Chelsea are currently 16th in the Premier League with just eight points. After losing four of their first eight games, they currently sit behind all three -- Watford, Norwich and Bournemouth -- of the promoted teams from the Championship.
Chelsea are off to their worst start in top flight play since 1978-79, when they took four points from their first eight games. At the end of that season, they were relegated from the old English First Division.
Here are some other notes about their poor start: