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Conte warns in-form Chelsea of 'biggest test' against Tottenham

Reuters , Tuesday 3 Jan 2017
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Chelsea manager Antonio Conte during the press conference. (Reuters)
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Chelsea will face their biggest test of the season against Tottenham Hotspur on Wednesday, manager Antonio Conte said as his team chase Premier League history.

Chelsea, who finished 10th in the league last season, are five points clear at the top and will arrive at White Hart Lane seeking to better Arsenal's record of 13 consecutive victories in a season.

"It's another challenge, another type of football to face (from Stoke) because Tottenham like to play from the back. They like to put a lot of pressure on when you are in possession," Conte said.

"We have to prepare very well because this game for sure will be very, very tough for us, but also for them. For sure (this match) is the biggest test. I think for us now every game is the biggest test."

Chelsea showed great resilience in their 4-2 win over Stoke City but Conte expected a different challenge from their next opponents.

"Tottenham is a good team. Last season they could have won the title and this season they have a stronger team. For sure we will see a good game," the Italian added.

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