More Than Three Points for Chelsea
Stoke – The victory over Stoke City means a lot for the Chelsea manager, Jose Mourinho, considering the opponents faced and their success while separated from the pursuit of Manchester City.
Before the visit to the Britannia Stadium on Tuesday (23/12) pm dawn, at week 17 Premier League, Chelsea bit in the associated pressure City victory over Crystal Palace two days earlier.
The result left City to match the points of Chelsea, which is 39 and may have been making Chelsea misgivings. Moreover, Stoke is also not an easy team to beat.
In addition to its own beat Arsenal and City this season, Stoke also overshadowed Chelsea with a 2-3 defeat at home against last season. When the goal Ousama Assaidi make ‘The Blue’ home empty-handed.
However, a quick goal in the second minute John Terry capital so important for Chelsea to start this game. They remain calm under pressure by the pressure of Stoke before Cesc Fabregas scored in the final 10 minutes of the match Chelsea home with a 2-0 victory.
Chelsea also managed to wipe out their nightmare at the stadium last season, plus the distance while the top of the pursuit City with 42 points.
“This win means more than just three points, win and get the three points that the players need to evoke the spirit and mentality puz, because we have to look very, very nice to win here, with the ability to adapt to the style of play Stoke,” Mourinho said on the BBC.
Although satisfied with the win, Mourinho also highlighted the decision of the referee who did not give a red card for a tackle Phil Bardsley after the rigors of the Eden Hazard.
“Saaat the violation occurred, I feel it is very bad tackle because it only happens once. If the referee decides to give him a red card and lost control of the game, that’s the problem but he was able to keep his emotions and we also reacted well. In the end the game is in balance , typical of the winter games in the UK, “he continued.