Two of Chelsea’s key defenders in captain John Terry and Cesar Azpilicueta have taken to social media to show just how important their derby day victory over Queens Park Rangers was.
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The Blues were nowhere near their best at Loftus Road and needed an 87th minute strike from Cesc Fabregas to ensure their seven point lead at the top of the table remained in tact.
Terry, who looks increasingly likely to be lifting the crown at the end of the season, praised the character of his teammates’ on his official Instagram account and had some kind words for the match-winner in West London.
With just seven games to play for the Stamford Bridge outfit, they require just four more wins to clinch a first Premier League title since 2010 and they remain on course to become the most dominant champions in the competition’s history.
Meanwhile Terry’s defensive partner Azpilicueta, who was key to the clean sheet against the Hoops, took to Twitter to celebrate the win which leaves the side within touching distance of the title: