Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Conte's Not Keen to Face City Tomorrow

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Conte's Not Keen to Face City Tomorrow

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ANTONIO Conte is not happy about having to play City tomorrow.

Chelsea picked up an impressive win at Atletico Madrid in the Champions League on Wednesday, but their manager is not confident they will be able to recover in time to face the Blues, who played at home on Tuesday.

"Now, for us, it's important to rest and try and recover very well but we don't have a lot of time," said the Chelsea boss.

"Honestly, in this case we are a bit penalised and I think it's very important before taking a decision like this to analyse the different situations of the teams.

"Don't forget Manchester City played on Tuesday at home. We played on Wednesday, away. For sure, we will return to London around 4am. To have only one day to prepare for this type of game is not right. …

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