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Antonio Conte
Antonio Conte
(Italian pronunciation: [anˈtɔːnjo ˈkonte]; born 31 July 1969) is an Italian professional football manager and former player. He is currently the head coach of Premier League
Premier League
club Chelsea. Playing as a midfielder, Conte began his career at local club Lecce and later became one of the most decorated and influential players in the history of Juventus. He captained the team and won the UEFA Champions League, as well as five Serie A
Serie A
titles, among other honours.[4] He also played for the Italy
Italy
national team and was a participant at the 1994 FIFA World Cup
FIFA World Cup
and UEFA
UEFA
Euro
Euro
2000, where, on both occasions, Italy
Italy
finished runners-up. His managerial career started in 2006, leading Bari to the 2008–09 Serie B
Serie B
title, and Siena to promotion from the same division two years later. He then took over at Juventus in 2011, where he implemented a 3–5–2 formation and won three consecutive Serie A
Serie A
titles, before taking charge of the Italian national team in 2014 until the UEFA
UEFA
Euro 2016 campaign. He became the current manager of Chelsea in April 2016 and led them to the Premier League
Premier League
title in his first season in charge.[5]

Contents

1 Club career

1.1 Lecce 1.2 Juventus

2 International career 3 Style of play 4 Coaching career

4.1 Arezzo 4.2 Bari 4.3 Atalanta 4.4 Siena 4.5 Juventus 4.6 Italy
Italy
national team 4.7 Chelsea

5 Style of management 6 Controversy 7 Personal life 8 Career statistics

8.1 International

8.1.1 International goals

8.2 Manager

9 Honours

9.1 Player

9.1.1 Club

9.2 Manager 9.3 Individual 9.4 Orders

10 References 11 External links

Club career Lecce Conte began his career with the youth team of his hometown club Lecce and made his Serie A
Serie A
debut with the first team on 6 April 1986, aged 16, in a 1–1 draw against Pisa. Under manager Carlo Mazzone, he became a fundamental player for the squad. In 1987, he fractured his tibia, running the risk of a career-ending injury. However, during the 1988–89 season, he was back in the pitch, and scored his first Serie A goal on 11 November 1989 in 3–2 loss to Napoli. He amassed a total of 99 appearances and 1 goal for Lecce.[6][7] Juventus Conte was signed by Juventus manager Giovanni Trapattoni
Giovanni Trapattoni
in 1991, debuting on 17 November 1991 against cross-city rivals Torino.[8] Due to his consistent performances, work-rate, leadership and tenacious playing style, he became an important figure with the club's fans, and was later named the team's captain under Marcello Lippi
Marcello Lippi
in 1996, following the departure of the club's previous captain Gianluca Vialli, and before the promotion of Alessandro Del Piero
Alessandro Del Piero
to the role. During the 1998–99 season, when Del Piero suffered a severe knee injury, Conte returned to the captaincy, a position which he maintained until the 2001–02 season. Conte won five Serie A
Serie A
titles with Juventus, the 1994–95 Coppa Italia, the 1992–93 UEFA Cup and the 1995–96 UEFA
UEFA
Champions League, as well as four Supercoppa Italiana titles, the 1996 UEFA
UEFA
Super Cup, the 1996 Intercontinental Cup (which he missed due to injury) and the 1999 UEFA
UEFA
Intertoto Cup, winning all possible top tier club titles, aside from the UEFA
UEFA
Cup Winners' Cup. Along with his team, Conte also finished as runner-up in the Champions League on three other occasions, as Juventus lost the Champions League finals of 1997, 1998 and 2003. In the latter final, against Milan, he came on as a substitute in the second half and produced Juventus' best chance of the match, hitting the crossbar with a header, although Juventus eventually lost the match on penalties following a 0–0 draw after extra time.[9] Conte also finished runner-up in the 1995 UEFA Cup Final with the club. He remained with the Turin-based club until his retirement in 2004. During his 13 seasons with Juventus, he made a total of 295 appearances and 29 goals in Serie A, and 418 appearances and 43 goals in all competitions.[6][7] International career

Conte's jersey from the 1994 FIFA
FIFA
World Cup, in which Italy
Italy
reached the final

Conte also played for the Italy
Italy
national team, making his debut on 27 May 1994, in a 2–0 friendly win over Finland at age 24, under Arrigo Sacchi. He was a member of the Italian squads for both the 1994 FIFA World Cup under Sacchi, and UEFA Euro 2000
UEFA Euro 2000
under Dino Zoff, achieving runners-up medals in both tournaments. However, he missed out on the Euro
Euro
1996 squad after sustaining an injury in the 1996 Champions League final.[6][7] Conte scored a bicycle kick in Italy's opening match of Euro
Euro
2000, which ended in a 2–1 win against Turkey,[6][10] although he later suffered an injury in a 2–0 win against Romania in the quarter-finals of the competition, following a challenge from Gheorghe Hagi, which ruled him out for the remainder of the competition.[6][7] In total, he made 20 international appearances for Italy
Italy
between 1994 and 2000, scoring twice.[7][11] Style of play Considered to be one of the most important Italian midfielders of his generation, Conte was regarded as a quick, combative, energetic, and tactically versatile footballer throughout his career who could play anywhere in midfield but was usually deployed as a central, box-to-box, or defensive midfielder, and occasionally on the right flank, due to his crossing ability.[6][12][13] Although he was not the most naturally talented or skilful footballer from a technical standpoint (although he was able to improve in this area with time), Conte was a hard-working, consistent and intelligent player, with an innate ability to read the game, who was mainly known for his leadership, strong mentality, accurate tackling, stamina, and vision; these attributes, coupled with his solid first touch, work-rate, tenacity, and a tendency to make offensive runs into the area, enabled him to aid his team effectively both defensively and offensively, and gave him the ability to distribute the ball and start attacking moves after retrieving possession, as well as the capacity to turn defence into an attack.[6][13][14] Due to his ball-striking from distance and ability to get forward, he also scored some spectacular and decisive goals, often from volleys and strikes from outside the area. He was also considered to be physically strong, good in the air and accurate with his head, despite not being particularly tall. Despite his ability as a footballer, his career was often affected by injuries.[7][13][15][16] Coaching career Arezzo

