Conte Accepts Blame For Chelsea Draw With Roma, Blasts Mourinho

'The mood at the momentis not the best' – Chelsea star admits team morale is low after string of poor performances

'The mood at the momentis not the best' – Chelsea star admits team morale is low after string of poor performances

Eden Hazard's second goal of the season earned the draw against Roma which ensured Chelsea avoided three straight losses for the first time in Conte's stewardship.

But Conte is well aware Chelsea are in a hard moment, with injuries and erratic performances threatening to derail their Premier League title defence and slow their progress in Europe.

The November 5th meeting between Manchester United and Chelsea at Stamford Bridge is going to be a whole lot of fun for fans and general observers.

N'Golo Kante and Danny Drinkwater are also missing through injury, along with first choice wing-back Victor Moses.

"Conte told Chelsea TV: "(Luiz) felt a bit of pain in his calf, but he should be OK for Saturday, I hope".

"What I didn't like despite being 2-0 up, we were never able to dominate the match".

The Red Devils have faced criticism on the back of two uninspiring performances on the road, with a 1-0 victory over Benfica in the Champions League following a drab 0-0 draw with Liverpool.

'It is not something I do a lot, score with my head, ' he said, 'but it is good just to score although when we win the game it is better. "Other managers cry and cry and cry".

"You've just come back from the worldwide break and it's Liverpool away - the one game you don't want to lose all season - it's a 12:30 kick off and then you've got Benfica midweek, so you've got more travelling to do".

'After the game against Atletico which we won, the journalists and people were talking about Chelsea winning the Champions League but we know it is not easy, we face a lot of good teams in the competition - but we will see at the end.

"If he is speaking about me, I think he has to think about his own team and start looking at himself, not others", the Italian said.

"I changed the David Luiz position to strengthen the midfield and I don't think it worked, to be honest".

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