Antonio Conte could never be accused of overhyping Chelsea’s chances of retaining their Premier League title, but the manager’s reaction to Saturday’s defeat at Crystal Palace only underlined the scale of the task confronting the defending champions.
Mon, 16 Oct, 2017
Manchester United v Chelsea tomorrow provides a managerial battle that should whet the appetite of any football fan of any persuasion, but for Chelsea supporters the sight of Jose Mourinho going head to head with Antonio Conte is the perfect game of Top Trumps.
Sun, 16 Apr, 2017
Antonio Conte believes his team were title underdogs at the start of the season, damaged by a divisive and explosive year under Jose Mourinho in which they finished 10th and their manager was sacked, but it is pretty clear now that Chelsea will face the Special One at Old Trafford next weekend as champions-elect.
Mon, 10 Apr, 2017
The Premier League’s top six take stock this week ahead of the hectic festive football programme. How many of the clubs genuinely retain hopes of being top of the tree next May? The answer may dictate how busy they are in the January window.
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