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Azpilicueta blames Chelsea attackers for five-year Premier League title drought

Cesar Azpilicueta has blamed Chelsea's misfiring forwards for the club's Premier League title drought.

The Blues have not lifted the crown for five years.

Thomas Tuchel's side kicked off the 2022/23 campaign with a 1-0 away win over Everton on Saturday.

"You know, every team wants to score a lot of goals and not concede," Azpilicueta explained post-match. "It's true that maybe at the top it is obvious for the last few years we were a bit far.

"You know it is five seasons since the last time we won the Premier League. We need to score goals if we want to win anything. We need to score goals and not to concede anything.

"Lately, the last couple of games in the Premier League, we didn't score enough and with a half-chance we concede. So that's our problem, and that's why we finished third with 20 or more points behind Manchester City."



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