Jose Mourinho expected nothing less than a difficult tie against Shrewsbury after Chelsea needed a late own-goal to earn a 2-1 win on Tuesday.
Chelsea needed an 81st-minute own goal to beat League Two side Shrewsbury on their way to the Capital One Cup quarter-finals.
Jose Mourinho says Chelsea are "in a difficult situation" as they prepare to lock horns with League Two outfit Shrewsbury in the Capital One Cup.
Chelsea full-back Ryan Bertrand has welcomed the possibility of joining Southampton on a permanent deal once his loan stay at St Mary's expires.
Despite winning the European Golden Shoe last season, Luis Suarez has missed out on a place on the 23-man list of nominees for the Ballon d'Or.
Shrewsbury will be looking to pull off an unlikely upset when they take on Premier League leaders Chelsea in the Capital One Cup on Tuesday night.
Jose Mourinho admits he was upset to have been held by Manchester United on Sunday, but still felt Chelsea played a "fantastic game" throughout.
Robin van Persie scored deep into stoppage time as Manchester United hit back to draw 1-1 with league leaders Chelsea at Old Trafford on Sunday.
Liverpool's Raheem Sterling and Manchester United's Adnan Januzaj have been included in a 40-man shortlist for the 2014 Golden Boy award.
Chelsea full-back Filipe Luis has singled out Manchester United striker Falcao for praise ahead of Sunday's crunch clash at Old Trafford.
Sunday's clash between Manchester United and Chelsea is likely to be a titanic battle, but it's the Blues who enter the fixture a cut about their rival.
Chelsea striker Diego Costa reportedly received hospital treatment after returning from Spain duty with a severe stomach bug.
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho is refusing to panic despite having just one fit striker available for Sunday's crunch clash with Manchester United.
Jose Mourinho was full of praise for Chelsea following their dominant 6-0 win over NK Maribor in the Champions League on Tuesday.
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