The Blues will be looking to redeem their image as Premier League giants and title contenders when they face their arch rivals Arsenal at Stamford Bridge this Saturday.
At the inception of the season, Arsenal bested the Blues in the League curtain-raiser at Wembley but Chelsea will be looking to avoid same defeat this time around. Meanwhile, the Blues have been the better side against Arsenal under Mourinho and the Special One will be looking to continue in the same stead.
Wenger has never beaten Mourinho in the league and will examine five reason why Chelsea are in pole position to come out with a win.
Home advantage and history
Although, it is a London derby, Chelsea will be hosting the Gunners on their soul and will have more of their fans present. In the Premier League, Mourinho remains unbeaten in his last previous 12 clashes with Arsenal and will be banking on history to repeat itself against the Gunners.
Time to start picking up points
Chelsea cannot afford to lose any other match in the Premier League again. Last season the champions of England lost only two League matches but they have already lost three matches. The match against Arsenal is a must win for Chelsea who are already 11 points Manchester City. A win for the
Arsenal’s lack of confidence
Coming off with a defeat at the Champions League, the Gunners will be riding low on confidence after failing to beat a low-rated Croatian side.
Costa found his scoring boot
Diego found his scoring boots against Maccabi Tel Aviv in the midweek – It will be recalled that he scored against Arsenal in the same fixture last season, hopefully, he will better his goal scoring record against a penetrable Arsenal defense.
Threat in front of goal
Chelsea look far more threatening in front of goal. the Gunners have been struggling to score goals this term, with Costa, Oscar and Fabregas scoring in their Champions League clash, the Blues will be brewing with much confidence in front of goal.