Conte in 2005

After retiring from playing, Conte worked as an assistant manager for Siena alongside Luigi De Canio
Luigi De Canio
in the 2005–06 season. In July 2006, he was appointed coach of Serie B
Serie B
side Arezzo. However, after a series of disappointing results, he was sacked on 31 October 2006. On 13 March 2007, Conte was reinstated as Arezzo head coach as his predecessor failed to gain any significant improvement with the club mired in a relegation struggle. He subsequently led the team to five consecutive wins, securing 19 points from 7 matches, which allowed the Tuscan side to close the points gap between them and safety. In spite of this turnaround in form, Arezzo was relegated to Serie C1 on the final day of the league season, finishing one point behind Spezia. Bari On 27 December 2007, Conte was appointed by Bari to replace Giuseppe Materazzi for the second half of their 2007–08 Serie B
Serie B
campaign.[17] He oversaw a considerable upturn in form, leading the team out of the relegation battle and placing them comfortably mid-table. The following season, 2008–09, Bari were crowned Serie B
Serie B
champions, being promoted to Serie A
Serie A
for the 2009–10 season, Conte's first major honour as a manager. In June 2009, after weeks of rumours linking Conte to the vacant managerial role at Juventus, he agreed in principle for a contract extension to keep him at Bari for the new season. However, on 23 June, Bari announced they had rescinded the contract with Conte by mutual consent.[18] After Claudio Ranieri
Claudio Ranieri
was sacked by Juventus, Conte was again reported to be a potential replacement.[19] Shortly prior to Ranieri's termination, Conte had made public his ambition to be Juventus coach at some stage and was confident he was ready for the demands of the role.[20] Again, Juventus declined to hire their former midfielder and appointed Ciro Ferrara
Ciro Ferrara
instead. Atalanta

Conte managing Atalanta in a Serie A
Serie A
match

On 21 September 2009, Conte replaced Angelo Gregucci as manager of Atalanta.[21] Despite a good start at the helm of the Orobici, the club found itself struggling by November, leading to protests from local supporters and friction between Conte and the club's ultra supporters. On 6 January 2010, Conte was repeatedly confronted by Atalanta fans during a home game against Napoli which ended in a 0–2 defeat for the Nerazzurri. The match ended with Conte receiving police protection to avoid an altercation with the Atalanta ultras.[22] The next day, Conte tended his resignation to the club, leaving them in 19th place.[23] Siena On 9 May 2010, Conte was announced as new head coach of Siena, with the aim of leading the Tuscan side back to the top flight after relegation to the 2010–11 Serie B.[24] Conte successfully secured promotion for Siena, which would be competing in the 2011–12 Serie A season. Juventus

Conte with Juventus in 2012

On 22 May 2011, Juventus sporting director Giuseppe Marotta
Giuseppe Marotta
announced Juventus had appointed Conte as its new head coach, replacing Luigi Delneri. Conte arrived amid high expectations that he, a former fan favourite as a midfielder for the club, would lead them back to the summit of the Italian and European game.[25][26] His first ten months as manager saw the club reach a number of landmarks such as, following a 5–0 win over rivals Fiorentina, equalling Fabio Capello's run of 28 unbeaten matches between November 2005 and May 2006. On 20 March 2012, Conte became the first coach to lead Juventus to a Coppa Italia
Coppa Italia
final since Marcello Lippi
Marcello Lippi
in the 2004 Coppa Italia
Coppa Italia
Final. On 25 March, following a 2–0 victory at the Juventus Stadium, he became the first coach to complete the league double in the Derby d'Italia
Derby d'Italia
against rivals Internazionale since Capello in 2005–06. In November 2012, Conte was awarded the Trofeo Maestrelli, an award honouring the three best Italian coaches working in the professional league, the country's youth coaching system and outside Italy, respectively.[27] Despite drawing a large number of matches during the season, on 6 May 2012 Conte led Juventus to their 28th league title with one match remaining by beating Cagliari 2–0.[28] After beating Atalanta 3–1, Juventus finished the league unbeaten, the first team to do so since Serie A
Serie A
expanded to 20 teams and 38 rounds. Conte's innovative 3–5–2 formation, which featured wingbacks and two box-to-box midfielders in a three-man midfield, gave more creative freedom to the newly acquired deep-lying playmaker Andrea Pirlo, who was key to the club's success that season.[29][30][31] The club's strong and highly organised three-man back-line, which was predominantly composed of Giorgio Chiellini, Leonardo Bonucci, and Andrea Barzagli, was regarded to have played a large part in the title triumph, and only conceded 20 goals, finishing the league with the best defence in Italy.[30] However, Juventus lost the 2012 Coppa Italia final to Napoli 2–0, their only defeat in domestic competitions that season.[32] Conte's Juventus won the 2012–13 Serie A
Serie A
title as they accumulated 87 points, three more than the previous season, nine more than second-placed Napoli and 15 more than third-placed Milan. Despite their dominance, Juventus' top goalscorers in the league were midfielder Arturo Vidal
Arturo Vidal
and forward Mirko Vučinić, both with just ten goals, making them joint 23rd in the goal-scoring chart. In his first Champions League campaign, Juventus was eliminated by eventual winners Bayern Munich in the quarter-finals, losing 4–0 on aggregate. After winning a second consecutive Supercoppa Italiana
Supercoppa Italiana
in 2013, Juventus won their third consecutive Serie A
Serie A
title under Conte during the 2013–14 season, winning the league with a Serie A
Serie A
record of 102 points. This was also the club's 30th league title.[33][34] However, Juventus continued to disappoint in Europe and were eliminated from the group stage of the Champions League that season, although they subsequently managed to reach the semi-finals of the UEFA
UEFA
Europa League. On 15 July 2014, Conte resigned as manager.[35] During his three seasons as Juventus manager, he won the Panchina d'Oro for each one, for best Serie A
Serie A
coach of the season.[36][37][38] Italy
Italy
national team

Conte in his technical area managing Italy
Italy
against Azerbaijan, the match in which UEFA Euro 2016
UEFA Euro 2016
qualification was achieved

