Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has slammed the Premier League ahead of his team’ match against rivals Manchester City at the Bridge this weekend.
The Italian tactician feels the Blues has been penalized by the English Premier League match schedulers in the Saturday’s encounter with Manchester City.
The London Blues made a trip to the Spanish Capital City on Tuesday to play La Liga side Atletico Madrid in the UEFA Champions League on Wednesday night and they arrived back to England in the early hours of Thursday morning so as to return to local action by the weekend.
The reigning Premier League Champions will play host to Premier League rivals Manchester City at Stamford Bridge on Saturday afternoon almost without a day of rest from their UEFA Champions League trip.
Meanwhile, Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City side played their UEFA Champions League clash on Tuesday night at the Etihad Stadium against Ukranian side Shakhtar Donetsk which put them in a very good position and an advantage going into the clash.
The West London club claimed a last-minute 2-1 win away at La Liga club Atletico Madrid on Wednesday evening to top UEFA Champions League Group C with two victories from two matches.