Outcomes have swung from fantastic to terrible, beginning with an opening day 4-0 loss and then scaling all of the way back to an impressive unbeaten run and eligibility in the Champions League.
Any bookie ready to take bets on Chelsea with the actual Bookie program will have experienced an equally exciting and rewarding ride. Who was expecting us to lose to Bournemouth at home and then beat Arsenal away from the very next match, despite going a goal down? Not me.
While it’s been hugely frustrating at times watching this group don’t capitalise on chance after chance to pull ahead in the race for fourth, there is no denying it has been absolutely thrilling.
Who would you rather be a Man City fan seeing their team win each week, but really understanding their season at the league is over already? In actuality, they have barely managed to observe wins since about November, so far ahead of Liverpool pulled.
Chelsea fans meanwhile are on the edge of the chair each week, whether they are playing Southampton or Bayern Munich. Each week brings a mad new twist to the season, and yet another completely unpredictable match.
The one who has dispatched Tottenham with simplicity, or the one that lets dire teams like West Ham pick up vital results in the Bridge? There’s just no means of telling, even as soon as you’ve seen the lineup.
Not only are some of those guys making a big step up from the Championship, others are enjoying their first full seasons as starters.
Tammy Abraham is bearing the whole club goalscoring burden in his second season in the top flight — is anybody surprised he’s fought now and again? In terms of Callum Hudson-Odoi, he is mixing his first season as a rookie with the recovery from a serious accident — a recipe for inconsistency.
Of course, we would like to win the league again and observe Frank build a dominant side that competes in the Champions League. But in the meantime, there is something to be said for this”roulette” Chelsea, serving up mad games and keeping us all glued to the TV to learn what happens next.