Chelsea defender Azpiliceta: Fatigue is a reality

Chelsea defender Cesar Azpiliceta feels their heavy schedule is catching up with them.

Chelsea defender Cesar Azpiliceta feels their heavy schedule is catching up with them.

With extra games in the UEFA Super Cup, World Club Cup and Europa League – the Blues find themselves with a season 15 games longer than FA Cup semi-final opponents Manchester City.

“We played three days ago in Moscow – so it is the reality. But we are professional: we try to do our best to prepare for the game the best that we can. But after all – it is a game, and it is normal that we feel a bit more tired than the other team.

“We did this season with two semi-finals, also the Capital One Cup, so it is true that we have played a lot of games.”

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