"It was a disappointing afternoon", said Wagner. That is not a surprise, perhaps, but it doesn't bode well for his chances of much playing time with Ruben Loftus-Cheek, Cesc Fabregas and Mateo Kovacic to come in.
"I think you have to wait [to see "Sarri-ball"] for a couple of months".
"I hope that the second part of the season, for us, will be very good with a lot of points". Then, on the stroke of half-time, Marcos Alonso was hauled down inside the box and Jorginho made no mistake from twelve yards out.
MF Jorginho, 8 - Chelsea's new midfield general looked composed and creative throughout as he confidently played give-and-go football with his teammates.
"I think the players have done everything, left everything on the grass".
"The second goal we conceded shortly before half-time is a goal which we should never concede". If you look at the result, you can think about an easy game, but in the first half we were in trouble for 15 minutes against a very physical team.
Sarri's side pushed Juventus hard for the Serie A title last term but ultimately fell short as the Bianconeri won a seventh straight league title, but Chelsea were impressed enough to appoint the 59-year-old as the successor to fellow Italian coach Antonio Conte for the 2018-19 season. The Italy global waited for him to move to one side, faking to strike before sliding it across the opposite corner while he was essentially on his knees.
After spending more than $380 million on new players since gaining promotion, the newcomers only collected one point between them.
"We have to improve to defend in the other half, to press against three defenders". In the first line, we defended not like we wanted to defend.
"I don't want to do another Napoli, I want to do a Chelsea", Sarri told a news conference. The team has to head to Manchester City next week. Nobody scored fewer, which is something you could look at in two ways: Either 2017-18 showed they don't need to be prolific to stay up, or they were somewhat lucky to get away with having such a blunt attack.
"The boys have done well today - not flawless, but well".
There were howls of protest from the stands, but Huddersfield's players were broadly quiet, and rightly so.
"I've seen the spirit, attitude and togetherness we need for our season". I'm glad he follows my advice.