Chelsea's struggles have not been helped by their transfer dealings after they missed out on some of their targets to their Manchester rivals as well as Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur.
Chelsea, the reigning Premier League champions, look set to relinquish their crown to Pep Guardiola's rampant side this campaign. "I think if you ask the players, the players (couldn't believe it) neither", he said.
It must have appeared a miracle for the Chelsea fans that they did not concede and Conte's strategy to play Eden Hazard in the striker's position ensured that the most gifted Chelsea player was starved of the ball - he had just 12 touches in the first half with the players seemingly afraid to demand the ball and unable to complete simple passes.
"The pundit has to use the head to understand when you speak about tactics because I think you must have knowledge to speak about tactics and not only to speak in a stupid way", he said.
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Yet Redknapp has never worked in management and Neville has only a hugely unsuccessful spell as Valencia manager to his name, and Conte was unimpressed by their credentials to make such a judgement.
Conte must have told his players to continue in the same first half fashion, but City ensured that was not the case as Bernardo Silva registered the first goal after just 35 seconds after the restart.
The only teams to have any kind of success against City this season have been those who have been prepared to fight fire with fire.
As it is, City that will be crowned new top dogs with just another four wins. "Now we start again, we have to try to stay calm".
David Silva has been one of the symbols of Manchester City's success in the new era, playing a crucial role in two title wins and showing his enduring quality with goals in the successive 3-0 wins against Arsenal in the Carabao Cup at Wembley last Sunday and at the Emirates Stadium on Thursday.
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The difference with what happened in that game was that Chelsea had much more of a go against Barca.
Silva has assisted 73 Premier League goals since his debut in August 2010, 20 more than any other player in that time.
Why do that when you can give the ball to Thibaut Courtois and he can clear it and try to give City a problem higher up the pitch, especially when you have got a player like Olivier Giroud to come off the bench? "The quality. To have the distance between many teams now". Meanwhile, Chelsea cut adrift of the top 4 after the loss.
"Before the game, manager set it out in their mind "we are just going to sit back, we're not going to play".
"It is not a good weekend for us because our opponents won but we still have nine games to go".
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