Chelsea midfielder Nemanja Matic has claimed Chelsea’s 3-0 defeat to Arsenal at the Emirates back in September inspired Chelsea’s 13-game winning run.
Chelsea is set to welcome Arsenal to Stamford Bridge this Saturday and Matic is hoping to dish out some cold revenge on Arsenal.
Matic told the Standard Sport: “You can lose a game but the most important thing is how you react and in that game against Arsenal, we didn’t react on the pitch well. I’m sure it will be a different story on Saturday.
“We lost the last game 3-0 and when you lose a match like that playing for this kind of club, it’s very hard to accept. I hoped it was going to be a wake-up call for us and it was. After that match we won 13 games in a row.
“Sometimes you have to lose a game to wake up and I’m sure we will not allow any more defeats like that one. You can lose a game but not in that way.
“Are we looking forward to this game even more to put things right? Of course. We want to see where we are and where they are [as a team].”