Kante was magnificent for the Blues against Liverpool and Arsenal on January 31 and February 2, respectively, and he was outstanding again during Monday evening's clash against West Ham at the London Stadium.
"Sometimes you have to push him to do it day in, day out, and now he is doing it".
"I think it's more easy for me to play inside", Hazard revealed as the major factor for his form.
Conte won the Champions League as a player with Juventus in 1996, and is fully aware that while Chelsea remain on course for a fifth Premier League title, Europe's elite competition is a different proposition. Those teams who are down there, like Sunderland, Hull, they are hoping and planning to get the points.
Matic was part of Jose Mourinho's title-winning Chelsea side in 2015, and is confident the experience of lifting the trophy will aid manager Antonio Conte's charges during the run-in this season.
West Ham United will host Chelsea at the London Stadium on Monday, March 6 with kick-off at 8pm GMT. "Payet said that, even including himself, Victor is the best player that we have at West Ham".
Kante chose Chelsea, despite many Champions League clubs going after him, due to "the capacity of the manager" and that decision is looking a very wise one.
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"Andy Carroll is a really good player, very strong physically and we must pay great attention", he said.
West Ham United: Striker Carroll is fit after missing the last two games with a groin injury but winger Antonio is suspended following his red card at Watford last weekend.
Meanwhile, West Ham have gradually improved in 2017 with 11 points out of their last possible 18, and are now unbeaten in their last three league games.
They are meeting every challenge placed in front of them and this win will have been greeted with dismay by the chasing pack because Chelsea are simply showing no signs of cracking.
"If you ask me whether they will both still be here next season, I would say yes".
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Maybe the complexion of the night would have changed had Moses not been handily positioned to turn away a goal-bound shot from Sofiane Feghouli that had eluded Chelsea's goalkeeper, Thibaut Courtois, just after the hour.