The Big Match

Team shape key to victory

Spurs may mirror Conte's 3-4-2-1 to get a win again and possibly deny Chelsea a top-4 spot

When, as he surely will, Antonio Conte reaches the end at Chelsea this summer, the autopsy on his reign should start at the end of the beginning.

And that happened long before they clinched the title or posted a Premier League record of 30 wins in a season.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 31, 2018, with the headline 'Team shape key to victory'. Print Edition | Subscribe