2nd season write up and WHAT A SEASON...
Hands down, I think this could be one of the BEST seasons i've ever had on all the history of FM.
Absolutely bossed the league, winning it by 27 points from Arsenal in 2nd place. Losing only 1 game all season and drawing 3. Goal difference of 97! Record wins of 34, 121 goals scored, 24 conceded. 105 points!
Had some great wins on the way...
7-0 Leicester and 5-0 Leicester and Everton 6-1.
Pure quality from the team..
Belotti - 58 (7) apps - 60 goals - What a first season.
Morata - 55 (7) apps - 46 goals.
Hazard - 55 (2) apps - 28 goals.
Players bought in:
Andrea Belotti £48.5m, Matthijs de Ligt £25m, Scott George (regen) £2.5m, Alexis Sanchez - Free, Leon Bailey £5.5m, Thomas Didillon £6.5m, Andrea Conti £20m, Jake Scarff (regen) £5.5m.
Players Out: Drinkwater - £53m, Pedro - £62m, Michy - £15m, Zappacosta - £30m, Kenedy - £7m, Kane - £6.5m, Van Ginkel - £21.5m, Loftus Cheek - £3.5M, Miazga -£6m, Rahman - £19.5m, Kalas - £5.5m, Bernat - £21m.
FA CUP: - WINNERS
3rd Round - Beat Oldham 5-0. Tammy, Ugbo x2, Izzy Brown x 2.
4th Round - Beat Wigan 2-1. Belotti and Morata.
5th Round - Beat Liverpool 2-0. Hazard and Morata.
6th Round - Beat Fulham 7-2. Savic, Belotti, Hazard, Morata x 3, Tammy.
Semi Final - Beat Man Utd 3-1. Belotti, Morata and Kante.
Final - Beat Leicester 1-0. Morata.
CARABAO CUP: WINNERS
3rd Rd - Burnley - 1-0. Bailey
4th Rd - Spurs - 2-0. Morata and Sanchez.
5th Rd - Bournemouth - Tammy, Ugbo, Savic.
Semi 1st Leg - Leicester 1-1. Morata.
Semi 2nd Leg - Leicester 2-0. Sanchez and Belotti.
Final - Arsenal. Won on penalties.
CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: WINNERS AGAIN!!!!
Galatasaray - Won 2-1 Belotti and Kente getting us a narrow win.
Dynamo Kiev - Won 2-1. Goals from Hazard and a last minute winner from Morata.
Barcelona - Won 3-0. Morata and Belotti x2. Fantastic performance.
Barcelona - Won 4-3 after being 1-0 down and the being pegged back to 3-3. Only with Morata to score in the 82nd minute to win us the game. Morata, Hazard and Belotti also scored the others.
Galatasaray - Won 4-2. Belotti x 2 , Hazard and Fabregas.
Dynamo Kiev - Won 4-2. Bailey, Morata, Belotti and Tammy getting the goals.
2nd Round - Zenit St Petersburg.
1st Leg away - Won 7-3. Belotti x 4 FOUR!, Willian, Morata and Hazard.
2nd leg home - Won - 3-0. Hazard, Belotti and Morata.
10-3 on aggregate.
Quarter Final - Atletico Madrid.
1st Leg Home: Won 6-1. Morata x 3, Sanchez, Belotti and Willian.
2nd leg away - Won - 4-1. Belotti x2, Morata and Hazard.
10 - 2 on aggregate.
1st Leg - Lost 5-3. Belotti x 2 and Kante. All to do in the 2nd leg at HOME!!!!
2nd leg - Won - 7-0 YES SEVEN - NIL !!!!!! Everything clicked.... Belotti x 2, Hazard, Willian, Zouma, Morata and Bakayoko.
Won 5-2 Morata x2 and who else.. Belotti x 3. THIS MAN IS INCREDIBLE!!
Finished with 23 goals. New Record*
Highest goals scored - Chelsea 54 goals. New Record*
Most Assists; Morata -15. New Record*
Highest average rating: Belotti 8.69 (13 apps).
WHAT A SEASON!!!
3rd season singings:
Paulo Dybala - £109m in total - Had to sign him, City made him their Top Target. I've been given a chest of £267m to spend.
Marco Asensio - Snip at £59m. Will replace Fabregas.
Yannick Carrasco - £50m. Will replace Willian - whose been sold to Juventus for £55m.
Sergi Roberto - Free from Barcelona.
Outs so Far:
Willian - £55m Juventus,
David Luiz - £31m to Inter.