On 14 August 2014, following Italy
Italy
national team manager Cesare Prandelli's resignation, the Italian Football Federation
Italian Football Federation
(FIGC) announced to have agreed a two-year deal with Conte as new head coach of the national team until Euro
Euro
2016.[39] With the national side, Conte continued to field formations which he had employed during his successful spell with Juventus, varying between the 3–5–2, 4–3–3, 4–2–4 and 3–3–4, the choice that ultimately replaced Prandelli's 4–3–1–2 midfield diamond formation.[40][41] His first match as Italy
Italy
manager was a 2–0 win over Netherlands, during which Ciro Immobile
Ciro Immobile
and Daniele De Rossi
Daniele De Rossi
scored the goals for Gli Azzurri. Conte won his first competitive match on 9 September 2014, defeating Norway 2–0 in their opening Euro
Euro
2016 qualifying match in Oslo, with goals by Simone Zaza
Simone Zaza
and Leonardo Bonucci. This was the first time Italy
Italy
had managed to defeat the Norwegians in Norway since 1937.[42] After ten matches as Italy
Italy
manager, Conte suffered his first defeat on 16 June 2015, in a 1–0 international friendly loss against Portugal.[43] He sealed Euro
Euro
2016 qualification for Italy
Italy
on 10 October 2015, as Italy
Italy
defeated Azerbaijan 3–1 in Baku. The result meant Italy
Italy
had managed to go 50 matches unbeaten in European qualifiers.[44] On 15 March 2016, the FIGC confirmed Conte would step down as manager after Euro
Euro
2016.[45] Although many fans and members of the media were initially critical of Conte's tactics and the level of the Italian squad chosen for the competition,[46] Italy
Italy
opened the tournament with a promising 2–0 victory over the number-one ranked European team Belgium on 13 June.[47] Following the win, Conte drew praise from the media for the team's unity, defensive strength, and for his tactical approach to the match, which impeded Belgium from creating many goalscoring opportunities.[48][49] Conte led Italy
Italy
out of the group to the Round of 16 with one match to spare on 17 June after a 1–0 victory against Sweden. Italy
Italy
had not won the second group match in a major international tournament since Euro
Euro
2000, in which Conte had coincidentally appeared as a player.[50] Conte also led Italy
Italy
to the top of the group, the first time in a major tournament since the 2006 World Cup.[51] After the 2–0 round of 16 win over Spain, Conte's Italy
Italy
then faced off against rivals Germany in the quarter-final, which ended 1–1 after extra time and 6–5 in favour of Germany after the resulting penalty shoot-out, ending his time as Italy manager.[52] Speaking after the match, Conte said, "[T]he decision to leave the national team after two years was taken early," and that the reason for leaving was because he "wanted to return to the cut and thrust of club football".[53] Chelsea

Conte (arms raised) at an open Chelsea training session, five days before his first Premier League
Premier League
match

On 4 April 2016, it was confirmed Conte had signed a three-year contract and would officially become the new first-team head coach of English side Chelsea from the 2016–17 season.[54][55] On 15 August, Chelsea started off the season with a 2–1 win over West Ham United.[56] On 17 December, Conte set a new club record with 11 consecutive league victories in a single season, following a 1–0 away triumph over Crystal Palace.[57] After securing a 4–2 home win over Stoke City on 31 December, Chelsea recorded a 13th consecutive league victory, equalling Arsenal's 2002 record for most consecutive league wins in a single season.[58] The team's league winning streak came to an end in the following match, on 4 January 2017, in a 2–0 away loss to Tottenham Hotspur.[59] On 13 January 2017, Conte became the first manager in history to win three consecutive Manager of the Month awards (October, November and December).[60][61] On 12 May 2017, Conte's Chelsea side defeated West Bromwich Albion 1–0 away, with a late goal from substitute Michy Batshuayi, and secured the points required to win the 2016–17 Premier League
Premier League
title with two matches to spare.[62][63] Following a 5–1 home win over Sunderland on 21 May, Chelsea also set a new Premier League
Premier League
record for the most wins in a single season, with 30 league victories out of 38 league matches.[64] On 18 July 2017, Conte signed a new two-year contract with Chelsea, keeping him at the club until 2019.[65] Conte was sent to the stands for the first time in his Chelsea career during the first half of a home match against Swansea City
Swansea City
on 29 November 2017. He argued with fourth official Lee Mason
Lee Mason
over referee Neil Swarbrick’s decision to award a goal kick rather than a corner for Chelsea, after which the ref dismissed him. Conte apologised afterwards but was nonetheless charged with misconduct by the FA.[66] Style of management

“The word 'coach' has to encompass everything. You can't only be good at tactics, just as you can't only be good at motivation, just as you can't only be good from a psychological point of view, just as you can't only be good in how you manage the club and the media. You have got to be good at everything. You have got to try and excel at everything. To do this you have got to study and since I became a coach, for me, it has been continuous study.”

 — Conte on his coaching philosophy.[67]

"I did not have Zinedine Zidane
Zinedine Zidane
or Roberto Baggio's talent as a player, and I have played with both, that even when they were circled they could try to break through or create interesting situations with the ball. When I was a player, my efforts and work-rate, my willingness to sacrifice fitness and humility made up for my lack of pure talent but sometimes, if I didn't find a teammate next to me, I might lose the ball. As a manager, my first thought from day one was that I wanted to find solutions for my players when the ball reached them, as I could not. If my players don't understand something, I force the player to ask me why we are doing such movement or working on certain tactics in training both offensively or defensively. I always want my players to be fully understanding of the problem. I want them to understand why we are doing certain things and why those things are useful."

