Antonio Conte men begin their title defense with a very poor performance at Stamford Bridge with supporter where left with a sense of Deja vu after their first half against Burnley.Chelsea was crowned champions in May after a scintillating debut campaign for Conte at Stamford Bridge but the Italian warned his side they cannot repeat the same mistakes made under Jose Mourinho in 2015.Also, Read; Chelsea could sign £48m Man United target - CrespoFormer Chelsea and current Manchester United boss who was in charge of the West London side when they won the Premier League title in 2014/15 season but was he fired in December after a disastrous start to the season left the Blues in the relegation zone.
Chelsea’s pre-season has had echoes of Mourinho’s final summer at the club with Conte criticizing the board for their lack of success in the transfer business.Premier League holder started with the hope of winning 14 minutes in the game Conte men were reduced to 10 men after the Blues captain get sent off for a rough tackle to Steven Defour that where their calamity started.Sam Vokes put the visitors Claret ahead 24 minutes as he turned in Robbie Brady’s cross. Burnley display full-back Stephen Ward then compounded Chelsea’s misery when he netted a stunning strike to double the Clarets’ lead before Sam Vokes hit another before half-time to make it 3-0 in first half.
Chelsea looking like they did when they stopped playing for Mourinho.— Filip (@SingleMaltSuds) August 12, 2017
Does this scenario luk similar? Chelsea begin to lose, Conte gets sacked just like Jose mourinho. Dis hapens wenever Arsenal wins d shield— George Raphael (@Tamunobereni) August 12, 2017
Dejavu of Mourinho's last season. First game, red card. Common Chelsea!!— Zina (@alysynkene) August 12, 2017
Mourinho season loading... #Chelsea— Olawole Adeoluwa (@adeayol) August 12, 2017
So Conte did not want Chelsea to have a 'Jose Mourinho" season...— Shane Browne (@sbrownie6) August 12, 2017
WTF is going on at #Chelsea? Seem to win titles then during the summer squad turn on manager, same happened to Mourinho couple of years back— ES Sandberg (@eriksandberg82) August 12, 2017
A Chelsea mourinho season coming— A1up (@A1_Moalin) August 12, 2017
It's only the first game but Chelsea are already shaping up to be worse than THAT Mourinho season. Didn't think that would ever be possible.— Jack Lebeau (@JackLebeau66) August 12, 2017
That EPL title is cursed lol look at Chelsea— Basil (@DatGuybayz) August 12, 2017
And Chelsea fans were utterly convinced they were back under Mourinho’s curse.
Chelsea is cursed ???????????? my heart ????— Xxon Daniel (@XxonDaniel) August 12, 2017