Spanish full back speaking after poor recent run of form.
Chelsea defender Cesar Azpilicueta has admitted that no one is scared of the West Londoners any more, says the Daily Express.
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Rafa Beitez’s side are currently enduring a particularly poor run of recent results in both the league and the domestic cups.
The Blues could only manage a 2-2 draw at relegation-threatened Reading on Wednesday night, and this after even being 2-0 ahead with just three minutes of the game remaining.
Meanwhile, Chelsea also drew 2-2 at League One Brentford in the FA Cup fourth round on Sunday, a result that came hot on the heels of the club’s elimination from the Capital One Cup semi-final at the hands of Swansea City.
“They get scared when you win lots of games in a row,” said Azpilicueta.
“When you win – that’s when you get more respect. We need to manage situations better. We cannot draw this kind of game at Reading when we are leading 2-0. But we cannot be complaining all the time. We have to look forward and analyse the mistakes.
“It’s about a little bit of confidence. When the team is playing better it’s easier to have the mind clear to manage situations. These things can make a difference.”
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