During the winter months, they drew against West Ham United, Fulham, Hull City and League One's Southend United in the FA Cup. Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Temporada 2008/2009 ... Makélélé desveló cómo se cerró su fichaje por el Chelsea cuando era jugador del Real Madrid, después de una promesa que cumplió al pie de la letra. This video is unavailable. Long-term injuries to Michael Essien and Joe Cole marked the period while Didier Drogba was not included frequently. Eleven wins in the team's last 13 league games, marked by a 4–1 victory over Arsenal away at the Emirates Stadium, finally secured third place in the league, and Champions League football for a seventh consecutive season. * = 1 suspension withdrawn ** = 2 suspensions withdrawn, 2008–09 UEFA Champions League group stage § Group A, 2008–09 UEFA Champions League knockout stage, UEFA European Club Goalkeeper of the Year (2008), Samsung Players' Player of the Year (2008–09), UEFA European Club Midfielder of the Year (2008), October Premier League Player of the Month (2008), August Premier League Player of the Month (2008), UEFA European Club Defender of the Year (2008), November Premier League Player of the Month (2008), Chelsea Young Player of the Year (2008–09), https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=2008–09_Chelsea_F.C._season&oldid=990513604, Short description is different from Wikidata, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Chief scout and director of youth development, 29.05.08 – Chelsea terminate assistant manager, 21.09.08 – Exactly four months after the 2008 Champions League final, Chelsea draw 1–1 at home against, 24.09.08 – For the third time in a row, Chelsea start a competition with a 4–0 win, beating, 12.11.08 – Chelsea lose 5–4 on penalties after a 1–1 draw in extra time against, 09.12.08 – Chelsea fight back to win 2–1 against, 11.01.09 – Chelsea lose 3–0 against Manchester United in the Premier League at, 17.01.09 – Chelsea snatch a crucial 2–1 home victory against, 01.02.09 – Chelsea lose 2–0 against Liverpool at, 09.02.09 – Due to the team's poor run of form, endangering Chelsea's hopes of Champions League qualification for, 14.02.09 – With Ray Wilkins in charge as caretaker manager, a, 21.02.09 – In Guus Hiddink's first match as manager, a Nicolas Anelka goal and a gritty Chelsea performance bring about a vital 1–0 win against, 25.02.09 – Chelsea end the first leg of their, 10.03.09 – A tempestuous 2–2 second leg draw at the, 08.04.09 – Chelsea claim a commanding 3–1 win in the first leg of their, 11.04.09 – Chelsea take a 4–0 lead after 63 minutes against, 28.4.09 – A masterful defensive display by Chelsea sees them become the first team not to concede a goal at the Camp Nou this season in an intriguing 0–0 draw with Barcelona, the first leg of the clubs' Champions League semi-final tie. They suffered a 3–1 defeat away to Roma in the Champions League and being eliminated from the League Cup at Stamford Bridge by Championship side Burnley on penalties. The first few months of his management went according to plan, as Scolari's narrow 4–1–4–1 formation, using Ashley Cole and new arrival José Bosingwa as wing-backs, initially took the league by storm, leaving Chelsea top ahead of Liverpool after 13 games. Chelsea won 2–1, winning the FA Cup for the fifth time in their history. . Football Wiki is a FANDOM Lifestyle Community. The 2008–09 season was Chelsea Football Club's 95th competitive season, 17th consecutive season in the Premier League and 103rd year in existence as a football club. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality. By the end of November, however, Scolari's Chelsea began to lose their form due to exhaustion. Edit. Country: England ## England International ... Chelsea moved to within a point of the Premier League summit with a 4-1 win over Sheffield United on Saturday as Frank Lampard's big-spending Blues' fine form continued.... more » 06.11.2020 17:16. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Hiddink's regenerative effect was immediate, with four-straight league wins, including a vital 1–0 victory away to Aston Villa in his first game in charge, moving Chelsea into the top three. Chelsea FC - Effectif détaillé 20/21 | Transfermarkt Activez … Includes all competitive matches. Players with 1 card or more included only. After again finishing second to Manchester United in the Premier League the previous season, Chelsea sacked their manager Avram Grant, replacing him with the Brazilian Luiz Felipe Scolari, who had managed the Portugal national team at UEFA Euro 2008 that lost in the quarter finals to Germany.