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Chelsea defender Christensen: We're fighting and grinding out results

Chelsea defender Andreas Christensen admits they're fighting for points and performances at this stage of the season.

Christensen feels Chelsea are responding to that challenge by grinding out victories, not least the hard-fought one at Crystal Palace on Saturday.

"At the moment we're fighting, we're scraping points, and sometimes you need that," said the Dane.

"We prepare well game to game, it's a little bit mentally draining, but we recover as quickly as possible. Everyone has their heads on right. We are still in every tournament possible so there are a lot of games. I think we're doing a good job.

"It was a very difficult game.

"It feels like it's been a while since we played Premier League, and it's always a fight here. The atmosphere is good. We knew we had to be patient and we're happy the goal came in the end.

"The circumstances were difficult, the wind, the pitch, made it almost impossible to play pretty football, so it was a bit of a hectic game, but we're pleased to take away the three points."

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