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The FA Cup 2022/2023 was bad enough for Chelsea. It was an important tournament for the team, considering the failure in the championship and early departure from the League Cup. In fact, it was the last chance to win the trophy. However, the Blues were unlucky with the lot. Already in the 3rd round of the FA Cup, the results of which today are easily available on the site of sports statistics, the team was forced to play against Manchester City. And the match took place on the field of “city”.
And, unfortunately for the Chelsea fans, everything could not have gone worse. Graham Potter’s charges could not oppose Manchester City. Already in the first half, the Citizens scored three unanswered goals. They scored once more in the second half. As a result, Manchester City clinched a confident 4-0 win.
“Chelsea, on the other hand, lost virtually their last chance to win the trophy in the 2022/2023 season.
After the new year, the team fell into a real bad streak. It regularly began to lose points against underdogs and mid-tier teams. Of course, in a match against a club like Manchester City, they had no chance.
What was the reason for Chelsea’s devastating loss?
“Chelsea” and before the start of the meeting no one considered as a favorite. However, this is still the Cup, where the fate of the ticket to the next round depends on a single encounter. Therefore, anything can happen. You can find out football predictions by Livescore.biz at any time of the day or night. The oppositions involving Chelsea are also covered here.
Among the main factors for the defeat of the “blues” should be highlighted:
- Lack of understanding between the players. On the field they looked confused, disoriented. When the team conceded the first goal, it could not oppose anything to the opponent. This led to the fact that soon the club missed two more goals.
- The lack of a clear tactical plan for the game. It was completely unclear why Chelsea were going to get a result. The team failed to perform well offensively and their inconsistent miscues in defense led to conceded goals.
- Poor form. Many players were not in the best tone, and were tired after the World Cup. Manchester City players managed to take full advantage of it.
Thus, the defeat for Chelsea was quite logical. If this club is interesting now, find out football predictions on its matches by Livescore.biz. This will allow you to stay up to date. The schedule of confrontations is quite tight, but now no match will pass you by.