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Pedro, Hazard, Costa Backed By Super Kante.. But Conte Still Wants More From Chelsea

Antonio Conte is a happy man after Chelsea’s 2-1 win over London rivals West Ham.

The Blues boss did concede that the failure to keep the clean-sheet was a problem, but said that he was happy with the commitment shown by the team.

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Eden Hazard and Diego Costa scored for the Blues in a dominant performance by the Premier League leaders.

This is the fifth straight game in which the Blues failed to keep a clean-sheet.

Conte said: “I think we played a good game. We controlled the game, we scored and also we had different chances to score other goals,”

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“It’s a pity for the goal we conceded at the end – to give away anther clear sheet at the end of the game is not good.”

“We must improve in this situation, but I am pleased. There was great concentration and commitment from my players and a great will to win.”

Conte also praised Hazard, “Eden, in the same way as the other players, played very well. It was a good performance for him.”

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“He could have scored more goals and I think in this situation it is important to score the first but, if you have a chance to score another goal you must do.”

“But I am pleased for him. He played a really good game.”

While, the Blues boss was also full of praise for N’Golo Kante, “N’Golo is a really good player and has great stamina,” he said. “He covers a lot of the ground.”

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“Now we are working with him to improve playing directly towards the forwards. He is improving a lot.”

Chelsea have edged closer to clinching the league title for the second time in three-years, having solidified a 10 point lead at the top.

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“It’s a solid step for us,” he added. “It is not easy to play after your rivals.

“To feel this type of pressure is good. I think we have had a good answer and now we must continue.”

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Abhishek Chaudhary
Abhishek Chaudhary = The Blues, who have left an indelible impression on his life. Factoid :- He cried inconsolably for a week when Jose Mourinho was sacked by the bosses at Stamford Bridge 2nd time round. His passion for the beautiful game is only matched by his fascination for beer! Supports Chelsea

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