Mikel Obi praised the performance of his team-mates following their 3-0 win at Selhurst Parkbut insists there is more hard work to be put in as they aim for a strong finish despite their slow start to the season.
Oscar, Willian and Diego Costa were on target at Crystal Palace as Guus Hiddink’s side recorded their biggest Premier League win since last January which also marked the interim manager’s first win since taking over from sacked Jose Mourinho in December.
if they are to finish strongly and spoke of the determination within the squad to build on a huge result. It’s now four games unbeaten for the Blues, and Terry was understandably delighted.
Mikel started for the second game in succession alongside Cesc Fabregas. And the Nigerian who was outstanding as he protected the back four and kept the ball moving in midfield was pleased with the team’s display, but spoke about the importance of not looking too far ahead.
“There are a lot of games to be played and if we can keep putting in these kind of performances the sky is our limit,’ he said. ‘We need to keep believing but we don’t want to get carried away, we played well but we need to keep working hard in training.
“Let’s hope it’s a new year and a new Chelsea. We’ve been disappointed with our results but we’ve shown what type of team we are.” Mikel said as quoted the Chelsea website.