Pat Nevin: Why an unplayable Lukaku could make the difference

Chelsea legend Pat Nevin is not afraid to dish out the highest of compliments to Romelu Lukaku after his performance on Sunday, and our columnist also makes a point of praising another key man whose showing at the Emirates was somewhat overshadowed…


James relishes derby goal and aims for gradual progress in long campaign

For the second year in a row, Reece James marked our maiden away game of the season with a thumping strike, setting Chelsea on the way to victory against Arsenal.


The Debrief: Romelu runs the show as wing-backs prosper

Chelsea dominated Arsenal all over the pitch yesterday, and our statistical analysis highlights the performance of Romelu Lukaku on his second debut, the way in which Reece James and Marcos Alonso exploited the Gunners, and the influence of Andreas Christensen in the heart of our defence.


Watch the highlights of Chelsea’s victory at Arsenal

We continued our perfect start to the Premier League campaign with a second clean sheet and a second London derby win, this time defeating Arsenal 2-0.


Tuchel praises perfect start with room for improvement, hails Lukaku’s impact and updates on James injury

Thomas Tuchel hailed Chelsea’s ‘perfect’ start to the season after watching his side claim a commanding victory away at Arsenal.

Match Report

Match Report: Arsenal 0 Chelsea 2

It was the perfect start to life as a Chelsea player again for Romelu Lukaku as his predatory early finish set us on our way to a comfortable victory at Arsenal.