Liverpool will now turn their attention to Southampton as they try to retake Premier League table leadership. Chelsea took over the pace-setting job on goal difference after a 4-1 victory against Cardiff last weekend. The Reds 3-2 triumph against PSG in UEFA Champions League means the players are full of confidence. They must be feeling they can beat any team in the World right now. Today, as we continue to enjoy European football, let us take a look at five heaviest defeats since 1992 in English championship.
5. Chelsea 8-0 Aston Villa
On 23rd December 2012, Chelsea wanted to break their goalscoring record but they could only equal it. The Blues were in a scoring mood and they netted 8-0 against Aston Villa. The goals were scored by Ramires who netted a brace, Hazard, Oscar, Lampard, Torres, David Luiz and Ivanovic scored a goal each. It was certainly a team performance.
4. Chelsea 8-0 Wigan Athletics
ON THIS DAY: In 2010, Chelsea beat Wigan 8-0 to secure the Premier League title. 🏆
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— Squawka Football (@Squawka) May 9, 2017
On 9th May 2010, Chelsea wanted to end the season on a high and their wrath fell on Wigan. They thrashed the visitors 8-0 at Stamford Bridge to end Manchester United hopes of retaining the Premier League title. The goals were scored by Didier Drogba who grabbed a hat-trick to take home the Golden Boot, Anelka netted a brace, Lampard scored a penalty, and Kalou and Ashley Cole scored one goal each.
3. Tottenham Hotspurs 9-1 Wigan Athletics
— Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial) November 22, 2013
On 22nd November 2009, Tottenham Hotspurs demolished Wigan Athletics 9-1 at White Hart Lane. The London side was flying and this day they just could not stop scoring. The goals were scored by Jermaine Defoe who netted five times, Crouch, Lennon, Bentley, and Kranjčar scored one goal each. Scharner scored the consolation for the visitors.