Does Chelsea have what it takes to win the Premier League?

On Saturday, August 14th, The Blues will face Crystal Palace, kicking off the Premier League season in style. Let’s hope that Chelsea will repeat their Champions League success into the Premier League season too. We know that Chelsea are no strangers to the Premier League title, as they last won the Premier League for the fifth time back in the 2016/17 season. Antonio Conte was the last manager to steer Chelsea to PL winning success – can Tuchel do the same in his first full season in charge? Crystal Palace, on the other hand, has never won the Premier League title. Manchester City were the proud winners of last season’s Premier League.

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Chelsea v Crystal Palace -A London derby to playing in the 2021/22 Premier League?

Thomas Tuchel’s men are raring to get started in the upcoming Premier League season, which begins on August 14th. Chelsea football club will be looking to kick off the season with a bang – it’s been quite the summer for Chelsea. The Blues were crowned European Champions back in May following a 1-0 victory over Manchester City. Chelsea fans all over the country will be filled with hope that they can clinch the Premier League title for themselves this season. With star players such as Mason Mount, Jorginho, Andreas Christensen and N’Golo Kante all registering impressive performances at Euros 2020, the squad will be eager to impress ahead of a full capacity crowd at Stamford Bridge Stadium.

Chelsea v Crystal Palace: The last time they met

The last time they met, Chelsea beat Palace 4-1! The Blues managed to own a 65% possession rate throughout the game, while Crystal Palace only managed to attain 35% possession from start to finish! Do you think Chelsea will beat Crystal Palace again on the opening day of the Premier League?

It says a lot about the type of team Chelsea FC are if they have previously won the Premier League five times. There is so much physical nature about the season, meaning the players in the Premier League are so physically fit, the players have to work extremely hard to win every match.

There are also recent rumours of some potential summer signings within the Chelsea FC team. Chelsea has some ‘distant’ links with defender ‘Jules Kounde’ who has been said to be ‘buzzing’ for a chance to sign with Chelsea from his present team. In addition to this, Chelsea may have to find £102.5million to transfer Romelu Lukaku from his current team.

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The masterminds: Thomas Tuchel v Patrick Viera

Thomas Tuchel replaced Frank Lampard at the beginning of 2021. Ever since then, the German manager has transformed the Blues into Champions League winners and genuine Premier League title contenders. Tuchel is a significant factor in why Chelsea won the Champions League and finished the team top four; he has so far managed 30 games for the team with many more upcoming. Tuchel has an incredible attribute, in so that he wants all of his players to be involved in the game. The former France manager, Patrick Vieira, has recently been appointed as Crystal Palace’s manager. He is considered one of his generation’s best players by being known as an Arsenal Club Legend. Vieira stated that he is ‘really excited to have this opportunity to return to the premier league, and manage this great football club, as we begin a new chapter together.’

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Silvas injury! Will this put pressure on The Blues?

There is one major issue: Blues defender ‘Thiago Silva’ could miss the start of the Premier League season. During the first half of Chelsea’s Champions League final match, the 36-year-old sustained a groin injury and was substituted. Chelsea are still capable without the player; however, it will be a difficult season. They have other top-quality defenders such as Kurt Zouma and Ben Chilwell. Marc Guehi (former Chelsea player) has recently transferred from Chelsea to Crystal Palace. The football player has signed a contract of five years (2026) and made a statement that he is ‘very excited; he then further continued to comment that he ‘didn’t want the opportunity to go to waste’.’

Back inside Stamford Bridge Stadium!

As we all know, as of the July 19th, fans were set to return to sporting events in the stadiums. Significant outdoor events such as football stadiums are now allowed to have full capacity crowds due to the lifting of COVID-19 restrictions. As a result, the Premier League will kick off with a bang, not only due to having a great season set ahead of us, but the hospitality sectors, fans and supporters are beginning to feel a sense of normality again!

Eventmasters is ecstatic to be providing hospitality to such an exciting Premier League season. If you want to see history being made, make sure you have booked your Chelsea FC tickets and hospitality packages with Eventmasters today before the season. If you are interested in any other hospitality packages, don’t hesitate to give our team a call on 020 7989 6500.

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