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3-5-1-1 v Barcelona: Conte without these 3 Chelsea players for vital home game; Stats and Predictions

3-5-1-1 v Barcelona: Conte without these 3 Chelsea players for vital home game; Stats and Predictions

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3-5-1-1 v Barcelona: Conte without these 3 Chelsea players for vital home game; Stats and Predictions - originally posted on Sportslens.com Chelsea vs Barcelona UEFA Champions League 2017/18 20th February, 19:45 pm BST Stamford Bridge, London Live Stream: Watch Chelsea vs Barcelona live on BT Sport 2 Chelsea vs Barcelona Preview Chelsea host Barcelona in the first leg of the Champions League knockouts this week and the Blues will be looking to secure a comfortable home lead before heading to Spain. Antonio Conte’s men have recovered from their run of three defeats in four matches with two comfortable wins over WBA and Hull. Furthermore, the Blues have a very good home record against Spanish teams. They have only lost two of the 16 home matches against La Liga teams. Meanwhile, Barce...
Video: Antonio Conte clearly unimpressed with Jose Mourinho shirt prank

Video: Antonio Conte clearly unimpressed with Jose Mourinho shirt prank

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Antonio Conte was clearly unimpressed when an Italian prankster presented him with a Manchester United shirt bearing his name signed by Jose Mourinho. The two managers engaged in a public war of words last month, with Mourinho calling him out for past match-fixing charges and Conte labelling the Man United boss as a “little man”. Mourinho was then met by the same prankster outside the Lowry Hotel and saw the funny side, chuckling as he signed the shirt. Conte’s press conference ahead of his side’s clash with Hull City on Friday night was then interrupted as prankster Stefano Corti, host of satirical show Le Iene, gave him the shirt to sign, although the manager didn’t seem too interested. Antonio Conte has just been handed a Manchester United shirt sign...
Chelsea boss Conte avoids questions about Barcelona tie

Chelsea boss Conte avoids questions about Barcelona tie

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Big games Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has done his best to avoid questions over his future and more immediately, the tie against Barcelona in the Champions League.  The Blues manager has been hanging on to his job for some time now, and it seems he thinks that the next game against Hull in the FA Cup is vital. Conte has made it clear before he thinks that the Hull tie could well boost Chelsea and their players – and put them in the position to beat Barcelona, and he mentioned the other games that come after said FA Cup tie – and made it clear Barcelona are not the be all and end all of the season. The Express report he said: “I think for our confidence it was very important to get the three points, to keep another clean sheet and now we have to prepare very well for the game in