The Blues boss switched to a 3-4-3 formation at Stamford Bridge and Chelsea haven’t looked back since.
Conte’s men have won 10 straight games, conceding just two goals in that run.
“But it’s good to see the opponent change their system to block you”
Chelsea boss Antonio Conte
Chelsea beat Sunderland 1-0 last night with David Moyes deploying an ultra-defensive side in hope of containing the Blues.
And Conte has opened up on his rivals’ tactics, claiming Chelsea’s opponents are more focused on the Blues than themselves.
“I am seeing that now, if you compare with when we started playing 3-4-3, many teams try to disrupt our play and our football, and try to avoid us developing our football,” said Conte.
“For this reason, it’s important to work more and increase our confidence and knowledge of this system.
“But it’s good to see the opponent change their system to block you.”