Conte will then take his squad to Portugal to the Estadio Jose Alvalade to face Sporting Lisbon on matchday two of the Champions League on September 13 before hosting Leicester City at home on September 14.
It signifies that the club face 4 fixtures within the space of 11 days and Conte said on the weekend he has asked his club to fight the Premier League on their congested schedule.
“I try to envision the schedule of the opposite teams and I even have seen that in this case, Tottenham, they penalise loads our club. In the longer term, and in addition I spoke with the club [about this], we’ve to pay great attention to talk to the Premier League,” he said.
“At some point more, someday less, can change totally your life and you’ll be able to drop points. This is not any good for a team like Tottenham. When you ought to begin to think as a winner, you’ve to care for the main points. We are able to do a lot better for the longer term.”