Chelsea manager Antonio Conte expects the upcoming Premier League visit of Arsenal to come too soon for winger Eden Hazard despite the Belgium global making his second cameo appearance in a row in the Champions League win over Qarabag.
Chelsea did not respond to questions on the absent Brazil-born Spain striker, who has two goals in 15 appearances in the competition for the Blues and is now nearly forgotten.
Conte rotated his options for the second of seven games in September.
Tougher tests lie ahead for Conte's men in this season's Champions League, but this emphatic win at least proves Chelsea have the strength in depth to go a long way.
Systems with three central defenders have become commonplace in the game since Antonio Conte used it to lead Chelsea to the Premier League title. I didn't like it, the players relaxed too much'.
Conte added: "We must have a bit of patience with him and to try to give the possibility for Eden to recover very well".
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'We were playing fantasy football, PlayStation football. "Otherwise we risk a bad injury". This is the right way.
It was a chastening first taste of the Champions League group stage for Qarabag, but Gurban Gurbanov, boss of the Azerbaijan minnows, insisted it was still a proud day for his club.
"The Champions League has a different feeling to it, compared to other competitions".
The Belgium worldwide fractured his ankle in June but has stepped up his recovery, featuring for the national team and off the bench for Chelsea.
The live match Chelsea vs Qarabag will be telecasted on BT Sport (UK), Fox Sports (U.S.) TV channels and the match is live streamed at BT Sport app, Fox Soccer 2Go. Chelsea is a favourite for the tournament.
"We made lots of errors".
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