‘CONTE IS A DISGRACE’ – CHELSEA BOSS FACES BACKLASH FROM BLUES FANS OVER TEAM SELECTION
Chelsea fans are furious with Antonio Conte over his line-up in the 1-1 draw with Huddersfield Town
Conte left out Eden Hazard, Oliver Giroud and Thibaut Courtois in his starting XIChelsea fans have completely ran out of patience with head coach Antonio Conte following his team selection in the damaging 1-1 draw with Huddersfield on Wednesday.
The Blues hopes of finishing in the top four now rests on Liverpool losing to Brighton at Anfield as well as Chelsea beating Newcastle away at the Sports Direct Arena on Saturday.
Whilst the majority of players who started on the night were below average, Conte picked a highly-controversial starting XI resting several key players.
Key players Eden Hazard and Oliver Giroud came off from the bench whilst Thibaut Courtois didn’t feature in the squad. Off the back of impressive individual displays against Liverpool on Sunday, many were surprised at Tiemoue Bakayoko and Victor Moses’ exclusion from the Italian’s line-up.