English Premiership

Terry hails Chelsea defending

2014-10-10 12:18
John Terry (Supplied)
John Terry (Supplied)
Cape Town - Chelsea skipper John Terry has heaped praise on his team-mates for working as a unit to limit the amount of goals conceded this season.

The London outfit have started the 2014/15 campaign in red-hot form and currently boast a five-point lead at the summit of the Premier League standings.

While summer signing Diego Costa has provided an impressive amount of their goals, Terry has also been singled out for his solid work at the opposite end of the pitch.

However, Terry feels it is players such as Eden Hazard and Andre Schurrle who deserve praise for their defensive contributions.

"Everyone was questioning the defence early on in the season, but it's going to happen," Terry told the London Evening Standard.

"There are so many good teams and individuals in the League, we are going to concede goals.

"The important thing going forward is we have goals in us - as long as we're not conceding too many.

"We have had a few clean sheets on the bounce, defensively we have been doing very well, not just the back four, but it's also people like Eden (Hazard), Andre (Schurrle) coming back and able to go forward as well."

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