Interim Chelsea boss Rafael Benitez insists winning is the only way to stop criticism of his regime from the Stamford Bridge supporters.
Fans were infuriated by the 2-0 home defeat by Swansea in the Capital One Cup last Wednesday and a poor performance in Wednesday's Premier League clash with Southampton will cause further unrest.
Fernando Torres' poor performance in the semi-final first leg was explained by a stomach bug, with Demba Ba's minor hamstring injury preventing the introduction of the £7million signing from Newcastle until the final 10 minutes.
Both strikers are available against the Saints and Benitez is likely to opt for Ba in a match that Chelsea must win if the opposition to his appointment as interim boss is not to gain further traction.
Benitez was criticized for using Torres and Ba's injuries as excuses for last week's cup setback, but the Spaniard said: "I was surprised the other day when I spoke about Fernando's problems with his stomach (and that) we couldn'...