. Despite the journey taking less than an hour, it all proved too tiring for Tiemoue Bakayoko who managed to fall soundly asleep in hi...
Soccernet - Sat Sep 23 9:05 AM
Diego Costa regrets the manner of his Chelsea exit and admits to having "special affection'' for people at the club. Costa, 28,
Soccernet - Fri Sep 22 10:46 PM
Shaka Hislop and Alexis Nunes discuss how Alvaro Morata will succeed Diego Costa at Chelsea. LONDON -- Antonio Conte believes that now is "the right time" for Alvaro Morata to assume the responsibility of being the first-choice striker at a top club, and joked that the Spain international is the...
Soccernet - Fri Sep 22 10:24 PM
The FC crew discuss Chelsea's expectations without Diego Costa and what Alvaro Morata must do to succeed with the club.
Soccernet - Fri Sep 22 8:54 PM
Paul Mariner reflects on how Chelsea's agreement to move Diego Costa to Atletico is mutually beneficial for club and player. Shaka Hislop and Alexis Nunes discuss how Alvaro Morata will succeed Diego Costa at Chelsea. If there is one word in the English language that could sum up Diego Costa, it'...
Soccernet - Fri Sep 22 8:45 PM
Oscar's first-half goal was enough for SIPG to hold off Beijing Guoan for a narrow 1-0 away win.
Soccernet - Fri Sep 22 8:39 PM
Former Chelsea manager Roberto Di Matteo and forward Andriy Shevchenko discuss Diego Costa's sale and Morata's potential.
Soccernet - Fri Sep 22 6:20 PM
Shaka Hislop and Alexis Nunes discuss how Alvaro Morata will succeed Diego Costa at Chelsea.
Soccernet - Fri Sep 22 4:40 PM
Extra Time is all about Diego Costa as the guys respond to your tweets about the Spanish striker's return to Atletico Madrid. Paul Mariner reflects on how Chelsea's agreement to move Diego Costa to Atletico is mutually beneficial for club and player. With Diego Costa sealing a move back to Atleti...
Soccernet - Fri Sep 22 4:05 PM
ESPN's Chelsea correspondent Liam Twomey discusses all of the latest news from Stamford Bridge ahead of them match with Stoke.
Soccernet - Fri Sep 22 3:25 PM
LONDON -- Antonio Conte has thanked Diego Costa for his role in Chelsea's success last season and said any differences between them are "the
Soccernet - Fri Sep 22 3:16 PM
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has given his best wishes to Diego Costa ahead of the striker's move back to Atletico Madrid.
Soccernet - Fri Sep 22 2:48 PM
Alvaro Morata has considerable boots to fill after displacing Diego Costa. But his performances for Chelsea show signs with every passing game that he can be the elite "reference point" striker Antonio Conte requires. Liam Twomey »
Soccernet - Fri Sep 22 2:38 PM
Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane is favourite to
Soccernet - Fri Sep 22 2:23 PM
Diego Simeone insists he's focused on facing Sevilla despite a deal being agreed to sign Diego Costa.
Soccernet - Fri Sep 22 2:03 PM
Brazilians Hulk and Oscar combined to give Shanghai SIPG the lead away at Beijing Guoan.
Soccernet - Fri Sep 22 1:30 PM
Diego Costa has said he has no grudge against Chelsea boss Antonio Conte as he prepares to complete a return to Atletico Madrid. <a
Soccernet - Fri Sep 22 12:10 PM
Stoke City manager Mark Hughes believes the Premier League will miss Diego Costa who he feels was entertaining to watch.
Soccernet - Fri Sep 22 10:59 AM
Michy Batshuayi had his first hat trick against Nottingham Forest. Chelsea drew at home with Arsenal in a game that failed to see them reach top form and have David Luiz sent off. They got back to winning ways with an easy victory vs. Nottingham Forest. Click here to see which other clubs made Sh...
Soccernet - Fri Sep 22 10:42 AM
Atletico Madrid defender Filipe Luis has said he is "proud of this club" for bringing striker Diego Costa back from Chelsea. On
Soccernet - Fri Sep 22 10:28 AM
With Chelsea Ladies beating Manchester City ladies to the 2016/17 Women's Super League, will they repeat the feat for the 2017/18 campaign?
Soccernet - Fri Sep 22 8:32 AM
The ESPN FC crew predict the weekend's matches in the Premier League. There's some tricky-looking away fixtures for Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester United and Tottenham this weekend. Spurs travel to West Ham in Saturday's early kickoff while Manchester United face a trip to Southampton, Chelsea ta...
Soccernet - Fri Sep 22 8:20 AM
Atletico Madrid's Koke has warmly welcomed back Diego Costa to the club but believes he will need to fight for a starting place.
Soccernet - Fri Sep 22 8:20 AM
Extra Time is all about Diego Costa as the guys respond to your tweets about the Spanish striker's return to Atletico Madrid. In last weekend's goalless draw at Stamford Bridge, something strange happened: Arsenal outmuscled and outhustled Chelsea, winning battles all over the pitch. Had they bee...