Antonio Conte admits that he made the wrong choice of players in Chelsea’s comprehensive defeat at Watford.
The Blues lost by a three-goal margin for the second game running as they were beaten 4-1 at Vicarage Road.
French midfielder, Tiemoue Bakayoko got booked twice before the half hour mark, and was deservedly sent off.
Troy Deeney opened the scoring in the dying moments of the first half from the penalty spot after Gerard Deulofeu was fouled by Chelsea’s keeper – Thibaut Courtois.
Eden Hazard levelled it up after the break but Watford added another three goals late on.
During his post-match press briefing, Conte blamed his players for the humiliating loss, and equally admitted that he’s ready, should the board decide to act.
“My position? It is the same. I stay here, try to work and put all myself in the work,” he said.
“The pressure? Which pressure? What is the pressure?
“I work – if this is enough it is, OK. Otherwise the club has to take another decision.”
Conte was also critical of his players for their performance, suggesting he picked the wrong starting line-up.
“Our performance was very bad. We didn’t start in the right way. A bad performance,” he said.
“Our start was very poor. I made mistakes with the starting 11. My choices were very poor.
“I tried to warn everyone about the difficulty of our path in the league and Champions League.”