League Cup: Antonio Conte lauds Chelsea's remarkable achievement

Updated: Dec 22, 2017, 11:10 IST | PA Sport | London

Chelsea head coach Antonio Conte targeted a League Cup final spot after a "remarkable" run to the last four here

Chelsea head coach Antonio Conte targeted a League Cup final spot after a "remarkable" run to the last four here. A Blues side showing eight changes beat Bournemouth 2-1 on Wednesday night to set up a two-legged semi-final with Arsenal, who beat Chelsea in last May's FA Cup final. "This is a remarkable achievement for us," said head coach Conte, who was speaking before the draw.

Antonio Conte during Chelsea's match against Bournemouth
Antonio Conte during Chelsea's match against Bournemouth

"We want to continue, to try to reach Wembley to play the final." Willian had given Chelsea a 13th-minute lead but the Blues invited pressure and Dan Gosling equalised in the 90th minute of the quarter-final tie at Stamford Bridge. Chelsea attacked from the restart and Eden Hazard back-heeled into the path of fellow substitute Alvaro Morata, who tucked in to send the Blues through.

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