Benitez eyes title push with resurgent Chelsea
Published on Dec 25, 2012 12:34 PM
NORWICH, United Kingdom (AFP) - Rafael Benitez believes Chelsea are showing signs they are capable of mounting a title challenge as the Blues prepare to face Norwich at Carrow Road on Wednesday.
Benitez's side gave their best performance of the season on Sunday to destroy Aston Villa 8-0 at Stamford Bridge and maintain the momentum from their midweek 5-1 victory against Leeds in the League Cup quarter-finals.
Chelsea fell just one goal short of matching the Premier League's record margin of victory in an impressive display that saw seven different players find the net against a team who had been unbeaten in six matches.
The goal spree against Villa ensured the west Londoners moved back into third place, 11 points behind leaders Manchester United with a game in hand.
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