Petr Cech: Chelsea must be more clinical in front of goal

Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Cech says that the Blues must be much more clinical in front of goal after crashing out of the League Cup

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Cech has kept nine clean sheets in the league this term Photo: The Sport Review

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Petr Cech says that Chelsea must be more clinical in front of goal after the Blues crashed out of the Capital One Cup on Wednesday.

The Blues travelled to the Liberty Stadium needing to overturn a two-goal deficit from the first leg of their semi-final, but were held to a goalless draw in Wales.

Chelsea’s recent form is in stark contrast to their free-flowing football at the start of the season, which saw the west London outfit top the Premier League.

Cech believes the Blues have dominated their recent games but have been guilty of wasting chances, which has ultimately cost them vital points – and a place in the League Cup final.

“It was disappointing because we didn’t score against Swansea. We knew that we had to score to have a chance to progress, but we didn’t and it is a pity,” said Cech.

“Even when we played our game in hand in the league against Southampton, instead of killing the game off we played on and on and they managed to score two goals.

“I think we need to be more efficient in front of goal because we are having chances. We have a lot of shots in the games but we need to score more goals than that.

“In the last few games we haven’t killed the games off. Against Arsenal it was the same story.

“We had to fight until the end of the game because we didn’t take our chances to kill off the game. We need to be more clinical in front of goal.”

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