Means Big Three points for the Blues
London – Chelsea did not bring home a victory from home to West Ham with ease. Therefore, Jose Mourinho praised the spirit of young students in securing full points.
A visit to Upton Park after diving English League Cup final match on Thursday (03/05/2015) pm dawn, Chelsea won 1-0. Eden Hazard’s header in the first half became the winner of the Blues.
But the victory obtained with difficulty. West Ham gave fierce resistance to the visitors. Although less dominant in the control of the ball, the player several times threatened West Ham goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois.
Throughout the game, the home team recorded release 18 attempts to score goals with five of them lead to the goal. Courtois was made busy by doing five rescue some of which proved to be crucial.
This victory was very grateful to Mourinho. Not obtained easily, three points are brought home from Upton Park is called mean very large for Chelsea.
“When a good football is not enough, we fight, we suffer together, we address the difficult moment,” said Mourinho told Sky Sports.
“This is not the best match to be played after the final. Final is more than just a game, because the tension, stress, and emotions,” said Mourinho.
“In some periods we have to survive with everything. It is a game where you can easily lose two points. We had a chance to finish them. We expect it.”
“We did not do it and when you do not finish a match against West Ham, you are in threat. The way West Ham play, nothing is better than them. The three points mean very big for us,” he asserted.
An additional three points from this match Chelsea maintain five-point lead over Manchester City. John Terry et al. still firmly at the top of the standings with 63 points from 27 games and still save a match postponed.