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Chelsea boss Conte returns to Roma flop: None of us showed any fight

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte is delighted with the way they've fought back from last month's Champions League humbling at Roma.

Chelsea resume their campaign this week against Qarabag.

"I must be honest, these players always show great desire and will to fight in every game," Conte explained. "Against Roma, together we didn't show this – me first. I always put myself before the players and I always take the responsibility.

"In Rome we didn't deserve to finish the first half 2-0 down, but the second half was negative because we didn't show the desire to come back to try to draw it or win.

"But I think this season, we faced a lot of problems from the start and now we are trying to solve these problems, to recall players, to find the right form for players like, for example, Eden and it is the same for Morata who is playing his first season in England.

"Then Kante is recovering good form and we know very well the importance of these players for us. We had a lot of problems and also we are trying to change something in the tactical aspect and to find different solutions, because when you are conceding many goals, it means you have to find a new balance."

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