Last Updated: Mon, 18 Feb 2013 15:39
Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero feels confidence has been restored at the Etihad Stadium and they can finish the season strongly.
City's hopes of retaining their Barclays Premier League title may appear slim but Aguero says they are determined to go down fighting.
Aguero and his team-mates produced the perfect response to their damaging - and dismal - surrender at Southampton just over a week ago by brushing aside npower Championship outfit Leeds in the FA Cup.
The Argentinian struck twice as City powered into a quarter-final tie against Barnsley with a 4-0 win at Eastlands.
Attention now switches back to the league with City trailing rivals Manchester United by 12 points, with 12 games remaining, ahead of Sunday's clash against third-placed Chelsea.
Aguero told City TV: "This helped us to do things well and give us confidence for the Chelsea game.
"It will be a good match, difficult, but obviously we need to go out and win.
"I think against Southampton none of us played well and it was a bad day for us all - an error which we hope not to repeat.
"We will try not to lose any more points in the league so we can keep all three points. I think we've played well and reached the next round. We need to continue like this."
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