Chelsea's journey was further complicated when strong winds at Gatwick Airport, south of London, meant the plane needed two attempts to land, with Conte and his squad not getting to bed until about 6:00am (0600 GMT).
"The captain tried again & the second time it was positive". For me, it's very hard to stay sitting and watch the game.
"They must be ready to play a big game against Liverpool", he said. I think this is not right, I have to be honest.
"It wasn't a good result, we nearly felt like we do after a defeat", Coutinho was quoted as saying by the club's official website.
Despite leading Sevilla 3-0 at half-time, Liverpool managed to ship three second-half goals in their UEFA Champions League tie against the Spanish outfit to settle for a solitary point and Reds midfielder Philippe Coutinho admitted the draw felt similar to a defeat.
"You have to judge two different situations", he said. He is a fantastic striker and this season he has scored a lot of goals. So I have to pay great attention in all situations. "But we've worked very well to try to have a good game against Liverpool".
Victory for Liverpool would see them draw level on 25 points with Chelsea, now third in the table, and Conte is well aware of the threat posed by Salah.
'I know him very well because he played in Italy for many years, ' said Conte. "He is a good player and very unsafe". Hazard added that the Blues are aware of the danger posed by Salah, per Fifield: "At Liverpool he is still doing well, so I think we need to be careful with him".
The Chelsea head coach drew comparisons between himself and Jurgen Klopp's management styles, both can regularly be seen frantically gesturing to their players from the touchline throughout games.
"It's very hard for us not to show this passion in this type of situation".