A Need to Hang on in There

On what was another uninspiring day it became evident that we need to learn how to hang on in there. And I’m not just talking about the team, but us as supporters as well.

There is an obvious need to do something about the concentartion on the pitch when we get in front. We got it wrong last week against Stoke and yesterday we could even hold on for two minutes. Thes lapses in concentration have to be addressed. After Deli Allis first goal for us we needed to get back, get in shape and concentrate. We needed an experienced player on the pitch to yell at those less experienced .You would think that Vertongen would fall into that category but it was his poor defending that made it all to easy for Leicester to get backinto the game (and give them the confidence to try and win it).

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The touch of luck that Chelsea needed.

“The touch of luck that Chelsea needed”. – Martin Tyler

That about sums it up for me.

Overall, I thought, we were decent. Up against the best side in England and one of the best in Europe it was always going to be a difficult match.

Chelsea started brightly but Spurs had a grip within ten minutes and for the vast majority of the first half dominated without being too much of a threat. Eriksen’s free kick and the Kane shot at the near post (when I thought he should have gone far post) was as good as it got.

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