CHELSEA take on Wolves today on the day of Todd Boehly’s £4.25bn takeover of the club.

Boehly is an American investor and businessman who has a reported net worth of £3.6bn and will take over from Roman Abramovich.

He is a part owner of the LA Dodgers baseball team and US women’s basketball side the Los Angeles Sparks, and owns a stake in the renowned LA Lakers NBA franchise.

On the pitch, the Blues have failed to win in their last two games as they aim to finish the season strongly.

  • Kick-off: 3pm
  • TV/ live stream: Sadly, this game will NOT be televised live in the UK
  • Chelsea XI: Mendy, Azpilicueta, Silva, Rudiger, James, Kovacic, Loftus-Cheek, Alonso, Pulisic, Lukaku, Werner.
  • Wolves XI: Sa, Jonny, Boly, Coady, Saiss, Ait-Nouri, Dendoncker, Neves, Moutinho, Jimenez, Neto.


  • The new owner watches on

    Tedd Bohely is in the stands this afternoon.

    Will he be happy with what he’s seeing?

    .Credit: PA
  • Half-time – Chelsea 0-0 Wolves

    Peter Bankes blows his whistle after a frantic last few minutes of the first half.

    Dendoncker missed the target from close range, before Lukaku forced Sa into a smart save.

    Chelsea will feel hard done by after both Werner and Loftus-Cheek’s goals were ruled out. But Wolves should have scored themselves!

    Nothing to separate the two teams at the break.

  • Chelsea 0-0 Wolves

    45+2, Another chance goes begging for Wolves.

    Bolly plays it forward to Ait Nouri who fires the ball over the bar from close range. They should be in front.

  • Chelsea 0-0 Wolves

    45+1, Neto is late on James.

    There will be three added minutes here.

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    45, Lukaku spins Saiss and fires one on goal, but Sa reacted well.

  • Chelsea 0-0 Wolves

    44, Dendoncker has to score!

    Neto cuts inside Thiago Silva and fires one on goal. Mendy palms it straight into Dendoncker’s path who shanks it wide from five yards. That is a howler.

  • Goal disallowed – Chelsea 0-0 Wolves

    40, The lines are up on the screen, and Lukaku’s knee is deemed to be offside by the officials.

    So unlucky for the home side. It remains all square.

  • Chelsea 1-0 Wolves

    39, The checks are continuing for offside against Lukaku who got a touch before Loftus-Cheek scored.

    It is such fine margins.

  • Chelsea 1-0 Wolves

    Alonso curls in the corner, and the chelsea players are queuing up at the back post. it bundles through to Loftus-Cheek who has the simplest task of tapping it into an empty net.

    But there is an offside check going on.

  • GOAL! Chelsea 0-0 Wolves

    37, Loftus-Cheek taps home!

  • Chelsea 0-0 Wolves

    37, Alonso takes it, but the wall did it’s job. There was nowhere near enough height. but Chelsea have a corner.

  • Chelsea 0-0 Wolves – Saiss yellow card

    36, Pulisic is too quick for Saiss and wriggles free of the defender, before being dragged to the floor. Alonso and James are over the free kick.

  • Chelsea 0-0 Wolves

    35, Kovacic clips a delicate ball into Lukaku, but the forward can’t connect with it properly and Sa comes out to claim it.

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    33, Werner puts the ball in the back of the net, but the referee blows his whistle for a foul.

    Pulisic slid the ball into him, and he calmly slotted the ball past Sa. But the referee deemed Werner to have barged Saiss to the floor on his path to goal.

    The German might be a tad unlucky there.

  • Chelsea 0-0 Wolves

    32, For all the talk about Lukaku starting before the game, we’ve barely seen any of him so far this half.

    Bar a half chance earlier on, Chelsea have been unable to feed the forward.

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    30, Neves chips one into Dendoncker in the box, but the midfielder can’t make contact.

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    28, The free kick is floated in and Neves and Rudiger clears before Neves runs on to it, but drags his effort wide. A player of his quality should do better.

    Wolves with most of the chances now, though.

  • Chelsea 0-0 Wolves – Azpilicueta yellow card

    26, Jiminez clips the ball wide to Neto and the Portugese nutmegs Azpilicueta before being shoved to the floor.

    Wolves want further punishment for a hand to the face, but it’s just a booking and free kick.

  • Chelsea 0-0 Wolves

    36, Werner gets in behind Werner and wins a corner off the defender.

    Wolves then struggle to clear from the corner.

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    25, The ball sits up for James on the edge of the area and he fires one goalwards, but it’s well over the bar. You wouldn’t put it past him, though.

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    22, What a chance for Saiss!

    Ait Nouri whips a brilliant ball in and Saiss is unmarked in the area, but fluffs his lines in front of goal, getting the header all wrong. He should score.

  • Chelsea 0-0 Wolves

    21, Saiss forces the issue and floats a ball down the left channel to Jiminez. Thiago Silva gets there first, but under pressure is forced to clear it for a throw-in.

    James is then late on his man and Wolves have a free kick.

  • Chelsea 0-0 Wolves

    20, Loftus-Cheek skips inside Moutinho and the the Portugese leaves his leg in.

    Alonso takes the free kick deep, but Sa is up above everyone to claim it.

    Thiago Silva and Boly clash heads, but look to be okay.

  • Chelsea 0-0 Wolves

    18, Rudiger fires the ball into Pulisic who controls it well before turning his man and striking one on goal. But his shot is always curling wide.

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    16, The ball is floated over the Chelsea defence to Jiminez who spots Jonny running across the face of goal.

    The wing-back shanks his effort wide under the challenge of Thiago Silva. The flag then goes up for offside against Jiminez.