Did you see this hilarious incident in Antonio Conte's press conference?

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The Premier League table shows minimal difference between fifth-placed Chelsea and Burnley, who lie seventh, but perceptions could hardly be more contrasting.

Olivier Giroud should start after scoring twice from the bench at Southampton, but Marcos Alonso could be banned for three games after being charged by the FA after an alleged stamp on Shane Long in that game.

With so few games left in the season, Antonio Conte's men are unlikely to break into the top four and will have to settle for Thursday night football next season.

"That's four months and you play every three days".

Burnley boss Sean Dyche warns his players against taking Chelsea lightly in Thursday's Premier League clash at Turf Moor.

Chelsea go into this game after a run of very inconsistent form, having only picked up 10 points from their last six games, leaving themselves eight points behind fourth placed Tottenham.

"We have an important game against a really strong team".

Chelsea have failed to keep a clean sheet in any of their last nine matches in all competitions, while Burnley have drawn a blank in just one of their last nine outings.

The hosts have a few absentees, with Scott Arfield, Steven Defour, Ben Mee and Robbie Brady out with injury.

Burnley won the reverse of this fixture on the opening weekend - their first top-flight victory over Chelsea since August 1973. Burnley, however, would endure a poor season before being relegated back to the Championship at the first time of asking, finishing 19th.

As far as Burnley are concerned, the Europa League is a possibility.

"You've got to remember there was a story to the season before about one win away from home". With the FA Cup semi-final coming up, it's a great bet.

The incident was said to have occurred last Saturday during a Premier League game where Chelsea came back to win the tie 3-2. And they want to invest, to improve the situation.

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