The Chelsea captain John Terry thinks that his team need to buckle down and start winning games again after the “wake-up call” at the Eastlands last weekend.
The Blues have now gone three games without a win, and Terry won’t accept that two of those were played with weakened teams. He just thinks that the squad should now stand up and show that they still mean business.
“After coming away with two great wins on our travels, the two defeats hurt,” said Terry.
“Hardly anyone wins at Porto and that result won us the group. No one has won at Arsenal since we last did and that result put us five points clear at the top of the league.
“So going up to Manchester City and losing, our second defeat of the week, not only hurt, it is not what this Chelsea is about.
“It has got to be a real wake-up call. We are still top by two points and this emphasises that the Premier league is not a walk, it is a big, big battle.
“Manchester City were not playing well in the build-up to our match. You can imagine the lift they have got from the outcome.
“Everton will be the same at the weekend. They are just getting players back and, after the draw against Tottenham, will believe they can get a result.”
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