IS THIS THE SECRET TO CHELSEA’S SUCCESS THIS SEASON?

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Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has turned Chelsea into title favourites after a poor showing in the league last season.

Conte has achieved this by playing a 3-4-3 system while also choosing a consistent starting XI.

Conte has named just 11 different starting XI in the league this season which is far fewer than any other side in the Premier League.

Conte has also named just 16 different players in Chelsea’s starting XI in the Premier League this season which is also fewer than any team in the Premier League this season.

 

Different starting XI used in the league by top six

Manchester City: 25

Tottenham Hotspur: 23

Liverpool: 22

Arsenal: 21

Manchester United: 21

Chelsea: 11

 

Different players used in starting XI by top six

Arsenal: 23

Manchester City: 22

Manchester United: 21

Tottenham Hotspur: 20

Liverpool: 19

Chelsea: 16

Is consistency the secret to Chelsea’s success this season?

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