Chelsea can not afford complacency as Wolves target another FA Cup shock

Feb 18, 2017, 00:45
Chelsea can not afford complacency as Wolves target another FA Cup shock

With that in mind, we recently asked Chelsea fans to vote for who has become the club's most important player under Conte, and the results were a little surprising - with top scorer and star striker Diego Costa ranking a lowly tenth. "We must pay great attention because they showed in the recent past they have the capability to beat great teams".

The totemic Cesc Fabregas will pull the strings in midfield alongside the energetic Nathaniel Chalobah, who has looked highly promising in his outings this campaign.

The Blues now boast an eight-point lead at the top of the table and remain on course to secure their fifth top-flight title of the modern era with just 13 games left to play.

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In defence, David Luiz will be afforded the chance to give his troublesome knee a rest so Kurt Zouma will play with club captain John Terry also available for selection having recovered from an ankle injury.

According to The Express and Star, Paul Lambert has urged his players to pull off another giant killing when they face Chelsea in the FA Cup this weekend.

The FA Cup pales into insignificance compared to that. "All the players are in good form and the only problem I have is making the best choices for the game".

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They have to play Liverpool at home four days after that game and then they go to Arsenal and Chelsea.

"When you are in a great team the most important thing is to win, not to have 21 players happy and not win anything".

We were reigning champions and they had finished bottom of the whole Football League, but we still ended up losing and I'm sick of hearing about it!

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I'm not sure foreign managers like Guardiola really get how important the FA Cup is to people here and it certainly won't be high on his list of priorities. I trained with the Sutton players this week for a piece on Sky. His deployment there proved devastating in previous rounds against Peterborough and Brentford with the Spaniard scoring three goals across the two games and generally causing havoc by attacking from deep. In the league there are six teams who can fight until the end to win the title.

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