‘Welcome Back to the Premier League Mr Hiddink’ – Chelsea vs. Watford, 26-12-15

Predicted XI’s

Chelsea: Courtois, Ivanovic, Cahill, Terry, Azpilicueta, Ramires, Matic, Willian, Oscar, Pedro, Diego Costa

Watford: Gomes, Nyom, Britos, Cathcart, Holebas, Abdi, Watson, Capoue, Jurado, Ighalo, Deeney

Well what a 10 days it has been if you are a Chelsea fan. After seeing the ‘Happy One’ leave last week, Stamford Bridge last weekend against Sunderland became the nation’s most public Christmas pantomime as the Matthew Harding Stand booed their villains and chanted the name of their own personal messiah. For any manager watching in the stands and waiting in the wings to take over it would have made for quite an unsettling experience but Guus Hiddink has been here before. It was back in 2009 that Guus saved the day the first time, taking over from ‘Big Phil’ Scolari after Mourinho’s faithful lieutenants on the pitch decided he wasn’t the man to lead their team any longer. This is a very different atmosphere however for the Dutchman the second time around. Continue reading “‘Welcome Back to the Premier League Mr Hiddink’ – Chelsea vs. Watford, 26-12-15”

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