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Chelsea’s misfiring strikers and defensive collapse will give Real Madrid renewed hope

The Blues suffered an embarrassing home loss to Brentford, with several big-name players underperforming ahead of their marquee Champions League clash

“We want five” and “Can we play you every week?” were the chants from Brentford supporters as the underdogs romped to a shock 4-1 away win at Chelsea in the Premier League on Saturday.

The Blues were uncharacteristically poor defensively, with Vitaly Janelt netting twice and Christian Eriksen and Yoane Wissa getting in on the act for the Bees.

Brentford managed to overturn a deficit which stemmed from a stunning long-range strike from Antonio Rudiger, but in truth, his five shots from distance were more out of frustration at the lack of attacking fluidity in front of him.

Furthermore, the defeat was inflicted amid discontent around the potential Ricketts family takeover of the club, with protests and a survey highlighting the supporters’ opposition to the Chicago Cubs owners coming in.

 

 

 

 

 

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