Eden Hazard was pleased to keep the pressure on the teams above us with a win at Swansea, as the chase for a top-four finish approaches an exciting conclusion.
The Belgian set up Cesc Fabregas’ decisive early goal as we defeated the relegation threatened Welsh side 1-0 at the Liberty Stadium.
That was our third victory in a row in the Premier League, in addition to our FA Cup semi-final triumph over Southampton in that period, and combined with Liverpool’s draw with Stoke City, it edged us a little closer to our target of a top-four finish.
‘It was important to keep momentum,’ said Hazard. ‘We are in good form, we are winning tough games, so now we have three games to left play in the league and then we will see what’s happened at the end.
‘Of course, we want to reach the top four, it’s not depending only on Chelsea, but we can do it if we are like we were against Swansea, if we keep fighting together.’
Next up in the Premier League, the Reds will come to Stamford Bridge next Sunday, in what could be a vital fixture in the fight for Champions League qualification.
‘We are in the race,’ added our number 10. ‘Like I said, we have three games to play, we play Liverpool so that is a big game for us next week, so now we can prepare for that game and we have one week to be ready for this big game.’