Chelsea and England defender Gary Cahill has robustly defended his ability following scrutiny of his performances.
The 29-year-old centre-back enjoyed a strong start to the season, but a couple of unconvincing displays -- including in a 5-3 loss at Tottenham on New Year's Day -- saw his grip on a starting place with the Blues loosen.
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But Cahill started Chelsea's 2-0 Capital One Cup final defeat of Spurs and was untroubled by Harry Kane, who was a thorn in his side at White Hart Lane two months previously.