And two games into the Premier League season only champions Manchester City have scored more goals than Chelsea, who rank first in the division for completed passes, second for key passes and third for total shots per game.
Chelsea beat City to the signing of Jorginho to reunite the Italian worldwide with Sarri after three seasons together at Napoli and he is already becoming key to Sarri's change of system at Stamford Bridge. A lot has been said, but at the moment I'm happy.
"We need to continue working for what we want, our process, today we had two midfielders one 19 and one 21 years old, we need to give them the confidence to play, but our way, our process, is to improve and give these chances to to the young players".More news: Mourinho: I don't care about Pogba comments
"So I am very happy, also because I think that Kovacic can improve a lot here". "We started to work all together two weeks ago, so my target now is to play 90 minutes like the first 25".
"We want to defend by looking only at the ball". Off the field, the second half featured another fun moment, as cameras caught new Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri popping a piece of gum into his mouth.
Italy midfielder Jorginho, who Sarri brought with him from Napoli, was commanding in the heart of midfield and Ross Barkley, who barely featured under previous Chelsea coach Antonio Conte, looked strong and confident. Otherwise, for us it may be a problem.More news: Violent hack, no passes, missed penalty - Kenedy's Newcastle nightmare
"It's clear. He is a great player", added Sarri. It was not easy in the final part of the first half. Because if we press very high, we are able to do well.
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