Chelsea's title hopes took another major blow on Boxing Day with a draw against Fulham, their third draw in as many matches. In addition the blues have already lost four games in the Premier League, as many as Manchester United lost on their way to the title last year. As a result Chelsea are sitting in fourth place, 11 points behind the two Manchester clubs, and four behind Tottenham who have a game in hand.
The Champions League hasn't been too great for Chelsea, either, since Chelsea barely escaped their group with three wins out of six. It isn't going to get much better either after drawing a tough round of 16 matchup against stingy Napoli.
Last year Chelsea came up empty-handed for the first time since Jose Mourinho took the reigns for the 2004-2005 season. There is a very real chance of that happening for a second consecutive season. Here's what Chelsea need to do to avoid that dubious feat.