Out of the Premier League title race and out of the Champions League, they even went crashing out of the Capital One Cup—the one competition that had looked a dead certainty.
But is there still a way for Chelsea to rescue their season?
Although they are out of the title race, they are still third in the Premier League and in two competitions: the FA Cup and the Europa League. They are not the two trophies that the Blues would have wanted to win at the beginning of the season, but they are still a chance for silverware.
So at this point in the season, how can Chelsea make it a success? The following slides show how, along with some predictions for what will actually happen.