Antonio Conte's Chelsea will on Sunday evening battle Leicester City away in the FA Cup quarter-finals at Kings Power. The Blues beat Hull City and Norwich City in the last two rounds of the FA Cup and were drawn away from home to Leicester City in the quarterfinals of the competition. Manager Claude Puel has rotated his squad so far this season, but could be set to name a full strength eleven as they face their toughest opposition so far in this year's competition.
Indeed, Chelsea have gone on to win the competition on each of the last three occasions they've met Leicester in the FA Cup (1997, 2000 and 2012). I don't mean that the team that wins the FA Cup or the Copa del Rey doesn't deserve to win it but sometimes you win because the draw is kind to you.
Thibaut Courtois is likely to be rested, with Willy Caballero taking his place in the starting XI.
Failing to qualify for next season's Champions League is a real possibility for Chelsea, who are fifth and four points adrift of fourth-placed Liverpool with eight matches remaining in the Premier League, following Wednesday's European exit to Barcelona.
"Do the players need to take responsibility?" Swansea will be motivated to go to the semi-final like us.
Midfield: N'Golo Kante is expected to be retained in the middle of the park but I think we could see Conte leave Cesc Fabregas out of the starting eleven on Sunday.
They have not won any silverware since lifting the League Cup in 2008 and detractors have suggested Pochettino's work at the north London club is being undermined by the gaping holes in the trophy cabinet.
Rudiger is aware that Chelsea will need to be at their best against Leicester, having already taken in two tight tussles with the Foxes this season.
We have to try to do both.
Leicester will fancy its chances of knocking off Antonio Conte's Chelsea, but Brighton, Swans, and Wigan all know their status is that of underdogs. Players that can change the final result.
"You need luck. It's like in Capital One, Copa del Rey, FA Cup".
They want to go to the next round to try to write the history of this competition.
"We must also do our best in the league to find a place in the Champions League".