Chelsea cruise to comfortable 3-1 win at Huddersfield

Clyde Nash
December 13, 2017

After finishing second in Group C behind AS Roma, Antonio Conte's side have been drawn to play against Group D winners Barcelona in the last 16.

"We must be very realistic to understand that this league is very unsafe", Conte, whose side lost 1-0 at struggling West Ham United on Saturday, told a news conference.

Being free of European commitments in 2016-17 allowed Conte to focus all of his efforts on a successful title bid, but greater rotation is required this year with Champions League football back on the agenda.

Conte was pleased with what he saw from his front three of Hazard, Pedro and William, the latter two having started on the bench against West Ham.

This was the first time that Eden Hazard - Chelsea's equivalent of Lionel Messi, you could say - came up against the Catalan giants.

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"Morata is out, because he's a bit exhausted and there is a problem in his back", Conte told reporters at his pre-match news conference.

The result takes the reigning champions level on 35 points with second place Manchester United, but are seven goals worse off than the Red Devils, who host Bournemouth tomorrow night.

"I think [Bakayoko] played a very good game".

Huddersfield winger Tom Ince believes life will be made very uncomfortable for Chelsea when they visit the John Smith's Stadium.

Huddersfield ended a run of four straight losses last time out, beating Brighton and Hove Albion 2-0 with a convincing performance at the weekend.

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"I'm happy to play with these players". We know we are going to be spells in the game where we won't be on top.

Huddersfield manager David Wagner will be without on-loan midfielder Kasey Palmer, who will be ineligible to face his parent club.

Chelsea didn't have to be mightily impressive in order to take a commanding lead in the first-half as they latched onto a series of poor defensive errors from Huddersfield.

Michael Hefele is still lacking fitness following a long-term Achilles injury while fellow defender Jon Stankovic is still out with a knee ligament injury.

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