Cahill is adamant the Blues are solid at the back despite losing at the Britannia Stadium.
In one of the bigger shocks of the Premier League weekend Chelsea slumped to a 3-2 defeat at Stoke City, but Gary Cahill says there is no defensive crisis at the club.
It was the second game running that the Blues had conceded three goals after beating Sunderland 3-4 midweek, yet Cahill says there is nothing to worry about.
“In the last two games we’ve given away too many silly goals, which is unlike us really,” the England international was quoted by the Sun.
“The first goal we conceded against Stoke was disappointing.
“They weren’t major mistakes but they’re little things that can happen in a game.”
Manager Jose Mourinho has experimented with different tactics at the back since returning to Stamford Bridge, dropping Ashley Cole for Cesar Azpilicueta at left-back and preferring the partnership of Cahill and captain John Terry in the middle ahead of David Luiz.
Yet the past two result have done little to please the 50-year-old and after Arsenal’s 1-1 draw with Everton on Sunday, the Gunners are now five points clear of the west London club in the league.
However, despite this Mourinho has decided not to spend big in the January transfer window and wants to stick with the squad the Portuguese coach already has.
Whilst this will come as pleasing news to the current players it does mean that there needs to be improved performances from all involved.
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