Serbia captain Branislav Ivanovic has blamed his team`s 3-1 home defeat by Denmark in their Euro 2016 Group I qualifier on a lack of commitment among the players and their habit of underestimating the opposition.
Chelsea captain John Terry has said both he and team-mate Branislav Ivanovic were "double headlocked at every corner" during the Premier League leaders` dramatic 1-1 draw away to Manchester United on Sunday.
In case they needed it, the short trip to Crystal Palace will re-focus Chelsea`s globe-trotting players on matters at home as the Premier League slips back into gear this weekend after the second international break of the season.
Stamford Bridge offered a heartfelt ovation to a returning hero after delivering a hymn of adulation to an emerging one as Chelsea underlined their title intent with a 2-0 win over dogged Leicester City on Saturday.
What really happened in Anfield, nobody really knows. But by the sheer amount of goals, Luis Suarez is scoring currently, they are up to something. Ever since returning from the sidelines, after serving a ten-match ban for biting Serbian and Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic, the Uruguayan is scoring for fun.
Liverpool`s Luis Suarez added the Premier League Player of the Month award to his list of credits on Friday with manager Brendan Rodgers saying working with the Uruguayan goal machine would "stay with me for a lifetime".