Chelsea will have the chance to stretch further ahead at the Premier League summit when Manchester City visit Stamford Bridge on Saturday.
Chelsea striker Diego Costa will serve a three-match ban after the Football Association rejected his appeal against their charge of violent conduct.
Chelsea defender Gary Cahill has leapt to the defence of Diego Costa's physical approach to football, claiming it's just "the way he plays".
Chelsea striker Diego Costa will contest his FA violent conduct charge following his alleged stamp on Liverpool's Emre Can in the Capital One Cup on Tuesday.
Cheslea striker Diego Costa has been charged with violent conduct following his apparent stamp on Liverpool's Emre Can on Tuesday night.
Jose Mourinho has been fined £25,000 by the Football Association and warned about his future conduct for suggesting there is a "campaign" against Chelsea.
Chelsea's Eden Hazard says that teammate Diego Costa motivated the team with the fiery aggression which got him into trouble against Liverpool.
Jose Mourinho does not expect Chelsea striker Diego Costa to receive any retrospective punishment from the FA, despite his apparent stamp on Emre Can on Tuesday.
Brendan Rodgers believes Diego Costa was lucky not to have been sent off for an apparent stamp on Emre Can during Tuesday night's Capital One Cup semi-final.
Branislav Ivanovic's extra-time goal secured Chelsea's place in the Capital One Cup final thanks to a 2-1 aggregate win over Liverpool at Stamford Bridge.
Wolfsburg sporting executive Klaus Allofs has emphatically denied claims that they are looking to bring Chelsea forward Andre Schurrle back to Germany.
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho says that his side's shock defeat to Bradford City will motivate them to beat Liverpool in the second leg of their Capital One Cup clash.
Brendan Rodgers admits he is relishing the chance to again test himself against Jose Mourinho in the second-leg of their Capital One Cup semi-final.
Liverpool will be looking to heap further woe on Chelsea when they meet the London club at Stamford Bridge in the second leg of the Capital One Cup semi-final.
- Costa keen to work with Mourinho
- Drogba wants redemption
- Cech will take loss on the chin
- Parkinson wants United draw
- Mourinho 'ashamed' by defeat
- Chelsea 2-4 Bradford
- No January move for Pogba
- Chelsea v Bradford
- Mourinho's transfer plans
- Douglas admits Chelsea dream
- Montella rules out Cuadrado exit
- Man United second in rich list
- Lallana: Courtois save fantastic
- Courtois: We can win quadruple
- Kramaric explains Chelsea snub
- Romeu considers Stuttgart stay
- Mourinho: I'll get Gerrard on loan
- Mourinho: Draw a fair result
- Liverpool 1-1 Chelsea
- Mikel content with role
- Rodgers focused on football
- Liverpool v Chelsea
- Fabianski: Chelsea the strongest
- Mourinho regrets Gerrard miss
- Uncertainty on Salah future