The Chelsea fans in the Transfer Tavern are starting to come to terms with the fact that they’re going to miss out on Champions League football next season after their first home defeat to Tottenham in 28 years. The Blues now sit 5th and eight points behind Spurs with only seven games left to play as Conte has claimed the club have a “responsibility” to keep fighting for a place in the top four.
Conte says we have 'responsibility' to fight for a Champions League place, and that we must show 'pride, desire and will' until the end of the season. #CHEWHU
— Chelsea FC (@ChelseaFC) April 6, 2018
Antonio Conte has a chance to bounce back from his side’s crushing defeat at Tottenham when they face West Ham United at Stamford Bridge on Sunday. Things have not been looking bright for the Chelsea fans propping our bar up and if the club fails to pick up all three points on Sunday then their Champions League hopes will be pretty much over. The one thing the fans do have to look forward to is an FA Cup semi-final at Wembley against the lesser fancied Southampton in just over two weeks time.
If Chelsea fail to achieve Champions League football this campaign, many fans believe it will spell the end for Conte at Chelsea. The Italian did a superb job in his first season last year, winning the Premier League at a canter and breaking the record for most wins in a Premier League season and most consecutive wins in a Premier League season. However, Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City are out to make sure those records don’t stand for long as they’ve steamrollered the competition this time around.
You can read our local Blues’ verdict on Conte’ comments here:
fans have anxiety, diabetes and cholesterol because of the football you play
— Marco (AU) (@CesckyMagician) April 6, 2018
imagine saying this after single handedly sabotaging our chances for top 4. ultimate fraud
— Chim (@Chimdeezy) 6 April 2018
Of course but where was that "responsibility, pride, desire and will" last Sunday that you talk about! #CFC
— Tim Kelliher (@TimKelliher01) April 6, 2018
It’s gone. We should’ve shown that against Tottenham.
— King Yousef (@YousefTweetzz) 6 April 2018
They’ll still let us down.
— Fitz Hazard (@hazard_kwesi) April 6, 2018
You couldn't fight against Spurs when you have to, in your wildest dream that Spurs will lose thier 8pts lead
— Austin Elochukwu (@Elowhite4sure) April 6, 2018
That should’ve started with Tottenham but we blew it away. Hope we win against Westham.
— Mac 10 (@avson999) 6 April 2018
You say this now but on the pitch it's just disgraceful football
— Elliot (@JasonKlevra) April 6, 2018
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