Antonio Conte: I’m ‘too experienced’ for Jose Mourinho’s mind games
BURNLEY — Antonio Conte insists he is too experienced to be drawn into a war of words with Jose Mourinho after the Manchester United manager accused Chelsea of winning matches with defensive football.
Mourinho delivered a back-handed compliment to his former club after United’s 2-0 win over Watford on Saturday, claiming that Chelsea will go on to win the Premier League title because they are “a very good defensive team” who have succeeded with “counter-attack goals and set-piece goals.”
But after watching his Chelsea team held to a 1-1 draw by Burnley at Turf Moor on Saturday, Conte was in no mood to respond.
“I don’t like to reply to the other coaches,” Conte insisted, when asked about Mourinho’s comments. “I don’t…