Chelsea are first in the Premier League, Juan Mata and Eden Hazard are currently playing some of the best attacking football in the game, and Fernando Torres is back in form—life is good for a Blues fan at present.
Flying wins over Wolves (in the Capital One Cup, admittedly), Nordsjaelland and Norwich City have been tempered by the more grinding sort-of victories over Stoke City and Arsenal—games which often separate the champions from the chumps.
But who's next for Roberto Di Matteo's side? Some tricky ties lie on the horizon, including two against Premier League behemoths Manchester United. Tough opponents await in the Champions League as well.
Here's a rundown on the next five teams to face the Blues.