 — Conte on his use of tactical systems.[14]

As a manager, Conte is known for using the 3–5–2 formation[68] (or in certain cases, its more defensive variant, 5–3–2), fielding two wingbacks in lieu of wingers, with two out-and-out strikers backed by an attacking box-to-box midfielder in a three-man midfield, in front of a three-man defensive line. During his time as head coach of Juventus, he won three consecutive Serie A
Serie A
titles using the 3–5–2 formation, which also soon began to be employed by several other Serie A clubs.[69] In his time at Bari he was noted for his unorthodox 4–2–4 formation, a modification of the classic 4–4–2, in which the outside midfielders act as attacking wingers.[70] Some commentators have also observed that, although Conte's teams are capable of playing a short passing possession game, in which the ball is played out from the back on the ground, they are mainly known for their direct style of attacking play, as well as their ability to utilise long balls and score from counter-attacks with few touches; however, Conte has rejected claims that his teams prefer to sit back and play on the counter-attack. Defensive solidity has been highlighted as a hallmark of his sides, as well as the effective use of high and aggressive pressing in order to put pressure on opponents and win back the ball quickly. Conte's teams have also been described as possessing notable virtues such as pace, athleticism, high work-rates, versatility and tactical intelligence.[71][72][73][74][75][76][77][78] Conte's work in restoring Juventus to the top of Italian football won critical acclaim and earned him comparisons with José Mourinho, Marcello Lippi
Marcello Lippi
and Arrigo Sacchi,[79][80][81] primarily due to his obsession with tactics, his winning mentality and ability to foster great team spirit among his players. He also demonstrated a notable tactical versatility and meticulousness as a coach, adopting several different formations in an attempt to find the most suitable system to match his players' skills. The formations he adopted included 4–2–4, 4–1–4–1, 3–3–4, and 4–3–3, before he finally settled on his now trademark 3–5–2 or 5–3–2 formation while also using a 3–5–1–1 formation on occasion, as a variation upon this system.[70][82][83] The resulting system was key to the club's success as the three-man midfield line-up, flanked by wingbacks, allowed veteran star Andrea Pirlo
Andrea Pirlo
to function creatively as a deep-lying playmaker, with the younger and more dynamic Arturo Vidal and Claudio Marchisio
Claudio Marchisio
either supporting him defensively or contributing offensively by making attacking runs into the area. Conte's use of heavy pressing high up on the pitch allowed his players to win back the ball quickly after losing it, and enabled Juventus to dominate possession during matches, which gave Pirlo more time to orchestrate the team's attacking moves.[88] The organised back-line at Juventus formed by Chiellini, Bonucci, and Andrea Barzagli
Andrea Barzagli
proved to be a strong defensive line-up, as Juventus finished the 2011–12 Serie A
Serie A
season with the best defence in the league;[30] the three-man defence also allowed the central defender, Bonucci, to operate in a free role, and advance into midfield as a ball-playing centre-back, providing an additional creative outlet whenever Pirlo was heavily marked.[89] Luca Marrone
Luca Marrone
commented on Conte's demanding and meticulous approach as a coach, stating, "It takes time to accept the sheer amount of work he is asking of you. Everything he does, in preparation or tactical organisation, is done with maniacal precision and attention to detail. It can be overwhelming at first. But when you realise by buying into it you can win things, you follow."[90] Conte's teams are also known for their versatility and ability to adopt different formations during a match, depending on whether his team are in possession or playing off the ball. At Euro
Euro
2016, Italy adopted a fluid 3–5–2 formation under Conte, in which the wide midfielders or wingbacks effectively functioned as wingers in a 3–3–4 formation when attacking, and as fullbacks in a 5–3–2 formation when defending behind the ball.[77] Although the level of talent in the Italian squad was initially criticised in the media,[46] Conte's tactics and Italy's solidity and organisation, from both a defensive and offensive standpoint, drew praise from pundits.[94] In his first season as Chelsea manager, Conte started with a 4–1–4–1 formation, but after two comprehensive defeats to Arsenal and Liverpool early in the season, he changed the system to a fluid 3–4–2–1, with his trademark three-man defence consisting of David Luiz, César Azpilicueta
César Azpilicueta
and Gary Cahill, two defensive-minded midfielders in N'Golo Kante
N'Golo Kante
and Nemanja Matić, two wing-backs equally capable at also playing as wingers (Victor Moses and Marcos Alonso), and a three-man attack spearheaded by striker Diego Costa
Diego Costa
and crucially assisted by outside forwards Eden Hazard
Eden Hazard
and Pedro or Willian. This system depends on the constant positional movement of attacking players, with the two wide forwards moving inside when the full-backs make overlapping forward runs, thus effectively forming a 3–4–3 and at times a 3–4–1–2. When losing the ball, players' quick defensive transitions make the system easily transform into a compact 5–4–1. Chelsea's performances improved dramatically after the tactical change, with 13 consecutive wins in the Premier League, and the club eventually went on to win the league title that season. Conte drew praise for his role in revitalising the team in the media,[98] with BBC
BBC
pundit John Motson describing Chelsea's 5–0 home win against Everton on 5 November 2016 as the best 90-minute performance he had ever seen in the Premier League.[99][100] Although Conte's decision to reacquire David Luiz
David Luiz
was initially met with criticism in the media, due to some poor defensive performances for Chelsea in the past, Conte's switch to a three-man back-line saw the Brazilian excel in a new role as a ball playing centre-back, due to his technique and range of passing. Conte described David Luiz
David Luiz
as being "crucial" to the team's success, and praised him for working to improve his composure and concentration.[101][102] In addition to their tactical discipline and organisation, Chelsea also drew praise for their fitness, effective use of high pressing, and their ability to win the ball back quickly, as well as their work-rate under Conte, which was attributed to the team's highly rigorous preseason training, which Cahill described as one of the "hardest" he's ever experienced.[108]

Conte with Diego Costa
Diego Costa
during the 2017 FA Cup Semi final against Tottenham

