Conor Gallagher reveals what motivated Chelsea to beat Aston Villa

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Chelsea midfielder Conor Gallagher has claimed that everyone at Chelsea was hungry and desperate to beat Aston Villa on Wednesday.

The Blues put their recent league woes behind them, as they stomped to a 3-1 away win at Villa Park to book a spot in the FA Cup fifth round.

Gallagher was one of Chelsea’s best performers on the night, and after the game, the midfielder was asked to share his feelings on the win, to which he said: “I think after our last couple of performances everyone was determined to have a good one tonight, and it was. Most importantly it was a win as well.

“That’s what we need every game. The last two games were not up to our standards. Everyone was really up for it and raring to give the fans a good performance, and that’s what we did.

“The manager knows the level we can play at. We know how we can play and tonight we showed that. A lot of times this season we haven’t been good enough. Also this season we’ve shown we’ve been really good against the top teams. So we know how good we can be. Like I said, tonight we showed that.”