Rediff.com brings a preview of the main matches coming up this weekend in the English Premier League. Chelsea's Conte wary of Burnley's fine home form Burnley FC v Chelsea Sunday, February 12 07:00 PM IMAGE: Chelsea manager Antonio Conte, left, celebrates with Diego Costa. Photograph: Eddie Keogh/Reuters Chelsea will face a much tougher game on Sunday than their straightforward 3-0 win in August over Burnley because of the latter's remarkable home form, ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Arsenal take on leaders Chelsea in a high-profile clash on Saturday knowing that another defeat at Stamford Bridge would dent their English Premier League title hopes big time.Victory for Chelsea will send the Blues 12 points clear at the top and draw a definitive line under the 3-0 mauling Antonio Conte's side suffered at the Emirates in September.Chelsea went on a 13-match winning run after that setback -- their heaviest loss of the campaign so far -- and are favourites against third-placed ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Diego Costa has been dropped from the squad of Premier League leaders Chelsea for the match at champions Leicester City after a row over his fitness, according to media reports on Friday. Costa, the Premier League's leading scorer with 14 goals, will miss Saturday's game following a disagreement with Chelsea manager Antonio Conte and a club fitness coach Julio Tous, the reports say. Costa is said to have not trained with the rest of the squad for the past three days after a row with Tous over ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
'That's good for us, to have a manager who is not just a boss, but like a person we can talk with, someone whose support we can count on in difficult moments.' IMAGE: Chelsea manager Antonio Conte, left, celebrates with Diego Costa after winning the match against Stoke City. Photograph: Eddie Keogh/Reuters Chelsea striker Diego Costa credited manager Antonio Conte for the side's record-equalling run of 13 consecutive victories that has propelled them to the top of the English Premier League ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
At the halfway point of the season, Chelsea have 49 points from 19 games, Liverpool have 43 while Arsenal have 40, one more than Tottenham who are above Manchester City on goal difference. IMAGE: Olivier Giroud celebrates scoring the first goal for Arsenal. Photograph: John Sibley/Reuters Arsenal's Olivier Giroud produced a piece of New Year's Day magic to keep Arsenal in sight of Premier League leaders Chelsea while Harry Kane's double bolstered Tottenham Hotspur's ambitions as London's ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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