Italy
Italy
defender Leonardo Bonucci
Leonardo Bonucci
singled out Conte for his role in motivating the players and creating a unified team environment at Euro 2016, commenting that the players had given their coach the nickname The Godfather, for the way he made them want to listen when he spoke.[109] Pirlo has also remarked approvingly of Conte's man-management and motivational skills. In his autobiography he recalled how Conte's introductory speech to the Juventus squad left a significant impression on him: "He needed only one speech, with many simple words, to conquer both me and Juventus. He had fire running through his veins and he moved like a viper. 'This squad, dear boys, is coming off two consecutive seventh-place finishes. It's crazy. It's shocking. I am not here for this, so it's time to stop being so crap.'... When Conte speaks, his words assault you. They crash through the doors of your mind. I've lost count of the number of times I've said: 'Hell, Conte said something really spot-on again today.'"[110] In addition to his comparisons to José Mourinho, some commentators have also remarked on his managerial similarities to Sir Alex Ferguson,[111] using an anecdote from his final season as Juventus manager to illustrate his formidable temper. Prior to the team talk ahead of the final game of the 2013–14 season, Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon
Gianluigi Buffon
arrived with the club's chief executive who Buffon claimed wanted to speak to the players over how much they were due in win bonuses having won the title. "The suggestion sent Conte into a fury. He chased every player out of the room as he tore into Buffon. 'I don’t want to hear another word,' Conte is said to have screamed. 'From you, of all people, I would never have expected such a thing. Bonuses … You’re a disappointment, a defeat from the moment you open your mouth. Just like all the rest of these half-wits.'"[111] Juventus won the game 3–0 and set a new record for the most points and wins in a single Serie A
Serie A
season.[112] Controversy Prior to Euro
Euro
2012, Conte was accused of failure to report attempted match-fixing during his time as manager of Siena by ex-Siena player Filippo Carobbio, connected with the betting scandal of 2011–12.[110] Carobbio, after himself being charged with extensive involvement in the scandal, claimed that during the technical meeting prior to a match between Siena and Novara, Siena owner Massimo Mezzaroma indirectly sent a message to the players asking them to ensure the match finished in a draw in order to help Mezzaroma turn a large profit on a bet he had made. The match finished 2–2 and Carobbio testified Conte was present when the message was relayed to the players in advance of the match.[110] Carrobio also asserted the result of the final match of the season, in which Siena lost 1–0 to AlbinoLeffe, was prearranged after Siena's assistant manager asked he and another player "contact someone at AlbinoLeffe to reach an agreement over the return match".[110] Further accusations were also leveled at Conte over Siena's 5–0 victory over Varese that season, specifically that he knew they had been asked to lose the game and did not report it.[113] Conte's lawyer, Antonio De Rencis, reported his client strenuously denied the accusations[114] and maintained he had no knowledge of any attempts to fix the matches in which he was involved. To date, none of the 23 other Siena players have supported Carobbio's accusations.[115] Conte took the advice of his lawyers and attempted to strike a plea bargain which would have seen him served with a three-month ban and fine of €200,000, under Article 23 of Italian law without admission of guilt. On 1 August 2012, this plea bargain was rejected.[116] On 10 August, the FIGC suspended him from football for the following ten months for failing to report match-fixing in the Novara–Siena and AlbinoLeffe–Siena fixtures. Conte again maintained his innocence and appealed the verdict.[117] On 22 August 2012, the Federal Court of Justice dropped the accusation about the Novara–Siena fixture. Federal Court member Pietro Sandulli commented, "[I]t seemed illogical that such a senior and experienced coach would say in the locker room 'we're drawing this one' in front of 25 players."[118] However, the Court confirmed the ten-month ban for the AlbinoLeffe match would be upheld as there was no way he could not have known of the actions of his assistant manager Cristian Stellini,[110] with the presiding judge adding that Conte was "lucky" not to have been handed a longer sentence.[118][119] On 23 August 2012, Juventus announced an appeal to Italy's sports arbitration panel against the ban.[120] Following the appeal, Conte's touchline ban was reduced to four months.[121] Juventus' management and players dedicated their Supercoppa Italiana win to Conte.[122] In May 2016, the preliminary hearing judge of the court of Cremona acquitted Conte of all charges in regard to his alleged involvement in the match-fixing scandal from the 2010–11 season, during his time with Siena in Serie B.[123] Despite Conte's success at Juventus, there were indications that his departure from the club in May 2014 was not as amicable as had been portrayed, with observers pointing to a comment he made in the immediate aftermath of the club's 2014 title success. When asked what plans were in place for the following season Conte responded, "Well, you cannot go to eat at a €100 restaurant with just €10 in your pocket, can you?", which was interpreted as a veiled criticism of the lack of funds made available for transfers by the Juventus executive. In addition to this remark, Conte had chosen to resign on the second day of pre-season training, something that took fans by surprise.[124] There was much controversy surrounding Italy's Euro
Euro
2016 qualifying match on 28 March 2015 against Bulgaria, as Conte called up Brazilian-born Éder and Argentine-born Franco Vázquez. Both players hold an Italian citizenship as they have relatives that are Italian, allowing them to be eligible to play for Italy. Speaking at a Serie A meeting on 23 March 2015, Roberto Mancini
Roberto Mancini
said, "The Italian national team should be Italian. An Italian player deserves to play for the national team while someone who wasn't born in Italy, even if they have relatives, I don't think they deserve to." Conte's response to the use of foreign-born players was, "If Mauro Camoranesi
Mauro Camoranesi
[who was born in Argentina] was allowed to help Italy
Italy
win the 2006 World Cup, then why can't Éder and Franco Vázquez
Franco Vázquez
lead the Azzurri to glory in next year's European Championship?"[125] In late May 2016, Conte was criticised in the North American media for his omission of Andrea Pirlo
Andrea Pirlo
and Sebastian Giovinco
Sebastian Giovinco
from Italy's 30-player shortlist for its Euro
Euro
2016 squad, and for his comments regarding the quality of their league, Major League Soccer.[126] Conte had stated in a press conference, "When you make a certain choice and go to play in certain leagues, you do so taking it into account that they could pay the consequences from a footballing viewpoint."[127] On 23 October 2016, while his team were leading 4–0 against José Mourinho's Manchester United, Conte waved up the home crowd, asking them to make more noise to support Chelsea. However, media reports claimed his actions were meant to antagonise Mourinho and humiliate the visiting team. Conte refuted these claims, saying, "I've been a player too and I know how to behave. I always show great respect for everyone, including Manchester United. There was no incident, it was just a normal thing to do. I wasn't mocking anyone, I wouldn't do that. Today it was right to call our fans in a moment when I was listening to only the supporters of Manchester United at 4–0. The players, after a 4–0 win, deserved a great clap. It's very normal. If we want to cut the emotion we can go home and change our job."[128] Although Conte was criticised for his behaviour by Mourinho, Chelsea winger Pedro supported Conte's actions.[129] Personal life Conte and his wife Elisabetta have a daughter, Vittoria.[130] The couple had been together for 15 years before marrying in June 2013.[131] Conte has expressed his gratitude to his family for their support during the Scommessopoli match-fixing scandal investigations in 2011–12: "I have a great woman by my side, one who always tries to understand me. As for my daughter, she is the other woman in my life. She is beginning to understand that her dad gets nervous when he does not win [a match]."[132] In addition to his native Italian, Conte can also speak English.[133] Conte is Catholic.[134] Career statistics International Source:[11]

