Antonio Conte: Without a doubt I am satisfied
Sunday, Chelsea faced off against Southampton on away in a Premier League match and won 0-2, which makes it Chelsea’s fifth consecutive victory.
It seems as if Chelsea has found its form under manager Antonio Conte and Sunday, the Premier League team won its fifth consecutive victory against Southampton, who was defeated 0-2 on away. The Italian manager is very happy with his team.
-Without a doubt I am satisfied. I saw so many positive things even though we faced off against a team in great shape. To go here and win is not easy, manager Antonio Conte said to the club’s website.
-I am very happy with players’ focus and work effort. The players worked extremely hard, both with and without the ball. It is the right way to gain success in this tournament, he continued.
-We created a lot of chances and for the fourth consecutive match, we kept our own goal clear. That means our confidence is rising. The players deserve that, Antonio Conte said.
In the past four Premier League matches, Chelsea has a goal-score of 11-0.
Chelsea won the Premier League title in the 2014 / 2015 season under manager Jose Mourinho, who was also the manager at the beginning of the 2015 / 2016 season. He, however, failed to deliver results as defending English champions and was since made redundant. Chelsea continued the season with a temporary manager, but did finish in the top positions of the Premier League table.
This summer, Antonio Conte signed on as new manager for the club after he resigned as Italy manager. He did not have an easy start to the season, but ten matches in, it seems Chelsea has found its form.
Antonio Conte has previously been Italy manager and manager in clubs such as Atalanta and Juventus, Bari and Siena.
In his active professional career, Antonio Conte played most of his career in Juventus, where he made an appearance 296 matches and scored a total of 29 goals. He also played 20 matches for Italy’s national team and scored two goals.