Antonio Conte brought off Kurt Zouma at half-time
Chelsea tightened their grip on the title with a 2-1 victory over Manchester City last night at Stamford Bridge.
At half-time with the Blues leading, Nemanja Matic came on for Kurt Zouma, which pushed Pedro into a wing-back role, while Cesar Azpilicueta dropped into a back three.
And BBC Sport pundit Murphy thinks it was another example of superb management by Conte.
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Danny Murphy hailed Antonio Conte's tactical brilliance
Conte recognised he was wrong with his starting line-up and and it turned out to be a terrific bit of management
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“What a great managerial decision. At 2-1 up, Conte made a change and went from 3-4-3 to 3-5-2,” Murphy told BBC’s Match of the Day.
“What Matic has done is sit there all season. Chelsea in the second-half were tighter and urged City to play around the side of them.
“City found it more difficult even though they had a couple of chances at the end.
“Conte recognised he was wrong with his starting line-up and and it turned out to be a terrific bit of management.”
Chelsea are seven points clear of nearest title rivals Tottenham, who lost 3-1 to Swansea.