LONDON – Chelsea‘s victory over Stoke City in the match of the 17th week of Premier League 2014-2015 on Tuesday (12/23/2014) early morning, recognized by coach Jose Mourinho is worth more than three points. According to him, Stoke City one of the toughest opponent they face.
Competed at the Britannia Stadium -markas The Potters, recognized by the Portuguese coach, makes his difficulties in dealing with the squad Mark Hughes. This was regardless of the status of Stoke City as a lowly league who finished 13th.
“To be able to win here, we have to play better. We do it because they adapt to the way the game when the ball. When the ball, we try not to lose its identity and the way we play, “Mourinho told the club‘s official website on Tuesday (12/23/2014).
“Scoring early became an important thing, but it can not be too much, because they are also a strong team. Fans are behind them, and they have strong mentally. They have great players, great reserve player, and Mark Hughes could do the rotation because it has players with the same quality. This is difficult to achieve victory, “he continued.
Although admittedly difficult to deal with Stoke City, the Blues scored a quick goal in minute 2 by John Terry. Continued with goals from Cesc Fabregas in the 78th minute, this victory as a gift ahead of Christmas celebrations for The Blue who successfully secured their position atop the standings with 42 points.
“This victory is more than three points, not because it is hard but play here not only shows the quality. The players showed compactness, they are united by a tough game and not afraid to hold responsibility. Only with a great team performance that made us successful against Stoke, “completion.