Tottenham Hotspur
3:00 PM UTC
Game Details
Celta Vigo
Atletico Madrid
2:15 PM UTC
Game Details
Real Madrid
6:45 PM UTC
Game Details
4:00 PM UTC
Game Details
San Jose Earthquakes
Minnesota United FC
8:00 PM UTC
Game Details
FC Dallas
LA Galaxy
8:00 PM UTC
Game Details
Real Salt Lake
Sporting Kansas City
8:00 PM UTC
Game Details

Holloway not afraid to attack Chelsea

Ian Holloway feels Blackpool will need to go on the attack as they seek to deliver a knockout blow at Chelsea on Sunday.

Chelsea vs Blackpool preview

Blackpool, who were strong favourites for relegation at the start of the season, have recorded some surprising results this season, with the 4-0 victory at Wigan and last week's 2-0 win at Newcastle catching many by surprise.

They were, however, humbled 6-0 on their visit to Arsenal and, while this weekend's game at Stamford Bridge threatens to be another mismatch, Holloway feels they should not be afraid to "throw the odd punch".

"Obviously you have got to show respect and their home record is pretty awesome but if you step into the ring with a champion, which is what we are going to do, somewhere you have to throw a punch," Holloway said. "You should never be afraid to attack.

"I watched Glasgow Rangers with great interest against Manchester United and, with their 5-4-1 formation, they did really well. Defensively, they were fantastic, but I still think you need to throw the odd punch."


Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.