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I liked the attitude and the effort of my players against Everton: Chelsea manager Antonio Conte

SNS | New Delhi |

Though a draw against Everton on Saturday left English Premier League (EPL) defending champions Chelsea at the third position in the EPL table with 39 points — two points behind second-placed Manchester United — Chelsea manager Antonio Conte believed that the team were playing well enough.

“When you see a team use this big effort, and we must be disappointed for the result because we drew a game when usually you win this type of game, but I am not worried because the players played very well,” said Conte, adding, “It was a good performance and I liked the attitude and the effort of my players.”

According to, Conte said, “‘You know very well that this league is not simple. You have to fight to win the league, you have to fight for the Champions League, you have to fight for the Europa League places. We have to do our best and then at the end we will see where we are.”

Conte said that his task was to bring an important motivation in every game and to this point, his players always given him great responses. “Sometimes it can happen you drop points. We dropped points against Everton, a good team, it is not simple to play away against them but we dropped points in a fair way,” Conte was quoted by Chelsea’s official website.