Previous
Tottenham Hotspur
Liverpool
11:30 AM UTC
Game Details
Leicester City
Swansea City
2:00 PM UTC
Game Details
Hull City
Manchester United
4:30 PM UTC
Game Details
Borussia Dortmund
Mainz
1:30 PM UTC
Game Details
Real Madrid
Celta Vigo
6:15 PM UTC
Game Details
Leganes
Atletico Madrid
8:15 PM UTC
Game Details
Napoli
AC Milan
6:45 PM UTC
Game Details
DC United
Chicago Fire
11:00 PM UTC
Game Details
Philadelphia Union
Sporting Kansas City
11:00 PM UTC
Game Details
Columbus Crew SC
San Jose Earthquakes
11:30 PM UTC
Game Details
Toronto FC
Montreal Impact
11:30 PM UTC
Game Details
Houston Dynamo
FC Dallas
1:00 AM UTC Aug 28, 2016
Game Details
LA Galaxy
Vancouver Whitecaps
2:30 AM UTC Aug 28, 2016
Game Details
Next
Real Salt LakeReal Salt Lake
Colorado RapidsColorado Rapids
2
1
FT
Game Details

Cahill: Fatigue affecting Chelsea

Gary Cahill is worried that tiredness is negatively impacting on Chelsea's performances as they look to avoid a potential fixture pile-up of four games in eight days.

• Rafa to sacrifice Cups for top four
• Blog: Familiar feeling for Blues

If Rafa Benitez's side draw with Middlesbrough in their FA Cup fifth-round encounter on Wednesday, the only available date for a replay would be March 4, just two days after they are due to play West Brom in the Premier League and only three days before a Europa League tie against Steaua Bucharest.

The Blues have already played 47 games in a gruelling season, more than any other team - competing in eight different competitions including a trip to Japan to take part in the Club World Cup.

And Cahill admitted that fatigue is starting to become a factor, telling Chelsea TV: "Unfortunately it does take its toll. We haven't had a clear week for about 29 weeks and you're expecting to go into games feeling 100% fresh, trying to push on further in all competitions.

"I think at this stage of the season, it is not an excuse, but fatigue has to play a part."

With Chelsea's Premier League title hopes all-but gone, their targets for the season remain a trophy - with the FA Cup and Europa League still up for grabs - and qualification for the Champions League.

"We've got two cups and obviously trying to get the Champions League spot. That is our aim from now until the end of the season," Cahill said. "All three are in our own hands so we need to keep going and plug away and make sure we achieve the goals we want to achieve."

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.