Last Sunday, Chelsea played their first official match of the new season in the domestic arena.
He did insist, though, that he was still fully focused on defending the club's Premier League title this season irrespective of any other concerns.
"We tried to keep the ball second half and contain them, but they're a fine side, they threw caution to the wind because they had nothing to lose".
Chelsea fans are absolutely delighted at the youngster's opportunity as Conte hasn't been known for using youth players in his line ups, and some supporters have even stated that he will possess the talent of Arsenal legend Thierry Henry despite being a midfielder.
The result will not improve the mood of Chelsea manager Antonio Conte, who hasn't hidden his frustration at failing to significantly bolster his squad in the offseason.
Steve Mounie doubled their advantage with a powerful header and added a third in the 78th minute, as new Crystal Palace boss Frank de Boer endured a miserable first game.
Chelsea begin their defence at home to Burnley on Saturday and the Italian is expecting a tough battle as Chelsea seek to become the first team to retain the league since Manchester United in the 2008-09 campaign.
The likeliest solution now is David Luiz holding the midfield fort alongside N'Golo Kante, leaving an unfamiliar back three of Cesar Azpilicueta, Andreas Christensen and Antonio Rudiger to deal with Harry Kane and Dele Alli.
Conte was without the injured Eden Hazard and out-of-favour striker Diego Costa, while £58 million (RM322 million) signing Morata started on the bench.
Wayne Rooney scored the decisive goal on his second Everton debut as the big-spending Merseysiders beat Stoke City 1-0 at Goodison Park.
To win away on day one is something special given the context of last season.