Chelsea and Manchester United will play on Monday in the FA Cup Fifth Round match to continue its difficult schedule.
The FA Cup Fifth Round fixture will pair Chelsea against Manchester United.
The winner will advance to the competition’s Quarterfinals.
And for Cesar Azpilicueta, his teammates should focus on what’s ahead.
“We have been inconsistent and it’s not the way of reaching the targets because we know, especially in the Premier League, how tough it can be,” Azpilicueta said to the team’s official website.
“We need to be consistent. It is true that you cannot play every game the way you want to play, sometimes you have difficult opponents, but we have had a lot of ups and downs.”
“For Chelsea, it is not our level and we know that. We need to get it right, going in the right direction, because in the next couple of weeks we will play the whole season and we have to be ready for it,” he continued.
“In 15 days we can be with a trophy, we can be in the next round of the FA Cup. Obviously, every time is closer to the final, it is the quarter-final if we get through Man United.”
“In the Europa League, we will be playing until the international break if we get through as well. So every game is like a final,” he explained.
“We know that in the Premier League we don’t have room for mistakes so the next big game, which will be at home against Tottenham, it’s a derby, it’s a special game, and we have to be ready, but we will have to go step by step starting on Monday.”
“It’s the moment that you have to show your personality. When you win it’s easier to go in the right direction, but when we suffer bad moments it is the moment to show your personality, your character. The way to stick together to fight for the club, for the fans,” he concluded.
— Chelsea FC (@ChelseaFC) February 16, 2019