18 Sep

Christensen illness forced late Chelsea change

first_imgSee also:Chelsea v Brighton player ratingsConte: Blues must ensure Champions League spotHazard’s father says Chelsea star has rejected contractMorata returns with a goal as Chelsea beat BrightonLuiz close to return, says Conte Embed from Getty ImagesAntonio Conte had to make a late change to the Chelsea side ahead of their victory against Brighton.The champions won 2-0 at Stamford Bridge, where Gary Cahill was deployed at the heart of the defence because Andreas Christensen was ill. AdChoices广告Antonio Rudiger played in Cahill’s usual position on the left of the back three.Blues boss Conte explained: “At the last moment Andreas Christensen was sick and we had to find the solution of Cahill playing in the middle with Rudiger.”Goals from Alvaro Morata and Marcos Alonso gave Chelsea a deserved win in a match they dominated. Follow West London Sport on TwitterFind us on Facebooklast_img

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