However, the Italian is annoyed that Chelsea will have to play Manchester City in a crunch Premier League encounter on Saturday as Pep Guardiola’s team will have had more than 24 hours to prepare for the game as they beat Shakhtar Donetsk on home soil on Tuesday.

Antoine Griezmann gave Atletico an early lead from the penalty spot in the Champions League Group C match at Wanda Metropolitano, but Alvaro Morata equalised before substitute Michy Batshuayi grabbed the winner with the last kick of the match.

Conte said afterwards: “I think in this case we are a little bit penalised – don’t forget, Manchester City played on Tuesday at home.

“We will return to London at around 4am. To have only one day to prepare for this type of game is not right.”

Meanwhile, Eden Hazard is confident that Chelsea can build on their fine win in the Spanish capital by beating Manchester City.

The Belgian said: “We are very happy. It was a tough game against one of the biggest teams in Europe. We deserved to win the game.”

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Conte rues unfair schedule
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Antonio Conte was thrilled with the way his Chelsea side came from behind to beat Atletico Madrid 2-1 in the Champions League on Wednesday.
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