One. Two. Three. Can we make it four? Spurs, Fulham, Dynamo Kiev. Next up are Wolverhampton Wanderers at home, a chance to win again and a chance to take revenge for that silly 2-1 loss back in early December.
Just keep winning. That’s the recipe for every game.
Maurizio Sarri rotated about half the team for Thursday’s match, giving the likes of Eden Hazard, Gonzalo Higuaín, César Azpilicueta, Antonio Rüdiger ... and Emerson? ... a full day’s rest. N’Golo Kanté, Jorginho, and Willian also were spared the full 90 against Dynamo.
With the squad essentially fully healthy, it’s fatigue that continues to be the one and only physical concern that needs to be managed for the final 13-16 games of the season (depending on how far we get in Europe). There’s of course the mental aspect as well — focus and concentration and belief and the continued pragmatism as needed — but if Chelsea can keep going as we have in the last couple weeks, we just might achieve our (minimum expected) goals this season.