Chelsea star Cesc Fabregas reacts to Qarabag Champions League hammering

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Chelsea manager Antonio Conte heaps praise on his side's "great performance" during their 6-0 Champions League victory over Qarabag FK.

Davide Zappacosta delivered an impressive display in his first start for Chelsea in their win over Qarabag - and Victor Moses was quickly reminded of the Italian's performance by his own teammates.

"It was a good start, a flawless start for us", Conte said. I saw the right commitment from my players. With those key players kept fresh and Eden Hazard coming off the bench for only his second appearance since close-season ankle surgery, Conte is confident Chelsea will go into its London derby in good condition to claim three valuable points.

Italy right-back Zappacosta, on his first Blues start, ran 50 yards down the right wing, before sending over a cross that flew past Ibrahim Sehic.

"But, that said, I don't see any of our clubs reaching the quarter-finals this season and I certainly don't see any of them having the ability to dominate a semi-final over two games, or to win a final".

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"They must understand I trust them. They have a lot of players who play for the national team".

And Conte was quick to explain why he gave the likes of Christensen a start. "For sure he knew very well my style of football and for this reason I chose to start with him", Conte said.

Chelsea have been solid in the Premier League too.

"We must have a bit of patience with him to give him the possibility to recover very well, to be totally fit". I have 17-18 senior players.

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