CONTE ADMITS HIS RELIEF AFTER THE GAME

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Chelsea had to suffer to win West Brom this afternoon, after their stubborn defence kept Chelsea at bay.

After the game, Antonio Conte admitted that he was relieved the team finally won.

Speaking after the game to Match of the Day, Conte said: “For sure there was relief, it was a tough game and we prepared for this situation. We played with passion. West Brom is a tough team, a physical team who are difficult to break down. It was a good win and now we must continue.

“We must know the other teams try to block our football and for this reason it’s important to play with patience. Then you must pay attention, avoid the counter attack. We had a dangerous opponent, but we were good for commitment and work rate. We deserved to win.”

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