Chelsea have lastly accomplished their hardest video games of the season and are heading straight into the Christmas interval, the place even straightforward video games can develop into a problem merely due to the sheer variety of matches.
Over the previous ten years, we have now been in a position to get out of hassle time and time once more throughout this era, so we’re not too hopeful. That is particularly the case contemplating we have now an countless harm disaster and a squad that does not look wherever close to competing on the high of the league.
We at the moment are in tenth place, the place will we be on February 1? It is very tough to say.
In our final match we confronted a really completely different problem: an EFL Cup quarter-final. We did not achieve any league factors from that win, however we constructed some momentum and a few confidence with a house win on penalties towards a Newcastle staff who bought us on top of things in our match towards them at St James’ Park not too way back. It was a giant win for staff spirit and now issues are wanting slightly brighter total. Now we have now a comparatively pleasant Christmas marketing campaign to attempt to get again to the highest of the desk.
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An away sport towards rising Wolves on the twenty fourth is unquestionably not straightforward, and we do not take that match towards a very well-trained and well-motivated Gary O’Neill staff as a right. However with the expertise we have now, we’re actually aiming for 3 factors.
The identical goes for our subsequent video games – Crystal Palace at house on the twenty seventh, which is a should win if we wish to transfer up into the highest half, as is the match towards Luton subsequent on the thirtieth. There aren’t any straightforward video games, however there is no such thing as a doubt that they’re 3 winnable video games, similar to the match towards Fulham on January 13.
By the point we face Liverpool on the final day of January, it’s actually attainable (though extraordinarily hopeful) that we are going to have received 4 of the 4 video games and made actual progress within the league. Maybe it is simply wishful considering, however with Christopher Nkunku returning this week, we’re permitting ourselves slightly Christmas cheer and dreaming of clinching a spot within the Europa Convention League by Easter.
There may be even a prospect of January signings, though we’re nonetheless struggling to make use of final January’s signings, so let’s not get forward of ourselves right here… match by match and level by level is what we would like.