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12 August, 2018, 10:14 | Author: Suzanne Horton
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Chelsea's Premier League era under Maurizio Sarri is off to a superb start.

Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri admits he "regrets" missing out on the signing of Gonzalo Higuain.

More flashes of what Chelsea fans can expect from "Sarri-ball" would have been anticipated and they received a brilliant example when Ross Barkley flicked Jorginho's pass into the run of Alonso, who won the penalty from Schindler.

"We played well. The players have shown commitment, desire, passion and created chances".

GK Kepa Arrizabalaga, 7 - Making his debut just three days after signing for a club-record fee, there were questions about his familiarity with Sarri's style of play and the defence in front of him, but the 23-year old looked assured in goal and a confidence-boosting clean sheet came easily enough.

"I hope that the second part of the season will be very good with a lot of points".

"Then we were 2-0 down after I think a good half and I think second half we started very slow, we were shocked".


But manager Mauricio Pochettino has insisted he is happy just to have retained a host of players who excelled at the World Cup and it was two of them who handed Spurs all three points at Newcastle. After looking aimless for long periods in the first half they were much improved in the second, with more Hazard involvement likely to take them up a gear.

"Then I think in the second half the opponents were a bit exhausted and it was easier".

Sarri's half-time talk proves effective: There was some cause for concern after Chelsea's first-half performance.

"I have to respect the characteristics of the players, I have to adapt myself to the characteristics of the championship and of the players, so now I am studying my players". So it was fun for the supporters.

"It depends on me and the players. And useful for the results, I think", he told a press conference.

Pereyra, who scored five goals in 18 league appearances for Watford last season, volleyed home from a corner by Jose Holebas in the 35th minute before doubling the lead with an unmarked finish in the 54th. He did not want a new defender to help with a switch to a back four from the three-man alignment preferred by Antonio Conten and neither was he keen on another striker, despite the struggles last season of Alvaro Morata. He will now play a key role in the west London outfit's season and can hopefully win more titles with them.

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