Chelsea is now top of the English Premier League table after they managed to beat Middlesbrough. The Blues showcased their consistent performance as they managed to beat The Boro 1-0 at the Riverside Stadium on Sunday. An important first half goal by Diego Costa ensured that Chelsea secure yet another away win in an expense of the hosts.Chelsea has now won six straight league matches in a row. Once again Victor Moses, Eden Hazard, and Gary Cahill were instrumental in this game in both the defensive and offensive aspects.
Chelsea were outstanding defensively , the home side only managed to get one shot on target. The Blues are always strong defensively and it’s hard to break them down especially in away games.The club’s goalkeeper was only tested once , in a previous away game against Everton Thibaut Courtois (Chelsea goalkeeper) was not tested at all.This again proves the quality of Chelsea defensively even in the absence of veteran defender John Terry. In spite of Chelsea’s solid defenders is still one of the best-attacking sides in the premiership.
Eden Hazard , Diego Costa, and Victor Moses have been highly instrumental in Chelsea’s success , credit to the club’s manager Antonio Conte. The Blues central defender Gary Cahill was also impressed by the win . He mentioned on the club’s website that the player’s confidence and spirit are up , also adding that his side works hard to stay focus and consistent and that is why they get the results.The central defender also said that he is pleased with his side’s ability to “carry on where they left off ” before the Fifa international break.
Victor Moses was named the man of the match after yet another stunning performance that saw him run up and down the right-hand side terrorizing the Middlesbrough fullback. Moses says his side showed good character right from the start of the match. He also admits that they could have scored more goals if they took their chances in the first half.