Antonio Conte believes Chelsea have rediscovered the motivation that was missing from last month’s troubling Champions League defeat to Roma.
Thibaut Courtois called on Chelsea to rediscover their fighting spirit after Roma stormed to a 3-0 win over the Premier League champions at the Stadio Olimpico.
Antonio Conte felt Roma showed greater desire as they sank Chelsea 3-0, and he urged the Premier League champions to pull together before Sunday’s showdown with Manchester United.
Stephan El Shaarawy’s first-half brace set Roma on the way to a resounding 3-0 win over Chelsea that displaced their visitors at the top of Champions League Group C.
Chelsea boss Antonio Conte is set to call on fit-again midfield pair N’Golo Kante and Danny Drinkwater for Tuesday’s crunch Champions League clash away to Roma.
Eden Hazard admitted Chelsea played better in their win over Atletico Madrid than they did in Wednesday’s thrilling 3-3 draw with Roma, despite scoring his first two goals of the season against the Italians.
Eden Hazard scored his first goals of the season to rescue Chelsea as Antonio Conte’s men were held to a dramatic 3-3 draw by Roma in the Champions League.
Edin Dzeko believes Chelsea are among the contenders to win the Champions League as Roma prepare to face the Premier League holders at Stamford Bridge.
Antonio Conte conceded that Chelsea are struggling to cope with fighting on several fronts this season after they suffered a shock defeat to Crystal Palace on Saturday.
Algeria have allowed Leicester City star Riyad Mahrez to leave camp in order to finalise a transfer before the window closes.