- Match Analysis
It was Fabregas’ 300th Premier League appearance of his career.
The 29-year-old was in the starting XI alongside N’Golo Kante with Conte dropping Nemanja Matic to the bench.
The Chelsea boss insisted that Fabregas had earned his place after a week of training.
He told Sky Sports: “After one week of work, I try every game to take the best decision for the team and the opponent that we face.
“I know I can count on these players.
“And for me, every game I have to take the best decision.”