Chelsea defender Gary Cahill accepts the massive demands for success.

The England defender was acutely aware of the additional pressure from above at Stamford Bridge.

"Being part of a club like Chelsea, you're expected to perform and get results, rightly so," he said.

"Of course, the boys come to a club like Chelsea because they want to be a part of big things, and that means winning football matches.

"The players want to win. Even at times, drawing feels bad.

"It's a philosophy that this club definitely has, and the players have as well."