Di Matteo wants Super Cup

Di Matteo saw his side maintain their perfect start to the

Premier League with a 2-0 victory over Newcastle on Saturday and

then declared the Blues will now go all out to win on Sunday.

Goals from Eden Hazard and Fernando Torres were enough to

overcome a spirited Newcastle side and now the European champions

face a trip to Monaco to face Europa League winners Atletico.

The annual competition has sometimes been derided but Di Matteo

wants to add another piece of silverware to the FA Cup and

Champions League successes he has already masterminded during his

short tenure as Chelsea boss.

“We are happy we are going into the Super Cup final with three

wins and everybody fit and hopefully we can win another

international trophy for this football club,” the Italian said.

“(I will take it) very seriously. It is not a friendly. It is a

European trophy that we want to win, not be resting people


Captain John Terry missed the win over the Magpies through

injury and will also sit out the Super Cup clash as he serves

another match of his suspension picked up following his red card in

the second leg of the Champions League semi-final against


But Frank Lampard, who had a three-minute cameo on Saturday, is

likely to return to the starting line-up having been given a rest

by Di Matteo after a busy start to the new season.

“He played in the Community Shield, he went with England and

played and then played against Wigan and Reading,” Di Matteo said

of the 34-year-old midfielder.

“He is a very important player to us but, like I said, I

utilised the squad. I had a fresher player that played (yesterday)

and this is important that we do utilise everybody because we

played three games in six days.”

Di Matteo also confirmed David Luiz will be available after the

Brazil defender needed a bandage on a head wound following a clash

with Demba Ba towards the end of Saturday’s game.

New signings Cesar Azpilicueta and Victor Moses, who were

unveiled at Stamford Bridge before the start of the Newcastle game,

will also be part of the squad for Friday’s match.