Thursday, 23 November, 2017

Chelsea Cruise Past Saints To Close In On Title

Ron Matthews | 01 May, 2017, 11:44

League leaders Chelsea go into their home fixture against Southampton following their 4-2 win over Tottenham in the FA Cup semi-final to book their place in Wembley yet again.

And Hazard has revealed the Spaniard is not the only one urging him to show a touch more self-interest in front of goal.

Eden Hazard and Gary Cahill scored either side of Oriol Romeu's header, before Costa's double meant Ryan Bertrand's late strike was nothing but a consolation. And then another tough game in the league. "It is important for us to win and look at ourselves, but we all know that tomorrow it won't be easy because Southampton is a very good team with a good coach and good players", via BBC Sport.

But Conte, whose side entertain Southampton in a vital Premier League tussle on Tuesday, has taken exception to former Arsenal skipper Fabregas's viewpoint, insisting that he would not indulge such a player in his squad. Above all when you had to play after two and a half days, after a really strong game against Tottenham when we reached the final of the Cup. "Southampton have good players and play good football", he told Sky Sports News.

Conte said: "It wasn't easy because we faced a very strong team who didn't have any pressure. If my aims help the team to win the matches I'm happy".

He added: "We must be confident for the future".

Cesc Fabregas says Chelsea's dominant win over Southampton is a statement to the league on Chelsea's title credentials.

Antonio Conte's men were the better side as they ran out victors against the Saints at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday night, to edge closer to the EPL title.

"It does feel like a massive step". "We beat Tottenham and we play before them, so perhaps we can create a bit of trouble in their minds". It was a great timing [the second goal] and a big boost before half-time.

"We've got a big game this weekend, a hard match [at Everton]".

The 31-year-old missed Saturday's FA Cup semifinal against Spurs as he battled gastroenteritis, but said: "I'm all right, just recovering, I'm fine".

"After the Tottenham game, I said I'm sure he's keeping his goals for the final weeks of the season. It's normal that we have to try to push until the end to keep this position".

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