Chelsea can make it back-to-back wins when they face Fulham this evening.
It’s been a disappointing month for west London outfit in the Premier League and have lost their last three away games in the competition.
Those were against Everton, Wolves, and more recently Arsenal on Boxing Day.
Meanwhile, Chelsea’s last Premier League outing also ended in defeat as they were beaten 3-1 at home by Manchester City at the beginning of the month.
However, the Blues did record a routine 4-0 win over Morecambe in the FA Cup third round last weekend and head coach Frank Lampard wants to build on that performance.
“I think they have been focused since Man City. Morecambe have come in the middle of that and it was a game we were expected to win on paper and that we had to win,” he said in his pre-match press conference. “We did and we did it comfortably.
“But more my main concern has been training and the atmosphere around that, because when you’ve had a few games where you don’t win it’s clear that the players need to stay positive.
“So I’ve seen good reactions from the players in those terms, the players have worked hard, we’ve had two pretty long weeks where it was the first chance this season we’ve had to work in training on bigger elements of our game.
“So that’s been one positive out of the last two weeks, and now our players need to show that.”
The Blues will go into the game at Fulham with the knowledge that Reece James and Andreas Christensen are back in the squad following injury, but Lampard is without the suspended N’Golo Kante.
Aside from the France international, the Chelsea boss has a full squad to choose from.
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In addition, Thiago Silva could return to the starting XI after being rested six days ago, and with that in mind, Lampard has plenty of options to choose from.
Full Chelsea squad:
Goalkeepers: Kepa Arrizabalaga, Willy Caballero, Edouard Mendy
Defenders: Antonio Rudiger, Marcos Alonso, Andreas Christensen, Thiago Silva, Fikayo Tomori, Kurt Zouma, Ben Chilwell, Reece James, Cesar Azpilicueta, Emerson Palmieri
Midfielders: Jorginho, Mateo Kovacic, Mason Mount, Hakim Ziyech, Kai Havertz, Billy Gilmour
Attackers: Tammy Abraham, Christian Pulisic, Timo Werner, Olivier Giroud, Callum Hudson-Odoi