There is a new name above the door at the stadium, but the evidence is still there and they delivered it by beating Crystal Palace to reach the final.

The rule that sustains stability success in recent years has been the exception to the rule, as evidenced by the consistent supply of silverware arriving in west London despite regular managerial changes and expensive shifts in personnel.

The outside world deems chaos to be chaos, and that is what the outside world deems chaos to be.

It has not mattered if the club was undergoing a change on or off the pitch, as the winning mentality that appears able to overcome all obstacles has been shown by the club.

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Roberto di Matteo was appointed after the failure of Villas-Boas and went on to win the FA Cup and the European Championship. After getting the job permanently, he was fired six months later.

The uncertainty over the future of the bridge is caused by the fact that Roman Abramovich has been accused of having links to Russian president Putin.

When he took over as manager of Chelsea in January 2021, Thomas Tuchel showed he was up to the job.

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In the current climate Tuchel has remained a calm figurehead for Chelsea, and they showed commendable powers of recovery to shake off the bitter disappointment of losing their European crown after an epic quarter-final second leg against Real Madrid in the Bernabeu.

After taking Chelsea to the FA Cup final last season, and then winning the European Championship with them, Tuchel has set up another meeting with the Reds at Wembley in May.

Two ghosts are to be laid to rest.

They have lost their two previous FA Cup finals, the first under Lampard, and will look to get revenge against the Reds after losing on penalties in the EFL Cup final.

It is the second time that the same sides have met in a major domestic final, the first being in 1993.

Whoever takes the helm of the club will see a familiar look and feel, even if there is a group of new owners vying for the position.

There are doubts over the future of some players, with the likes of Cesar Azpilicueta and Antonio Rudiger being tipped for moves away from the club at the end of their contracts.

Romelu Lukaku was not even considered for the starting line-up against Palace because he looked so bad, but he did score a goal after being introduced by Tuchel.

These are all matters for another day as, typically, they are set to one side to rumble on.

They have an ability to get the job done. Once they took control at the start of the second half they never let it go and there was only one winner once Ruben Loftus-Cheek put them ahead.

The two graduates from the academy who made the difference were nurtured by the man who was known for his big buys during his time at the club.

It made a difference for Palace as well.

Under the terms of his loan to Palace, the player who has played for England was not allowed to play for his parent club, and how the manager missed his exuberance, skill and creativity as his side tried to break through.

It was cruel on Palace, but they were glad of the rules.

One of the best players in the academy is also an England player, as evidenced by the fact that he has represented the country. He was very impressive here.

The FA Cup is one of the most important tasks remaining at the club, as they attempt to add the trophy to the EFL Cup.

The Reds are trying to make history by winning both the league and the cup, as well as playing Manchester City in the league.

It would be foolish to write off the Blues because they could only be separated from the Reds on penalties at Wembley.

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