Sydney FC Head Coach Graham Arnold and Chelsea Manager Jose Mourinho were in full agreement on one thing at the pre-game press conference today – they both want to put on a good show on Tuesday night.
The Sky Blues play the English Premier League Champions at ANZ Stadium on Tuesday night in another blockbuster game which is likely to attract a record breaking crowd of over 83,000 people.
Blues boss Mourinho said his team were looking forward to the occasion.
“Tuesday is our last match of the season as a club, so we want to put on a good show and 83,000 people is huge,” he said.
Arnold agreed and said the Sky Blues were more than happy to be hosting their English counterparts.
“To have Chelsea FC out here a week after they’ve won the Premiership is fantastic,” he said.
“We are looking forward to the game and hope everyone who watches sees a terrific spectacle.”
Sydney FC captain Alex Brosque the squad was were excited to test themselves against the EPL Champions while striker Shane Smeltz described having Chelsea in town as a “privilege”.
Chelsea skipper John Terry said he wasn’t expecting an easy ride against the Sky Blues.
“The standard is going to be very good and very tough in front of a massive crowd,” he said.
However star player Eden Hazard reiterated the Londoners weren’t here for a holiday.
“We want to finish our season with victory, we are here to win,” he said.
Sydney FC take on Chelsea FC at ANZ Stadium on Tuesday night in a match that is set to be a sell out. Follow updates on Sydney FC’s twitter account @SydneyFC or watch the match live on 7mate from 7pm.