Chelsea boss Guus Hiddink has stated that they will be targetting a win against Norwich in Tuesday’s Premier League clash at Carrow Road.
The Blues came from a goal down to beat Southampton 2-1 at St. Mary’s Stadium on Saturday.
The win took Chelsea up to 11th position in the league table.
In his pre-match press conference on Monday, Hiddink expressed delight with what the team have been able to achieve so far.
“We had a very good win in a difficult stadium considering their performances in the last couple of weeks,” Hiddink said, referring to Southampton.
“Of course we have a tight schedule but the team is focused to continue on this path.
“When I started in December we were close to the relegation zone, one point away. Of course this club must have big objectives but it was a side objective to get away from the relegation zone as soon as possible.
“The team did well with draws and victories so in a relatively short time we’ve accomplished that in-between target. That encourages us to go on.”
Hiddink gave an update on the fitness of Pedro and John Terry.
“I will see Pedro now, yesterday he was here for treatment,” he reports. “Normally with these injuries I’m not that positive that it will be resolved in a few days but I need the information from my medical staff.
“John is touching the pitch with some running and we’ll see how he reacts after training this week.”
He also said he has spoken to Baba Rahman following the left-back’s withdrawal at half-time at St Mary’s.
“We’ve talked to him, me and Steve (Holland),” Hiddink said. “Of course he was upset, you saw the image on the pitch where he had his shirt over his head. At half-time he was sitting in the dressing room feeling down.
“He has to recover but you cannot always wait. He produced some decent play in recent games but we like to be critical because defensively you have to do your job as well.”Unblock the FIFA World Cup with ExpressVPN the #1 Trusted Name in VPN