Chelsea fans fume as Conte neglects to make radical changes

Chelsea follow up defeat in one London derby last weekend – the historic 3-1 defeat at home to Tottenham which all but ended their Champions League hopes – with another as they host West Ham United at Stamford Bridge in Sunday’s later game.

The Hammers go into the game buoyed by their stunning 3-0 win over the Blues’ FA Cup semi-final opponents Southampton in their biggest game of the season last time out and will be looking to exploit any lingering dips in confidence in the ranks of the reigning champions.

It was always going to be intriguing to see what Antonio Conte would do to rectify matters and try and build some momentum – either in pursuit of an unlikely assault on the top four or, more importantly, in preparation for that semi-final on 22 April.

Conte plumped for largely the same side that was humbled at the hands of Spurs and we’ve taken a closer look at the Chelsea fans’ displeasure…