The Italian, who has been involved in a mini-feud with the former Blues boss this season, left his counterpart waiting in vain as he rushed to the middle of the pitch to celebrate his side's win with his players, with his assistants taking up handshake duties while he congratulated the Blues squad, pumping his fists in the air.
"There are 18 teams in a more hard position". The negative aspect is that he must be more clinical to kill the game if we have the chances to do that.
"Azpi is a really fantastic guy and he cares a lot for the club and plays for the shirt and he played a really massive game".
Conte watched his side secure a 1-0 victory at Stamford Bridge.
"I think it was two teams there who can defend and who have got very good attacking players", said the England worldwide, left out of Gareth Southgate's latest squad for matches against Germany and Brazil.
Spurs, without Dele Alli because of a hamstring strain, made a shaky start in their first game after the memorable midweek win over Real Madrid.
Manchester United finished in sixth place in the Premier League table last season but won the League Cup and the Europa League. Within two minutes of Hazard being again thwarted by De Gea, United was carved open as Morata scored. "We go into the global break with three points and this is very important for us", he added.
The Portuguese manager added: "The game was controlled by us and the game was controlled by them".
"So every team is more anxious than us because we are second".
"1-0 and three points for them". It's the only unbeaten team in England, and with an enviable depth of talent on the field and on the bench.