Appearances and goals by national team and year

National team Year Apps Goals

Italy 1994 3 0

1995 2 0

1996 3 0

1999 7 1

2000 5 1

Total 20 2

International goals

Scores and results list Italy's goal tally first.[11]

# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition

1. 27 March 1999 Parken Stadium, Copenhagen, Denmark  Denmark 2–1 2–1 UEFA Euro 2000
UEFA Euro 2000
qualifying

2. 11 June 2000 GelreDome, Arnhem, Netherlands  Turkey 1–0 2–1 UEFA
UEFA
Euro
Euro
2000

Manager

As of match played 1 April 2018[citation needed]

Managerial record by team and tenure

Team From To Record Ref

P W D L Win %

Arezzo July 2006 June 2007 7001120000000000000♠12 7000300000000000000♠3 7000500000000000000♠5 7000400000000000000♠4 07001250000000000000♠25.0

Bari 27 December 2007 23 June 2009 7001670000000000000♠67 7001320000000000000♠32 7001200000000000000♠20 7001150000000000000♠15 07001478000000000000♠47.8

Atalanta 21 September 2009 7 January 2010 7001140000000000000♠14 7000300000000000000♠3 7000400000000000000♠4 7000700000000000000♠7 07001214009999900000♠21.4

Siena 1 July 2010 21 May 2011 7001440000000000000♠44 7001220000000000000♠22 7001140000000000000♠14 7000800000000000000♠8 07001500000000000000♠50.0

Juventus 22 May 2011 15 July 2014 7002152000000000000♠152 7002102000000000000♠102 7001350000000000000♠35 7001150000000000000♠15 07001671009999900000♠67.1 [135]

Italy 14 August 2014 2 July 2016 7001250000000000000♠25 7001140000000000000♠14 7000700000000000000♠7 7000400000000000000♠4 07001560000000000000♠56.0

Chelsea 3 July 2016 Present 7001960000000000000♠96 7001620000000000000♠62 7001150000000000000♠15 7001190000000000000♠19 07001645999999900000♠64.6 [135]

Total 7002410000000000000♠410 7002238000000000000♠238 7002100000000000000♠100 7001720000000000000♠72 07001580000000000000♠58.0

Honours

Conte collecting the Globe Soccer Awards
Globe Soccer Awards
Best Coach of the Year award (2013)

Player Club

Juventus[136]

Serie A: 1994–95, 1996–97, 1997–98, 2001–02, 2002–03 Coppa Italia: 1994–95 Supercoppa Italiana: 1995, 1997, 2002,[137] 2003 UEFA
UEFA
Champions League: 1995–96 UEFA
UEFA
Cup: 1992–93 UEFA
UEFA
Intertoto Cup: 1999

Manager

Bari[12]

Serie B: 2008–09

Juventus[12]

Serie A: 2011–12, 2012–13, 2013–14 Supercoppa Italiana: 2012, 2013

Chelsea[136]

Premier League: 2016–17

Individual

Panchina d'Argento: 2008–09[138] Panchina d'Oro: 2011–12,[36] 2012–13,[37] 2013–14[38] Serie A
Serie A
Coach of the Year: 2011–12, 2012–13,[139] 2013–14[140] Trofeo Tommaso Maestrelli for the Best Italian Manager: 2011–12[27] Globe Soccer Award for the Best Coach of the Year: 2013[141] IFFHS Best Club Coach of the Year Nominee: 2013 (7th)[142] Gazzetta Sports Awards
Gazzetta Sports Awards
Coach of the Year: 2015[143] Premier League
Premier League
Manager of the Month: October 2016,[60] November 2016, December 2016[61] London Football Awards for Manager of the Year: 2017[144] Premier League
Premier League
Manager of the Season: 2016–17[145] LMA Manager of the Year: 2016–17[146] Special
Special
Achievement GQ Men of the Year Award: 2017[147] The Best FIFA
FIFA
Men's Coach (2nd Place): 2017[148]

Orders

5th Class / Knight: Cavaliere Ordine al Merito della Repubblica Italiana: 2000[149]

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Awards

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Serie A
Serie A
Coach of the Year

Oscar del Calcio AIC

1997: Lippi 1998: Lippi 1999: Zaccheroni 2000: Eriksson 2001: Ancelotti 2002: Delneri 2003: Lippi 2004: Ancelotti 2005: Capello 2006: Spalletti 2007: Spalletti 2008: Prandelli 2009: Mourinho 2010: Mourinho

Gran Galà del Calcio AIC

2011: Allegri 2012: Conte 2013: Conte 2014: Conte 2015: Allegri 2016: Allegri 2017: Sarri

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Premier League
Premier League
Manager of the Season – managers

Ferguson (1994) Dalglish (1995) Ferguson (1996) Ferguson (1997) Wenger (1998) Ferguson (1999) Ferguson (2000) Burley (2001) Wenger (2002) Ferguson (2003) Wenger (2004) Mourinho (2005) Mourinho (2006) Ferguson (2007) Ferguson (2008) Ferguson (2009) Redknapp (2010) Ferguson (2011) Pardew (2012) Ferguson (2013) Pulis (2014) Mourinho (2015) Ranieri (2016) Conte (2017)

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LMA Managers of the Year

Kinnear (1994) Clark (1995) Reid (1996) Wilson (1997) Jones (1998) Ferguson (1999) Curbishley (2000) Burley (2001) Wenger (2002) Moyes (2003) Wenger (2004) Moyes (2005) Coppell (2006) Coppell (2007) Ferguson (2008) Moyes (2009) Hodgson (2010) Ferguson (2011) Pardew (2012) Ferguson (2013) Rodgers (2014) Howe (2015) Ranieri (2016) Conte (2017)

Italy
Italy
squads

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Italy
Italy
squad – 1994 FIFA World Cup
FIFA World Cup
runners-up

1 Pagliuca 2 Apolloni 3 Benarrivo 4 Costacurta 5 Maldini 6 Baresi (c) 7 Minotti 8 Mussi 9 Tassotti 10 R. Baggio 11 Albertini 12 Marchegiani 13 D. Baggio 14 Berti 15 Conte 16 Donadoni 17 Evani 18 Casiraghi 19 Massaro 20 Signori 21 Zola 22 Bucci Coach: Sacchi

