Watford vs Leicester
The opening match on Sunday within the Premier League was Watford vs Leicester.
Either side got here into the match in good spirits.
Watford and Leicester are each within the working to win the ‘better of the remainder’ league within the high flight.
Javi Gracia has achieved a wonderful job at Vicarage Street, which just lately earned him an improved deal.
As for the Foxes, Brendan Rodgers is now in cost after Claude Puel’s sacking.
Chelsea previous boys Steve Holland & Antonio Conte
The TV cameras noticed two Chelsea previous boys on the Watford vs Leicester sport.
Steve Holland was sat subsequent to Antonio Conte.
Antonio Conte and Steve Holland are within the stands at Vicarage Street. 👀 pic.twitter.com/pVSVkWwxN6
— soccer.london (@Football_LDN) March three, 2019
Holland is now a coach with the FA. Accordingly, with the worldwide break on the horizon, he was there scouting the English expertise on present.
However why was Conte at Watford? Is the Italian looking for a job within the Premier League?
The reality is that Conte has been noticed at just a few Premier League video games this season.
Most just lately Conte was noticed at Craven Cottage to look at Fulham tackle Tottenham.
Antonio Conte is at Craven Cottage to look at Fulham vs Spurs. 👀 pic.twitter.com/uSjuzIK9Oi
— soccer.london (@Football_LDN) January 20, 2019
As hinted at by Belgian journalist Kristof Terreur, Conte continues to be within the capital due to Chelsea.
Antonio Conte at Vicarage Street, watching Watford – Leicester. He’s nonetheless spending plenty of time in Cobham. #cfc pic.twitter.com/B9YYG2L1a2
— Kristof Terreur 📰🎥 (@HLNinEngeland) March three, 2019
Why Antonio Conte is spending a lot time in London
A couple of weeks in the past, Conte revealed to Sky Sports activities Italia that he’s nonetheless embroiled in authorized wrangling with Chelsea. He mentioned:
Chelsea is the previous for me now. I don’t wish to discuss it, particularly as there’s nonetheless authorized motion on-going between me and the membership.
Chelsea paid Conte 9 million after he was sacked. However Conte is looking for additional compensation believing the timing of his sacking blocked him from employment this yr.
Accordingly, Conte was seemingly at Sunday’s match as his private points drag on.
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