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Conte admits Chelsea 'lost their heads', refuses to comment on ref

Conte admits Chelsea 'lost their heads', refuses to comment on ref

Gary Cahill was sent off in the 14th minute by referee Craig Pawson for a high lunge at Steven Defour and Burnley responded by powering into a 3-0 lead with two goals from Sam Vokes and a Stephen Ward strike.

Just like Gary Cahill on Saturday, Thibaut Courtois got his marching orders back then, and the suspicion all was not well with Mourinho was confirmed when he angrily, and bizarrely, confronted club doctor Eva Carneiro as she came off the pitch after treating Eden Hazard.

And finally, Ronald Koeman and his band of new Everton signing's host Stoke City on Merseyside, looking to get off to a good start in their pursuit of breaking into the top six.

Dyche's side won 10 games at home - more than Manchester United and the ninth-best in the league - but managed only a solitary away win, at Crystal Palace.

Antonio Conte might not be happy with the lack of discipline shown by his senior players, but the spirit and fight shown by his side should be a positive sign, although Chelsea must avoid these self-inflicted wounds in the future.

Conte also started Jeremie Boga, 20, and placed 19-year-old Kyle Scott, Charly Musonda, 20, and Andreas Christensen, 21, on the bench.

"But our first half we kept losing our heads - after the red card we lost our heads a bit, conceded three goals and then it's very difficult to change the final result". It had most of the possession and 19 shots, but the scoring boots were off early and it cost them. Luiz scores - A long ball forward from Azpilicueta, Morata knocks it on for Luiz into the box, and he lashes it past Heaton. We have to improve a lot on this aspect, because a situation of this type can happen.

To win away on day one is something special given the context of last season.

Liverpool were denied a winning start as Miguel Britos claimed a contentious stoppage-time leveller to earn Watford a 3-3 draw at Vicarage Road.

And Chelsea waved the underdogs through for the third as an unmarked Vokes met Defour's sublime cross with a unstoppable header.

The Blues bagged a second goal in the 87th minute as Morata's knock-on found David Luiz, who volleyed home from six-yards out. I want to win.

Antonio Rudiger has called on his Chelsea team-mates to make amends for their shock loss against Burnley by bouncing back against title rivals Tottenham next weekend.

43' - GOAL! Chelsea 0-3 Burnley.