Conte: Chelsea Were Tired Against Better Leicester City

Chelsea FC Thibaut Courtois tells Blues fans to stop 'booing and whistling'

The striker will travel to Chelsea today after recovering from the groin injury which made him sit out the goalless draw at Highbury Stadium last Saturday.

Chelsea stayed in third place, behind second-place Manchester United on goal difference and 15 points off leader Manchester City. We played with nearly the same players as we did against Arsenal. I am enjoying living in England and with my players.

"The ambition is not just for us to score but to continue to play after scoring and to always keep good ambition in our play". (But) there is something odd if, after the first game we lost against Burnley, the press pushed quickly to sack me for another coach.

Morata had a frustrating afternoon as Chelsea's lone forward and he has not scored since December 26, a run of five matches without a goal.

Chelsea have no fresh injury problems to deal with and Ross Barkley could make his debut after working on his fitness this week following a hamstring injury - although Conte has hinted his latest signing may have to wait until the Norwich game in midweek. "We have to kill a match off", he said.

But even with Ben Chilwell's sending off on 68 minutes - which Puel described as "very harsh" - Chelsea couldn't find the spark in the final third which appears to have deserted them. "We didn't suffer defensively and we tried to win the game but I think at the end a draw was fair".

Elsewhere yesterday, Watford manager Marco Silva defended Abdoulaye Doucoure's controversial last-minute equaliser for his side in their 2-2 draw with Southampton, believing that it balanced out decisions that had gone against the Hertfordshire club earlier in the season. I am happy in what I am doing now and what I did in the past.

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"I have another year of (my) contract with this club", he said. I don't ask to change the situation. "To live this injustice is really hard".

Saturday's clash sees the Premier League winners from the last two seasons go head to head, although neither have realistic hopes of competing for the title this time around.

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