Moses Returns As Chelsea Ease Past Bournemouth

Moses Returns As Chelsea Ease Past Bournemouth

Antonio Conte has admitted revelling in Chelsea soaking up all the Premier League title-race pressure and delivering a crucial 3-1 victory at Bournemouth.

"If I don't see pressure, I put pressure", Conte said.

Goals from Diego Costa, Eden Hazard and Marcos Alonso made the difference at the expense of Bournemouth who had hitherto not lost in their previous five games.

Speculation surrounding the future of the Belgian has been doing the rounds for a few weeks, but Antonio Conte has made it clear that Hazard is now happy at Chelsea. There are seven games to go. "But that's normal. I'm very happy to face this type of situation, to play with only four points in front of our opponent".

"Maybe before the game we felt pressure but once the game kicks off we just think about winning, after that we didn't think about the Tottenham result".

Don't forget that last season they played for the title and we were tenth, so they are a really good team.

"No team in the world wins only the very, very good games".

"We started the game very well with great attention and focus", Conte said.

11 - Chelsea have scored the most (11) while Bournemouth have conceded the most (9) PL goals from outside the box this season. "It's crucial that you know this to compare the teams in the best manner". For sure there was something, but I think it's right also to accept the decision of the referee.

"It's more easy to control the game when you score first but at the end of the first half we were a little bit down".

Son Heung-Min hit a brace as Tottenham kept their Premier League title ambitions alive with a comprehensive win over Watford at White Hart Lane.

Eden Hazard has been playing the goal scoring role for Diego Costa in the last few games.

Meanwhile, Bournemouth are flying high in 13 position, seven points clear of the drop zone, and Eddie Howe will be keen to ensure the good times keep on rolling after drawing against Liverpool this week.

The last outing between the sides saw the Blues cruise to a convincing 3-0 win over Bournemouth, who did manage to upset Jose Mourinho's side last season at Stamford Bridge.

But today, on Sky Sports' Goals on Sunday, Lampard named the four players that stand out in his mind as the best.

"Victor Moses and [Marcos] Alonso play as full-backs when they're defending and wingers when they've got the ball".



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