Cesar Azpilicueta is hoping to make use of Chelsea’s Carabao Cup disappointment as gasoline after they face Liverpool within the FA Cup remaining.
Thomas Tuchel’s facet have already confronted the Reds in a single showpiece occasion this time period, in a match that noticed them miss out on the trophy after shedding 11-10 on penalties at Wembley.
With the Blues out of competition in each the Premier League and in Europe, the FA Cup remaining is their final likelihood to select up one other trophy earlier than the tip of the marketing campaign.
The west London facet have had an honest 12 months by anybody’s requirements, with final season’s Champions League victory seeing them given the possibility to win the European Super Cup and the Club World Cup, each of which they managed efficiently.
But forward of the sport at Wembley – a conflict that shall be broadcast dwell on talkSPORT – Azpilicueta is decided to see his facet come out on prime towards Jurgen Klopp’s staff.
Speaking to Tony Cascarino for Weekend Sport Breakfast, he mentioned: “When you lose you need to get again and have the possibility to win.
“It’s true that it’s the identical opposition, it’s Liverpool once more and once you arrive within the remaining there are two groups and also you need to be on the profitable facet. You need to win it.
“It doesn’t matter who you play, you need to get your fingers on the trophy.
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“In the League Cup final we were close and we lost it on penalties but now we have the chance to win, so we will make the most of it.”
Despite already having two trophies within the cupboard, Azpilicueta says that they’re decided to return out victorious to set the tone for what they hope shall be an improved marketing campaign subsequent time period.
He mentioned: “We have a look at ourselves and we need to win the FA Cup. It’s true that we received the European Super Cup, the Club World Cup for the primary time in our historical past and now we’ve got the possibility to be within the FA Cup remaining.
“Of course, ending the season with three trophies and a spot within the Champions League can be good.
“We wished extra as a result of once you’re the Champions League winners you need to maintain your trophy as a result of the expertise we had was wonderful and we wished to repeat it, however sadly we couldn’t make it.
“In the Premier League we’ve been on the prime of the desk for a while however we weren’t constant sufficient to maintain it and we’re dissatisfied in that facet.
“Next season we’ll work to get closer to both competitions because I think we have the potential to do it.”
The full interview with Cesar Azpilicueta shall be broadcast dwell on Weekend Sports Breakfast, with full FA Cup remaining protection from Wembley additionally dwell on talkSPORT with build-up beginning at 1pm.
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