Antonio Conte has admitted that his Chelsea team is not very good following their 3-0 Premier League defeat at Arsenal on Saturday.
Chelsea found themselves three goals down in the first half with goals from Alexis Sanchez, Theo Walcott and Mesut Ozil.
In his post-match reaction, Conte stated that Chelsea have a lot of work to do.
“It is not good to talk about the defenders. It is most important to talk about the team as a whole,” Conte said.
“We win as a team we lose as a team. We started the game in a bad way from the first minute, and this is strange.
“It is necessary to stay concentrated from the first minute, especially in a massive game like the one today.
“A lot of work is needed: now we are a great team on paper, not on the pitch.
“The team are in a good position to recover. Everyone must responsibility, manager, players and staff.
“We are together in good times and bad times. I hope through work we have more good times than bad times.
“I have to solve the situation, which at the moment is conceding a minimum of two goals. I am working hard to do that.”
Conte dismissed claims that the absence of skipper John Terry had nothing to do with the loss to Arsenal.
He added: “John Terry is recovering but I want to talk about the players who played, not those who didn’t.”
“We must work a lot to find continuity. We can’t think about other situations. We must show we are a great team on the pitch.
“We must reflect on our two defeats in ‘two big games’. We must be humble to understand what is neede now.”Unblock the FIFA World Cup with ExpressVPN the #1 Trusted Name in VPN