Tuchel gives verdict on Bournemouth win and prepares to make decisions

Last night’s friendly at Bournemouth gave Thomas Tuchel the opportunity to see a number of his Chelsea players in match action for the first time, and it was an experience he enjoyed as the Blues showed resilience to come from behind and triumph on the South Coast.


Ziyech on feeling sharp after pre-season workout

Hakim Ziyech said he is feeling ‘great’ after playing his part in Chelsea’s first pre-season victory of the summer that took place in front of a fine following of Blues fans.

Match Report

Match report: Bournemouth 1 Chelsea 2

The Blues came from behind to win an entertaining Tuesday evening pre-season encounter on the Dorset coast.


Chelsea line up vs Bournemouth

Tammy Abraham will lead the attack for tonight’s pre-season match on the South Coast and there are starts too for Hakim Ziyech, Christian Pulisic and Callum Hudson-Odoi.


Zappacosta: We can’t wait to play at Bournemouth

Ahead of tonight’s pre-season game on the South Coast, which is free-to-view on the website and 5th Stand app, we speak to wing-back Davide Zappacosta on being back at Chelsea after loans in his homeland, on the Bournemouth game, and on singing in Italian…

Match Preview

Bournemouth vs Chelsea preview: team news, opposition analysis and how to watch live

Chelsea’s pre-season campaign begins with a trip to the South Coast to take on Championship side Bournemouth, and here we look ahead to the game which can be viewed for free on The 5th Stand app and this website…