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Italy
Italy
squad – UEFA Euro 2000
UEFA Euro 2000
runners-up

1 Abbiati 2 Ferrara 3 Maldini (c) 4 Albertini 5 Cannavaro 6 Negro 7 Di Livio 8 Conte 9 Inzaghi 10 Del Piero 11 Pessotto 12 Toldo 13 Nesta 14 Di Biagio 15 Iuliano 16 Ambrosini 17 Zambrotta 18 Fiore 19 Montella 20 Totti 21 Delvecchio 22 Antonioli Coach: Zoff

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Italy
Italy
squad – UEFA
UEFA
Euro
Euro
2016

1 Buffon (c) 2 De Sciglio 3 Chiellini 4 Darmian 5 Ogbonna 6 Candreva 7 Zaza 8 Florenzi 9 Pellè 10 Motta 11 Immobile 12 Sirigu 13 Marchetti 14 Sturaro 15 Barzagli 16 De Rossi 17 Éder 18 Parolo 19 Bonucci 20 Insigne 21 Bernardeschi 22 El Shaarawy 23 Giaccherini Coach: Conte

Managerial positions

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F.C. Bari 1908
F.C. Bari 1908
– managers

Erbstein (1928–29) Uridil (1929–30) Hajdu (1930–31) Weisz (1931–32) Erbstein (1932–33) Cargnelli (1933–34) König (1934–35) Kuttik (1935–36) Cargnelli (1936–38) Ging (1938–39) Kuttik (1939) Costantino (1939–40) Ferrero (1940–41) Kuttik (1941) Costantino (1941) Klein (1941–42) Costantino (1942–43) Vanicsek (1943) Costantino (1944–45) Kuttik (1946) Costantino (1946–47) Nehadoma (1947) Kuttik (1947–48) Plemich (1948) Kuttik (1948) Costantino (1948–49) Plemich (1949) Sárosi (1949) Capocasale (1949) Sárosi (1949–50) Costantino (1950) Capocasale (1950) Allasio (1950) Alfonso (1950–51) Sandron (1951) Giammarco (1951) Piselli (1951) Costantino (1951) Marsico (1952) Sansone (1952–53) Capocasale (1953–56) Allasio (1956–58) Tabanelli (1958–59) Capocasale (1959–61) Fusco (1961) Carniglia (1961) Allasio (1961–62) Fusco (1962) Magni (1962–63) Maestrelli (1963–64) Tabanelli (1964) Capocasale (1964–65) Fusco (1965) Lamanna (1965–66) Calabrese (1966) Toneatto (1966–69) Pugliese (1969–70) Matteucci (1970) Toneatto (1970–72) Regalia (1972–74) Pirazzini (1974–75) Seghedoni (1975–76) Pozzo (1976) Losi (1976–78) Santececca (1978–79) Corsini (1979) Catuzzi (1979) Renna (1979–81) Catuzzi (1981–83) Radice (1983) Bolchi (1983–86) Catuzzi (1986–88) Salvemini (1988–92) Boniek (1992) Lazaroni (1992–93) Materazzi (1993–96) Fascetti (1996–2001) Sciannimanico (2001) Perotti (2001–02) Tardelli (2002–03) Pillon (2003–04) Carboni (2004–06) Maran (2006) Materazzi (2006–07) Conte (2007–09) Ventura (2009–11) Mutti (2011) Torrente (2011–13) Gautieri (2013) Alberti (2013–14) Mangia (2014) Nicola (2014–15) Camplone (2015–16) Stellone (2016) Colantuono (2016–17) Grosso (2017–)

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Atalanta B.C.
Atalanta B.C.
– managers

Cevenini (1929–30) Viola (1930–33) Payer (1933) Mattea (1933–35) Payer (1935–36) Barbieri (1936–38) Kertész (1938–39) Fiorentini (1939–41) Nehadoma (1941–46) Meazza (1946) Monti (1946) Fiorentini (1946–49) Carcano (1949) Varglien (1949–51) Neville (1951–52) Ceresoli (1952) Ferrero (1952–54) Simonetti (1954) Bonizzoni (1954–57) Rigotti (1957–58) Bonomi (1958) Adamek (1958–59) Valcareggi (1959–62) Tabanelli (1962–63) Quario (1963–64) Ceresoli (1964) Valcareggi (1964–65) Puricelli (1965–66) Angeleri (1966–67) Tabanelli (1967–68) Angeleri (1968–69) Moro (1969) Ceresoli (1969) Viciani (1969–70) Gei (1970) Rota (1970) Corsini (1970–74) Herrera (1974–75) Piccioli (1975) Cadè (1975–76) Leoncini (1976) Rota (1976–80) Bolchi (1980–81) Corsini (1981) Bianchi (1981–83) Sonetti (1983–87) Mondonico (1987–90) Frosio (1990–91) Giorgi (1991–92) Lippi (1992–93) Guidolin (1993) Prandelli (1993–94) Mondonico (1994–98) Mutti (1998–99) Vavassori (1999–2003) Finardi (2003) Mandorlini (2003–04) Rossi (2004–05) Colantuono (2005–07) Delneri (2007–09) Gregucci (2009) Conte (2009–10) Bonacinac (2010) Mutti (2010) Colantuono (2010–15) Reja (2015–16) Gasperini (2016–)

(c) = caretaker manager

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S.S. Robur Siena
S.S. Robur Siena
– managers

