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·1 February 2021

Alonso on personal Chelsea fight-back: A lot have things said out there

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Chelsea fullback Marcos Alonso was delighted with his goalscoring performance in victory over Burnley.

The 30-year-old was one of two Spanish defenders to find the back of the net in our Sunday lunchtime victory over Burnley, his sensational effort late on securing the points following Cesar Azpilicueta's first-half opener.

Afterwards, he admitted that the team's shape helped him get into those advanced positions in the box from where he could cause problems to the Clarets.

"I have more freedom to attack because we are better covered for defending but it's not about the system," Alonso told the club's website. "When we play more organised, all together, knowing what to do and where to be on the pitch then this team has great potential to achieve big things.

"We have a long way until the end of the season to show that and prove we deserve a better position in the table than where we are now but we have to fight for it."

On the goal itself, Alonso wasn't sure if it was outright the best of his career but he undoubtedly enjoyed it regardless.

"I haven't even watched it on TV yet," he said. "It was good to help the team with a goal but I'm just delighted for the three points and very happy for the team. We need to get back to the top, or as close to the top as possible, and today was a good start."

Alonso added: "It's been a while since I played but I've been working hard and I'm just happy that I was ready for today.

"A lot of things have been said out there but I like to work, be quiet and talk on the pitch so that was for the fans. It's good to get the reward and hopefully there will be more to come."

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