Chelsea boss Antonio Conte says N'Golo Kante fit after fainting incident

Mae Harvey
March 11, 2018

Enrique worked with Umtiti during his time in charge at the Nou Camp so will know all about what he can offer in the Premier League, and it seems clear the France worldwide looks to have all the qualities needed to be a success in England as well.

They are on a current run of three straight losses, which included a 3-2 defeat at home to Manchester United on Monday night - a game they had led 2-0.

Leading up to this game, Chelsea boss Antonio Conte said: "They [Palace] lost the last couple of games".

It's the late kick-off on Saturday 10 March.

Kick-off is at 5.30pm in West London.

After the match, Conte confirmed that he will continue to reward Willian with a place in his starting XI, and praised the "maturity" that the 29-year-old is showing to impact games at both ends of the pitch. You can also catch the Premier League game on the go as well on Hostar app. Alternatively you can follow the game live with us on Telegraph Sport. Pick four correct results from today's fixtures in the new Betfair Pick 4 and be in the chance of winning up to £30K.

Antonio Conte could reinstate Alvaro Morata as the striker upfront for Chelsea as they host Crystal Palace in the Premier League on Saturday. Andros Townsend, meanwhile, has been an inspirational figure for his side in recent weeks, and could be pivotal if they are to get anything at all from Stamford Bridge.

Willian broke the deadlock on 25 minutes at Stamford Bridge, firing a low shot beyond Wayne Hennessey to net his fifth goal in his last five Chelsea appearances, the best form of his Blues career. The pressure will be on both Antonio Conte and Roy Hodgson as they search for their first Premier League victory in nearly a month.

Palace are on a six-game winless streak, drawing twice and losing the other four games, and have conceded 13 goals during this period.

Palace has lost its last three Premier League games and hasn't won since a 1-0 victory over Burnley on January 13.

With a massive Champions League second leg against Barcelona on Wednesday, Conte's lineup will give a clear indication about his priorities for the remainder of the season. "For this reason I think it's important for us don't lose points, don't drop points, in every game".

Willian has had a hand in 16 goals in his last 17 starts for Chelsea in all competitions (11 goals, 5 assists).

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