Mata admits Chelsea cannot afford Palace slip
Mata says the club's coming match against Crystal Palace is of the utmost importance to get the their league campaign back on track.
"[Crystal Palace] Another key game to stay at the top ahead of the busy Christmas agenda," he said.
"We have to get back to the victory trail in such a tough month like this."
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