Heading into this match, the Blues had already lost a whopping six goals in the EPL, but their toil continued as Marko Arnautovic hit a second-half effort to bury the Blues and heap even more pressure on Jose Mourinho.
The Portuguese coach was banned from the Britannia Stadium following his recent tirade against the referee as the Londoners were defeated by West Ham United, and without him, the reigning champions appeared listless and uninspired.
Defeat leaves Mourinho’s side in 16th place, although it remains to be seen whether he will be given the opportunity to restore them to their former glory.
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GK: Asmir Begovic
An unhappy return to his former club, but at least there were no more glaring errors. 6/10.
DR: Cesar Azpilicueta
Brought down by those around him, was troubled regularly by Arnautovic. 6.5/10.
DL: Abdul Rahman Baba
Terrorised by Xherdan Shaqiri, and may have just blown another opportunity to establish himself in Chelsea’s starting XI.. 5/10.