Chelsea 1-2 Manchester City - Rafa's too slow to react AGAIN!

I'm still sitting here frustrated, gutted and scratching my head yet again with what happened...

I'm still sitting here frustrated, gutted and scratching my head yet again with what happened yesterday. Chelsea never got going in the first half and City dominated us and should have been more than a goal up.

I said yesterday that it was important that we start well, get our foot on the ball and impose our game as soon as possible but it never happened. Apart from the odd glimpse late on in the first half, Chelsea were second best.

So, we look to kick on in the second half. We are a goal down and need to come up with something different to take the game to City but woeful defending once again costs us as Aguero scores on 47-48 minutes, literally minutes after the restart!

At this point, this early in the game, Rafa MUST make changes and take a more attacking direct approach but once again he waits for 20 minutes before a change is made!. I cannot, for the life of me, understand it?

As soon as we go two down, Torres or Moses should have been brought on in an instant. We look to the manager to get people going again, to encourage but he sits on the bench, no reaction and writes his notes down!

I have posted previously on here a couple of months ago, exposing NINE games Chelsea had lost points and the decisions before games with team selection and during games with substitutions, decisions that have baffled me and yesterday was yet another one.

I take a lot of stick on here from Rafa supporters but I refuse to admit I am wrong when I personally don't believe I am. He has moaned that the Chelsea fans against him have had an effect on the players. Yesterday over 31,000 Chelsea fans were right there, supporting the players and behind the team.

Surely you all thought the same as me as we went 2-0 down? Surely you could see that we needed to change things right at that moment to try and get back in the game? Surely you are just as frustrated as I am with how long it took us to get back in it?

Don't give me this bull about the games we have played and the players being tired either! Chelsea finished the stronger of the two sides so having the legs was not a problem.

The players weren't up and at it in the first half. Our defending for both goals was a complete joke and even though he keeps saying it, Rafa hasn't done anything to work on our defensive positions.

Chelsea were lacking in all sorts of areas in the first half and lacked direction and leadership both on and off the pitch. We missed John Terry's leadership and organisation at the back and at times, looked like headless chickens!.

That was a REAL chance for Chelsea to progress yesterday. We needed to play our football for 90 minutes and not for the last 25 minutes. It was too little, too late from Rafa Benitez and the players and yet another competition we have been eliminated from with a whimper this season!.

Maybe only when we possibly finish outside the top four, some people will finally see what I have been saying for weeks!.

Carefree & KTBFFH!

Find your Chelsea tickets at Viagogo!


FA CUP 7530488802965787656

Classic Football Shirts

Toffs Chelsea

For the best football betting tips make sure to check out Tips Daddy for superior football predictions, expert accumulator tips, and in depth match previews. is dedicated to providing UK players with reviews and bonus offers from a variety of poker rooms that accept PayPal.
For the best Irish free bets try for a full range of betting bonuses available to Irish players
Get the best online bingo bonuses for Irish players at along with exclusive deposit bonuse

Diego Costa - Should he stay or should he go?

Looking to bet on football? then why not check out for the latest football specials and sign-up bonuses



Google +

Soccer Pro - Chelsea

Soccer Pro

The Football Blog Network

If in a hunt for a proper bookie, check out this betting site for proper comparison and ratings.
Get your sports betting promo codes today for the internets best free bets and bookies offers.
If you're looking for the best casino deposit bonuses take a look at to get the biggest bang for your buck on your initial deposit at all the best online casino sites
To compare free bets for betting on Chelsea visit
Get the best value for money when betting using for hundreds of free spins and bonuses
"For all those who enjoy a bet on side games and slots we recommend trying out the legendary slot here where you can get a range of deposit bonuses"
Fancy playing some casino slots online? Get the best ruby slippers slot machine bonuses and free spins available
Learn the ins and outs of poker, casino and what not, with an expert in anything related to betting. Go on Betminded and see for yourself.
Golden Riviera is an exclusive online casino with great online casino games, they’ll ensure you are treated to casino bonuses, special offers and a full calendar of activities to keep you entertained. They also host regular pokie tournaments that reward the top players with incredible cash prizes. Top online casino games from Golden Riviera Casino ™. Rated Australia's best online casino site for 2015. Check out Online Casino Australia Get $500 Free at Golden Riviera Casino. This casino is available in a number of languages including English, German, French, Dutch and Russian.
Top online casino action. Head to Casino UK for the best online casino in the United Kingdom. If you’re a UK gambler & are new to the world of online gaming and want to learn more, is the site for you. They help you find the leading online casino on the internet.
Betting on the football? Make sure you claim the best free bet offers for 2016
If you bet on Chelsea or any football, we recommend for free bets and bookies offers
Head on over to Free Bets No Deposit Required for the latest live football previews and free tips along with bundles of Free Bets No Deposit offers currently available from the UK Bookmakers.
Find the best online slot games, free spins and latest promotions
Betting on Chelsea? Make sure you’re singed up to the best betting websites to get the most for your money.
Looking for value bets, accumulator tips or more betting odds? Find the best football betting tips over at