Gianfranco Zola: Chelsea are showing these Premier League title qualities
The Chelsea legend delivers his verdict on Antonio Conte's side and their prospects in the Premier League title race
Gianfranco Zola believes Chelsea are looking like a side capable of winning the Premier League title.
The Blues came from 1-0 down to seal a 3-1 victory over title rivals Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday afternoon.
Gary Cahill’s own goal handed the Citizens a first-half lead before Diego Costa levelled the top of the table clash in the 60th minute.
Willian and Eden Hazard scored two goals on the counter-attack in the final 20 minutes of the Premier League clash.
Chelsea were 2-1 winners against Tottenham Hotspur last month after recovering from a losing position thanks to goals from Pedro and Victor Moses.
Former Blues striker Zola explained what encouraging signs Chelsea are showing in the Premier League title race.
“You play in games like this and you have your moments where you create opportunities but you also have to understand that because the quality of the opposition, they’re going to have a spell,” Zola told Sky Sports after Chelsea’s 3-1 win.
“You have to control yourself in those moments. Then you are showing that you are a side that has everything you need to win the league.”
Chelsea are four points clear of Manchester City in the Premier League title race.
The west London side won the Premier League title under Jose Mourinho in the 2015-16 season.
The Blues finished in tenth place in the top-flight table last term.