Chelsea record 5 consecutive clean sheets in all competitions after win over Rennes

Chelsea record 5 consecutive clean sheets in all competitions after win over Rennes

- Chelsea have now played five games in all competitions without conceding a goal

- The last time the Blues achieved this was in 2010 when Carlo Ancelotti was in charge

- Timo Werner netted brace on Wednesday night, November 4, as Blues beat Rennes

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Chelsea who are Premier League giants have now recorded five consecutive clean sheets in all competitions following their 3-0 win over Rennes in the Champions League.

Frank Lampard and his wards were impressive at Stamford Bridge against Rennes in an encounter Timo Werner scored brace while Tammy Abraham netted once in the match.

This is now the first time that Chelsea will be keeping five successive clean sheets in all competitions since the year 2010 according to the report on GOAL.

Current Everton manager Carlo Ancelotti was the one in charge of Chelsea the last time they achieved this success in football.

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Since the arrival of goalkeeper Mendy, the Blues defense has been strong as the Senegalese was also in superb form against his former side Rennes on Wednesday night, November 4.

Timo Werner scored the first goal for Chelsea in the 10th minute and he netted the second in the 41st minute as the first half ended with the Blues leading 2-0.

England international Tammy Abraham scored the third goal for Chelsea in the 50th minute as the Blues' back-line bounced back with incredible performance.

Meanwhile, Chelsea will be facing Sheffield United in their next Premier League game on Saturday, November 7, at Stamford Bridge.

The Blues are currently occupying seventh position on the Premier League table with 12 points after seven games played so far.

Chelsea five 5 consecutive clean sheets in all competitions after win over Rennes
Chelsea five 5 consecutive clean sheets in all competitions after win over Rennes. Photo by Clive Rose
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Earlier, had reported how Kai Havertz tested positive for the dreaded coronavirus according to the Chelsea manager Frank Lampard who disclosed this on Wednesday, November 4.

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The Premier League club announced the information on social media hours before their Champions League clash against French club Rennes at the Stamford Bridge.

Chelsea who have 7 points from three Champions League games this season played the game against Rennes without the 21-year-old.

And this is coming barely 24-hours that the entire UK will be going into a fresh one month lockdown which will be imposed from the early hours of November 5, lasting until December 2.

There is continued rise in coronavirus cases in the country and the government is taking fresh measures to curb the spread.

The UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson made fresh announcements as regards the new set of guidelines similar to the one that was adopted when the country went into total lockdown earlier in the year, but has given a go-ahead for the Premier League to continue.

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