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Chelsea manager Antonio Conte was sent off in Chelsea’s 1-0 win against Swansea at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday night.

The centre referee for this fixture Neil Swarbrick, sent the Italian to the stands after his touchline antic beside the fourth official.

Conte went just behind the technical crew, but was dismissed to the stands, although he went straight into the dressing room.

The manager admitted after the game that it was very difficult for him to watch this game from the dressing room and that he suffered there.

When asked where he watched the game, he said: “In the dressing room. Because we have the tactical camera. For this reason I watched the game very well. But I don’t like.

“I suffered in the same way also in the changing room. To watch the game on the video and then to not have the possibility to communicate with your players. It’s very strange. It’s very tough for me.”

Conte then apologised for his actions yet again, as he said: “After the game it is normal and right to apologise for what happened during the game. In the first half Swansea was wasting time.

“I said this a few times to the fourth official, I didn’t see something had changed in the first half. I was frustrated for this situation and tried to tell again. The referee took this decision but I apologise. I made a mistake.

“During the game I suffer with my players. It is a pity.”

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