Fattorini (1921–22) Piselli (1922–24) Illich (1924–25) Feldmann (1925–26) Klein (1926–27) Giannelli (1927–29) Mattuteja (1929–31) Peics (1931–32) Schöffer (1932–33) Bachmann (1934–36) Faroppa (1936–39) Macchi (1939–43) Pellegatta (1944–46) Macchi (1946–48) Alberti (1948–51) De Petrini (1951–52) Alberti (1952–53) Dapas (1953–54) Genta (1954–55) Viani (1955–56) Pugliese (1958–59) Morgia (1959) Crociani (1959–60) Pugliese (1960–61) Puccinelli (1961–62) Bovoli (1962–63) Radio (1963) Toneatto (1963–66) Faccenda (1966–69) Diotallevi (1969) Piacentini (1969–70) Mannucci (1970–72) Grassi (1972–74) Monguzzi (1974) Carradori (1974–75) Monguzzi (1975) Mannucci (1975–78) Monguzzi (1978) Mazzoni (1978–79) Bianchi (1979) Cei (1979–80) Bravi (1980–81) Balleri (1981) Mammi (1981–83) Mattè (1983–84) Galasi (1984) Mazzola (1984–86) Lippi (1986–87) Sereni (1987) Lombardi (1987–88) Fogli (1988) Mazzola (1988–89) Perotti (1989–91) Esposito (1991) Fogli (1991–92) Vescovi (1992) Pelati (1992–93) Baldini (1993–95) De Canio (1995–96) Orrico (1996) Rastelli (1996–97) Savoldi (1997) Nicolini (1997–98) Silipo (1998) Discepoli (1998) Di Franco (1998) Buffoni (1998–99) Fogli (1999) Di Chiara (1999) Sala (1999–2001) Papadopulo (2001–02) Guerini (2002) Papadopulo (2002–04) Simoni (2004–05) De Canio (2005–06) Beretta (2006–07) Mandorlini (2007) Beretta (2007–08) Giampaolo (2008–09) Baroni (2009) Malesani (2009–10) Conte (2010–11) Sannino (2011–12) Cosmi (2012) Iachini (2012–13) Beretta (2013–14) Morgia (2014–15) Atzori (2015) Carboni (2015–16) Colella (2016) Scazzola (2016–17) Mignani (2017–)

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Juventus F.C.
Juventus F.C.
– managers

Károly (1923–26) Viola (1926–28) Aitken (1928–30) Carcano (1930–35) Bigatto (1935) Rosetta (1935–39) Caligaris (1939–41) Munerati (1941) Ferrari (1941–42) Monti (1942) Borel (1942–46) Cesarini (1946–48) Chalmers (1948–49) Carver (1949–51) Bertolini (1951) Sárosi (1951–53) Olivieri (1953–55) Puppo (1955–57) Broćić (1957–59) Depetrini (1959) Cesarini (1959–61) Parola (1961) Gren & Korostelev (1961) Parola (1961–62) Amaral (1962–64) Monzeglio (1964) Herrera (1964–69) Carniglia (1969–70) Rabitti (1970) Picchi (1970–71) Vycpálek (1971–74) Parola (1974–76) Trapattoni (1976–86) Marchesi (1986–88) Zoff (1988–90) Maifredi (1990–91) Trapattoni (1991–94) Lippi (1994–99) Ancelotti (1999–2001) Lippi (2001–04) Capello (2004–06) Deschamps (2006–07) Corradini (2007) Ranieri (2007–09) Ferrara (2009–10) Zaccheroni (2010) Delneri (2010–11) Conte (2011–14) Allegri (2014–)

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Italy national football team
Italy national football team
– managers

Technical commission (1910–12) Pozzo (1912) Technical commission (1912–24) Pozzo (1924) Technical commission (1924–25) Rangone (1925–28) Carcano (1928–29) Pozzo (1929–48) Novo (as Technical Commission Chairman) (1949–50) Technical commission (1951) Beretta (1952–53) Technical commission (1953) Czeizler (as Technical Commission Chairman) (1954) Technical commission (1954–59) Viani (1960) Ferrari (1960–61) Ferrari and Mazza (1962) Fabbri (1962–66) Herrera and Valcareggi (1966–67) Valcareggi (1967–74) Bernardini (1974–75) Bearzot (1975–86) Vicini (1986–91) Sacchi (1991–96) Maldini (1996–98) Zoff (1998–2000) Trapattoni (2000–04) Lippi (2004–06) Donadoni (2006–08) Lippi (2008–10) Prandelli (2010–14) Conte (2014–16) Ventura (2016–17) Di Biagioc (2018–)

(c) = caretaker manager

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Chelsea F.C.
Chelsea F.C.
– managers

Robertsonp (1905–06) Lewisi (1906–07) Calderhead (1907–33) Knighton (1933–39) Birrell (1939–52) Drake (1952–61) Docherty (1961–67) Suartc (1967) Sexton (1967–74) Suart (1974–75) McCreadie (1975–77) Shellito (1977–78) Blanchflower (1978–79) Hurst (1979–81) Gouldc (1981) Neal (1981–85) Hollins (1985–88) Campbell (1988–91) Porterfield (1991–93) Webbi (1993) Hoddlep (1993–96) Gullitp (1996–98) Viallip (1998–2000) Rix & Wilkinsc (2000) Ranieri (2000–04) Mourinho (2004–07) Grant (2007–08) Scolari (2008–09) Wilkinsc (2009) Hiddinki (2009) Ancelotti (2009–11) Villas-Boas (2011–12) Di Matteo (2012) Benítezi (2012–13) Mourinho (2013–15) Hollandc (2015) Hiddinki (2015–16) Conte (2016–)

(c) = caretaker manager; (i) = interim; (p) = player-manager

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Current Premier League
Premier League
managers

Wenger (Arsenal) Howe (Bournemouth) Hughton (Brighton & Hove Albion) Dyche (Burnley) Conte (Chelsea) Hodgson (Crystal Palace) Allardyce (Everton) Wagner (Huddersfield Town) Puel (Leicester City) Klopp (Liverpool) Guardiola (Manchester City) Mourinho (Manchester United) Benítez (Newcastle United) Hughes (Southampton) Lambert (Stoke City) Carvalhal (Swansea City) Pochettino (Tottenham Hotspur) Gracia (Watford) Moore (West Bromwich Albion) Moyes (West Ham United)

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Chelsea F.C.
Chelsea F.C.
– current squad

1 Caballero 2 Rüdiger 3 Alonso 4 Fàbregas 6 Drinkwater 7 Kanté 8 Barkley 9 Morata 10 Hazard 11 Pedro 13 Courtois 14 Bakayoko 15 Moses 18 Giroud 21 Zappacosta 22 Willian 24 Cahill (c) 27 Christensen 28 Azpilicueta 30 Luiz 33 Emerson 36 Scott 37 Eduardo 44 Ampadu 50 Chalobah 66 Sterling 70 Hudson-Odoi Manager: Conte

Authority control

WorldCat Identities VIAF: 301650814 LCCN: no20130567

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