Conte: Red Card Cahill So “Key” Chelsea Defeat
Chelsea manager, Antonio Conte, regrets the red card earned players against Burnley in the first week of the Premier League game of 2017-2018 season.
With nine players, the Blues ruled out team from Burnley with a score of 2-3 in a duel at Stamford Bridge on Saturday (08/12/2017).
Gary Cahill first expelled the referee due to breaking Steven Defour in the 14th minute.
In the second half, exactly 81 minutes, turn Cesc Fabregas who left the field after receiving a second yellow card.
According to Conte, Cahill’s red card became the root of the Blues defeat.
The reason, after the captain came out, Burnley poured three goals through Sam Vokes in the 24th minute and 43 and Stephen Ward (39 ‘).
The two home side goals came from Alvaro Morata (69 ‘) and David Luiz (88’).
“Cahill’s expulsion was a key moment,” said the Italian tactician.
“Melakoni the rest of the game with 10 players and then to nine players is not easy,” said Conte.
However, Conte reluctant to criticize the performance of the referee.
“I do not want to comment about the referee,” said former Juventus coach and the Italian national team.
Minor results in the home itself that also makes Chelsea perched on the 17th ladder standings.