Fabregas, Cahill See Red As Burnley Shock Chelsea

Antonio Conte speaks at Chelsea press conference

The arrivial of substitute Alvaro Morata lifted Chelsea in the second half, and despite their numerical disadvantage, they hinted at a fightback.

Conte, looking exhausted and disgruntled, said he preferred not to talk about the referee who also sent off Cesc Fabregas in the 82nd minute after the Spaniard earned a second yellow card for an ill-timed tackle on former Chelsea man Jack Cork.

But Burnley held on to claim a first win at Stamford Bridge since 1971, and leave Conte lamenting the early dismissal of Cahill for putting his side on the backfoot.

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The Blues got off to a bad start as they were reduced to 10 men in the 14th minute when Gary Cahill was shown a straight red card for a late challenge on Steven Defour.

"I have to start to study a new formation with 10 players because when it happens with regularity you must be anxious".

Conte said he did not want to answer questions about Costa, but tellingly conceded: "For me it's in the past".

Vokes' second goal came just before the half as he found himself unmarked in the centre of the goal and flashed a header beyond the despairing Courtois.

"In the second half it was very hard to change the final result, despite the great commitment, the great desire, the great will of my players". "It was a pity because our fight in the second half was very good", Conte said.

"We have to improve a lot on this because after the first red for Cahill we lost our composure and conceded three".

"As for the transfer market, the club is trying to do the best". That is the only way for me and my players.

"I'm not anxious because we have to trust in our work".

Chelsea down to 9 men.

The defender has been handed the captaincy at the Premier League champions for the 2017/18 season following John Terry's departure. 1-0 and up a man for Sean Dyche's visitors.

"Big decisions changed the outcome, quite obviously".

"Our mentality I was really pleased with, to see the game through".

Then it was a case of disgusting defending that saw the visitors race into a 3-0 lead. Here, these should keep you going until Match of the Day.

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