Stoke vs. Chelsea: 6 Things Andre Villas-Boas Got Wrong in Blues Opener

« Prev
1 of 8
Next »
Use your ← → (arrow) keys to browse the slideshow
Stoke vs. Chelsea: 6 Things Andre Villas-Boas Got Wrong in Blues Opener
Clive Brunskill/Getty Images

For Chelsea fans, the nervous excitement that always goes hand in hand with the start of the season may have been quelled by a lacklustre display against Stoke.

It was a tough test for Andre Villas-Boas in his first competitive outing as Chelsea boss and the Blues were only able to scrape a 0-0 draw.

Chelsea fans' disappointment will only have been exacerbated by the flair with which the two Manchester clubs eased to victory.

But the Portuguese mastermind will have come away from that game with a new knowledge of his team and new ideas on how to improve.

Here are six points that Villas-Boas got wrong and will need to correct before Chelsea face West Bromwich Albion on Saturday.

Begin Slideshow »

Follow Chelsea from B/R on Facebook

Follow Chelsea from B/R on Facebook and get the latest updates straight to your newsfeed!

Team StreamTM

Transfer News

Subscribe Now

By signing up for our newsletter, you agree to our Terms and Privacy Policy.

Thanks for signing up.