Wrighty: Conte will hook Chelsea ace Hazard - and won't care about backlash

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Having spent much of his time at Chelsea operating in Eden Hazard's shadow, Willian has emerged as a leading light in the team ahead of their Champions League showdown with Barcelona.

"We have to regret the games against Bournemouth, Watford, (Manchester) United".

Conte also subbed Hazard before Jesse Lingard's victor at Old Trafford earlier this month, a decision that was highly criticised. He has done it before.

There's very little time to dwell on the victory, however, as Chelsea have an important Champions League encounter with Barcelona coming up on Wednesday.

"We are playing against one of the best teams in the world and we have to try to have the same focus - the same attention as in the first leg". I have great experience as a player, and maybe this experience helped me to manage this type of situation.

"Our confidence when you lose many games in a row is not simple".

"We have lost a lot of old players with great experience".

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The veteran feels that Chelsea can not waste opportunities like they did against Crystal Palace and will have to bring their best game to oust the unbeaten Barcelona. [Andros] Townsend for me is a really good player, Benteke. there are many good players in their squad.

Such a stat indicates the Brazilian is confident enough to take the game to Barcelona and try to put them on the back foot.

"For sure in this league you must keep your focus the whole game but we tried to score the third goal and made a lot of chances".

The introduction of Wilfried Zaha after six games out with a knee injury boosted Crystal Palace in the second half but by the time he set up Patrick van Aanholt for a 90th-minute consolation goal, there was no way back for the Eagles.

While the attacking numbers support Willian's inclusion in the team, Conte insists his defensive work is equally important.

But Hodgson dismissed suggestions that he could have let Zaha start the game.

'He told me it was a lack of respect for my team-mates, first of all, and then for him, the club and the fans. "We've had defeats against top teams but haven't discredited ourselves". "The three points was all that mattered, however we got them".

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